In Daejeon, I crave Mexican food. It’s somewhat of an oxymoron to find Mexican food in South Korea. But you know, we can get lucky if there are Mexican expats in South korea. Such is the case at Aztekila!
Located not far from Chungnam University (충남대학교), I was happy to find a Mexican owned restaurant. I walked in and mariachi music was playing. I don’t even like mariachi music! But it reminded me of home so I was happy to hear it after being surrounded by K-pop everywhere! 😂
I didn’t have much of an appetite to get more than a chicken burrito and my peach crush cocktail. The salsa and chips were complimentary as I waited for my burrito (similar to getting breadsticks at Olive Garden in USA). Unfortunately, I was unwell that day and couldn’t indulge in the lovely spices of Mexican cuisine. I would like to go back and try the Al pastor tacos if I’m ever in the area again. It was a nice treat to have Mexican food away from home that wasn’t heavily modified for the korean palette. 🙂
Went back a different day for this: