Chow on Chilaquiles at La Guadalupana Bakery & Cafe


Chow on Chilaquiles at La Guadalupana Bakery & Cafe

La Guadalupana Bakery & Cafe
2109 Dunlavy St.
Houston, TX 77006

A longtime favorite of the gentrifying bohemian Montrose neighborhood, this hole-in-the-wall Mexican spot boasts a classically trained pastry chef owner. Leave with a bag full of churros or a slice of flan, but not before you indulge in a plate of chilaquiles or enchiladas verdes. The former, a seemingly simple dish of fried tortillas stewed in salsa, winds up a marvel of flavor and texture. The chips range from cracklingly crisp to indulgently tender, and the salsa verde, permeated with the beguilingly unique flavor of epazote, will make you laugh at all future versions. That same salsa tops chicken enchiladas further enhanced with a field of shredded lettuce studded with ripe avocado, which lends the dish a lovely freshness.

Food Style: Mexican

Price Level: $

Reservations Accepted: No

Atmosphere: Good for a Group

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