A comal brought from Oaxaca, where they make their homemade tortillas, welcomes the visitor to Ticuí, one of the most authentic Mexican restaurants in Madrid. This restaurant, set up by the renowned Punta Arena group (which is celebrating more than twenty years in business), offers diners an infallible connection between original Mexican flavours and the best Spanish ingredients. Its contemporary format, full of dishes perfect for sharing, and its sophisticated cocktail menu make for a winning duo. You should start with their homemade totopos accompanied by a delicious round of sauces, some of which are only suitable for spicy lovers. On their menu you will find such delicious dishes as their sea bream cured in salt, sugar and sake, with yuzu emulsion, trout roe and coriander sprouts, the “Kampachi”, a fish similar to lemon fish and accompanied with macha, ponzu and apple or one of their ceviches such as sea bass with trout caviar and crispy toast. What would a Mexican meal be without their tacos? Served with homemade tortillas, you can enjoy a wide variety of tacos, including fish a la carte, cochinillo pibil, carnitas and suckling lamb, a tribute to the Spanish product. To the diner’s surprise, elements such as the ceramics and crockery, glasses, napkins, chairs and tables that make up this photogenic restaurant come straight from Mexico. A trip to the Mexican Pacific is guaranteed here. Not a trace of jet lag.
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