Experience the Fusion of Cultures with ESTINATE HOTEL Naha’s Renewal Opening of ‘Ryukyu Mexican’ Cuisine!
Are you a foodie looking for a unique dining experience?
Look no further than our ESTINATE LOUNGE Naha, which will be reopening on April 20, 2023, with a fresh new concept – “Ryukyu Mexican.” This fusion cuisine combines the flavors and ingredients of Mexican cuisine with the vibrant culture of Okinawa, creating a dining experience unlike any other.
Mexican meets Okinawan!
The theme of “colorful and healthy” is at the forefront of the concept, meaning that diners can expect not only delicious food but also visually stunning dishes that are as good for the body as they are for the soul. The restaurant uses locally produced and consumed ingredients such as goya and Shima Rakkyo (Okinawa Shallot), which are unique to Okinawa, as well as popular ingredients like Kibimaru pork, Yanbaru chicken, and Gurukun (Perhaps the best-known fish species in Okinawa). These fresh and healthy ingredients are expertly combined to create mouth-watering dishes that are sure to delight.
One of the standout features of Ryukyu Mexican cuisine is the use of Okinawan tableware, which adds an authentic touch to the dining experience. The combination of traditional Okinawan pottery and Mexican cuisine is a true feast for the senses. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or just looking for something new and exciting, the Ryukyu Mexican experience is sure to leave you feeling inspired and satisfied.
The menu at ESTINATE LOUNGE Naha is designed for sharing, making it perfect for families, couples, and girls’ night out. The dishes are served in generous portions, allowing diners to sample a range of flavors and textures.
Meet Our Signature Dish: The Ryukyu TACOS !
If you’re a fan of tacos, then you’re in for a treat with Ryukyu Mexican’s signature dish – Ryukyu TACOS. These tacos are made using homemade tortillas and unique Okinawan ingredients, giving them a distinct flavor that you won’t find anywhere else. The Kibimaru Pork Chorizo Taco is a must-try, with its tangy sausage made from locally sourced Okinawan pork. For meat lovers, the Beef Taco made from beef rib steak is sure to satisfy, while seafood lovers will delight in the Seafood Meat Taco, served in a nostalgic style using seafood meat. And for those who want to sample a taste of traditional Okinawan cuisine, the Old-Fashioned Okinawan Taco is a must-try.
These tacos are slightly smaller in size and volume, making them easy for even women to enjoy without feeling too full. Prices start from 450 yen per piece (tax included), so why not try a few different flavors and discover your new favorite taco?
The “Junky Taco Rice” is also a crowd favorite, featuring a bed of steaming hot rice topped with a generous serving of seasoned ground beef, shredded cheese, lettuce, and tomato salsa. This satisfying and addictive dish is perfect for sharing with friends and family and pairs perfectly with a refreshing alcoholic beverage.
At only 1,200 yen per serving (tax included), the Junky Taco Rice is a must-try for anyone visiting ESTINATE HOTEL NAHA.
A Farandole of New Tropical Drinks!
And of course, no Mexican dining experience is complete without a selection of refreshing beverages to accompany your meal. At Ryukyu Mexican, you can expect to find a range of creative drinks that perfectly complement the flavors of the food.
You can choose from a variety of fruits, including lime, orange, kiwi, pineapple, guava, mango, and more. To give your cocktail an extra kick, you can also choose from three different alcohol styles – Margarita, Mojito, or Sour. These tropical-style drinks not only taste great but are also beautifully presented, making them perfect for a photo opportunity. And if you prefer non-alcoholic drinks, there are also mocktails available for you to enjoy.
Prices start from 750 yen (tax included), so why not indulge in one of these refreshing cocktails to complete your Ryukyu Mexican dining experience?
Original Deserts Using Fruits and Ingredients Produced Locally
To satisfy your sweet tooth, the restaurant offers a range of original sweets made with Okinawa’s local fruits and sweets.
Indulge in the “Dragon Fruit Tiramisu,” a unique twist on the classic Italian dessert made with the vibrant pink fruit.
For something more traditional, try the “Cinnamon Churros and Mango Ice Cream,” a delicious combination of crispy churros, sweet mango ice cream, and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
However, the standout sweet treat is the “Evolutionary Beni Imo Mont Blanc.” This luxurious three-tiered tower of chocolate cake and purple sweet potato paste, topped with a generous amount of homemade purple sweet potato sauce, is a must-try for anyone with a sweet tooth.
Priced at only 800 yen (tax included), these “Ryukyu sweets” are exclusively available at ESTINATE HOTEL Naha, making them a memorable part of your trip.
So mark your calendar for April 20, 2023, and be sure to book a table at ESTINATE LOUNGE Naha for an unforgettable dining experience. With its unique blend of Mexican and Okinawan flavors, colorful and healthy dishes, and stunning presentation, Ryukyu Mexican is sure to become your new favorite cuisine.
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