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Unmask the New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo, by Soho Hospitality

Updated: Jan 9


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
El Santo, a new Mexican restaurant in Bangkok

El Santo is a unique entertainment dining establishment in Bangkok, managed by the award-winning Soho Hospitality team. This Mexican restaurant in Bangkok aims to celebrate the very best of authentic Mexican flavours and Lucha Libre culture while providing exceptional food, beverages and entertainment.

A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
On the Ropes

This Mexican restaurant in Bangkok has an impressive collection of over 65 tequilas and mezcals, including 100% Blue Weber agave tequila, aged Añejo tequila, and Montelobos mezcals. The venue also offers a range of cocktails, including the highlight cocktail, On the Ropes, made with ancho pepper-infused tequila, mezcal, habanero-infused tequila, coconut, corn, lemongrass, and lime. Guests can customise their margarita experience with different tequilas, mezcals, Triple Sec, Grand Marnier, Blue Curacao, or Cherry Liqueur, and fruity nectars such as pineapple, coconut, or pomegranate.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Chef Daniel Calderó Camacho being introduced

The menu, crafted by Chef Daniel Calderón Camacho, fuses tradition and innovation and features dishes inspired by Mexico's bold and spicy flavours. Chef Daniel used to work at Rosa Negra in Mexico and Cantina La Veinte in Miami before moving to Thailand. With his experience and expertise, his food can relate to everyone.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Sashimi de Sandia

Sashimi de Sandia is grilled watermelon sticks with goat cheese balls covered with black sesame, fresh jalapeño and ponzu sauce. The dish offers a blend of sweetness, creaminess, savouriness, nuttiness, tanginess, and spiciness with smoky, caramelised, nutty, floral, and buttery aromas.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Aguachile Verde

Aguachile Verde is a traditional Mexican cuisine consisting of fresh shrimp marinated in salsa verde, a mix of tomatillo, lime juice, cilantro, garlic and serrano peppers. The salsa verde is prepared by blending the ingredients, creating tangy and spicy flavours that perfectly complement the shrimp's fresh taste. The shrimp is then served with thin slices of cucumber and red onion, which add a refreshing crunch to the dish.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Panuchos de Cochinita Pibil

Panuchos de Cochinita Pibil is a traditional Mexican dish, originated in the Yucatan Peninsula. This dish consists of small, thick tortilla disks that are fried until crispy, then topped with a generous amount of tender pulled pork that has been marinated in a flavorful blend of spices and citrus juices and savoury frijoles refritos and served with plantain.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Gringa al Pastor

Gringa al Pastor is a traditional Mexican dish that consists of a large, warm tortilla filled with juicy, marinated pork that has been slow-roasted on a spit, along with sweet and tangy chunks of fresh pineapple, a spicy and flavorful salsa, and a generous helping of melted cheese. This mouth-watering combination of savoury and sweet flavours is a feast for the senses.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Nachos Machos

Nachos Machos is a delicious Tex-Mex dish that is perfect for any occasion. This dish typically consists of crispy tortilla chips, creamy and flavourful guacamole made from avocados, house-made chorizo for a bit of spice, melted cheese for added richness, and tangy sour cream to balance the flavours. Combining all these ingredients is a true delight for the taste buds.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Quesa-Birria Tacos

Quesa-Birria Tacos is a mouth-watering Mexican delicacy, originated in Tijuana, Mexico, and is made with flavourful birria-style beef that has been slow-cooked for hours, resulting in a tender and juicy texture. The beef is then folded into a tortilla with melted cheese and grilled to perfection, giving the dish a crispy exterior and a gooey, cheesy interior. The tacos are served with a cup of rich and flavorful broth made from the same beef stock, which can be used for dipping and adding extra flavour to the tacos.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Chiles Rellenos

Chiles Rellenos is a delicious Mexican dish consisting of roasted green peppers stuffed with cheese, dipped in egg batter, and then deep-fried to perfection. The result is a crispy exterior that gives way to a soft, melted cheese filling. The dish is served with a tomato-based sauce flavoured with chipotle peppers and other spices, giving it a slightly smoky and tangy taste.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
Tres Leches

Tres Leches cake is a popular dessert from Latin America. It is made by soaking sponge cake in a mixture of three different types of milk - evaporated, condensed, and whole milk. This gives the cake its signature rich and creamy texture that is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. The cake is usually topped with whipped cream or fresh fruit. In this particular recipe, the chef has decided to use a juicy peach to give the cake a burst of stone fruity flavour.


A New Mexican Restaurant in Bangkok, El Santo by Soho Hospitality
The shrine of El Santo, the mascot of the restaurant

El Santo's aesthetic is inspired by Mexican wrestling rings and combines a riot of colours with rugged industrial elements, creating a high-voltage atmosphere that electrifies the entire space. Guests can choose to dine in the indoor area with a show kitchen, the outdoor seating arrangement or the indoor bar that takes inspiration from a locker room. El Santo Hours: Daily, 18:00 - 02:00 Hours

Tel: +662 821 6808

Email: reservations@sohohospitality.com Location: Novotel Living Bangkok Sukhumvit Legacy, 12-14 Sukhumvit 29 Alley Klong Toey, Nua, Watthana, Bangkok 10110


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