The luxurious boutique hotel Hacienda San Angel introduces its newest fine dining restaurant, La Cappella, opening its doors this October 1st. The restaurant occupies a covered, open-air terrace above the colorful bell tower of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Puerto Vallarta.
Under the direction of Executive Chef Miguel Ángel Hernández Gutiérrez, La Cappella will serve an upscale menu of sophisticated classic and innovative Italian dishes:
- Starters include an array of soups, salads and appetizers such as Gamerini alla Romana – Shrimp a la Romana with crispy pumpkin and accompanied with roasted peppers and aioli; Carpaccio di Manza – fine slices of marinated beef fillet with diced celery, mushroom and capers, accompanied with a mini arugula salad and topped with Grana Padano cheese; and Calamari alla Veneziana – baked squid stuffed with fish pate and served over smoked tomato crostini and rustic basil pesto.
- Desserts include Nocciole Panna Cotta – classic panna cotta with chocolate and hazelnut; Pera e Mela Crostata – Pear and apple tart cooked in puff pastry and served hot with vanilla ice cream; Mousse al Cacao Cotto – Gluten-free rich chocolate cake, served with vanilla whipped cream; as well as an assortment of House-made Daily Ice Cream and Sorbet Flavors.
- The wine list features an extensive array of Italian wines as well as fine wines from the U.S., Mexico and Argentina. Classic Italian cocktails such as Negronis, Bellinis, Americanos and more will whet the appetite while settling into the romantic setting.
The restaurant is open for dinner seven days a week, offering an intimate atmosphere accented with fine art, antiques, muraled walls and breathtaking views to the Sierra Madre Mountains and Banderas Bay. Just like Hacienda San Angel, the unique setting of restaurant La Cappella welcomes guests with charming Mexican Colonial architecture, turn-of-the century furnishings and gardens lush with flowers, tropical foliage and fountains.
La Cappella is located at Miramar 336, El Centro, Puerto Vallarta and can be reached by calling 877 815 6594 toll free from the US, 415 738 8220 directly from the US or (322) 222-0185 from within Mexico. Reservations or inquiries can also be made by emailing or on Open Table.