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Venezuelan Empanadas. Award winning corn maize empanadas with traditional shredded beef or chicken, or uniquely Tasmanian Atlantic salmon or scallop fillings. Vegetarian, vegan and dairy free options available. Quesadillas, traditional style two cheeses with chicken, caramelised onion, guacamole or uniquely Venezuelan black roasted beef or pickled cactus. Unique home made cakes and slices, emphasis on fresh produce, traditional South American recipes and gluten free.
Feast on the flavours of Mexican and South American cuisine at Tio Rico, a spicy addition to Paterson Street, Launceston. Jungle vine poles, a brushwood counter and colourful sombreros give customers a quirky and fun vibe as they either dine in or order takeaway to enjoy on the bank of the Tamar River in Kings Park. Winner of the best tasting plate in Tasmania’s 2015 Festivale, Tio Rico is serving zesty meals of all kinds from breakfast burritos with egg, bacon, chorizo, salsa and cheese, to Venezuelan quesadillas with black roast beef, feta cheese, capsicum and lettuce. The cafe’s imported drinks include cans of Peruvian Inca Kola and Mexican Jarritos soda while the product shop keeps tastebuds firing with jars of hot Chipotle, habanero and canned, dried or powdered chillies.
80 Paterson Street, Launceston 7250 TAS - See Map
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Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm