By Lisa Petrillo

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Cantina La Veinte is a sprawling, vibrant space on Brickell Avenue that seats 450.

It’s a beautiful, upscale Mexican restaurant filled with colorful art and a full spacious  bar inside as well as dining outside with waterside views.

In the kitchen is Chef Santiago Gomez, a Mexican born chef who prepares some of the finest Mexican cuisine here in South Florida.

guacamole Take A Digital Bite Out Of Cantina La Veintes Guacamole

Cantina La Veinte’s amazing guacamole as prepared by chef Santiago Gomez. (CBS4)

Here is his wonderful recipe for guacamole, a favorite at Cantina La Veinte:

Cantina La Veinte Signature Guacamole:

Recipe: 2-4 people


  • 3 Haas avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt
  • 1/2 hace onion chopped
  • 1/2 serrano  pepper seedless chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


  1. Using a spoon or a tejolate grind ingredients (except avocado and lime) in a bowl or a molcajete and combine into a fine paste.
  2. Score avocados; cutting them in half and remove seed and make a score by marking three cuts down and four cuts across.
  3. Use a flat back of a spoon to scoop the avocado out of the skin and mix together 4. Fold in lime juice and serve with tortilla chips.
  4. ENJOY!

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