Skip to main content

Neighbors of Kane County

Argentine Restaurant, Bocaditos Cafe, Opens in Downtown Batavia

Aug 30, 2019 10:10AM ● By Hannah Ott

In addition to empanadas (baked flaky, puff-pastries stuffed with assorted fillings), Bocaditos serves sandwiches, salads, desserts and Argentine drinks. (Image credit:

Batavia - The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Bocaditos Café, an authentic Argentine restaurant in downtown Batavia, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 28. 

Bocaditos’ Argentine-focused menu centers around various flavors of empanadas. The carryout restaurant is located at 109 E. Wilson Street and is open from 11:30am-7pm, Monday through Saturday.

Orders for pick-up may be placed online, over the telephone or in person. The telephone number is 630-937-4002 and website address is

Among the large crowd of well-wishers were owners Silvia Sanchez and her daughter, Juliana Cancelo, their family and staff, and Mayor Jeffery Schielke. 

Also, in attendance were Batavia Chamber President Margaret Perreault, Chamber Special Events Coordinator Patti Anselme, Chamber Communications and Membership Coordinator Shirley Mott, Batavia MainStreet Executive Director Jamie Saam (temporary), many Chamber ambassadors and members, as well as fellow downtown business owners.

Source: news/photo via Shirley Mott of Batavia Chamber of Commerce