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el Papagayo Cantando

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Corner of Davis and Salvatierra in Plaza Juarez, Loreto 23880, Mexico
135 2216
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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful menu selection, good service, lots of ambiance & excellent lime pie! Jose was our server extraordinaire!

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Thank bwoit
Woodstock, Vermont
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our best meal in Loreto! Lovely atmosphere, friendly attentive staff, and amazing fresh food. Very gracious owners!

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Sierra Madre, California
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370 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here twice before, this time dragged a couple of friends. They have inside and outside dining. We prefer out, which is like eating in a friend's backyard. They have a big wood fired grill and cook beef on it. Smells heavenly! We ordered the Poblano Chili Relleno stuffed with the beef and other goodies. It was to... More 

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Sausalito, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hurray for the return of the old owners and their new menu. Beautiful garden setting. Delicious tapas menu. Charming and prompt service by Jose Luis. Will return.

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Carol B, Owner at el Papagayo Cantando, responded to this review

Thanks Caroline! We look forward to your next visit! Carol and Lee More 

Loreto
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of my favorite restaurants in Loreto are owned by the same couple. However a few months back they sub-let El Papagayos to another party. I have always loved the outdoor atmosphere and so went to the new operators opening night. The meal was a big disappointment and the service was poor. However it was the first night so I... More 

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Thank realtybaja
Loreto, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Terrible service - over 1 hr to get some chips. Watered down drinks and nasty tasting tortilla soup....go any place but here!

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Thank PatrickZ198
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My husband was excited to have pork ribs for dinner so we picked this restaurant. He was served the ribs and he said they were the worst ribs he ever had. Nothing but fat. I had the bacon wrapped shrimp and it was very good.

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Thank Marilyn B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

3 locals told us not to miss the Tuesday buffet and musical duo. The duo was great, the buffet horrible. When a highlight is steamed broccoli and cauliflower, you know something is wrong. Gummy mashed potatoes, Guam but no chips, and terrible grilled meats. Then, having paid in cash, I had to ask for my change. Guess the server thought... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We decided to go here on our first night in town since they had a buffet which we figured would be easy. Its such a cool backyard feel! The food was excellent coming right off the BBQ and plenty of great sides. We aren't sure if this buffet is a regular event but we really enjoyed it!

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Thank tluke79
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The mesquite grill is a really cool touch. Best corn on the cob I've ever had. Bottle of passable Argentinian Malbec for about $9 American. The courtyard is lit up romantically and a live electric/percussion duo was playing old 70's rock favorites. Nice vibe, but don't eat the key lime pie. Seemed like they missed the part where you bake... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 9
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Davis and Salvatierra in Plaza Juarez, Loreto 23880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Loreto
  • Phone Number: 135 2216
Description
Mesquite grill and Tapas in a romantic garden setting. Specialties of the house are Texas style BBQ specialties and local seafood cooked on mesquite. Tapas list is extensive and happy hour is from 3 to 6.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?