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Restaurante El Alquimista

Playa Zipolite, Zipolite 70904, Mexico
+52 1 958 587 8961
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
17 May 2017
“Excelent for dinner and drinks”
8 May 2017
“Delicious food on the bech”
Open Now
08:00 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Mexican, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Playa Zipolite, Zipolite 70904, Mexico
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I stayed there and their drinks and food one of the best, they have a variety of food from meet to sea food and chicken dishes also salads and pasta (ask fort the parmesan costar pasta) .

Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had fish tacos, ceviche, octopus and 2 drinks for 630 pesos. All was good, but nothing special. As others have noted, you can get the same quality for less elsewhere.

Thank housancris
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Sat at a table outside, on the beach, as the sun was setting and the waves were crashing nearby. Ordered a ceviche trio (pictured here) and a pizza with goat cheese and tomatoes. Very delicious food, good service and a pleasant atmosphere here.

Thank msd204
Reviewed 3 May 2017

What a beautiful place this is - right on the beach with torches and candles in the sand. My plate was humongous - which I did not appreciate because I felt I had to pay for what I did not want. I ordered a grilled...More

Thank Ruchei
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great restaurant/bar, i was not expecting something like this, great great food, expensive yes, but worth it. Pizza is awesome.

Thank EricEcheverria82
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Really nice relaxed beach bar with really friendly staff and a very relaxed atmosphere. The pizzas were delicious.

Thank Tapas R
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We ate here with 4 adults and 2 children. It is child friendly and has a variety menu. We ate at night with lanterns and the ocean right in the background. Many were there for a drink and snacks. we had a meal and found...More

Thank Yvonne825
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It's a really nice setup place in the beach with swings to play around a bit, they have nice and different cocktails well describe at the menú. It's almost at the end of Zipolite so the view it's pretty good. So? Food. It was good,...More

Thank Ilce A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We read many positive recommendations about this restaurant and even in LonelyPlanet but it was terrible restaurant with repulsive food. Maybe the owners have changed... For starters we ordered octopus dishes and ceviche- both dishes were inedible. I very like octopus dishes in Mexico, it...More

Thank Ailll
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We enjoyed a table near the beach. Candlelight, with the waves crashing nearby, made for a perfect evening.

Thank mofagan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Zipolite, Zipolite 70904, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Zipolite
  • Phone Number: +52 1 958 587 8961
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