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Marina Ixtapa, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 553 2150
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Portland, OR
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly recommend this place for dinner. The service and the food are very good. The atmosphere is pleasant, and the food selection is good. The seating is in the marina overlooking the water and boats.

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Thank Lodi-grape-picker
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After eating in Zihua a few nights, wanted to dine in Ixtapa. This was a delightful choice. Had a table overlooking the water, nice open air feel (with overhead fans if you choose), food was very good as was the bottle of red wine we ordered. The service was delightful as well! We went on a Monday night...so it was... More 

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Thank Teri M
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Walked to the marina from the Amara looking for some nice seafood. The ambiance was great. The staff was great and attentive, however, that does not make up for the fact that our food was lukewarm at best. If it would not have taken another 30 minutes to get our food, it would have been sent back. I won't be... More 

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Thank Laura L
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of your best meals in Ixtapa for a great price. We had the beef tenderloin and shared Caesar salad. Caesar salad was excellent and made tableside a Mexican tradition. Service was attentive and top notch. Eric was our server and he was fantastic. We forgot our bag when we left and he chased us down the road... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Two of our party ordered the surf and turf with lobster, only to have the waiter come back to our table and inform us that they had no small lobsters available and my friends would have to share one large lobster. But when the food arrived, it was obvious that the "large" lobster wasn't very large, and each of them... More 

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Thank jimdegenhardt
Alberta
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

The atmosphere was great with you feeling like you're on a boat for starters. The staff was friendly and knew exactly how to put together the meal. The taste of the food was great and my steak came to me exactly how I had ordered it. I wound recommend this restaurant to anyone going into Ixtapa for a change from... More 

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Thank TOG52
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We had a relaxing dinner experience, surrounded with soft music and the decor of an old sailing ship. Staff were very friendly & accommodating, making for a wonderful experience. The food was better than average & everyone in our party of 8 was completely satisfied with their meals, which ranged from surf & turf to ribeye steak. We'd all go... More 

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Thank Dave M
Springfield, Missouri
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We go here every time in Ixtapa! The soup, seafood casserole and seafood are all delectable. Garlic cheese bread and Mexican coffee are among our favorites as well. Have been going there since it opened and it is better every year!!

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Thank Stephanie G
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The servers were friendly, the food was excellent, and I loved the decor. It was a quiet night and we were the only ones at the restaurant which always makes me wonder if it is a good place to eat but we liked the menu so decided to give it a try. I'm glad we did! We would definitely eat... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly service and interesting marine decor. Excellent breakfast, pasta and seafood. Morning or evening this is a great location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Ixtapa, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 2150

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