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Marina Ixtapa, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 553 2150
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Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had dinner here and met the owner, very nice, handsome man. Atmosphere is absolutely perfect, right on the marina so the views of the yachts were amazing. Staff is very attentive and friendly and the Tuna Steak was the best! This place reminds me very much of Palm Beach Florida very upscale! This would be perfect spot for a special... More 

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This restaurant is at the Marina, if you seat outside you will be looking at the sea and the boats. Food is great and service also. Bean soup delicious, Tiritas de pescado great. Everything my family ordered was delicious, we were a group of 13 people and service was great although the kitchen was a little slow. There are fans... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

10 of us dined here for my anniversary. The staff took excellent care of us. The food was great and care was taken in the presentation. It was a most enjoyable experience.

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Owatonna, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

We visited in March hoping to eat Lobster, but they were all out of Lobster. So, we decided to get adventurous and try other things on their menu. The food was VERY GOOD, and I would highly recommend it. However, there seemed to be a very long wait in between appetizers and the main course, and for getting our tab... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We enjoyed garlic bread, lobster bisque, clam chowder and the most fabulous jumbo shrinp. We asked for something not seen on the menu - we wanted breaded shrimp and the response - "yes we can do that - it is your vacation" and in English. Thje whole experience was very enjoyable!!!

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Cloquet, MN
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

This restaurant on the Marina was a wonderful surprise!. We were actually looking for another restaurant and found El Galeon. The service was so awesome. They brought drinks right away and really tripped on themselves trying to please. Their menu listed several types of shrimp but not coconut. One of our party asked if Coconut Shrimp was possible, they said... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We have been twice now during our vaca... The service is outstanding. The food, excellent. Yes, pricy but that's expected. Great atmosphere, a lovely short walk from our condo. Too bad the Marino is so empty and kind of abandoned except for a few restaurants.

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SeaTac, Washington
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Loved this place. We go each time we visit Ixtapa. The food is great, the view of the marina is wonderful as we are right there! Especially love the decor...a spanich Gallion Ship!...I like to think it's a pirate ship. Wish more people would go there so they stay in business. Truly is worth the trip to the Marina...a short... More 

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Fonthill, Canada
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

We had a nice table overlooking the marina, and had good service. Garlic toast was followed by a Caesar salad made at table side. We both had Red Snapper which we both found to be spongy. The least expensive bottle of white wine, an ordinary Chardonnay from Chile was 360 pesos. No other drinks or dessert, and with tip, our... More 

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Mattawa
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Took a large group of friends for lunch. All the food was very good. The clam chowder was amazing. everyone that tried mine wished they had ordered it. The service was a little slow since we were the only people in the place at the time. Overall I would recommend it.

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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?