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La Malinche

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Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 553 1218
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
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Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mayan dish is a favorite - and large enough for my wife and I to share. We've been there several times for lunch or dinner, and have made it a much stop when we are in Ixtapa.

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We have eaten at La Malinche several times during past visits to Ixtapa. Each year the service gets a little slower and the quality of the meals doesn't improve. The margaritas were just okay, nothing special. The food was good although one of the people...More

Thank PSNfromNorthfield
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Bad waiter. Slow service. Dont go there. Big disapointment. Food was below average. Loud music. Beware. Tourist trap.

Thank frederique f
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The setting is not amazing and the staff is not particularly friendly but this place offers good value for money. Try the huachinango which you can have it prepared to your taste

2  Thank Carlos D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I also reviewed La Malinche (one of my two or three favorite restaurants in Ixtapa) in 2015 and I was looking forward to my visit again this year. The location is pleasant, but I loved (preferred) the murals on the walls and the warm, happy...More

Thank Iowa_is_my_home
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great seafood soup, salad,fish verecruzana and margaritas. Large portions fast service and the entertainment was excellent.

Thank traveler55050
Reviewed 6 March 2017

La Malinche has moved to a larger and beautiful new location in the Ixtapa marketplace. The food and margaritas have always been good, and now the ambiance matches this same high standard. I have seen some complaints about slow service, but this is Mexico, people...More

Thank Vic F
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We have been here 3 times for lunch and once for dinner. Each time the food was good, and the service as well. Don't be in a hurry. Occasionally the drink order has been mixed up, but you're in Mexico! Prices are reasonable and 2/1...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stopped at this restaurant initially because we wanted to hear some live music and they had a saxophonist playing with a recording background. He was OK, not great, but what the heck. My wife ordered the Chicken poblano, which is a leg and thigh...More

Thank plochez
Martha Gabriela C, Propietario at La Malinche, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hello, good evening, we appreciate your opinion, we apologize for the bad service, we will focus on it and also on our dishes. Hoping you will give us the opportunity to rectify and give you the best on your next visit. Best regards. Gabriela Castelán...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017

The service was a bit slow but the food was good. My husband had the tortilla soup and I had the mushroom soup. Both were good but we've had better at other Ixtapa restaurants. For our entrees we both ordered Gringas (pork tacos) which were...More

Thank PSNfromNorthfield
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Mona S
9 February 2017|
Response from Martha Gabriela C | Property representative |
Hello, yes we are open in summer time, Occasionally we close a day to rest but it is on Sunday or Monday, the slowest days. So if you want to visit us, feel always welcome Regards Gabriela Castelán Manager
24 January 2016|
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Response from Martha Gabriela C | Property representative |
Hi, yes that's our new location :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 1218
  • E-mail
Traditional Mexican cuisine, warm and familiar atmosphere, life music every night.
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