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The General's Sports Bar & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, American,
Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
+52 1 755 114 9928
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (33 reviews)
“shrimp” (47 reviews)
“pizza” (47 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had drinks and a great thin crust pizza here while watching the Grey Cup game recently. Even though the place was full the service was wonderful and numerous televisions were available for the various games being played. We would definitely go...More

Thank vescared2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good food & atmosphere. Newly expanded kitchen & seating area. Always treated like family. Must stop destination.

Thank Deanl05
Reviewed 5 days ago

The undisputed best sports bar in Ixtapa (including Zihua area too). The General must have 12 or more TVs going so finding your team/game is easy. Great place to stop for a bucket of beer on ice along with some great nachos or fresh guacamole...More

Thank Ixtapa2ndHome
Reviewed 6 days ago

Super friendly place to go to watch anything on TV. Very accommodating. .great staff. Fun place to party.

Thank ruthrowejohnson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only went to the bar to watch sports and for drinks. The drinks were so so - they served a mojito with 2 little pieces of mint in it. However while there we saw everyone ordering guacamole which is made at the table so...More

Thank Zee B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many Canadian and Americans frequent this popular bar and restaurant. Good service and pretty good food. Always plays football and hockey games on big screen TV's

Thank Myra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cool place to eat and drink. All kinds of sports Tv's the food was amàzing. A must go when in Ixtapa

Thank reeseco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food, excellent service. Like the sports memorabilia. Menu has lots of options from American to Mexican. Good old school rock background music.

Thank CathP027
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stay in Ixtapa for two weeks every year. I don't know about you, but I crave American food after awhile. General's has the best from chicken wings to hamburgers. General has been around for a long time and I'm so glad he opened his...More

Thank Karol F
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Generals store provided us with much needed fix of our beloved Chicago Cubs!!! We enjoyed the beer and the food was really good too!! Staff friendly and accommodating !!

Thank Rita T
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Questions & Answers
Laura K
20 September 2017|
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Response from Genaro S | Property representative |
Is pretty busy after 7:00 pm I think you should be there little a bit before
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29 January 2017|
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Response from Dewie R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Mike J. The staff at the general will do everything they can to accommodate you. You may be able to contact them a head of time and they can try to get the fight for you.
Karla P
30 December 2016|
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Response from wickedduo | Reviewed this property |
I would bet they would. Lots of Canadians in the bar and lots of TV's. They had lots of different sports options while we were there. Enjoy the game
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 1 755 114 9928
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of the vacation destination of Ixtapa and right behind Sr.Frogs, The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant caters to Canadian, American and Mexican cuisine. The bar boasts the coldest beer in town, and daily drink specials. With 7 flat screen TV's and a jumbo projector, there is always multiple sporting events on including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, MLB, LFP, FMF, Boxing and NCAA. Not only is the food great and the drinks cold, we have free WI-FI and if you are in the mood for some singing, we have karaoke and are open late!Known locally and internationally as "The Husband Daycare", The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant is definitely a place you don't want to miss on your vacation in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Come enjoy a cold one and a good time with us!
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