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El Tiburon de la Costa


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Television, Full Bar
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All reviews shrimp platter seafood rice camarones filet palace hotel mexican music huge portions great lunch cooked perfectly wrapped in bacon service was great barrio aficionado francisco pesos servings
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to Ixtapa for many years but never have been to El Tiburon. The restaurant is located in Ixtapa Palace. We had great service and the food was very good. Several of us had shrimp 4 ways and enjoyed our dinners very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Claw27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband’s whole red snapper was pristine delicious and enough for two. I had the house specialty of stuffed shrimp and it too was delectable. The service was exceptional. We’ll be going back

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 16 February 2019

Waiter delivered wrong drink. Did not return to table for 20 minutes. Ignored my request to come over and assist us in ordering. Hostess offered no help when I asked her for waiter to come to table. No one spoke English at all in major...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank imdball
Reviewed 14 February 2019

The ambiance was great very cute place. They even have a play area for kids. My Husband ordered a shrimp plater and really enjoyed it. I ordered Lobster and it was delicious it had cheese covering the top of it yummy.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 3 February 2019

With a group of 30. Despite our numbers, service was pretty quick and food was good. I ordered the shrimp in passion fruit sauce.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John C
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Went with the reviews and ordered the four types of shrimp. The right call, nice fresh shrimp cooked perfectly. The service was friendly and professional, spot on. Nice table in the outside, looking at the pool would have been perfect except there was an exercise...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bwick22
Reviewed 31 January 2019

they are definitely good and fesh. moderately priced. nothing too fancy, but you are going to go here for the flavour and quality of the seafood. i had fish and my wife had shrimps. no complaints.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nazariojorge71
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Food was very good. My mom has the coconut shrimp and it was a huge portion and very tasty. All the food was good and very large portions. Waiter was great and taught us some Spanish. Only knock was atmosphere was less than I expected...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Thunderbird22
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Super fresh and flavourful, incredible service, and great value! Get the seafood platter if you can’t decide - you will not be disappointed. Our waiter was Francisco. He was attentive but not in an invasive way. I’d go out of my way to have him...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ValerieS380
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Exellent food, very fresh and tasty. Certainly worth the detour from Ixtapa. Very friendly service. Pls come in time on weekends.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Paulvh1948
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24 January 2019|
Response from Paulvh1948 | Reviewed this property |
Is about 15' by taxi. Take the one in San Jose Ixtapa. We never had a reservation and were allways able to get a table. Depends on party size I suppose.
Jeffrey w
2 February 2018|
Response from ENRIQUE M M | Reviewed this property |
I am almost sure I paid with our Master Card credit card.
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