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Sm 84 Mza 2 Lote 1 Junto Al Muelle Api, Puerto Juarez 77520, Mexico
+52 998 880 1770
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12:00 - 18:50
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 18:50
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just great. It was the first one that my friend and I went to when we made it to our hotel in Mexico. It sits on the beach and also has an inside portion which is just great in terms of vibes, photography, and overall satisfaction of being somewhere in paradise. The food is also very good... More 

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We are always looking for more out of the way places to eat and found this restaurant near the ferry terminal on Puerto Juarez. There is indoor and outdoor dining. We chose outdoor next to the beach. They had beach lounges available if you wanted to stay and hang out on the beach and/or swim. The pirate ships are docked... More 

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Thank Phillie_gal
Fairfield, California
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

This restaurant located close to the ferry terminal is a great place two sit by the beach, order a cold beer and get some shrimp ceviche. The rest of the food is not bad, but I would just get the ceviche. Sometimes, the pirate ships dock there. So, you get a great picture opportunity. See picture.

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Londra
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224 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Not many restaurants in Puerto Juarez to choose from, Mandinga being one of the best ones. It's located on the beach right opposite the monstrosity that is the Hook cruises (mock pirate ships). Loads of locals eat here, which is a good sign. I had a very good octopus salad, and not so good (very greasy) fried plantain.

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Thank TheDivingFoodie
Dublin
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Mandinga was very busy when we visited.The whole fried fish my husband ordered was overcooked ,although he was delighted with it as it came with tortillas,sallad etc so he could make fish tacos. My stuffed mero with seafood was very average.The worst of all is the prawn cocktail served in some sweet ketchup sauce.Since the bill took ages to come... More 

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Thank EsmeraldaGreen
Cancun, Mexico
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Mandinga has been a favorite of mine the entire 15 years I have been in Cancun. The food is always tasty. The service is excellent. Waiters are more than polite and the view toward Isla Mujeres is enchanting. The restrooms are clean, even if small. Relax and enjoy an afternoon at Mandinga!

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Thank muwzik
Eureka, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

We walked from the Ferry Landing to the Restaurant, at most a 10 minute walk, and had a great shrimp dinner. The hosts and waiters were charming, special thanks to Asidro, Evans, and Antonio! A three piece guitar group came in and added to the ambiance plus they knew my favorite songs! Food was very reasonable and delicious! My husband... More 

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Thank Ohnona
Mexico
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

We go as often as we can to Mandinga. It is a local restaurant with very good seafood (with a Mexican flavour). It is a simple, non pretentious place full of local people, always a good sign! Ask for the pescado frito, pulpo en su tinta and the ceviche, our favorites!

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columbus,ohio
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

When one wants fresh seafood,simple beach location,great view Isla Mujeres Mandinga is the one.Fresh seviche,seafood soup,fried or grilled fish,never frozen makes for a leisure afternoon.Dont forget ice cold beer or fresh lemonade. Service is friendly and price is right

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Thank tuzik2010
Kamloops, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

We spent 12 days in Puerto Juarez in April 2013. We visited Mandinga for dinner and enjoyed it very much. They close at 7:00 pm so be prepared for an early dinner and not much lingering. It may be best to come for lunch and then take the ferry to Isla Mujares. The food was very good and the wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:50
Monday
12:00 - 18:50
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:50
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:50
Thursday
12:00 - 18:50
Friday
12:00 - 18:50
Saturday
12:00 - 18:50
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sm 84 Mza 2 Lote 1 Junto Al Muelle Api, Puerto Juarez 77520, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Puerto Juarez
  • Phone Number: +52 998 880 1770

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