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EL ITACATE

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Jose Mariscal 42, Sayulita 63734, Mexico
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Grilled cheese burrito.... what more is there to say? The food was amazing, the staff was super friendly and the location was great! My favourite restaurant in Sayulita...

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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay, they food was great, but I have to give special recognition to the Itacate tacos. Instead of a tortilla, they griddle shredded cheddar until crispy, and wrap it around your choice of fillings. It was truly one of the best things I have ever eaten! Very reasonable price

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Thank David M
San Diego, California
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small shop done right. These guys have a very good menu covering everything from seafood to veggie tacos, you can find anything of your liking. Everything we tried was fantastic, would recommend the garlic mushroom quesadilla and the octopus taco.

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Thank scasti
Sayulita, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tacos, tacos , tacos... they are all soo delicious .. the fish ; the steak .. overflowing with meat 👍

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Thank kshecter
Sayulita, Mexico
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend the Shrimp and the fresh Tuna tacos. If you like beef, the Filet tacos are also good. Generous portions of ingredients and they bring you grilled onions and beans as well as fresh sauces. Great place for a quick meal.

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Thank claynobles
Bellevue, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have always ate here at least twice during our visits to Sayulita. This visit was a disappointment. The condiments were poorly prepared and not up to the usual standard. The steak taco had the usual large quantity of steak but it was much tougher than usual. The pineapple basil juice was almost undrinkable but the hibiscus juice was good.... More 

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Thank TomS111
Langley, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Itacate is a must-visit while you are in Sayulita! It's hard to describe how wonderfully delicious this food is; really, it speaks for itself. Itacate tops my list of favorites!. I skipped the tortillas and savored the veggies, chicken and guacamole that were made to order. The fare is fresh, and the service, friendly. I would definitely go back --... More 

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Thank AyBeeEye
Auburn, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best tacos I have ever had, and I have had a lot. I would recommend the pulpo (octopus) and the camaron! Service was great and the cooks are amazing. Limited seating but the table turn quickly. Jamaica and fresa agua fresca. Tasty!

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Thank Jody C
North Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple. Friendly. Great food at a great price. We lived it. I'm guessing we'll eat there two or three out of six days.

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Thank Seatboy
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure if we caught the restaurant at a bad time, but the service we encountered was not what we expected from other reviews. We ordered our food and waited and waited and waited. Others who had arrived and ordered after we had - received their food and when we questioned the waiter - all he would say was, "your... More 

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Thank SMKissinger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jose Mariscal 42, Sayulita 63734, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Sayulita
Description
Los tacos mas chicos de Sayulita!!

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