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Restaurant el Manguito

Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
+52 322 209 5061
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

After a 4 hour hike in the jungle...we were hungry and thirsty! We came across this lovely gem. At first, we stopped for a fee beers..and then came back later that night for live music and dinner! I am really glad we came back! Not...More

Thank Carter_AC610
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have been in Yelapa for a week now...dining in every restaurant I could find that was open when I was hungry. In my opinion, this is the second best restaurant here. I would say it was the best except it would be very difficult...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped on our way back from the main waterfall a few miles outside of Yelapa. The Margarita here is definitely the best in Yelapa (if you like a stiff drink) compared to most other restaurants where you can barely taste any tequila. The avocado...More

Thank DrewZhu
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great ambiance, on the river and very good food. One of our favorites was the mixed meat platter- enough there for two! We were staying near this restaurant and kind of used it a home base, Luis offers free wi-fi and usually has entertainment on...More

Thank Vanessa F
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Manguito is a nice 10 minute walk from the heart of Yelapa and worth every step. The coffee is worth the walk in and of itself and the food is fresh and delicious no matter the time of day. The prices are great and make...More

Thank Russ M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I love grabbing my flashlight for the hike through the trees to el Manguito. The staff is so friendly and warm, the food is always tasty, and it's always a treat to feel so at home while dining so well.

Thank SBC930
Reviewed 3 February 2017

So I was told there was a good restaurant up the path away from the town by a bridge crossing the river. On the way there I passed burro's hauling goods, ATV's hauling whatever and locals walking inform the hills to town and as it...More

Thank Mark1539
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks. Every time I've been here I've been SO glad I chose this place! Luis and Angelica, the owners, are wonderful, and the service as well as the meals, are top notch! You will be beyond glad that you came to eat...More

Thank Cara N
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This lovely spot hangs over the river. The owner is most welcoming and has built a reputation as a favorite of locals who make the walk up the river just past the bridge. Everything from a tuna that just was caught, to traditional mexican dishes,...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Good potent margaritas and well prepared dishes. Especially enjoyed the breaded fresh fish filet with nuts and the stuffed chicken breast, as well as the pineapple coconut shrimp. Also one of the few good places open for lunch other than the marginal beach front restaurants....More

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26 February 2017|
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Response from Travelgonecrazy | Reviewed this property |
I never asked if they were seasonal or not. However, because of the location I imagine they need all the customers they can get, including the locals. My get is yes, especially in June as it is slow season and......start of... More
13 March 2015|
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Response from lzahn | Reviewed this property |
It was comparable to all the other restaturants in the area. Tortilla soup 70 pesos Chicken Fajitas 100 pesos. mojito 60 pesos.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Costalegre  >  Yelapa
  • Phone Number: +52 322 209 5061
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