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Delfin 15, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Cuisines: American, Mexican, Canadian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Proprietor is Philo Hayward, an American expat. The bar is an old sailor's haunt, with live music every night from Philo's Shuffle Band. There's also a music studio and restaurant attached. It's basically the centre of activity for all expats in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Telephone: 329 295 5068, or email Philo at philo@philoslacruz.com

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Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Drinks are ridiculously expensive for the area. Bands don't start until after 10 pm. and sometimes don't show up after you've spent your money waiting. Food is bad version of US ballpark food. Tables are sticky and dirty. Glasses are dirty. We sat down for 2 minutes and left.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Music and dancing are fun! People are friendly and the food is worth getting. Surely not great, lets write home good, but worth getting. Owner is great. Also, where else can you see the guy (forget his name) with high socks playing the metal washboard? Fun place! Have had their ribs and pizza. Tacos right down the corner aren't bad... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great place for a drink on the weekend in la Cruz with Friends. we will be back for drinks and more music .

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I was traveling with my family and a little gem this place is. Very friendly service, free wiFi and a excellent place to stop by and have a cocktail. We will be coming back.

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WEST LINN
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Philo's is the ex pat, cruiser bar of La Cruz. Good Food, excellent desserts, especially the carrot cake is amazing! La Cruz is the music capital in this area. Groups and bands flow through here like the water that flows into the beautiful bay.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

High review for the awesome entertainment and atmosphere. Great streetside location.Get there early because parking is a hard to find.Food mediocre

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Loon Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The entertainment is the big draw here. Philo and Leon along with the rest of the band put on an excellent show. Philo also does a lot of work in the community to help local kids who are less fortunate. It's one location that will be added to our must visit on every trip to Mexico if we are close... More 

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matlock manitoba
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We will be going back there this year, really enjoyed the entertainment, the music is phenomenal. The price of admission, which is your meal, is great. Leon is truly a great musician as is Philo. All great entertainers. This is a must if you are able to go to La Cruz. You will not be disappointed.

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Calhoun, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

There were about 40 of us that went to Philo's. EVERYONE had such a good time. The food was really good, the service was excellent, and the live music by Philo and his band was FABULOUS!! There was a lot of dancing by young and old! If you ever have to chance to don't miss going to Philo's.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Philo did a superb job of dinner and entertainment for a party of 50. We had a blast. The barbecue chicken and baked beans were my fav.

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Address: Delfin 15, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Canadian

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