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Teniente Guerrero | Zona Centro, Ensenada, Mexico
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1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Wed - Fri 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Too overpriced ... but the food was excellent ... if not for the price 5 stars!!

Too overpriced ... but the food was excellent ... if not for the price 5 stars!! The quail open ravioli was excellent as was the hamachi (yellow tail) sashimi and the farmed abalone. Just too pricey and the fact they charged you uncorking for wine purchased off the menu in the restaurant because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Los Angeles
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is the place that started it all here in Baja. Some 15 years ago now. Albeit at a different location. And it is still brilliant. A fabulous foodie experience in a great environment. Although over the years it has been somewhat inconsistent, at it's very worst it is still very very good and worth 5 stars. And at it's... More 

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316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Too overpriced ... but the food was excellent ... if not for the price 5 stars!! The quail open ravioli was excellent as was the hamachi (yellow tail) sashimi and the farmed abalone. Just too pricey and the fact they charged you uncorking for wine purchased off the menu in the restaurant because the wine store (on premises) is "separate"... More 

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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We are going to that restaurant for the last 10 years. We starded with a salad that was fresh, crispy and very tasty. The ribeye steak still has the best taste ever however it was not tender as it use to be. We hope that it is only one time. The waiter was very nice but the girls behind the... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant has been a favorite hangout for the locals for several years. The food is consistently good as are the drinks, and you'll hear all the local news and info there!

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Tijuana, Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We went to Manzanilla with high expectations, expectations fueled by a good reputation and the inclusion of the restaurant in a magazines top restaurants in Mexico. Granted we went there during the Christmas vacation season (End of 2014) so maybe the main chefs were no there , the food was average but the prices high. The other thing that bothered... More 

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was a great surprise. It was a little difficult to find but worth the time. The ambiance is rather simple yet elegant. The best was service and the food. All the 8 elements of the meal where gourmet with a touch of Mexican cuisine and style. The combination of ingredients was perfect for the most part. The service was... More 

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Baja California Norte, Mexico
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The ambiance here is very nice with the long bar in beautiful carved dark wood and hot pink chandeliers. If you like wine and enjoy being able to try new wines this is the place for you. Eating here is an experience for the taste buds. The owner's are first rate chefs and offer gourmet dishes as well as beautiful... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Some things were really good (dessert) some things were bad (appetizers) some things were average (main meal). The place is small, location is horrible (next to Port entrance), the place is small, decor is OK. Food quality/taste is all over the place, not cheap at all. I do not recommend it.

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Santa Monica, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I went to Manzanilla with my husband on Friday night and we had a delightful dinner. We had 9 pm reservations but we ended up getting there almost an hour early and we decided to sit at the bar (cool art nouveau wood panel). Claudia was behind the bar and she was lovely and helpful. We ordered two glasses of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a really nice dinner at Manzanilla. Yes, its in an odd location and a bit difficult to find and park but its worth it. We ate at 7pm and by the time we were leaving, it was just starting to fill up so we beat the crowd and missed the atmosphere. But our service was terrific, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Teniente Guerrero | Zona Centro, Ensenada, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

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