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Manzanilla

Teniente Guerrero | Zona Centro, Ensenada, Mexico
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Ranked #61 of 167 restaurants in Ensenada
Price range: $20 - $25
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Orange, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Really bad experience on this place, Location: Bad Location Venue Presentation: BAD Parking: No parking, you have to park on the Street they don’t have security guard Service: Terrible worse than the Food (all servers really bad attitude management find our who was on 06/23/2014 an replace them all start with the waitress the one with braces she is the... More

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Las Vegas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Possibly one of the best aged ribeye we had. We stop almost every time we come to Ensenada. Consistently good for several years and excellent service. A place to enjoy.

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Mielle 3 was closed when we went to Enseneda so we tried Manzanilla. Once you found it in a slightly creepy area I wont go there by walking, a large door opens on a room with a giant bar and tables facing it. The food quality is awesome and meals are very creative: meat or fish the atmosphere is trendy... More

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Alpine, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We heard about Manzanilla from an article in Baja Bound that identified it as one of the outstanding restaurants in Baja. The article mentioned this was where the chefs of Baja went after work. We were not disappointed and in fact Manzanilla exceeded all expectations we had for a restaurant in Ensenada or anywhere. It is in a class by... More

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Mexicali, Mexico
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Gourmet at its finest. Pricy and small portions. The parking can be complicated since there is only limited street parking. There is a very nice wooden bar and pink chandeliers. One of the paintings is very strange. After a few glasses of wine the place becomes very pleasant.

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San Diego, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Look for the blue painted building on a straight-as-an-arrow portside street and that will be Manzanilla. Very little signage [I parked right in front and didn't even realize it!]. There is no valet parking. I don't care for the decor---one enters a darkish loft-like bar, and another room on the right feels like Siberia. I sat at the bar and... More

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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I can't praise this restaurant enough. Just a short walk down a rather unpromising street towards the port from the tacky tourist centre of Ensenada, this is another world of sophistication. Between me and my friend we had oysters, spinach risotto, and a single huge raviolo thing. Followed that up with flawlessly executed crème brulée and ice cream with a... More

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Irvine, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Seared abalone - amazing. fried - Abalone - the other was better - the tempura-like batter overwhelmed the abalone. clams - the broth was a tad salty quail - maybe the best I've ever had - incredible. Stuffed with sage. seafood risotto - very good. tongue and cactus salad - inventive and tasty. steak - incredible. We devoured it. Bass... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Manzanilla is a jewel of a restaurant near the port of entry in Ensenada, B.C. Mexico. They serve a wonderful, eclectic mix of tapas and a full menu of entrees - mainly seafood from the area. Mexican wine ( which is extremely delicious) and a full bar complete the dining experience. The dishes we sampled were primarily based on ,... More

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