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El Bismarksito

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Paseo Alvaro Obregon entre Constitucion e Hidalgo, La Paz, Mexico
01 612 128 9900
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8:00 am - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 82
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    Very good
  • 41
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  • 17
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tourist trap

Great view of bay. Good ambience. Friendly staff. Limonada too sweet and sour Hibiscus agua was good. Marlin empanada tasty but lukewarm and not crisp. Pescado empanizado lacked flavor and nothing special. Marlin with sesame seed had absolutely no flavor, super tough, it didn't seem fresh Salad... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Salt Lake
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Salt Lake
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Great view of bay. Good ambience. Friendly staff. Limonada too sweet and sour Hibiscus agua was good. Marlin empanada tasty but lukewarm and not crisp. Pescado empanizado lacked flavor and nothing special. Marlin with sesame seed had absolutely no flavor, super tough, it didn't seem fresh Salad and sides were underperform era specially for the price. Sorry to have wasted... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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95 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The clams were large, very fresh, and sweet. Tacos were cheap and included the salsa bar. Wait staff speak enough Spanglish to help us understand the menu options and specials. Friendly crew. The restaurant has a lot of seating, and is quite the locals hangout in front of Malecon. This is why I like La Paz food better than Cabo.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

They really try to be the Flemmings of La Paz but fall short. No blame. The Sunday bruch is popular. The owner is experienced and knows quality. I don't think La Paz can support his plan but he seems to keep the place above average. I ca it American as it gets in La Paz. Service is practiced. Food is... More 

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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

we had asked our innkeeper for ceviche and she sent us to this place for lunch...looked like another average restaurant on the Malecon...turned out really great fish and shrimp ceviche. Also tried the papa rellono...excellent!! Service was excellent and we were all impressed. We sat at an outside table...beautiful. Inside looked like a nice restaurant ...we'd come back for dinner.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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105 reviews 105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Went for breakfast. Excellent tacos. Lots of different salsas available. All different tacos were very good. Will definately recommend. It's basically an open, roofed restaurant in El Malecon.

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Burnaby, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My husband and I didn't find the food that great here. With the price they are charging for the food, we did our best to eat until we're satisfied. We had plenty of leftovers and we didn't want to take it with us. If ever in La Paz again, we will not return to this restaurant. I don't recommend this... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I asked where to get chocolate clams and was told this was probably the only restaurant that served them. I ordered them and they came out on a platter with 6 of them. They were all wrapped in foil and were about the size of a large orange. The waiter unwrapped them and then opened them. They had been cooked... More 

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Had a great dinner here the other night. Oscar was our server and he was fantastic - welcoming, and super nice. We were not super hungry so we shared ceviche, chocolate clams, and seafood soup. The portions are large! The ceviche was fresh and our seafood soup was hearty and delicious. This was our first experience with chocolate clams -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Classy presentation, very clean, great service, good preparation of fresh and local seafood. We had a dinner there, and the perfectly prepared fillets of fish were more than we could eat; the leftovers made a great breakfast! Also enjoyed a lunch of smoked marlin tacos and seafood soup; again, very good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My wife and I were in La Paz two weeks ago, and when we asked where we could get a "typical" lunch, our hotel manager told us to come here. Sure glad we did! We were so happy, we ended up coming back for dinner too (and had a much better experience than the Vancouver guy who reviewed right before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paseo Alvaro Obregon entre Constitucion e Hidalgo, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 01 612 128 9900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 am

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