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Lomas Del Mar 5, Acapulco, Mexico
(744) 484-6985
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
An oasis of local food

A lot of great restaurants around, but after finding this small family restaurant we were in love. The food is really great, very home oriented, not like chain restaurants food. The price was incredibly low compared to the other restaurants around. We should read here the great reviews first, as we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Frankiepb98
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A lot of great restaurants around, but after finding this small family restaurant we were in love. The food is really great, very home oriented, not like chain restaurants food. The price was incredibly low compared to the other restaurants around. We should read here the great reviews first, as we really think we "discover" this place hehe (because it... More 

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Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have been coming to Acapulco for 20 years, and La Tortuga always is our first and last stop. Gustavo and Rufino always make us feel at home, and the food is great. Over the years, we have had most of the things on the menu. The friends who joined us this year had beef and said it was the... More 

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Pinellas Park, Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a regular stop on my visits at last once and usually twice. I had my favorite chicken enchiladas in a poblano chili sauce and they were outstanding. Also shared the Mexican pizza with friends. I love this concoction of spinach, chorizo and cheese on tostados. Yum. Other dishes at the table were the Tortuga salad which consists of... More 

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Browerville, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This establishment if an old favorite and every year when we return we find it to be improved. Gustavo and Ruffino are great waiters and the food is excellent. They have the biggest red snappers in Acapulco and the fish is prepared properly. Give it a try.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

small place off the main street. you get a ton of food and everything has a great taste . all for a decent price. would going again.

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Norridge, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We have been customers of thie establishment for many years. Whenever we dine here we order the whole red snapper, which is always too large but done perfectly. The appetizers are a meal in themselves and are worth the visit by themselves.

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Chicago
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Have dined there 3 times son far this season and all 3 meals were excellent. The whole red snapper is way too large and the chili rellanos are always perfect. My only regret is the wonderful coconut ice cream is no longer available. Gustavo and Ruffino are to be commended for their operation of an old favorite.

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Redmond, Oregon, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The food was good, but the wait staff had us from the word "margarita". We stopped in there nearly every day to say hi, have a drink, and shoot the breeze - such wonderful people!! I know I gained a few pounds and made some new friends there!

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Floral Park, New York
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147 reviews 147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stopped into La Tortuga this evening like we have so many times in the past. They greet you like no other place in this city. We all loved our meals my daughter had the chicken burritos which she loved and my wife and I do what we always do split the huge portion of the tortuga salad which is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is a small place but always has great fresh food and service. They have wonderful Avocado and tomato salad, great for a light dinner or lunch in the warm temperatures. We have sampled several of their fish entrees and always feel we get good value for our pesos! Plus they treat you like family!

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Address: Lomas Del Mar 5, Acapulco, Mexico
Phone Number: (744) 484-6985
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lomas Del Mar 5, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: (744) 484-6985

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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