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Costera Miguel Aleman 79, Acapulco, Mexico
(744) 481-4099
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Ranked #22 of 211 Restaurants in Acapulco
Price range: $5 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Awesome authentic Mexican food at very reasonable prices. Music and dancing on Thursday nights. Best place for Pozoli in Acapulco! Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Acapulco, Mexico
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We came for dinner on Monday night the resturant has great ambiance. Parking in front is always a plus. Greeted by a friendly waiter. We were served complimentary appetizers of home made chips, black beans and salsa. We ordered the guacamole served with homemade chips probably the best guacamole (chunky) we have ever had.....and a must order. We settled in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I could not believe how well this restaurant coped with a large last minute booking. I turned up here with a group of 17 with no booking on a Tuesday night. There were only a couple of waiters on and a person behind the bar and I feared the service would be slow. I was so wrong. The service was... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I came early for a group dinner and told the staff I will have tea while waiting for the rest of my party. The place itself is enchanting with the paintings on the walls and the bar and the tables had a colorful setting.. I was very impressed with the friendly staff who knew how to please the customers with... More 

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Acapulco
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Authenic Mexican food, very good service and decorations. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food very Good !!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The food was good, felt little over priced. You can get the taste of Mexican food not just beans and Tortillas. Worth a visit,

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I really enjoy this authentic Mexican restaurant with excellent food, drinks and serviice. I will return every time while visiting Acapulco.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We had a romantic dinner in the open air. Guacamole with homemade chips is a must have. The shrimp brochette was delicious, the chicken chalupa dipping sauce was awesome, a spicy jalapeño with guacamole. Live music to add to the atmosphere. We only have a week, but this one is worth eating twice.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Good location. It's right on the main Avenue so you can see the traffic go by, but it's like being in an Oasis - shady, cool and breezy. They have live music (a singer, who's very talented), but it's not loud enough to be disruptive. Great ambiance, food and drinks, interesting décor (colorful murals on the walls and chairs), and... More 

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Toronto
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Visited several times while we stayed at the nearby Hotel Elcano. Staff and owners are welcoming and very helpful. The food is splendid and reasonably priced. The décor is wonderful, with lovely murals and some beautiful masks that once hung in the closed Mask Museum. On Thursdays, a full house of locals enjoying pozole and authentic entertainment is open to... More 

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Additional Information about El Jaguar

Address: Costera Miguel Aleman 79, Acapulco, Mexico
Phone Number: (744) 481-4099
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: Mexican

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