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Benito Juarez 16, Acapulco, Mexico
(744) 486-2868 / 482-2390 / 483-6981
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 27
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 6
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good seafood at great prices

I would not consider going to Acapulco and NOT going at least once to one of these three El Amigo Miguel restaurants. I have been going for many many years and have never been disappointed. Especially for the price you pay, you get very good quality dishes. I've eaten at many Mexico seafood... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2013
Rick S
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mexico city
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English first
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Had found the place while wandering around looking for another place and decided to try it a couple of days later. For we who always try to get by on the cheap, this was certainly a good choice. Waitestaff was very helpful, fish was excellent. Perhaps a little short on ambience but so what!

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Cancun, Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

In no other place you will find great Seafood in Cocktails and Grilled at a reasonable prices with a excellent service in a lovely charming atmosphere specially at the upper level.

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

If you are looking up for seafood "El Amigo Miguel" isn't the best option. The service was poor, all the seafood wasn't fresh. it is true the prices are very low but if you prefer to save 200$ pesos per person you will not have water in the restrooms. That was our experience and we finish dinning in McDonalds :(

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mexico city
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

I would not consider going to Acapulco and NOT going at least once to one of these three El Amigo Miguel restaurants. I have been going for many many years and have never been disappointed. Especially for the price you pay, you get very good quality dishes. I've eaten at many Mexico seafood restaurants, including many in Acapulco, during the... More 

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girdwood
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

We went here because we read it was a good seafood restaurant in old Acapulco. They had seafood and are in old Acapulco. Having said that, let me say that as someone who enjoys food, even bad food can leave you with a funny story, but el Miguel's left me feeling a little sick. The service was great. The drinks... More 

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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

The original retaurant is in downtown Acapulco. We went to a new facility on the beach. The address is "Costera Miguel Aleman", the main strip, infront of the Hotel El Cid. Now for the restaurant: food is great!, fresh, good portions and adequate price. What else would you want? Besides service is excellent, cheerful faces and good advice. Live music... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Highly recommended as an excellent seafood restaurant. Suggestion for menu selection were a filet of fish wrapped around and stuffed with shrimp and octopus or a rice and seafood dish with fresh shrimp, squid, octopus and fish. I ordered the stuffed fish and the wife ordered the rice dish. Both were delivered to the table within in a minute from... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Going to Acapulco and not eating at El Amigo Miguel is like not being there. Food is fresh and tasty, prices very affordable and service is very good. Live music and view of the beach.

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17 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2009

My fish was bad, my dad's pulpo was bad, my wife's seafood cocktail was also not great. They ran out of corn tortillas. The margarita was decent and my mother in laws shrimp soup seemed okay, but overall this place was a huge disappointment.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2009

We just returned from a four day stay in Acapulco with our two teenage children. Three of the four nights we had super food unfortunately Amigo Miguel can not be counted among them. This restaurant was recommended highly in all three of the travel books we brought with us as having "good, reasonably priced seafood on the beach" but we... More 

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Additional Information about El Amigo Miguel

Address: Benito Juarez 16, Acapulco, Mexico
Phone Number: (744) 486-2868 / 482-2390 / 483-6981
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 3 - 10

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Benito Juarez 16, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: (744) 486-2868 / 482-2390 / 483-6981

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Price Range: $
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

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