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Km 12.5 Carretera Manzanillo No. 41 | Playa Miramar, Manzanillo 28200, Mexico
+52 314 335 1147
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Ranked #5 of 106 Restaurants in Manzanillo
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, French, Mexican, International
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My daily pilgrimage consists of a walk on one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere arriving at El Tablao and parking my butt under an umbrella. Soon a bucket of ice cold Cerveza with some limes and salt are on my table, followed by some delicious seafood. Life does not get better than this.

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Manzanillo
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A large seafood cocktail, a couple of margaritas, family, and good friends, on a beautiful sun soaked beach. . . I really can't think of a better way to spend an afternoon in paradise. What more could you ask for? See you there . . .

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

El Tablao is in an ideal location on the beach. You can sit up in the restaurant or at the tables they provide you on the beach. The food is really good and the service is excellent. They also have a book lending library on the premises which has a good inventory of English language books.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

...which is fine, I guess. There just aren't gourmet experiences in Manzanillo. Fresh seafood prepared simply is the best bet in town. As such, when a restaurant attempts too much (e.g., butter, bacon, cheese vs. chiles, herbs,etc.) you get a place full of calories and sincerity, but utterly lacking in expression. A nice place, a consistent place like your parents'... More 

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Oceanside, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Very modest, unassuming exterior, but as much as Mexico is, you must go beyond the exterior, the wall, the door, the entrance to be wonderfully surprised by the interior---right on the beach---it reminds me of the Mexico of a by-gone era----modest prices, adequate portions, quality food,courteous waiters, traditional Mexican interior---an owner who loves what he does and translates that love... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The food at El Tablao was excellent - wonderful entrees and a goat cheese salad that surprised me! We got a table right away, and joined both locals and tourists for a lovely dinner on oceanfront patio. The street front isn't much to look at, but don't let that stop you. We thoroughly enjoyed the upscale menu and danced to... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

A group of four of us had a fantastic meal of pork loin and then later in the week a filet mignon. Good service, nice house wine and of course the view of the ocean topped it off. We will definitely return to this restaurant which has never disappointed us. We also have had entertainment provided that really makes the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stopped at el Tablao for lunch during our stay in Manzanillo based on Expedia reviews. We all had seafood (mahi-mahi fish and chips, garlic and butter whole snapper, shrimp fajitas) while watching the waves roll in on the beach. The food was top quality at a reasonable price, and the beer was cold. As the next day was my... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Spend the afternoon watching pelicans dive into the waves! Ice cold buckets of beer served by the wonderful Oscar (the crouch)!! The beach vendors are great!!!! Get a massage!!!! Great Lunch food menu!!!! We have been going there for 5 years now and will continue to go and enjoy the friendly staff at El Tablao!!!

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sun city west
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

i have been going to manzanillo for years and my time i have spent at el tablao is some of the best pascal and laura treat you like family and the food is great ,service is second to none , the beach is nice and clean, a great way to spend the afternoon and then watch the sunset. a private... More 

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Additional Information about El Tablao

Address: Km 12.5 Carretera Manzanillo No. 41 | Playa Miramar, Manzanillo 28200, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 314 335 1147
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Manzanillo
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: American, French, Mexican, International

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