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Garrobos

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Mexican, Seafood, Pacific Rim, Oyster Bar
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Juan N. Alvarez 52, Centro | Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
01 (755) 554-6706
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1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Garrobos is a very traditional Restaurant in Zihuatanejo; since 1981 we...
Garrobos is a very traditional Restaurant in Zihuatanejo; since 1981 we have been serving fresh seafood and fishes to our clients and friends.
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Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Late Night

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food

Garrobos is a favorite with locals and visitors. The food is wonderful and Eloi and Gabriel will charm you with their excellent service. This is one of the best!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Kim F
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Late Night
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19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Garrobos is a favorite with locals and visitors. The food is wonderful and Eloi and Gabriel will charm you with their excellent service. This is one of the best!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Every time I visit Ixtapa I visit Garrobos and try different dishes! I've always had lovely food! The waiters are really nice, the atmosphere is relaxed and nice and the prices are quite good for the quAlity of food try the paella( it takes like one hour), coconut shrimps, lobster, so many to choose!

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Bothell, Washington
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114 reviews 114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is in the middle of shopping area so it competes for clients. They speak English and serve good food and drinks.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The fresh seafood at this restaurant was amazing. It was recommended by the trip desk at the hotel as a local, fresh seafood place. It was incredible. It is located one block from the beach in centro Zihua. It is casual, but nice. Good margaritas and quac - but the seafood dinner I had is what is making me rave... More 

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Tucked away behind Pasco del pescador is a local gem, family owned and seafood fresh as can be, after all they are a fisher family. BUT the Paella is gob smacking, mind you it takes over 1 hour to cook and that's how it should be. One of the 10 best in the world you will everhave.

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We ended up coming here two nights in a row on our recent stay. We came in the first time at the recommendation of our taxi driver. Since we wanted to watch baseball playoffs, the fact that they had multiple screens tuned to the game was a plus. Once seated, our waiter had told us that they had lobsters as... More 

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london
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We went in the low season, so it was pretty quiet but lovely. We were staying at the Viceroy and although that was great, we wanted to venture out to town and enjoy the food there and not pay so much (as it was getting pricey eating at the hotel all the time). This place was recommended to us and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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235 reviews 235 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

The first night of our annual Zihuatanejo is by tradition Garrobos. The fish is always fresh, their shrimp in orange sauce appetizer is delicious and the pico de gallo is one of the best. No air conditining so sit under a fan and ask the server for a couple of cushions for the wooden chairs - they get a bit... More 

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Lake Bluff, Il
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

we stumbled upon this wonderful restaurant thru the advice of la casa que canta...and the food was terrific. shrimp/fish tacos were so good we ate here 3 times during our 10 day stay. staff is pleasant and accomodating and all the food is cooked to order - an absolutely pleasant memory...

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

On our recent visit to Zihuatanejo we had lunch at Garrobos. We enjoyed it very much and planned to go back at night, but never made it. This is another reason we have to return to the area. Garrobos will be one of the first places we visit. I had the fish tacos, although tasted like they might have some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Juan N. Alvarez 52, Centro | Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: 01 (755) 554-6706

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 140 - 300
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Pacific Rim, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine

Description

Garrobos is a very traditional Restaurant in Zihuatanejo; since 1981 we have been serving fresh seafood and fishes to our clients and friends.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?