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La Sirena Gorda

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Paseo del Pescador 20-A, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
(755) 554-2687
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8:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good seafood, nice decoration - a simple, but not gourmet restaurant

We had dinner at this restaurant and it was a pleasant experience. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the food (essentially sea-food) is very good. However, in my opinion this is not a gourmet restaurant as some other contributors suggested. It's a good restaurant (which I would visit again... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We had dinner at this restaurant and it was a pleasant experience. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the food (essentially sea-food) is very good. However, in my opinion this is not a gourmet restaurant as some other contributors suggested. It's a good restaurant (which I would visit again) with very reasonable prices, but not more. Service is average. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

La sirena gorda is a fun restaurant that also has a gift shop and a few murals of the Sirena gorda. We always stop by and visit and take pictures. Staff is very friendly.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We went to La Sirena Gorda yet again, and we continue to enjoy the fresh ceviche, tiritas, and guacamole for appetizers. Also enjoy the pulpo tacos, and seafood tacos. Plenty to be happy about! The margaritas are good as well.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We had heard about this restaurant, translated to The Fat Mermaid and we were excited to give it a try. It is clever, all about the Fat Mermaid Theme, paintings on the walls, merchandise, etc. Unfortunately, the food and the service really let us down. We went on a Sunday evening, granted the busiest time there because it is just... More 

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winnipeg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

wasn t all that bad , we had shrimps and salads which ok at best shrimp's were ok (salty ) and the salad was fresh and dressing nice . the chips served with dinner are home made and dripped of fishy tasting oil YUK not good eats for the price

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My husband and I often walk to central just to have lunch. It's typical mexican food, lots of different types of tortillas Excellent value. Service is good, great place to sit and people watch

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We took a couple Sailfish fillets from a recent catch and they really prepared them deliciously! Perfectly done , great service too. I make a point of eating here on every visit! Love their bacon wrapped tuna fillet and mojo de ajo fillet served over salad. Such delish dressing! Breakfast is good here too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The worst restaurant we ate at when visiting Zihuatanejo. There was little food on the plate. My friend ordered the red snapper. She was the only one with food. Our other friend ordered the chicken breast. He had 8 fries, less than 1 1/2inches big. Not exactly a Mans meal. My husband had the tuna which had good flavor just... More 

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Genesee, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stumbled into The Fat Mermaid for lunch after enjoying cocktails on the beach one day. We each had the pork taco's, they were great! Awesome décor to look at, clean bathrooms, relatively fair prices. A good place to enjoy a quick lunch and head back to the beach.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We wanted to eat at Murmillo's tonight but they are closed on Sundays. So, we thought we eat at Joe's Marina Cafe but they were also closed. So it was between Lety's or La Sirena Gorda and since we have been to Lety's multiple times in the past; we thought we give La Sirena a first try. The menu is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paseo del Pescador 20-A, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: (755) 554-2687

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?