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El Perla Negra

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Mexican, American
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Calle Adelita, Col La Madera | Ixtapa, Guerrero, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
044-755-115-8484
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: We have moved and are now closer to the church at plaza kioto. We are on...
We have moved and are now closer to the church at plaza kioto. We are on the first street heading to "La Madera" where the taxis are stationed. See you soon!!! Opening Dec. 15.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Felt like family

Fantastic dinners. We ate there a couple of times. The coconut shrimp and house special fish were exceptional. Abby and the crew made us feel like family and provided an excellent dining experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Tim V
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Post Falls, Idaho
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Post Falls, Idaho
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic dinners. We ate there a couple of times. The coconut shrimp and house special fish were exceptional. Abby and the crew made us feel like family and provided an excellent dining experience.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended by a friend, we tried El Perla Negra last night. We were lucky to get in, it's intimate (small) & very busy. Our server, Carlos, was amazing. He kept everyone in the entire restaurant well looked after - all with a smile. The best coconut shrimp ever! Ever!! This was our best meal & best dining experience in... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

First time at this little outdoor restaurant just down the hill from our rental on the hill, so we would walk past this place each time we walked to town or to "Commercial". In Nov there didn't seem to be many clients so reservations were not necessary. I had the coconut shrimp which was superb! The margarita was wonderful too!... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a small, very plain decor place that is easy to miss. We dropped in for a cold cerveza one afternoon. People who have wintered several years in Zihuatenjo came in and recommended the food. We returned a couple nights later. Just as we approached the entrance, a couple came out and simply announced to us, "that's a great... More 

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ashland, oregon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is one great little place. Every entre' we tried was very good but the Coconut shrimp was incredible! Nothing like it anywhere. Good drinks, friendly staff and the owner was cordial and knowledgeable. Good drinks too!

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fremont MI
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Make a reservation, this is an "in the know" place for great reasonbly priced dinners and drinks. And the coconut shrimp, as overpopularized as it is around the New World--is the best here. Unique, large, sweet, perfectly prepared!!! And among all the fine margaritas we had in Zihua, these were best!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This little open air restaurant is located in a very attractive courtyard. The owner and his staff are so friendly and accommodating that we felt part of the family! On our first visit I had the "house special" fish and my husband had fish with garlic. On the second visit we both had the "house special" fish which is cilantro... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Very nice restaurant with lovely food and great service. Small amount of seating so go early. Magaritas we're very good.

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Thief River Falls, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

First of all, they need to update their picture. They have moved and are not on Calle Adelita. Now across from the taxis by Rufo's. Wonderful little place. Go for early breakfast and beat the heat of the day. Wonderful staff and food.

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Anacortes, Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I enjoyed a fresh, flavorful and reasonably priced meal from this small, informal restaurant tucked away on a quiet side street. Served with rice, steamed vegetable slices and mango sauce an ample number of plump,coconut-encrusted shrimp were pleasingly arranged on a colorful plate. My wine glass was generously filled with a good quality, chilled wine also very reasonably priced. Carlos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Adelita, Col La Madera | Ixtapa, Guerrero, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: 044-755-115-8484

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 150
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

Description

We have moved and are now closer to the church at plaza kioto. We are on the first street heading to "La Madera" where the taxis are stationed. See you soon!!! Opening Dec. 15.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?