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Playa Las Gatas, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Wanship, Utah, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Okay today was magical, we fished in the morning with Captain Amado, (BETTER THAN CABO FISHING) upon catching 11 fish in a 1/2 day, 8 Dorado and 3 Black Tuna, we preceded to have his family and his restaurant cook it up, wow what a treat fresh fish on the beach under a quiet palapa. They served ceviche and home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

we were one of the first to put our toes in the water at sunset and be served a fantastic meal. the tide was planned at our feet at high tide. food was great and service was amazing. I know this was a few years ago but amado and his family are the best. fisherman is a understatement. thanks amado... More 

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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

While Las Gatas is a pleasant family beach experience, Amado's is the last restaurant on the beach, where there are no crowds and is on the way to Owen Lee's Las Gatas Beach Club, where it's fun to watch the local surfers have fun. The Bustos family lives on the premises, and Amado himself can be booked for a terrific... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We like to be away from the maddening crowds, so Amado's seemed like a good choice. A couple of other customers, just drinking and relaxing. We ordered Cokes, which came out quickly. We ordered lunch, which didn't come out quite so quickly. 20 minutes after ordering, I asked where the food was. Soon my shrimps in chili sauce was served.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

After walking the length of the beach and being courted by every restaurant, our party of four settled at Amado's, the last restaurant on the beach, where the kindly waiter Rafael, who had no customers, pleaded with us to sit down. He promised to look after us and told us the beach in front was perfect for swimming. Although all... More 

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Maple Glen
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Amado's is the last restaurant on Playa Las Gatas in Zihuatanejo. There are quite a few to chose from, but it is definitely worth the walk to wait for Amado's. The food is fresh, the service is great, and the water is right there at your feet. Amado also is probably the most skilled fisherman in all Zihua. We wins... More 

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seattle
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33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

We ended up here because the rest of the beach was so crowded - over Xmas vacation week. It was a little more peaceful, and David gave good service. The 1st day I had garlic shrimp, which were very good, but had to be peeled. OK tortillas. Husband had garlic fish, and it was overcooked. Next day we both had... More 

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

Had a great stuffed pineapple, lots of tuna, octopus and shrimp. LOVED IT!

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2009

There are 9 restaurants on the Las Gatas beach. This is the last one (furthest west). We had shrimp and lobster and it all tasted great. With a bucket of beer and a few margaritas we had a very relaxing lunch. Only downside is that swimming is not very good at this end of the beach, water is too shallow... More 

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Address: Playa Las Gatas, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo

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