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Calle Adelita #8, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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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: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem

Ended up here by accident one evening and was pleasantly surprised. If you are looking for something less traditional, this is the place to go. It's quality of food was outstanding and the service was equally as fantastic. Yes there is no view and it's in the middle of a neighborhood, but it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
elainak
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Calgary, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Athabasca, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was our second visit to La Gula. The first experience was wonderful. This last time was very disappointing. A different chef from the first time we ate there. Three of us ordered the steak. It was so tough that I had to ask for a sharper knife. We don't plan to return.

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Ended up here by accident one evening and was pleasantly surprised. If you are looking for something less traditional, this is the place to go. It's quality of food was outstanding and the service was equally as fantastic. Yes there is no view and it's in the middle of a neighborhood, but it is such a uniquely fantastic place. We... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Our appetizers were exceptional; our entrees pedestrian. Great service, lovely atmosphere. Try it and judge for yourself.

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Moclips, Washington
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The restaurant only has a view of a brick street.... no ocean view, no hillside view. But what it lacks in location is trumped by the wonderful food served. The Medalions Diane and stuffed leg of chicken with Plantain type hushpuppy were excellent! The Thai shrimp, however, was a little bland for my taste. The great dessert menu provided a... More 

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Sechelt, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Gula had the finest vegetarian dishes I experienced in Zihua. There is a beet ravioli dish that is out of this world, as well as a gnocchi dish. Salad choices include a grilled veggie salad with cheese, which was wonderful. Gula is also very pretty, situated on the 2nd floor overlooking the clabellina tree which has the most amazing (outer... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We absolutely love this restaurant! Went on a Sunday night and was so disappointed that they were closed but we were able to visit on Tuesday and had a scrumptious meal as always. Service is always outstanding, our favorite meals are always the same, delicious!

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We ate a lot of meals during our 10 days in Zih, at many restaurants along this street. You walk up a stairway, and sit outside overlooking the street. We enjoyed the meal, a very interesting menu, but there were many other restaurants we enjoyed more. I do not think one would be disappointed with a meal here.

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Nanaimo, BC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We had the good fortune to win a raffle for dinner at La Gula and chose last night to experience it. And what a WONDERFUL experience it was! the ambiance was relaxed but not neglectful..the waiter was attentive and unobtrusive and spoke perfect English. The FOOD was exquisite....we had the enpanadas criollas for an appetizer, ensalada del palma, capricha de... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Advertised as slow cooking but I would describe it as relaxed and unrushed. If you want to eat fast, go to McDonalds. We ate dinner several times this year. All selections were well prepared and the service was excellent. Very accessable for those staying near Madera Beach. Reasonably priced for the excellent quality of food.

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Tucson
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I usually only review places I feel are excellent. But this restaurant is guilty of false advertising. Slow cooking is usually food cooked under low heat for a long amount of time. When I hear the constant ring of the microwave, I am suspicious. The amuse reminded me of Pepperidge Farms tortelloni and was undercooked. The eggplant stuffed with bolognese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Adelita #8, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Entertaining clients
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?