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Mariscos Chendo

Mexican, Seafood
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Calle Adelita - La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
7551029548
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Tue 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Favorite Restaurant!!

My wife and I always enjoy our first meal at Chendos. The coconut shrimp are excellent, but the Mahi stuffed with shrimp and cheese is my favorite! After dinner, indulge your self with a nice crepe for dessert.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2014
4jarad
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Medford, Oregon
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This was one of our favorite places for shrimp but it was not open in the location we knew it in before and none of the neighboring restaurants knew anything about them reopening someplace else.

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My wife and I always enjoy our first meal at Chendos. The coconut shrimp are excellent, but the Mahi stuffed with shrimp and cheese is my favorite! After dinner, indulge your self with a nice crepe for dessert.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

As one can see from other reviews, what they do with shrimp is wonderful. We found this on a Sunday nite, when many restaurants were closed, this is along the canal, and like most places in town, the look of the restaurant is no indication of the great meals. We had a variety of the shirmp dishes on the menu,... More 

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Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The restaurant was closed for remodeling until our last night in Zihuat. We knew exactly where we were going for dinner. My husband had the coconut shrimp and I have the shrimp and cheese stuffed mahi mahi. Was the best meal we have all week. That is not putting down other restaurant in Zihuat, as we did not have a... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Chendos is a great choice for superb shrimp. I usually get the coconut shrimp, but have enjoyed the walnut shrimp as well. Outside of crazy downtown traffic, it's quite relaxing.

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Wales, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Great shrimp options. We had walnut,coconut,bacon wrapped. All were great and a wonderful hostess. We had a wonderful dinner. A definite repeat and one that should be on your list when you vacation in Ziahauteno

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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Had dinner here for the third year in a row. This is one of the best seafood restaurants in Zihuatanejo. First of wall, we are from Central Illinois and fresh seafood isn't available....anywhere, so to eat at a restaurant like this with these prices is spectacular. This time we both had the fish filet which was cooked to perfection. The... More 

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Washington State
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Oh my, this is one of the absolute best pieces of food I have EVER put in my mouth!!!!! The walnut shrip and fish are wonderful also. You MUST go here and try the Shrimp Azul.

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toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

this was another one of those back alley finds that was recommended to us ...we had the bacon wrapped cheese stuffed shrimp covered in a creamed chipotle sauce yummmmmm is all I can say they also brought out samples of the cocnut shrimp and walnut shrimp on the house and all I can say again is yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm will be back... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We always have the shrimp and local fish along with a bottle of wine and enjoy the low key atmosphere of this family run restaurant. The service is very attentive and the food is cooked to order. We enjoy having dinner here with its mix of locals and tourists. On our last visit the earth moved thanks to a 5.1... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Adelita - La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: 7551029548

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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