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Mariscos Chendo

Mexican, Seafood
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Calle Adelita - La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
7551029548
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 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
Most recent review
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:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Medford, Oregon
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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59 reviews 59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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93 reviews 93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?