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Calle Adelita S/N Colonia la Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 112 1193
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Ranked #3 of 225 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Diner, Mexican, Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: It is located on a street with more food options in public area furniture refurbished as a small garden, this is characterized by street people spend walking as it is a closed and few vehicles, is very calm and the sea is only a few meters. Restaurant "The Arrayan" reports he will be temporarily without service, hope your understanding, committed to inform our return and servile especially with more quality! Thank you!
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ashland, oregon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Don't let the lay-out fool you; small restaurant on one side of the street with 5 more tables across the street. This is one good place to eat! Mauricio is an absolute mater of the parilla (grill). Chesse stuffed, bacon wrapped shrimp was out of this world! Mixed kabob as well. We liked El Arryan so much we ate breakfast... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Very friendly family run restaurant. My husband ordered fish tacos and I ordered mahi-mahi. Both dishes were good but we thought that they were lacking the wow factor. Margaritas were decent.

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fremont MI
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59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Two dinners here in our 9 days in Zihua--Kathleen and I agreed that this is one of the best of the several fine dining option in the Playa Madera area. Grilled fish--in the round, filets, fish tacos--are all very well prepared--moist, balanced seasoning, fresh. And veggies are fresh, lightly cooked and well presented. This cooking exemplifies current cuisine, vastly improved... More 

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Vancouver, BC
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful restaurant run by Mauricio and his whole family. I ate dinner here while traveling solo in Zihua and couldn’t have asked for better service or food. You can tell everything is done with love. This will be one of the best meals you have in Zihua no doubt. Lovely to dine outside across the street. Fresh fish... More 

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Trail, Bc
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Heard about this little place from people at our hotel who ate there 3 nites out of 7 so it was a must try for sure. We weren't disappointed...really good food and service and definitely worth a meal (or more) for a real Zihua experience.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We wanted grill red snapper, we called Mauricio, we went to market and bought us fresh snapper prepared it, grill it and it was out of this world.

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Minneapolis, MN
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

With the kitchen on one side of the street and the tables on the other, its a bit tough to get a handle on the logistics but don't worry about it! This pale is magical. Mauricio and his staff put out fantastic food (grilled outside on the kitchen side of the street), delicious drinks, great music, twinkle lights...the works. Everyone... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We come to Zihuatanejo every year, and always have dinner at least two or three times with Morrice and his family. I don't know what he seasons his seafood and meats with, but they are delicious. And they are serving breakfast now. The staff, mostly family, are friendly, attentive and helpful. I wholeheartedly recommend Arrayan!!

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White Rock, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

One of the best values in Zihuat!! 2 great meals and 2 drinks for $300 pesos. Don`t come here if you want 3 waiters and a view and $1000 pesos for a crappy meal, get you free view during the day, and come here at night. The owner prepares all FRESH, FRESH food right on a big grill, in sight... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a small, unassuming place just across the canal, over the bridge at the pyramid-shaped staircase along Paseo de la Boquita. It is rated #3 in Zihua by TA, and the food was delicious! When one of our dishes took a little longer to prepare (we were in no hurry), apologies were accompanied by a complimentary shrimp appetizer. The... More 

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Address: Calle Adelita S/N Colonia la Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 755 112 1193
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
Cuisine: Diner, Mexican, Grill

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