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All 225 Zihuatanejo Restaurants

Otilia's Restaurant

Paya Las Gatas | on las Gatas Beach, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Ranked #6 of 225 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Description: This restaurant is located on a small cove and can only be reached by water taxi from the pier. There are about 10 restaurants on this isolated cove. They have no actual address, no electricty, no telephone and all food/beverages are brought in by the water taxi's. Otilia's is mentioned many times under Things to Do on the Zihua Forum under "Las Gatas" and should be listed under Restaurants. This is a very popular place with great food and fantastic location. You can enjoy your meal with your feet in the sand and the very clear ocean water a few yards away. Snorkeling is also available from the white sand beach.
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We made the trek from Playa La Ropa to Playa Las Gatas twice during our trip (1/23/15 and 1/24/15). We had heard a great review for Otilia and stopped by to check it out. Franco was the best host and server and made sure that we were taken care of the whole time. He made great food suggestions and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Spent the day at Otilia lounging in their chairs under the umbrellas and on the beach. Franco the waiter was very friendly and provided excellent service. When lunch arrived he arranged a table with all the food. Food was of very good quality including the coconut shrimp and mommy shrimp which is the best we have had. Returning to the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We recently visited Otilia's when we stayed on Playa Ropa. You can walk to Los Gatos beach from Playa Ropa or take the ferry from Zihuntenejo. Otilia's is at the far end of the beach. Franco greeted us warmly as we arrived and proceeded to take care of our every need. We both snorkeled had some beverages and a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

When David greeted us with welcome home on our second visit we knew our decision to go back was a great idea. Being treated like old friends by the friendly, long term staff made each visit the high light of the day. According to David they are open 400 days of the year! Great food, great service, we will be... More 

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seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We are never disappointed. Franco always takes care of us and caters to every need. We come back each year for the cocunut prawns which are just simply delicious!!!

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Ashland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

You are treated here like old friends. They cannot do enough for you. The food is good. Location superb. Spent the whole day here just enjoying the food, water, liquid libation, and talk. Can't think of a better way to watch the hours go by.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Great food, cheap drinks and excellent service. You can rent snorkling gear too. The beach is beautiful as well as the water. If you have children, the ocean is much more quiet than on la playa de ropa. We will definitely be back! Muchas Gracias!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Otilia's is a regular spot for many people when visiting las gatas beach, including us. As many people say, it's worth walking the gauntlet of all the other restaurants to make it to this spot at the end of the beach, and the service you will receive from Franco. He never disappoints, and will do whatever is necessary to please... More 

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chehalis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The legendary Franco never disappoints. Service always amazing he will set you up in chairs in water, sand,shade or whatever you like. Drinks are great food is also. My husband had shrimp cocktails, i had lobster tacos one day and coconut shrimp the other. Lobster tacos were the best of all. We are in Zihuatanejo for 2 weeks and are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

met up with world famous waiter Franco, nice guy who is very down to earth. I had the half sliced pineapple stuffed with seafood. I liked it, my wife wasn't super impressed with the bacon wrapped shrimp. Our drinks were well made and the view was fantastic.

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Address: Paya Las Gatas | on las Gatas Beach, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
Cuisine: Mexican

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