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Otilia's Restaurant

Paya Las Gatas | on las Gatas Beach, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Ranked #6 of 219 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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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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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33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I met the owner Franco while running on Playa Da Ropa one morning. He was on the way to the restaurant and noticed a wristband that identified me as a Club Intrawest guest. He was very friendly and approachable without being pushy or intrusive and told me about his restaurant and how beautiful the beach was and how safe it... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had lunch here on a day trip to the island. We picked this place as it was at a quiter end of the beach and the tables and chairs were well kept. We had a nice meal, the chicken taco/taquito's were yum. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Would eat here again.

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Wanship, Utah, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were staying across the bay in la ropa beach at the Ziceroy and heard about LAS GATOS beach in particular Otilia's restaurant and Franco, we decided to take the beach walk which was amazing across the rocks really great little path and upon arriving at Otilias we knew we were in the right spot. Franco was so warm and... More 

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Vista, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our waiter, David, took very good care of us and made us feel like family. I loved the huachinango a la talla!!

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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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