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Calle Pedro Ascensio, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Ranked #6 of 219 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Thai, International
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Owner/chef Israel Salazar continues to explore and expand the culinary options in Zihuatanejo. Using only first quality ingredients, he creates special dishes that are available nowhere else in town. Israel is widely known for his Thai creations, but he lavishes the same attention and care on his Mexican and Italian offerings. His attentive, bi-lingual floor staff, amazing food, and full bar will make any evening at El Murmullo one to remember.
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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We have been to El Murmullo many times over the years and it never disappoints. The prices are very reasonable including the drinks. Isreal, the owner, know how to cook Italian food but surprisingly has great Thai dishes on the menu. It is a small place with a very small kitchen but succeeds better than fancier or more expensive restaurants.

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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

An amazing cook. He works with frish fish caught in the morning and his meats are of the same caliber. His dishes are among the best if not the best in town. If you want a night out in town and a dinner that can't be beat plan on eating there.

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Israel is the owner and chef of this charming little restaurant. The food is outstanding and the service is warm and friendly. I love to visit locally owned restaurants and this one hits it out of the park. Everything I've had is amazing but I love the curry.

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Had dinner here due to wanting a break from Mexican one evening. The place was bustling on a Thursday night with mainly tourists. The server was energetic and very friendly, and the dishes were not bad, although more 'Asian' in flavor than authentically Thai. Would give it another try for atmosphere and service.

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nice selection of fresh food, Pad Thai and stir fry is very good as are the pastas. They offer a unique selection of margaritas. Israel Salazar and the staff are personable and give great unpretentious service. Address is Calle Pedro Ascencio and worth seeking out.

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Lincoln, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Israel and his crew create miracles in their tiny kitchen. The menu offers a variety of choices, from traditional dishes to daily specials. I love the Pad Thai! And, try the cucumber-ginger margarita-- very refreshing. If you are in Zihua, you must go to El Murmullo ---

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love the Thai stir fry and Thai curry with vegetarian options. In the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo.

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Vancouver, Canada
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196 reviews 196 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We visit Israel's restaurant at least twice on our annual visit to Zihuatanejo. It is a favorite. Started with a complimentary order of chicken pate. Ordered caprice salads (good) and a spinach salad (also good). Mains were Thai Chicken Sate (with rice and veggies) and Fetucinni Alfredo with shrimp. Both excellent. Shared a home made flan (yummy) for dessert. All... More 

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Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo-Guerrero
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very nice food and great prices. Amazing pasta dishes and oriental type dishes and also some Mexican type cousine. Whatever you order be ready to be surprised!

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Chicago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We always enjoy our evenings El Murmurllo. Israel and his staff work hard to prepare fresh, tasty dishes at reasonable prices. Service is friendly and careful. If you are lucky enough to find seared scallops on the menu, try them. They may be the best I've ever had. He has nice wines, cold beer and Some Thai dishes that aren't... More 

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Additional Information about El Murmullo

Address: Calle Pedro Ascensio, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Thai, International

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