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El Manglar

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Presidente Dario Galeana Farayan - Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
755 554 37 52
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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Alligator Restaurant

Great food, the best callimarie. The salads were excellent. I had a steak which normally I would not even consider but it was quite good.We ate here twice and I definitely will be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
geoffs088
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Victoria, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Victoria, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great food, the best callimarie. The salads were excellent. I had a steak which normally I would not even consider but it was quite good.We ate here twice and I definitely will be back.

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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 March 2, 2015

once we finally found the place we got the surprise of our lives!! first off make sure you know how to get there or your cab knows the place it is at the back of an rv park on the beach at laropa ..had the calamari app and should have stopped there it was amazing and enough to fill any... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Six of us ate here twice during our two week visit and really enjoyed the great food, drinks and service. It is one of our top choices for a nice dinner while in Zihuatanejo.

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La Ropa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had the Veracruz Pescado, the flavor was wonderful. It had just the right amount of spice without being spicy hot. Wasn't fortunate enough to see any crocodiles during our visit but we did see monkeys swinging in the trees.

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Chicago
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

You enter through a trailer park.....don't let that stop you....or from the beach. Once you have arrived you will have some of the most wonderful food you could ever hope to find. The starters are great! Wonderful avocados stuffed with shrimp, calamari's with a terrific dipping sauce, and the main courses...where to begin! The two different fish rolls are outstanding.... More 

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Alaska
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Average restaraunt all the way around. The musician that came in during dinner was amazing he played the guitar, the harmonica? and sang while moving around. Good place to go for a meal

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My boyfriend and I LOVE El Manglar! We have decided that it is the best place to get food during both of our trips to Zihua (Jan 2014 and Jan 2015). My boyfriend loves Mexican and seafood but on most occasions needs to get his protein from chicken and says that El Manglar has the best chicken selections in the... More 

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Parksville, B.C.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We ended up eating here three times during our two week stay. the food was always perfect, our favorite was the alfredo shrimp pasta. Perfect place to watch the sunset

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

My family and friend visited El Manglar for dinner during our stay in Zihua based on many glorious reviews from the locals. Our waiter recommended the 27 spice tuna which my friend and I both ordered. The experience was followed by a night of retching and Montezuma's revenge by both of us. We did order it rare / seared but... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Como se llama, cocodrillo? Me llamo Guero. So here's a tip. If you want to maybe see the 5 or 6 cocodrillos who live in the lagoon near Playa La Ropa, go to this restaurant for a late lunch. The food is very good and it's a great place to possibly see a croc. Especially since the workers at the... More 

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  • Address: Presidente Dario Galeana Farayan - Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: 755 554 37 52

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