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La Providencia

Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Zipolite
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $19
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a small restaurant full of surprises, great food, excellent ambiance, beautiful decor, and the best quality in all the ingredients, always trying to make our costumers have a memorable dining experience.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a small restaurant full of surprises, great food, excellent ambiance, beautiful decor, and the best quality in all the ingredients, always trying to make our costumers have a memorable dining experience.
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We visited this restaurant three times whilst in zipolite as we did not want to leave any mystery in regards to the menu. There was so much I wanted to try that we simply had to keep coming back. It was not too busy on our visits but the atmosphere was nice all the same. I think the place is... More

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Richmond, Indiana
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45 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We met the owner, Javier, by chance at the local breakfast place. We had a delightful time with him and learned that that same night was their last night for the season. So we asked him if we could go that evening. And it was really the best meal we had in Zipolite! The restaurant is gorgeous without ostentation of... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

great menu, great fresh food and menu ideas I had a nice yellowfin tuna w/ a three-chile chutney plate and my friends' food was excellent as well. I remember the cold beet soup being great as well.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The place has a very unique vibe. Every dish served has its own special combination of flavors. Don´t forget to ask for their suggestion. Depending on the season, you can get the best fresh catch of the day. I totally recommend this restaurant. They only serve dinner.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

When we visited La Providencia in 2012 we thought it was perfect, but the new location is even better. If you are anywhere in the area you simply can't miss this restaurant. Everything about it is perfect.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

La Providencia is as good as ever after its recent move to a new location near the Hotel El Alquimista. Javi is the same gracious and attentive host, Paco is the same spendid chef, and the restaurant's open-air ambiance and charm are unaffected. It's still the best place to eat in or around Zipolite!

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Kingston
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5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The menu has a good range of offerings, and everything we tried (6 diners over 2 nights, so 10 different entrees) was outstanding - not one disappointment. Our host Raphael was personable and friendly, and made us feel most welcome. Thanks so much!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

All aspects of our dinner were perfectly executed. We began with well-crafted cocktails in the small sitting area as you enter the restaurant. We placed our meal orders there and relaxed in the delightful ambiance. We eventually moved to a table on a slightly different level once the courses were ready. I had a cucumber curry soup which a was... More

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Montreal, Canada
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151 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

La Providencia moved since the last time I was there. That was three years ago. The ambiance is even better then it was. The food is simply great. As far as I am concerned, it's a cuisine equal to some of the best chefs in Montreal. It's by far my favourite restaurant in Zipolite and not too steeply priced either.

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Vancouver, BC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Some friends and I had a spectacular meal at La Providencía a few nights ago...there was so many delicious options on the menu that we all had to have 3 courses! And for the quality of the food, the price was very reasonable...i had three appetizers and 2 very strong drinks (try the Margarita Oaxquena, it is made from Mezcal... More

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