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Turtle Bay Cafe

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Seafood, Family Fare
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Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 26
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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hell of a great place

You walk past and think meeehh, it looks naff But the food is excellent, fresh and super tasty and the service is top notch as well Go check it out

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Vapianouk
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London, United Kingdom
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120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You walk past and think meeehh, it looks naff But the food is excellent, fresh and super tasty and the service is top notch as well Go check it out

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We chose the Turtle Bay Cafe based on other Trip Advisor recommendations and it didn't disappoint. By far the best fish taco I've ever eaten. And the Prawns with mango salsa was incredible too. The staff were super friendly and the chef Alejandro always came out to check up on the meal and to have a chat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is the first review I've ever written on trip advisor (after years of turning to the site for advice) and it is totally deserved by turtle bay cafe! The food is delicious and just what we were after! The fish taco's are out of this world amazing! Haven't found better in Mexico! Alejandro (the chef/owner) comes out every night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I cannot find the words to describe how amazing the food is here.... First of all... The people there is amazing! Kind and sweet... And they give the best of them to make sure you will enjoy and end with a happy smile. The food is amazinly fresh! They have a menue of the day... Like 5 dishes that we... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I am a frequent traveler to Mexico, I rarely order beef steak when I'm there for obvious reasons, also I'm more into authentic Mexican meals. However our first night at Turtle Bay the special was surf and turf and the table next to us was quite excited about theirs. Soooo. EXELENT There menu has lots of options including Traditional Mexican... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Always great food! Good prices and super friendly staff! One of our favourite places to eat in Puerto Escondido!! Cannot wait to go back

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My wife and I frequent Turtle Bay for the sea food The sauces and presentation are so well done Service is done with care to detail and quality. Meals are fair value for gourmet cooking

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London, United Kingdom
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We both had some mango margaritas which were 2X1 at 60MX, they were very tasty. We both had fish for main which was well flavoured but the portions were quite small. We found other places offering more bang for your buck, be it portion size, price and flavour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This place has the BEST food and really good service. You have to try the champagne fish. Incredible! All 6 of us loved our meals. I would eat there every day

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I've been to turtle bay 3 times (twice this trip once last year) the food is always fresh and the staff are great. I speak limited Spanish but most of there staff speak good English which makes it easy to communicate. I recommend going there when in Puerto Escondido!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Family Fare

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