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Arcis

Calle Morro | Plya Marinero, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Cuisines: Mexican
Description: Arcis is a full service local family restaurant on a beautiful swimming beech. Located across the street from Puerto Escondido's finest Hotel Santa Fe, Arcis
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Description: Arcis is a full service local family restaurant on a beautiful swimming beech. Located across the street from Puerto Escondido's finest Hotel Santa Fe, Arcis
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English first
Puerto Escondido
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Nice food and service on the beech spend the day.. swim very good local food breakfast lunch dinner I was pleased with the octopus

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Perfect spot on the beach although you might need to walk a little. Located by the rocks, it is sharing a small area with a wooden terrace where the waiters fight to drag you from Arcis. But once you sit down for a bite or lie down for the day, you fall For this place and know you will come... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

We had eaten here several time and the food was amazing. From the display and presentation to amazing flavor cooked to perfection. Because of this and the personalized service, I chose this venue to propose to my fiancé. Lorenzo and his staff handled every detail for the perfect evening. We had an enchanting evening on the beach with candlelight, flowers... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Their Eastern Food Menu is excellent. Nearly as it should be - however, like all Mexican restaurants, the service sucks (even when speaking fluent spanish). I would only recommend dining for the Asian menu. Mexican food... don't even try it

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012 via mobile

The Arcis is the perfect spot for a lazy Day at the beach. It has longchairs and hammocks, the food is great, the jugos de fruita are delicious and the staff is so friendly that you immediately feel at home. The prices are very fair and if you want the house special, don't look into the card just ask Elmer... More

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Gabriola Island, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We were invited to dinner at Arcis by a friend because the food is good and on Tuesdays they have live music. We were in for a wonderful surprise. We promptly went back the following Tuesday. The restaurant is owned by a Mexican family. They manage to cook the most delicious food in a tiny kitchen. The seafood is so... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

They service personally and care. Great people and family resturant.

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St. Paul, MN
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

The best in fresh fish. Red snapper is incredible. Shrimp with garlic can't be beat. And the drinks are mixed to lay you back for a little "chill time". Service on the beach is recommended. Watch out for the "poacher" lady who will try to steer you to an adjacent restaurant. The beach restaurants have fairly narrow real estate. Make... More

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Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

Exceptional salads for lunch or dinner, fish for lunch or dinner, breakfasts and more while facing or sitting in comfort on the beach in a local family run restaurant, is what one finds in this rare cultural setting. Down to earth, mexican family flair with obvious knowledge of the needs for meeting the standards of new york haute cuisine.

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Albany New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2010

I loved it. A real Mexican Family Restaurant. On the beech, wonderful place to spend the day., I ate breakfast lunch and dinner there. All were very good. People were very helpful and they were not reading out of a guide book. They were born there.

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