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Franks bar and grill

plaza ixpamar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Ranked #14 of 71 restaurants in Ixtapa
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This restaurant has excellent food and service. It has huge screen tv's for any game that you want to watch or just tv while you dine. It's also a great place to just have a drink with friends after the beach. My only complaint would be the manager there, she is very rude and mean to her employees in front of the customers. The food, servers are great and the service is A++.
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
California City, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

They have a sea platter that is to die for and the pizza is amazing, you get treated like family by the owner (frank) and he's the coolest guy in ixtapa I would go back even just to have his food

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We usually visit Ixtapa in mid June and have discovered Franks is often closed for the low season. However, over the past decade we'd eaten there many times. Luckily we caught him open one night on this trip and, as usual, enjoyed our meal and conversations with Frank. Very good wood fired pizzas and very friendly staff. Went back the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You can sit inside the restaurant or out front at the tables . Very casual and Frank comes out to visit with you.

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Bow Island, Alberta, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Frank and his staff were so great to my daughter and I, even though he had Saskatchewan Roughrider stuff hanging all over (lol). But they treated us with great respect and had a lot of fun while there. Thanks to Frank and Rodrigeuz

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Tantallon, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were a group of 5 people on vacation in Ixtapa, Mexico the week of April 12th to April 19th and we visited Franks Bar and Grill several times during our trip. We stayed at the Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Hotel, which is an all inclusive with great food also. Frank's place has a large screen TV and the guys in... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Frank has the best fish taco's on this earth. Great atmosphere and friendly service. Frank treats everyone like family/

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Burlington, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The staff were friendly and we had a good laugh with them. We met Frank. He was very nice. We went twice. If you are near by pop in for a visit. You wont be dissappointed.

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Grande Cache, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The food is amazing, the staff are friendly, the beer is cold, and from the moment you walk in Frank treats you like an old friend. This was exactly what our group needed after a week of resort food and drinks. Real food and cold beer, with a side of sports! Frank's is a must visit if your in Ixtapa!... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Arriving in November 2013 our first return visit to Franks was the worst that we had ever encountered...admittedly it was at the beginning of the season but we have been in Ixtapa and at Franks since he first opened and this year seemed to be a disaster...no service, marginal food and again no service. HOWEVER We tried Franks again in... More

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Breckenridge, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We ate at Franks the last night we were in Ixtapa, it was the best food we had all week. we were staying at an all-inclusive resort (Azule Grand), and ventured out a few nights. The food was good at the resort also but Franks was by far the best. His staff nad him included were very courteous, making sure... More

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