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El Camaron Azul | Plaza Ixtapa, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
553-3303
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
delicious

This is a newer restaurant in Ixtapa. Excellent menu choices. I would recommend the house shrimp, it is out of this world here. Staff are very accommodating with the owner being there to make sure everything is running good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
gmmorton
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Hugo, Minnesota
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I was starving as my hotels food was way to repeated. So we stumbled in to this place and had an amazing meal with above extraordinary service and priced appropriately.

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Indianapolis
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Best Shrimp ever! Love it flambé style, coconut, garlic it's all wonderful. Must have it will be worth yor stop. 8th year to same restaurant.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great food,was Very busy,so service was slow,poor waiter could not keep up with,all the tables. But loved what I had!! Others also loved there's too!

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Hugo, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a newer restaurant in Ixtapa. Excellent menu choices. I would recommend the house shrimp, it is out of this world here. Staff are very accommodating with the owner being there to make sure everything is running good.

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UNITED STATES
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

found the Blue Shrimp tucked inside the plaza area. Friendly waiters , good meals! I had the fettuccini Alfredo and had them add shrimp. My bf had the chicken fajita's and we shared a bowl of tortilla soup prior to our meal...soooo good. Prices were reasonable and it's a busy place but there were no delays in getting our meals.... More 

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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141 reviews 141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We've gone several times in the past few years, and twice this year. The dinner was with a group of 9 and went ok. My wife's coconut shrimp was excellent, my Mexican combo just ok. What I'd really recommend is going there for a quiet lunch, which we did again for our last day. Prices were very reasonable for some... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We shared the flambe shrimp and the shrimp fettucine....both were very good and worked well together.The flambe was cooked tableside and the fettucine noodles looked fresh and homemade.Service was good, prices decent, and the the evening entertainment of dancers was a bonus.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I picked up a variety of breakfast to take back to our hotel. It was packaged well and the food was good. At evening we had the flaming shrimp and the House special filet, both were good. The shrimp flamed were $205 pesos and the regular shrimp dinners were $199 pesos. They also had 2x1 drinks. Lalo is back at... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We have eaten here twice lately. The first time we had the shrimp flambé. It was very good and well prepared at the table which is always fun. The flambé and the delivery of the rice and veggies weren't well timed but we rolled with it. The second time we all had either shrimp or fish with garlic. OK garlic... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This restaurant came highly recommended. I would not return!!!!! The service was poor! The food was ok so it was very disappointing. Very small portions for the price.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: El Camaron Azul | Plaza Ixtapa, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: 553-3303

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?