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La Malaguena

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Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 553 1986
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
GONE ... but new place in location is promising

La Malaguena has been gone for some time now ... used to really enjoy the family there :( The name of the restaurant is now CHILE Y TEQUILA. Tried it a couple of times and am pleasantly surprised! Menu is varied and, with the exception of cervaza, reasonably priced. Location (behind Scruples) is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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English first
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61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

La Malaguena has been gone for some time now ... used to really enjoy the family there :( The name of the restaurant is now CHILE Y TEQUILA. Tried it a couple of times and am pleasantly surprised! Menu is varied and, with the exception of cervaza, reasonably priced. Location (behind Scruples) is quiet with good staff that speak English.... More 

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La Ropa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We went with a group of 12, they immediately set up our table. No waiting other than the time it took to set up the tables. The food was excellent and they had items on the menu that I've not seen in other restaurants - all of which were good. The meals were brought hot, the chips and salsa were... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Just say Coconut Shrimp, it is the best way to prepare shrimp,friendly staff. Don't sit next to the back ally (street vendors) nuff said.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Don't know the story, but we were told Carlos et al have moved to Cancun. See my previous review to determine how I feel about that . . . . Another restaurant in its place. We have yet to try it.

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Edmonds, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner and outdoor seating in mid-December last year on our winter break vacation. Wonderful family business, good service, delicious fish cooked to perfection! Thank you, Carlos and family for the warm welcome and attentive service.

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Carlos B, Owner at La Malaguena, responded to this review

Dear Suzanna H Thank you for taking the time to share you experience at La Malagueña last December on Tripadvisor. We all in my family are very happy to know that you did enjoy your meal and the atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Carlos Blanco More 

Campbell River, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

all went well, we had seafood deal, the only place that did not mess with our bill. the singer was on his cell phone while he sang

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Carlos B, Owner at La Malaguena, responded to this review

Dear joycehome, Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience at La Malagueña on Tripadvisor. I am glad to know that all went well including your final bill. We all at La Malagueña works hard to deliver a good quality of service and food. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards Carlos Blanco More 

Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Great Rest. Excellent food and owner,Carlos and his family's treat you like royalty. Weekends Carlos and his wife sing in the back area while you eat some of the best cooked food in the area. Try the grilled shrimp tacos. Outside seating at a few tables or inside, you can't go wrong dining here. Bill, Chicago.

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Carlos B, Owner at La Malaguena, responded to this review

Dear Bill D Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience at La Malagueña on Tripadvisor. We are very glad to know that you liked our food and the fact that you have recomended us with the Tripadvisor audience. We will keep working hard in order to continue delivering a good quality of food and service. I hope to... More 

Langley BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The menu is limited but the food taste and quality is very good. This restaurant is about 4 months old and is located near the theatre. Carlos and his family look after you. Right from the time you enter, you feel welcome. This restaurant provides live entertainment with no cover charge. Carlos has a great tenor voice and sings with... More 

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Carlos B, Owner at La Malaguena, responded to this review

Dear RonaldF118, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent experience at La Malagueña on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the food and the entertainment, and that you felt welcome at the time you entered La Malagueña. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the near future.... More 

Chesterfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife and I had read about La Malaguena on trip advisor and decided to try it. What a great choice! The food was the best we had during our stay 10 day stay in Ixtapa. Carlos and his family made the experience even better. What great People Thay are( thanks Carlos). We were there on feb 26 unfortunately this... More 

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Carlos B, Owner at La Malaguena, responded to this review

Dear RickM234, Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience at La Magueña on Tripadvisor. Was our pleasure to have met you and your wife and thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you, we all are very happy that you did enjoyed our food and service. We all are looking forward to seeing you on your... More 

Prince George, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stumbled upon La Malaguena while exploring the area in hopes of finding Catch'a Lola surf shop. Carlos was the most inviting person and played Barry Manilow for us on Valentines Day to make our stay as comfortable as could be. The fresh baked pumpkin seeds was a delightful snack to accompany our drinks, and the atmosphere of their restaurant... More 

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Carlos B, Owner at La Malaguena, responded to this review

Dear Amber G, Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience at La Malagueña on Tripadvisor, We all at La Malagueña are very happy to know that you did enjoyed your visit and that you will come back in the future. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards Carlos Blanco More 

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Additional Information about La Malaguena

Address: Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 755 553 1986
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
Average Prices: USD 3 - 40
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 1986

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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