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Mama Norma's and Deborah's Cafe

Plaza, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 72 Restaurants in Ixtapa
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Irvine, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Whenever I'm in Ixtapa I have to go to Mama Norma and Deborah's restaurant. The food is styled to the North American palate, the staff is attentive and the restaurant itself is lovely. My husband and I have never had a bad meal there and we've been dropping by regularly for over fourteen years.

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

By far the best place in Ixtapa! I was there for two weeks and i kept coming back to this place. Everything is made fresh and taste so good! Try there Coconut pie if its avaialble its amazing! Iam coming back to ixtapa in Nov. cant wait to eat here again!

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Port Coquitlam B.C. Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

When in Ixtapa you have to try Mama Norma's. The food and service is great. We have been several times and it is always good. If Deborah is there she always stops by and talks to her guests. Doesn't matter if you are at an all inclusive hotel, venture out and enjoy some meals off the resort. You won't be... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Food was ok, service was poor and from a price perspective, I would put them a little more expensive than equivalent types of places. Fajitas lacked flavor tasted more like a store bough spice. Not sure we'll return given the many choices and we have our favorites including General's, del Tuscano and La Fusion plus a few in Zihua. Place... More

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Zihua
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This darling patio restaurant is always a treat for a good "foodie". Deborah pampers and loves her guests, and if she has one of her homemade Coconut Pies on the daily fare list you just MUST have it. One of the best places in Ixtapa for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My daughter and I only had time for one meal at Mama Norma's and Deborah's Cafe but it was definitely a highlight of our trip. The food was unbelieveably delicious and the service top rate. We met Deborah and she is an excellent host, very personable and warm. The restaurant was full when we walked in but we were warmly... More

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Oregon
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96 reviews 96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

During a month in Ixtapa we were at Mama's several times and each time was very good...Consistent from meal to meal and never a bad meal..Mama's make the best of its location and provides courtyard dining and occasional music. Highly recommend Mamas for the upper resort type atmosphere and food.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We went to Deborah's every day for breakfast. The staff was always friendly and helpful. Prices are reasonable. Fresh fruit and yogurt was our favorite, although they have a breakfast special that is really good, too. Try the shrimp-stuffed avocado. (Bet you can't eat just one!) Only complaint is the coffee - we prefer strong, dark-roast coffee so the coffee... More

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Minot, North Dakota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I've been to Ixpata 3 times in the last few years. If you don't try out this place, you're truly missing out. The care that goes into the entire dining experience is amazing! The services is great, and the food is amazing, no matter which meal you attend. There's a small patio you can eat on and gives a great... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I have been going to Ixtapa 1-2 times per year for the last dozen years or so, and Mama Norma & Deborah's is one of the most consistently excellent restaurants there. The owner, Deborah, has personally greeted me each time, and the food and service are always wonderful even when I've brought a large group including children. She does Mexican... More

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Additional Information about Mama Norma's and Deborah's Cafe

Address: Plaza, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am

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