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Friendly Dolphin - CLOSED

44 Alcantar Ave., Puerto Penasco, Mexico
383.2608
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CLOSED
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

35 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Unfortunately this place is closed thanks to the bank but it will be missed they had THE best Chilli relleno ever!

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Tucson, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The Dolphin, packed to the rafters with interesting artwork, sculpture, and icons, offers the best Sonoran cuisine in town. The portions are huge, the service excellent and classy, and the seafood is fresh and creatively prepared. The fish veracruzano is succulent and swimming in peppers, onion, and olives. Sipping a salty margarita on their rooftop deck overlooking the bay with... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The Friendly Dolphin is what i like to call an oldie but goody! Food and service is always good. Off the beaten path in old port!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Appears to be closed down. When DID visit more than year ago, was OK. Nice atmosphere. Food irregular. They charge tourists a higher price from English menu. Next time, ordered from Spanish menu since I'm fluent, but when check came, they had changed the prices to be higher to match what it said on the English menu.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

The restaurant was extremely friendly, the service was excellent for Mexico, the food was delicious, fresh, and well prepared, and Pedro (the singer) made the experience over-the-top!

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Chandler, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

The food was good and the building is very charming. The wait staff could use some attitude adjustment but were friendly enough.

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phoenix
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

How would you feel about a restaurant where you order T-bone steak, they deliver rib eye, you tell them there is an issue and they respond that they ran out of t-bone; i.e. these guys pulled a switch-a-roo on me and hoped I would not notice! Moving on to the more positive side of things - great outdoor seating with... More 

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san juan capistrano
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Expensive Place 4 High End Dinning, parking is a bit of a problem........A Lot of Old People go there.........

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Santo Tomas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Brown flounder in butter, add cheese on top, smother in white [green] chili sauce and bake............. Stuff the back of the shrimp with cheese, wrap it in bacon, deep fry, served with corn/rice and duro chips. Damn........

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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

The food and service were out of this world. If you love shrimp you will be very pleased with the freshest shrimp available.

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Additional Information about Friendly Dolphin

Address: 44 Alcantar Ave., Puerto Penasco, Mexico
Phone Number: 383.2608
Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco

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