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Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
322 2977694
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Marisqueria al fresco, owned by the same people who own Fajita Republic on the same lot
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SanFrancisco
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88 reviews 88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

El Dinamita is in front of Fajita Republic. Small open air restaurant. Most times the owner will want to make you one of his creations. Usually the appetizer consisting of rice and cheese with sometimes a little or sometimes alot of shrimp, fish, maybe a bit of scallops, is offered. Its good, but I'm over it, and he's a bit... More

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Prince George, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

They give you unique personalized service by asking what sort of things do you like and then recommending things that will fit the customer. Be careful though because they will recommend appy's & unless you protest that you don't want them they are at your table. They guarantee that you will love their food or it's free but they know... More

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Brentwood, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This was a great little outdoor restaurant. We actually went there thinking it was another restaurant we'd planned on going to! There were no menus but the waiter asked us what sort of food we liked then suggested what he was going to prepare for us which was delicious. We had the best margueritas of our holiday there. I think... More

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Miami, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Yes the food is great. Yes the service is familiar. But I can't help feel that they might have taken advantage of us when the bill arrived. It was almost twice what we were told (they actually have someone come to the table to tell you how much it will be prior to serving you since there was no printed... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Dinner for 3. Started with the Dinamita seafood,rice,cheese appetizer. It was so good, we followed it with tuna ceviche. Filling up on appetizers, so we had to skip dinner and go with a hot bubbling pot of cheese, scallions,pineapple, and stuff. Looking forward to returning some day for an actual dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

When Jorge said he would be ordering for us, we didn't know what to expect. He asked us what we liked and told us to trust him. One of the best dinners we had, a wide variety of tastes. Definitely recommend the restaurant and will always go back every time we visit.

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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Great dinner 7 of us all had different entrees and everyone would order the same thing again. The only negative I have is the manager(?) try's too hard to sell. We have been there before and don't need to get the sales pitch every time.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We went back there four times. Jorge made us feel welcomed and definitely had some great recipes. All cerviches were always delicious.

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Tracy, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

WOW! Recommended by a friend, we decided to give them a try. What an amazing surprise. George asked for our likes and dislikes and prepared appetizers and dinner to perfection. Antonio, Amir & Jospeh delivered stellar service ... beyond great! We'll be back on our 3 weeks stay, probably several times :) Oh and the ambiance ... very tropical, beautful... More

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Oak Brook Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have eaten here more than a dozen times, and it's always been great food. If the waiter/manager wouldn't keep trying to sell us on his assortment for the table, I would give them five stars. Our favorites are the lava pot, and the escargot. Their Margueritas are a little inconsistent, but our last visit they were perfect. The prices... More

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Address: Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: 322 2977694
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

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