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El Dinamita

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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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My girlfriend and I just ate here, and we were so pleased with the service and food!!!! We had Jorge and Jesse as the host, Josep and Emir as waiters, Triny as the cashier, Erick, Jorge Alberto, and Mauaeil in the kitchen, and Mr. Horse (isidro) as the bartender. All of these people deserve credit for making this so much... More

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new yrok
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Small restaurant and with fresh fish ... let Jorge the manager make suggestions he knows what is good and how to get it prepared. The night we ate there he had fresh tuna and made us tuna ceviche as a first course and seared tuna for dinner and both were excellent. Also excellent choices we have had there are the... More

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Medford, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had an amazing dinner... We would never have chosen the dishes that they suggested for us... but we were adventurous this night, and so we went for their suggestions! It was absolutely amazing. Possibly the best meal we've had in Mexico. The tuna to start and the shrimp/scallops/rice dish/ the molcajete... the guacamole, the fried ice cream, the Coffee... More

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Monterrey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Since the moment we entered the restaurant the service was one of the best! Bug spay on our table, but I did not feel any bugs and didn't have to spray on me. All the food we tasted was delicious, even my kids tried everything and loved it! The decoration is lovely too. Definitely coming back to this place.

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Tacoma, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

How many places do you know that can completely please you and your party every time you go there? For me it is a very short list. El Dinamita makes my list. With this being my third visit to this hidden gem I was looking forward to dining here all week. Even though we had 22 of us, that's right... More

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Oakland ca
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My bf and I decided to eat here since this place got such good reviews and was rated #8....not really sure how it managed to get such high ratings after our visit there though. We found their system of no menus and customized meals to your liking quite unique. However it seems as though they make the same thing for... More

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Tempe, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great food,owner gets a little full of himself at times,thus service can be a bit spotty,but food always excellant,and prices reasonable,overall a great place.

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Crown Point, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The atmosphere was nice, but bug spray was necessary. Jorge was great, but watch out for the staff. Eight people and the no menus option was okay. Watch the bill. Ours was returned with a missing $20, really?! The waiter pocketed it, three of us counted it. Our $130 promise ended up as $220! Travelers be careful.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

What a find! This restaurant made our trip. From the moment we walked in we felt like family. The owner Jorge, took care of us immediately. We never once looked at a menu. He asked us a few questions and then like magic, a meal to remember. My wife who is a picky eater, could not believe how delicious our... More

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Our concierge recommended this restaurant a few years ago. Now, we make sure we stop here every time we're in PV. We have a son that is a little picky about what he eats, and they very quickly came up with food that he raved about for the rest of the trip. We've never used a menu here and will... More

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