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El Dinamita

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Mexican, Seafood
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Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
322 2977694
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Marisqueria al fresco, owned by the same people who own Fajita Republic on...
Marisqueria al fresco, owned by the same people who own Fajita Republic on the same lot
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  • 336
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  • 73
    Very good
  • 32
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  • 24
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
CEO

Awesome food great, service, good value for the money. Look forward to going there every time we go to Mexico.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
osbornd3
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Awesome food great, service, good value for the money. Look forward to going there every time we go to Mexico.

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Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My second time here and the dinner was even better. I was starving tired of hotel food and I asked Jorge to basically feed me. He always asks if we have any allergies to make sure. We ate garlic shrimp, tuna, beef and his mushroom rice seafood dish which is very tasty. His mojitas are fantastic. We truly enjoyed our... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is one of our favorite places to eat and our 3rd year in a row visiting this restaurant. All outdoor seating under a tree canopy. Great food once again. We had the molcahete, some teriyaki cubed steak on skewears, queso & rice with chicken & beef, mahi ceviche. Every dish was consistently delicious! They will make dishes to order... More 

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

the waiter acted like he was helping us but after I realized that all he was doing is trying to sell us as much and priciest food possible. he asked us what we liked and then made suggestions. I am a go with the flow kinda guy and trusted him. what I ended up with was a massive $100 plus... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

George is absolutely wonderful, this place is outdoors but no bugs. The food is fresh and hot. There isn't really a "menu", you tell George what you like and he makes it happen. We have been to Nuevo Vallarta every year since we honeymooned there in 2012 and we eat at this place every time we go.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Not sure what all the hipe is about. Great service, friendly staff but didn't find the meal that great. The no menu idea and just telling them what you like didn't sit well with us. We found the dishes to be a bit "heavy". We were expecting good seafood dishes but other than the fantastic sashimi type dish, the meal... More 

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San Jose, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We finally made it to El Dinamita-after many fab reviews from other travelers we made a point of trying them this year. Let's just say it was so good , we ate there twice in one week! Our first night there was such an experience! We really enjoyed it. It was a Tuesday night, kind of on the slow slide.... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A great little gem of a restaurante in Nuevo Vallarta! We stayed at the Condominio Delfines across the street and ate at Dinamita twice during our week-long vacation. The food and service were absolutely excellent. Jorge was incredibly accommodating and made sure the picky eater and the vegetarian in our group both had plenty of delicious things to eat. The... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My wife and I ate here one of our last days in Mexico, and I wish we had sooner! We would have definately gone back if we had time. We had a margarita and mojito, which were both amazing. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The food was simply amazing. Best mexican we've ever had!! Highly highly reccomend. Should... More 

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Oriental, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

This out door resturant is great no menue if you like waiter suggest foods based on your liking. Food served in such a manner that everyobe can share sea food fantastic. Try the rice dish that is made with eggs mushrooms and a wide variety of safood. Tuna cevichi also good. Large drings, great service all at a reasonable price

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Additional Information about El Dinamita

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 322 2977694

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients

Description

Marisqueria al fresco, owned by the same people who own Fajita Republic on the same lot

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