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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, 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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  • 349
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  • 76
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 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
Superfine for a family too

We try to go to this restaurant every single time that we come to Paradise Village Nuevo Vallarta It's within walking distance or any even shorter cab ride. We love the fact that they remember our family when we drop in. They are always ready to prepare a stunning seafood or beef meal. Last night I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
TL14
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washington , mo
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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washington , mo
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We try to go to this restaurant every single time that we come to Paradise Village Nuevo Vallarta It's within walking distance or any even shorter cab ride. We love the fact that they remember our family when we drop in. They are always ready to prepare a stunning seafood or beef meal. Last night I had more octopus than... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Interesting meal. They tell you they are going to bring you for dinner. We asked them to omit a few of the items as non of us can eat that much at one sitting. The food was very good. We always go at least once!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very cute restaurant with outdoor lamps and good music. The service was great, they ask you what you like and customize a seafood menu for you. We tried the tuna ceviche, seafood dynamite, escargot, and tacos. The tacos were the best. It cost approximately 590 pesos for two of us. Food pics can be found in instagram: eatiwtheat https://instagram.com/eatwitheat/

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Omg!! The manager asked us about the food we all liked and made us a special course meal - Mexican style. They made these special tuna fish that my girlfriend was the best ever!! The margaritas had real tequila in them!!! Wow! A must - they even have fans to help with the Mosquitos prevention.

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great restaurant! Loved the food and the ambiance! My son's favorite meal from our entire vacation was at this restaurant. They do have menus now (different from past reviews.) Would highly recommend.

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Valhalla, Norway
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We've been here three times now; it's a great place for an afternoon meal. You get what are the freshest selections of the day, with the custom ceviche a consistent standout. They make their drinks pretty strong, too, so you've got a head start to whatever may be happening that evening...

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I wrote a review on El Dinamita years ago. Everytime I go to Puerto Vallarta, I make a point to get a car or get in a taxi and get to this restuarant. We have gotten to know the staff and Jorge takes such good care of us. I don't know if I have ever seen a menu, we tell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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: Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic

Description

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

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