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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: Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 332
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  • 70
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 23
    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
Excellent Food & Dynamite Service!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
PaperPirate
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Bogota, Colombia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
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Bogota, Colombia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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172 reviews 172 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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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Minneapolis
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The waiter selects entrees based on your up front direction. Food was quite good and outdoor atmosphere really nice. Bugs are bad so be careful of this. We also thought we were done and waiter brought the main course entree. If waiters could better guide the timing of the meal and advise patrons this would be helpful. Food and drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The only restaurant we always visit twice in the same week here. George is fantastic and the food is very good. Service is top notch and they always have many specials and things not on the menu. We like how they ask what we like to eat and they bring out things to surprise us. All in all, a wonderful... More 

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Stillwater Mn.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had read nothing but great about this place in reviews as thou they made dinner that was special to you. there were 4 of us and we all had the same thing, in fact as I looked around everyone had the same food. I guess that was the items they serve if you do not see the menu. Although... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Awesome seafood! Ask for George and he will prepare off menu options- my recommendation. depending on the time of year you may need bug spray

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife walked by that place around 3pm asking the "manager" if fresh Tuna is available for dinner. He said "of course" and that his tuna is the best bla bla ... When we actually went for dinner at 6pm of the same day they were out of tuna. The same guy remembered and then told us all the other... More 

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Mississauga
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My friend and I went for dinner recently at El Dinamita. As discussed on other reviews, the manager explained that he preferred to discuss our food preferences to help us order which seemed like a good idea. We were not shown a menu. The place was not busy. Our meal consisted of what is supposed to be their showcase appetiser-... More 

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Cardston, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I recently dined here as part of a group of 7 people and we had a great experience. We listened to the recommendations of our waiter as he created a menu around the likes/dislikes of the group. He quoted us a price, including drinks, up front and asked if we were ok with it. The food was delicious! There was... 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: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Dining on a budget

Description

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

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