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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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English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We were a party of five and had an amazing evening. The service was wonderful. The owner comes up and discusses with you what your taste in food is. He then makes suggestions and then before he places the order he shows you what it's gonna cost. Quite an interesting concept. We loved everything that he picked for us and... More 

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Maple Plain, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I don't know if they were having a bad night or this just an average/below average restaurant. Initial service was great but after they select your menu the service gradually declined. We started with standard chips and sauce. The guacamole with three sauces was good but nothing memorable. Next was the Dinamite Seafood rice. This was the highlight of the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Really nice setting along the river. Great staff and service. This is definitely one of our favourites.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

A fabulous dining experience. A road-side restaurant to Faita Republic in Nuevo Vallarta (same ownership) - this little outdoor restaurant opened several years ago & was an immediate success. Jorge (manager) & staff create a very personal & intimate dining experience - you are welcomed and cared for with absolutely great food & attentive service. We have visited many times... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great place to eat! We were both sooooo full, we felt like we had to roll out of the place! We were served the "suggested" meal, which included 2 appetizers & the main course. We were also served chips/salsa before the apps were brought. We had no room for dessert, unfortunately. Next time, I would just ask for 1 app,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

El dinamita was accurately described in previous reviews. You pretty much get a tasting menu regardless of if thats your intention. the food is very, very good and considering its "gourmet" Mexican food the price is reasonable. The funny thing is each table has a can of bug spray on it and believe me you are going to need it

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Chicago, IL
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It truly was an experience. The waiter asked if it was our first time dining there and offered us the option to choose from the menu or let him make some suggestions. We opted for his suggestions and he asked us a few questions. Any allergies, do we like seafood, garlic, escargot... He took it from there and we were... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We went here fora great meal and different experiences which is just whT we got. George asked us several questions regarding out food allergies, tastes likes and dislikes then created a menu just for us from his hundreds of dishes he prepares. The favors were unique and special and it was one of the best meals we have all ever... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

El Dinamita is the perfect dinner spot for a fun time, amazing food, and great drinks. Lunch would be just as good a time (but I'm not a huge meal for lunch type of person). We lucked out and got seated as soon as we arrived, but those who came after we arrived at 8:30pm had to wait a bit... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Went there with a large group. Had a blast. Made food to order. George was excellent. The drinks were very strong!

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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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