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La Pigua

Av. Miguel Aleman no. 179A, Campeche, Mexico
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Ranked #5 of 54 restaurants in Campeche
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Mexico City, Mexico
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160 reviews 160 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The place tries to be more upscale than it realky is. The food is very good, try the Xcatic peppers filled with fish or the coconut shrimp. It is expensive as you may find the same quality food all over the city for half the price.

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Sedona, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Our guide steered us here as the best seafood restaurant in Campeche. Since it is the only restaurant in Campeche where we ate, I cannot say that definitely. I was expecting WONDERFUL WOWZER. So not sure if my expectations were too high but it was just good. We had salads, fish and split a dessert. Service was good, clean restaurant... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

great little restaurant located just outside of the walled center. Great seafood, we had the octopus in its own ink and the seafood salad. Both were great but the Seafood salad was probably the best I've ever had. fresh and tasty. Come here and try it!

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Merida, Mexico
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The "caviar campechano" and the "pulpo al aceite" were very good, the restaurant was very nice and the was good, olso you should try "pampano en salsa verde"

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Miami Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My husband and I went to this restaurant on the recommendation of our host in Valladolid. The atmosphere here is very peaceful and while the service was spotty, overall, we had an enjoyable and relaxing dinner. The fish in green sauce and coconut shrimp were both very fresh and nicely prepared and plated.

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lincs UK
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198 reviews 198 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We enjoyed our evening meal in an almost empty restaurant, I presume that most of its diners visit for a late lunch, rather than dinner - it closes relatively early in the evening. Like fish at home - the fish is relatively expensive - but you are in the right city/ area to have fish & much as I love... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

loved my dinner ther but really was not happy to pay 26 pesos for a thimble sized cup of tea -- camarones al coco were amazing, large, fresh and so yummy!

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Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The seafood at this restaurant was outstanding. I had the coconut shrimp that was delicious and my wife had a shrimp dish that was not on the menu--ask the waiter--that had more variety on the plate--vegetables, etc. It can easily be walked to. It is just a few blocks from the northern edge of the main square.

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

My two sons and I searched for the restaurant and were excited to find it, only it was closed! We returned the next day and were seated, but after a lengthy wait, someone finally came over. I asked if I could have an English menu (seeing on other reviews that they were available) or help with the menu and the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The restaurant has a unique arquitecture. It used to be a typical 'palapa' (hut) and was refurbished some years back. It has glass walls with a high ceiling still ressembling a palapa but with a modern feel. It has 2 private dining rooms for special occassions and the main dining room is spacious and full of light. The food specialty... More

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