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El Bastion

calle 57 , entre 8 y 10 centro historico | Frente a la catedral, Campeche 24000, Mexico
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Ranked #14 of 54 restaurants in Campeche
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $14
Cuisines: Dessert, Mexican, Seafood, International
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Nice, clean and wifi !!! Great for traditional Campeche food ... I had Pan de Cazon and Queso Relleno.. Both very tasty..

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west coast, b.c.
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My husband had the "filet mignon" and while it didn't seem like the filet mignon we're used to at home, it was delicious! I had the cochonita pibil, (a tradicional Yucatecan dish), and it was okay. Not the best I've had, but fine. The restaurant is located in a historical building right on the main square with lovely views at... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The service was friendly and the menu has a variety of traditional food from the area and more familiar items. We tried the pineapple and chaya juice, tortilla soup, sopa de lima, and cochinita pibil which were tasty. However, the tastiest thing we ate was the garlic cream (butter? mayonnaise?) that accompanied the bread and chips they gave us while... More

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Stuttgart
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We have been to this place a couple of times and always liked the food. Waiters are friendly and we recommwnd visiting this place. Also because it is sort of dificult to find good food in Campeche

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Merida, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The castle overlooking the bay on the hill top. Expensive to actually go inside (we didn't) but nice to walk around outside. Looked fairly rundown from what we could see of the inside.

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Marysville, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I can see why some people go to this restaurant repeatedly. The food is quite good. The service is pretty good, but not exactly warm and fuzzy. At first I thought it was a foreigner thing, but observed that the younger waitress seems frustrated with the locals also. I say smile at her and eat there anyway because the food... More

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brighton
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95 reviews 95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

You could hardly have a better view for dinner overlooking the square and the cathedral which is brilliantly lit up at night. The service was ok but the food was really rather average. Perhaps just go for a drink and enjoy the ambience

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Victoria, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

A delicious, eye appealing meal with generous portions. Our friend who didn't like seafood also had lots of other choices. There were lots of variety and the prices were reasonable, especially a restaurant overlooking the central plaza. We had good food, good drinks and a good evening.

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

We went here for lunch. I ordered the Mexican salad. After a long wait, it finally arrived. It was very basic and unappealing. It was also missing the tomato - one of the 5 ingredients it was supposed to have. I asked for the tomato. They took the salad away. After a lengthy wait, they came back and said they... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

Right on the main square, this dark little restaurant didn't appear open at first. They sat us at a table with a dirty tablecloth. The rest is positive... Very excellent food. My husband loved his fish. Service was pleasant and efficient. Gosh! A few touches and this place would be very appealing with a great location.

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