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La Palapa del Tio Fito

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Avenida Resurgimiento S/N, Campeche, Mexico
981 81 659 18
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good shrimp cocktails served

A good viw restaurant with seafood flavors and an excellent shrimp cocktail, sea breeze invites you to lean and enjoy lunch in a luxury way, kids are welcomed and great attention was received

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Rolando R
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English first
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

A good viw restaurant with seafood flavors and an excellent shrimp cocktail, sea breeze invites you to lean and enjoy lunch in a luxury way, kids are welcomed and great attention was received

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Had an early dinner and watched the sunset at this restaurant on the water. The restaurant only stays open for dinner until 7pm. We enjoyed a margarita, coconut shrimp & a fresh grilled fish dish. Service was attentive, the food was a good & we enjoyed the view. Very reasonably priced.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Campeche. The crab legs, the the typical dishesI tasted (pan de cazón and chile xcatic) are one of the fines meals I've had in the Yucatán Peninsula. The service was courteous and fast.

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Cancun, Mexico
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150 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Can't beat the view of this place. At the end of the promenade, together with a beer or margarita and add somr shrimp and fish tacos and you are good to a great start. They provide a little more than chip n salsa, so give it a try.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was in the mood for a steak. I stopped by the restaurant during the afternoon to check out the menu and prices. I met Fernando, who was very congenial and took time to show me the fresh seafood coming in off the boats, the actual steak I was interested in, and some lobster tails that looked delicious. As I... More 

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Elgin, Arizona
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The best part of our dinner was the walk along the ocean boardwalk from the Parque central to get there. The restaurant was about to close - it was 7, but on Sunday. So high marks for serving us. The view is one of the best in Campeche for dining out. Both entries consisted of a few pieces of lettuce,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This palapa is on par quality wise with la pigua and marganzo (two best restaurants in campeche) but as it is 20-30 pesos cheaper that made it my favorite. I tried a few different things on the menu, the shrimp being my favorite (al coco is very good, and the mojo de ajo and grilled looked my friends ordered looked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a restaurant specialized in seafood located on sea side. We had visited this restaurant two years a go and we were not very pleased with the food, but we decided to give it a second chance and this proved to be a great decision, because this time all members of our group (10 persons) were satisfied with their... More 

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Redcliff, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Fresh air, fresh seafood overlooking the Bay. An authentic Campechano experience. The menu wish a platter of fresh fish and seafood on ice, which horrified my children so be warned if you have sensitive kids! But the food was plentiful and delicious, just not for the budget conscious.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The view from this restaurant definitively sets it apart from any other in Campeche. It gives a great view of the intense blue ocean from this city. The service was very good, the waiters were cordial and the food was served accurately and promptly. The food itself was ok, nothing amazing if you compare it to what the locals serve... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Resurgimiento S/N, Campeche, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Campeche  >  Campeche
  • Phone Number: 981 81 659 18

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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