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La Palapa del Tio Fito

Avenida Resurgimiento S/N, Campeche, Mexico
981 81 659 18
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Ranked #19 of 54 restaurants in Campeche
Cuisines: Seafood
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Elgin, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

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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Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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B.C. Canada
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134 reviews 134 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I am still catching up on reviews of our self guided bus tour through out the Yucatan, Feb 2011. I feel this review is still valid as the restaurant is still there & according to many reviews still serving wonderful seafood. This lovely large palapa style restaurant over-looking the Bay of Mexico was the quintessential seafood dining experience. We went... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We visited for lunch...we had very fresh fish which was delicious. The place was almost empty....we had very good service.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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220 restaurant reviews
384 helpful votes 384 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

On our way through Mexico we were in Campeche for two nights. We felt like Seafood and chose this place based on the good feedback. It's a little away from the town center, so it's best to take a taxi (around 30-40 peso). It's right at the sea under some Palapa roof. There are lots of tables and we were... More

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

Worth the taxiride by far. Very nice and welcoming. The waiter was really nice and serviceminded. Tje food was very good and the view was astonishing.

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Schindellegi, Switzerland
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329 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

overlooking the gulf of mexico (despite sorrounding buildings are not charming, but awfull), very good fish and seafood, well prepared and other mayan specialities including meat, pork). very good service. prices are fair, around 150 pesos per person including drinks or beer. it's too far to walk from the historical centre. closed for dinner.

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