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Mariscos Puerto Nuevo

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580 Broadway Ave, Seaside, CA 93955-4203
831-583-0411
Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
New favorite breakfast place.

Great family feel and great tasting food. We always see folks getting real Mexican dishes. With the big windows providing lots of light, and the friendly service to compliment the food, it's a great way to start the day. We've had dinner there too, but the portions are so grand, we have to share... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Karl B
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Seaside, California
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

My wife had Menudo which was good, I had Huevos Rancheros which was about average at best. Prices were good.

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Seaside, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great family feel and great tasting food. We always see folks getting real Mexican dishes. With the big windows providing lots of light, and the friendly service to compliment the food, it's a great way to start the day. We've had dinner there too, but the portions are so grand, we have to share a meal, and even then it's... More 

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Seaside, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I highly recommend the Especial Puerto Nuevo ($13.99) with fish, shrimp, scallops, and octopus in a Ranchero sauce. The octopus in this dish is some of the best I've ever had. A nearby table ordered ceviche and I'll be back for that. A very casual place with great prices and authentic Mexican seafood dishes. Oh, and great friendly service, too.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Thank you Trip Advisor. I would have never found this place. VERY casual, a little quirky, but the food was awesome. Seafood with zing. Not a lot of atmosphere, but if you are hungry and looking for good food, this is it.

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Honomu, Hawaii
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119 reviews 119 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Food and service were very good. Decent prices. They serve a lot of seafood so the place smelled very fishy. Also served my beer with a salted shrimp on top of the can which was a little weird.

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Monterey, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This has become a go-to spot for quality Mexican food on the Peninsula. It is way above the normal standard for this area, on a par with the better places in San Jose or Southern California. What is the most important thing with seafood? It has to be extremely fresh, with options that don't always mean soaking up a lot... More 

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Boston, MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We are on a trip primarily to see family, heard about this place, and gave it a try. It was a pleasant surprise in every way. It is clean and pleasantly decorated, the service was friendly and very professional, the servings enormous, and the food very, very good. And it is really very inexpensive. If we lived here we would... More 

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Davis, CA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was recommended by the hotel, but when we arrived I had my doubts. They were misplaced. Great service and authentic Mexican food. Fish was great and I don't like fish too much. Go for it!

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Boxford, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A place the locals frequent. Good food in a friendly atmosphere. But avoid the artificially flavored margaritas which also seem to have little if any alcohol. Miriscada -- a fajita-like sizzling platter of shrimp, scallops, calimari, mussels and clams and a wonderful piece of breaded and fried fish is delicious.

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LINCOLN
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141 reviews 141 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lots of local people probably don't eat here because it is located in Seaside and lots of local people just look down their nose on this little town. That means lots of people are missing just the best Mexican food --especially seafood--on the Monterey Peninsular I had a wonderful pulpo (octopus) cerviche tostada topped with a couple of shrimp and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 580 Broadway Ave, Seaside, CA 93955-4203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: 831-583-0411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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