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El Anclote Beach, Punta de Mita, Mexico
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
favourite restaurant in Punta Mita

This was definitely our favourite in Punta MIta. The views of sunset from upstairs were great, the food was fresh and the staff were so gracious. Chose this as our restaurant for our last night in Punta Mita and weren't disappointed. We didn't want to leave and even though the staff were keen to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Kandy P
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Palm Beach, Australia
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  • Scenic view
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Palm Beach, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was definitely our favourite in Punta MIta. The views of sunset from upstairs were great, the food was fresh and the staff were so gracious. Chose this as our restaurant for our last night in Punta Mita and weren't disappointed. We didn't want to leave and even though the staff were keen to close up, they let us stay... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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108 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This place was recommended to us by our friends that have a condo near by. The food was good, but nothing special. The service was good and the prices about average. This is right on the beach, during the day you can hang out have lunch and take your surf board.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was taken to El Dorado by a friend who lives in Nayarit. I can say the food was outstanding. He kept saying get the dorado. We just asked the server for it and it was delicious. The mid day margartitas were excellent. I would not have known about this with our local info. Any tourist to Punta de Mita... More 

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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We drove up so our family could see 'Punta Mita' and had lunch here. What we had was excellent from the soup to the coconut shrimp!!! Will definitely be back......Definitely not a drive by!!!!!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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151 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a place to come and stick your feet in the sand. Watch the pelican dive for food and the surfers and paddle boarders swing with the waves. Rocky beach. Food is very good but with a limited coastal menu. Don't expect a wine list. But if you love great red snapper with garlic and lime, this is the... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We have eaten at all the Punta Mita restaurants over the years but somehow we overlooked El Dorado. Our recent dinner was superb. The guacamole was the best in town by far, garnished with chunks of watermelon. The mixed Mexican plate with carne asada was fabulous. Prices are extremely reasonable and the service was excellent. Highly recommended!

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Miami, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

nice restaurant in the beach with good fish perfect after a nice day in the Marietas islands, good service also the ceviche it is very good.

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BC, Canada
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201 reviews 201 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stopped by for lunch and dinner and saw the Super Bowl here. It is in the usual beautiful beachfront setting in Punta de Mita and there is an upper area that was a bit quieter. The staff is friendly, especially The Rock, who moved over here from a neighbouring restaurant. He has a great demeanour and provides excellent service... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ate here twice for lunch…there and take-out. Guacamole and chips were great. The micheladas were so cold and refreshing. Good quesadillas and tasty tacos. If you eat there, dine on the upper level…feels like a treehouse and a nice escape from the sun.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Loved the guacamole here! Big margaritas too. Awesome lunch spot on the second floor. We also ordered takeout on another day and enjoyed a second lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: El Anclote Beach, Punta de Mita, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Punta de Mita

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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