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Calle Lazaro Cardenas 500 | Zona Dorada, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
329 298 3486
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9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Description: Owner Pierre Baerswyl and his fantastic team delight locals and visitors...
Owner Pierre Baerswyl and his fantastic team delight locals and visitors alike with great food and service with an ambiance that is friendly yet professional. Chef Abraham Madrid has a marvelous gift for bringing an international flair to the very best of Mexican cuisine. From Tequila Shrimp to True Soup to the best Enchiladas in the Riviera Nayarit (according to Pierre himself), you will always enjoy the freshness and care that goes into every dish. Yummy Lime, Mango and Strawberry Margaritas and icy cold beer are part of an All-Day Happy Hour and busy Friday nights with live music by 'Son 4' make IXTA the perfect place to meet locals and visitors alike. Reservations are not required but recommended for Live Music Nights.
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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lively place a block off the beach

We had a couple of beers , as we were doing a bit of happy hour. Really a fun contemporary design and ambiance. Welcoming staff, good service. We were there in November, at that time they were only open at night. Prices are very reasonable, food looked good. Located on the road that runs parallel... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Debi S
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SanFrancisco
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Roberts Creek, Bc, Canada
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at IXTA for dinner during the art walk on Bucerias last night. Lovely atmosphere, live music and good vibe. I ordered the saffron risotto and was able to substitute the shrimp for chicken. Super pleased. Wine was 'ok' but we were just happy to be there. When my beautiful looking meal arrived I was super excited. Then I... More 

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Thank periclark
SanFrancisco
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132 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a couple of beers , as we were doing a bit of happy hour. Really a fun contemporary design and ambiance. Welcoming staff, good service. We were there in November, at that time they were only open at night. Prices are very reasonable, food looked good. Located on the road that runs parallel to the beach in southern... More 

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Thank Debi S
Buffalo, Minnesota, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one of my favorites in Bucerias! The new chef knows his stuff! We dinner there 2 nites in a row! Incredible treat to find such a wonderful place!

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Thank Tim S
Milford CT
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long and tiring travel day we decided to grab a bite near our condo rental. IXTA was the first restaurant we encountered. (actually the 2nd but we did not want Asian food that first night) Not knowing what to expect, we entered, ordered our margaritas, and reviewed the menu. Expecting Mexican food, we instead found an interesting menu... More 

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Thank Catsplash
Brandon, Canada
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice restaurant with really good food and a lovely atmosphere! Has a nice wine selection and very cold beer! A nice stop for supper, used to be open for breakfast and lunch but not anymore...😕

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Thank Shauna V
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ixta restaurant in the morning is invisible, looks like a garage. But then they open the doors, set out the chairs, tables, and plants, and it becomes a lovely sidewalk restaurant. We ate here several times as it was close to our condo. The food and service was excellent each time. I recommend the pork chop, and if you like... More 

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Thank Fsjtraveller
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate several times and enjoyed all of them. From appetizers, soups to entrees - each dish is carefully prepared and presented. Prices are very reasonable and service is the best.

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Thank AdaTomato
St. Catharines, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The dishes were a nice break from eating only Mexican meals (which I love but the teenagers get tired of it after a while). Owner from Europe and waiters were great. Restaurant clean and cozy. Will go back for sure. Chicken Brochette was amazing and so were Garlic Shrimp appetizer!

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Thank 429marina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Food was good. Owner and waiter were very friendly and helpful. Menu could have been a little larger but overall a nice place for supper.

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Thank Mike M
Ontario, Canada
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Went with our friends, had a wonderful meal. The girls had Whisky Shrimp Pasta, the boys had fresh made hamburgers. Wow, everything was great. The staff/owners could not do enough to make sure you were 100% happy with every thing. This is a 10+++ place to eat. Upscale food at reasonable prices. A nice change from the many good Bucerias... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Lazaro Cardenas 500 | Zona Dorada, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: 329 298 3486

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 22

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget

Description

Owner Pierre Baerswyl and his fantastic team delight locals and visitors alike with great food and service with an ambiance that is friendly yet professional. Chef Abraham Madrid has a marvelous gift for bringing an international flair to the very best of Mexican cuisine. From Tequila Shrimp to True Soup to the best Enchiladas in the Riviera Nayarit (according to Pierre himself), you will always enjoy the freshness and care that goes into every dish. Yummy Lime, Mango and Strawberry Margaritas and icy cold beer are part of an All-Day Happy Hour and busy Friday nights with live music by 'Son 4' make IXTA the perfect place to meet locals and visitors alike. Reservations are not required but recommended for Live Music Nights.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?