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Lazaro Cardenas 500 | Zona Dorada, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
329 298 3486
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Ranked #45 of 112 Restaurants in Bucerias
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $22
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Leucadia, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We dined at Ixta again this January and found that the owner, Pierre, has recruited a new chef from his home town in Switzerland.She was european trained and spent some years in India before coming to Mexico which gives her great experience to draw from. The food is superb; we tried a shrimp curry dinner and were delighted with it.... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great place for the family of different tastes! Many items from varied cuisines on the menu and all well done. Lovely decor, excellent service and delicious Margaritas.

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Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

a quick service restaurant with good basic food. We liked the fish and the burgers, well priced, nothing fancy . Friendly service and good sized drinks. Limited atmosphere.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our first time at Ixta and we had a wonderful meal. We started out with the Tortilla soup that was good. Our mains were the pork stuffed poblano pepper and these were delicious. The gorgonzola sauce was creamy, layered flavor but not overwhelming in taste or weight. It left space for the cranberry and pork filling to mix together for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have been going to Ixta for a number of years. I was surprised to see that many of the favorites like true soup and tequila shrimp are no longer on the menu. I had the mahi mahi in garlic butter and was quite disappointed. The fish was over cooked and very oily. The margarine in Mexico has a strange... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal this night, but the refocusing of Ixla makes it unlikely we will return again soon. We shared a poblano pepper stuffed with shrimp, and fish fillet in garlic butter. The poblano pepper had a slightly spicy, delicious sauce which we both loved. My wife rated the fish fillet higher than I did. The dishes were both... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had breakfast here - food and service were good. Portions were very large and they leave a carafe of coffee on the table. Relatively quick also.

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Pleasanton, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It is the first time we have eaten at Ixta. We enjoyed it and we will go back. We like - Seating arrangements - outside, organized, inviting We ordered - Curry Shrimp and Chicken Pasta - both were good What could be better - the shrimp were a just a little too well cooked and it was just a little... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We came here unexpectedly on Christmas for dinner as the restaurant we were going to was closed. We were surprised to find a menu with a good selection of pasta, meats, and Mexican choices. We ordered the Caprese to start, and each of us had a pasta dish for an entree. The pasta was cooked perfectly al dente,. The Alfredo... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Walked by many times and it was always crowded. Told by friends it was a good place so finally tried it for lunch. It was just as we were told, great service, good size portions and most important of all good food. Will go back again

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Additional Information about Restaurant Ixta

Address: Lazaro Cardenas 500 | Zona Dorada, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: 329 298 3486
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
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
Average Prices: USD 4 - 22

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