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Dugarel Plays Restaurant & Bar

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Mexican, International
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north end of Avenida Pacifico, Bucerias, Mexico
(329) 298 0444
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 4
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding again

I have reviewed this restaurant last year but my experience this year forced me to review it again. First the atmosphere is perfect, romantic and right on the beach. The food and drinks are fantastic and the service is second to none. Not the cheapest restaurant but you get what you pay fore and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I have reviewed this restaurant last year but my experience this year forced me to review it again. First the atmosphere is perfect, romantic and right on the beach. The food and drinks are fantastic and the service is second to none. Not the cheapest restaurant but you get what you pay fore and more. We will continue eating here... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

On the beach looking over the bay on the sand.Service was good, food was excellent especial if you are into seafood, from small lobster claims different fish scallops pawns it wants to make me want to go back right now I am hungry

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Wait Staff handled our group of 15 perfectly. The food was great! My wife and I had the Prawn. Soooo good. Kids had fajitas. Large pours of Tequilla did the trick after dinner!

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alberta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Made a specific trip to the restaurant to make a reservation and to ensure that our party would have a specific table/location. Two days later we arrived and found that our reserved table was no longer available; a larger group was being accommodated at the expense of our reservation. Another table was made available. Not a good start to an... More 

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colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Beautiful ocean view, great food, the best margaritas. Bet you can only have one. And a great price!

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Wanted something special for our last night in town. Excellent mango margarita, spectacular sunset surrounding us, attentive service, and a delish whole red snapper to share. Really getting into eating whole fish this trip and this one just cooked on the grill was very good. Have them remove the head unless you are really into that "delicacy".

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Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My family has been coming to this restaurant since the late 1990;s and we have never left less than stuffed with great seafood and enjoyment from the experienced staff. Our last visit in 2014 showed that there had been some renovations and new fixtures, but the food was still ample and marvelous. Their fresh shrimp and lobster will make you... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a great time with our university aged kids. Restaurant and bar on the beach, looking out at the ocean. Talented bartender and waiter who allowed us to sample and share different items amongst our family. The shrimp was fantastic!

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Henlow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Food was good but not outstanding. Setting was lovely. Service was good. Choice was average. a safe bet

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were actually on our way to another restaurant in Bucerias when our taxi driver suggested Dugarel Plays, so we took him up on it. It was awesome, great service, great location and the seafood was delicious. We ended up eating their twice during out three week stay. The owner sent over a complimentary drink after dinner the second time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: north end of Avenida Pacifico, Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: (329) 298 0444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, International

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