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Restaurante Los Pompanos

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Mexican
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Calle 12, Celestun 97367, Mexico
52-988-916-2661
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 43
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Stone crab

Came way down here for stone crab claws and they didn’t disappoint. Great blue crab ceviches too. Outstanding location on the beach with cold beer

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
kentmorrdave
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Kent Island, Maryland
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Regina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our dinner! We had the house specialty stuffed fish both the deep fried and grilled it was fantastic. Tasted the rock crab in garlic and butter...so good

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Cambridge
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered stuffed fish and spiny lobster dish. Both are just OK. Not that good limonada either. Of course, it is on the beach, tables on the sand, you cannot go wrong with that! I just wished the food was little better.

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Thank DoraExplore
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good but not excellent, regular rates. In low vacational season they close early on the afternoon, so be aware to schedule your last meal to avoid be hungry.

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Thank GUILLERMO S
Duluth, Minnesota
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found ourselves at the tables on the beach after our flamingo boat. Beers and garlic shrimp were odered and did not disappoint. The plantain appetizer was great too. I could have stayed all day here!

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Thank D K
Paris
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204 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant on the beach. Our fish was one of the best you can dream of (no exageration). The view from the terrace is great as the restaurant is litterally on the beach, close to the tourists boats.

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Thank Mikeworld
Kent Island, Maryland
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came way down here for stone crab claws and they didn’t disappoint. Great blue crab ceviches too. Outstanding location on the beach with cold beer

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Thank kentmorrdave
St. Paul
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This restaurant is very popular, but we didn't enjoy our meal. My husband and I ordered the shrimp diablo, but the sauce had a funny taste to it. The vegetables were fine, as was the rice, but I wouldn't eat there again.

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Thank Elizabeth A
Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The ceviche de pescado was awesome! We ordered guacamole and it was a very decent portion, the shrimp cocktail was ok too, If you go to Celestun it's a great place to eat and the restaurant it's on the beach so it's cool, and it's near the Celestun boats tours so if you are hungry after th1 e tour Los... More 

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Thank Pato K
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Food and drinks are very good. Cocktails are even a little cheaper than the place next to it, and same size. I had the conch strips, highly recommended. Not I common dish I can get where I'm from. Service was a bit slow but we did go on a busy day- New Years.

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Thank Malachi L
Green Cove Springs, Florida
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139 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The crab here is delicious and tasted super fresh. My husband also liked the fish filete a la diabla. Service is a bit spotty at times, but the outdoor setting with toes in the sand and eyes on the ocean can't be beat. Beer is cold and prices are super cheap too. We ate here all there nights we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 12, Celestun 97367, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Celestun
  • Phone Number: 52-988-916-2661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?