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Definitely a tourist trap, but has some excellent restaurants and lots of shopping options for... read more

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OldChundy
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Pocatello, Idaho
Visit to Old Port

Always nice to visit the Old Port. Great views of the Sea of Cortez from Mary's Restaurant. Vendors... read more

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Green Valley, Arizona
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All reviews seafood shrimp fish market fresh fish rocky point lots of shops free parking typical tourist vendors selling take home shop keepers sea wall fun shopping walk around people watch fun place rodeo drive
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a nice, safe place with vendors, bars and some good restaurants at reasonable prices. The downside is the constant harassment from all of the hawkers trying to get you to come to their pharmacy, or restaurant or whale watching tour, or sunset cruise...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a tourist trap, but has some excellent restaurants and lots of shopping options for local goods. Be sure to bargain with them or you will pay too much. This even applies to the Pharmacies. There are 2 or 3 on each block. Great view...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always nice to visit the Old Port. Great views of the Sea of Cortez from Mary's Restaurant. Vendors galore. Fish Market. And a number of nice restaurants to have lunch or diner.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tedh6009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our RV friends introduced us to an off the beaten path restaurant called Jessie's Carreta. The first night we went there 4 people had the coconut shrimp which had a coconut flavored dipping sauce. I had the chicken chili relleno which was prepared differently than...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 6342kpa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Strange that they sell many of the same goods as Old Orchard Beach in Maine. It was fun to haggle prices. We paid a guy to park and he watched the car. Everyone is looking for a hand out just choose who is worthy and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Josh S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of seafood vendors and tourist shops. People do gather out on the plaza though, so it's a good time to people watch. Parking can be a little tight, but not too bad for us in the winter. Some okay restaurants, but not as cheap...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

We found the shrimp and fish vendors to be extremely clean, polite, and the quality of the seafood was amazing. Super fresh, delicious! Honestly, if you are not in the market for fresh seafood, I would skip this. It is very crowded, the other vendors...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Heather Z
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

For us, Old Port is pretty much what we don’t want when we come to Rocky Point - tons of people and traffic, and people just bugging you while you’re trying to shop for souvenirs. Streets are narrow, few places to consistently find parking, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank stevemM3330CN
Reviewed December 12, 2018

For a quick and easy trip to Mexico try Puerto Penasco. It has a small boardwalk (malecon) by the water, lots of Mexican color and some yummy restaurants. Be prepared though, it’s very crowded and everyone is trying to get your attention. It’s a bit...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Samnana_46
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Fish and shrimp vendors on the Malecon have two scales for weighing their sales, one kept behind the counter that registers accurate weights and a second (usually on top of a counter) that registers about 60% heavier. When buying, insist on the “escala precisa.”

Date of experience: November 2018
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Angela F
July 31, 2018|
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Response from Speakdenk | Reviewed this property |
It's a beach community that is part of Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point), made up mainly of highrise condominiums and restaurants. It's exclusive and very nice and adjacent to the Old Port and fish market.
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Angela F
July 31, 2018|
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Yes... lots of parking but always VERY busy. And it is safe both day and eve.
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January 5, 2018|
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Do NOT pay police if they ask you for money for a fine. That is corruption, and if you happen to get a "good cop", they will arrest you for bribery. If you are asked for money by a cop, ask to follow him to the police... More
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