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Fonda El Zaguan

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Calle Juarez between Topete & Hidalgo | Downtown, Todos Santos 23300, Mexico
+52 612 145 0485
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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several local people recommended this restaurant to us and we enjoyed it immensely. I highly suggest the Fresh Fillet of Fish served with a deliciously concocted Basil- Butter Sauce. The cost was a very reasonable $8.00 US. We also enjoyed another dish of Fish with a Creamy Poblano Sauce at about the same price. Their chips and homemade salsa is... More 

Thank Austin T
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thinking about their garlic shrimp in 3 sauces is making me hungry as I write this. It was outstanding. My husband says the same about his Chili Relleno with Shrimp. And the price was very reasonable. It is a lovely restaurant with a charming host/waiter who speaks excellent English.

Thank bj95695
Chicago, Illinois
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614 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

I had dinner here on New Year's Day with my wife and another couple while we were on vacation. Seeing as it was a Sunday, there weren't as many places open so we had made a reservation the day before - lucky we did since they were turning others away due to a full house! The owner seemed to be... More 

Thank Mark L
San Francisco, California
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Really lovely little restaurant in the middle of town - our favorite meal of the trip. Fresh flavors, the jumbo shrimp with passionfruit sauce ended up being the best, but we also loved the shrimp done cuban style. Great guac and wine list, and really friendly staff!

Thank kkbirds
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We had the basil shrimp and the chicken breast in a cream poblano sauce. The flavours in both were clean, fresh, a little unusual (just enough to be interesting but not weird and overwhelming) and cooked just right. Service was good, but it did take a while, but they were busy and you could see all chefs/cooks working full on!... More 

Thank Birdingfoodies
Littleton, Colorado
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312 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband love the ribs my dinner was good we ordered the house margaritas and they were not God so I would go with a special margarita all in all a nice evening out

Thank Barb C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We had 2 lunches here -the first day was so good we repeated it. Excellent dishes, especially the fish. Good Mexican food and excellent value - not to be missed

Thank ArthurAvios
Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

We visited this restaurant on the recommendation of our hotel, and then ended up returning a second time. Our waiter was incredibly friendly and the food was very good. We enjoyed sitting under the lights on the street and watching the sights and sounds of the city. If you are looking for good food and a low-key but lovely dining... More 

Thank carolinatraveler14
Bend, Oregon
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

grilled fish tacos, nicely presented. Comfy and clean place. Fun people watching on the street. Definitely a return place.

Thank patty g
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely local restaurant. You fine under a palm leaf roof in front of the open kitchen. Very reasonable prices and great service.

Thank Jens Ole Bach H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Juarez between Topete & Hidalgo | Downtown, Todos Santos 23300, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Todos Santos
  • Phone Number: +52 612 145 0485
“Always good,always fresh”A locals favorite for overten years, committed tooffering the freshest fish,seafood and produce ataffordable prices.

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