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El Cabrito

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Av. Costera Miguel Aleman 1480, Acapulco, Mexico
+52 744 484 7711
2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Mon - Sat 2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Sudbury, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

even if you go all inclusive, we tried different local restaurants and went to listen to mexican music

Thank plab777
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

i have been going to cabritos for a long time. it is my go to restaurant in acupulco. although it has a beautiful indoor air conditioning room i much prefer the outside table closest to the street .the authenticity of cabritos is second to none. this is a family owned and operated restaurant .the great you like family and i... More 

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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

The service was great. The food was good, but seemed more expensive than other restaurants nearby. They provided free Wi-Fi as well.

Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

It's a curious quirk about Acapulco dining that so few restaurants (not counting informal beach and street kitchens) offer quality, land-based (as opposed to sea-based) Mexican food. El Cabrito is one of the few, and it's a joy. Cabrito -- spit-roasted goat -- is the signature offering, of course. I skipped that but chose chile en nogada, a special-occasion dish... More 

Thank alsolly
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Ten years ago my daughter and my nephew were delighted with the Mexican dishes and the warm tortillas were served in a nice container. I was just as pleased when I returned 6 years ago with my husband. The chef/owner's standards must have changed and we were disappointed when we visited this month. The warm tortillas were served in a... More 

Thank ang t
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

The place for goat. Grilled on spits. If you don't like goat, they have many other chooses. Service is good. Can sit inside or outside.

Thank DPNA
Kratie, Cambodia
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214 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I found this place in Lonely Planet. It wasn't a long walk from my hotel. I've had cabrito before, but many years ago, and thought I'd give it another try. The inside of the restaurant was cool and relaxing on a hot evening, and I enjoyed a couple cocktails. When it came time to order, I thought maybe the cabrito... More 

Thank Rick M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in Acapulco 6 years ago and we ate here twice. The first time I was hesitant to eat the Cabrito but I tasted my wives dinner and had to go back again to order it myself. While booking our trip to Acapulco all we talked about was this restaurant and couldn't wait to have the... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

Service was tip top and the goat was excellent. Tampiquena was good but under seasoned. (Mole enchilada was to die for). Tortillas were authentic and tasty. Service was impeccable. Best flan I have had in Acapulco this trip. Would recommend if you want a nice quiet dinner with good food.

Thank JWIreland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

We went to this restaurant, because it had great reviews, but honestly, we didn't like it that much. Our waiter took a long time taking our orders and bringing us the check, although the restaurant wasn't very full at that time. The food was okay, but neither of us was crazy about it and one of us ordered a filet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $20
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:45 pm
2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Costera Miguel Aleman 1480, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: +52 744 484 7711
Food is fresh, fast, and delicious and the service is great too. Soups and fish fillet are excellent, and they have a large selection of drinks served in Mexican styled glasses. Located on a main street, you can eat inside or outside.

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