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El Jaguar

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Costera Miguel Aleman 79, Acapulco, Mexico
(744) 481-4099
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Interesting well cooked dishes

Over all, this traditional place in downtown Acapulco serves traditional mexican food with an authentic flair, with over 7 kinds of pozoles, a tasty corn dish, and some great classics like mole, and an assortment of meats, you cant go wrong. Prices are acceptable, and the servings are generous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
MrProphetOmega
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Acapulco, Mexico
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Acapulco
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only ate here once and wasn't impressed. Mexican food. Big menu. Service okay. Probably would not go back.

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Thank DPNA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Although the service and ambiance was quite nice the food really let us down and was very underwhelming. The fish ceviche was in a thick tomato sauce that tasted like it was from a jar. Very unusual & more like a seafood cocktail. We also ordered fish in chilli and oil which also really missed the mark and lacked any... More 

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Thank Maria N
Windsor, Canada
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Three of us went to El Jaguar today for the first time. We all had the Pozole and we all truly enjoyed it. We had the buffet and there were 7 different pozoles to try. As well you receive a plate of botana's.....everything you need to build a great meal. Everything was fresh and very tasty. The price of the... More 

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Thank AcaChaparrita
Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I would highly recommend the Jaguar to anyone looking for a good Mexican restaurant in the area. It was a lovely place to eat, with ocean breezes wafting through. My husband and I weren't into eating in the glass enclosed air conditioned boxes that a lot of restaurants are in Acapulco, so we really enjoyed the open ambiance of the... More 

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Thank Joa R
Acapulco, Mexico
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Over all, this traditional place in downtown Acapulco serves traditional mexican food with an authentic flair, with over 7 kinds of pozoles, a tasty corn dish, and some great classics like mole, and an assortment of meats, you cant go wrong. Prices are acceptable, and the servings are generous, the restaurant in itself is nothing to write home about, but... More 

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Thank MrProphetOmega
MIAMI
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The service is great; they are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. On Thursday's live entertainment starts in the afternoon and Ricardo Arcos plays the electronic piano; everyone sings until 11pm. A fun way to enjoy real Acapulco.

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1 Thank MIAMILOVETRAVEL
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

nice little place with great food. would go back anytime.it is right on the main street and you can see the food being grilled.

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1 Thank edo4401
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Good place for dinner, starter like main dish, the service is very nice and friendly. Seafood soup is very good! Definitely recommend.

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3 Thank Volikmary
Beaufort, South Carolina
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Awesome authentic Mexican food at very reasonable prices. Music and dancing on Thursday nights. Best place for Pozoli in Acapulco! Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Thank David R
Acapulco, Mexico
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150 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We came for dinner on Monday night the resturant has great ambiance. Parking in front is always a plus. Greeted by a friendly waiter. We were served complimentary appetizers of home made chips, black beans and salsa. We ordered the guacamole served with homemade chips probably the best guacamole (chunky) we have ever had.....and a must order. We settled in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Costera Miguel Aleman 79, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: (744) 481-4099

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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