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Esmirna del Mar

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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim
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Carretera Barra Vieja 1, Acapulco 39690, Mexico
744-444-6069
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chicago
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was taken here by the best official Mexican tour guide, Rodert Alacon. He know all the best places to go and will see that you have a great time. He is on call for you when you are there any time all you have to do is call 044744219608 or text him he will respond very quickly. Let him know... More 

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Thank glendar10
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Being from South Louisiana, we know seafood and love it just as much. My wife and I are also foodies, and we were quite impressed. We were supposed to have sunset dinner on the beach, but the Pacific Ocean had other plans, and flooded the big pavilion and beach dining areas; so we had to sit under the first pavilion... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We ate here after a city tour - the food was a little pricey and pretty much all seafood, so if you dine here make sure that you like what comes from "del mar"!

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1 Thank Susan M
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best meals I've ever had!! We were served right on the beach. They showed us the fresh catch of the day (literally fresh...mr red snappers eyes were staring at me). Of course we had to try them all so we got a sampling of everything! They served us snapper, lobster and prawns with rice and... More 

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Little Rhody, United States
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272 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our concierge recommended this restaurant, and it was a treat. Lovely view of the ocean, particularly at sunset. The food was very nicely presented, served by nice,patient, helpful people (for us from the States who had lots of questions). A wonderful experience and a great value.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You can't go wrong by going here. the restaurant is much closer than all the others that serve the typical pescado a la talla while having the same prices and a nice view. There are other tasty appetizers which you shouldn't miss.

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tennessee
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Roberto Alarcon took us to Esmirna for my husbands birthday dinner. They showed us the catch of the day and let us choose the fish we wanted and told us how it would be prepared. The shrimp were the best I have ever had. The fish were very fresh and tasty. No fishy taste at all. Eating right on the... More 

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Linden, Germany
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This place was awesome! We were worried it would be "cheesy " but it so wasn't! Very romantic and amazingly fresh seafood, well prepared! You get your own cabana on the beach, they bring out a platter of fresh seafood for you to choose from...lobster, huge shrimp and a huge red snapper...all fresh caught locally! We chose a mixed seafood... More 

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1 Thank mercedes b
Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Incredible place, great view and place in barra vieja beach, amazing food. Very friendly service and great attention!!!

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Thank Fernando T
Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant was suggested by our driver, Roberto Alarcon (who is AMAZING). He made reservations for us and we were greeted with a lovely table setting right on the beach. The view was beautiful! The seafood was AMAZING and fresh. It was a little pricey, but considering the quality of the food, it was a good value. We were interrupted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Barra Vieja 1, Acapulco 39690, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: 744-444-6069

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?