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Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our first meal so much we came back a few nights later! Perfectly cooked tuna, grilled octopus, delicious Mahi Mahi, tasty camarone salad, all so fresh & YUMMY! Very reasonably priced for the quality of the seafood & how well they treat it. Friendly staff wanting to practise their English, we wanted to practice our Spanish, so kinda... More 

Thank Buggerem
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very humble place with few dishes, but they were all great. Very fresh, very tasty and affordable. Lots of locals and few tourists, which is usually good.

Thank Eduardo R
Northwest Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like fresh seafood, this is the place. They catch it - they serve it - that day - fresh. We ate here twice the week we were in Huatulco. I had the snapper and the amberjack - I can't pick a favorite. Both were amazing.

Thank ejchron
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best authentic sea food in downtown, their sup is the best that I ever try. And all the food is fresh.

Thank luis g
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner and had 12 people in our party. We all ordered different meals and everything was so really fresh and delicious. I had the fried red snapper in garlic and it was amazing. We had Victoria beer to go with our dinner. We will defined be back. Total bill for 12 with alcohol was less then 80$... More 

Thank jscwad
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We first dined here 11 years ago. The food didn't improve, because it's already excellent! What's new for us are the new tables and chairs and a brand new thatch roof. Get the octopus, several different choices are available. It's great! They had several specials, but we stuck to the octopus and shrimp. And like many places in Crucecieta, very... More 

Thank Ryan B
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We loved grillo marinero. We had an off menu scallop crudo dish that was great. Olive oil, onion, cilantro, lime juice with fresh scallops. They were 300 pesos and were enough for four. The shrimp cocktail was also incredible. The secret is the Orange juice they use.

Thank Paul S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Hands down one of the best meals I've ever had. Great service great pricing. If we didn't have our dinners planned for the rest of the trip I'd be coming back. Highly recommend the shrimp/snail/octopus. My wife had the red snapper in butter and garlic and it was also spectacular.

Thank william s
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

One of the best meals I had in Huatulco -- I strongly recommend it! Try and go after sun sets, as it is a very casual place and can get quite warm. Loved the food.

Thank laylool
St. Albert, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We stopped in for a snack and a beer. The food was good and the beer was cold. Fairly plain decor but we liked the high ceiling thatched roof.

Thank Scott R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: 9585870783

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?