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Mariscos Carlos

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$$ - $$$
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Atun esq. Leon Marino | Col. Oceano, Manzanillo 28219, Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The servers were not happy, after waiting 40 minutes it was determined that the waiter forgot to place my order and the length of time to get everyone's food was horrible as we were the second group In the restaurant. Based on everyone else's reviews, they must have had a bad day. The food was also not very good.

Thank Shane S
Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Wonderful seafood! They have the best! The lobster tail with butter and garlic are to die for.. The shrimp are huge and excellent. Good service is also a plus.

1 Thank mango1941
Calgary, Canada
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Really fresh fish and seafood at very reasonable prices. It's where the locals ho for comida (the mid day meal).

1 Thank Carol Ann M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Great dishes, great service, the food was served quickly, the camarones zarandeados were GREAT, the stuffed filet was delicious and the place has good ventilation, highly recommended!!!

1 Thank Antonio R
Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Everything is worth to taste, so far my favs are: tacos de camarón, tostada de pulpo y camarón, camarones zarandeados. And to drink try the agua de coco, which even has pieces of coconut

1 Thank MariaJoVH
Manzanillo, Mexico
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

So, the fact that I have been going for 30 years would suggest I love the place. Although my meals are usually quite good, prices are fair, but it nothing to write home about. It is in a bad location. A dusty, industrial area near the bus station. The hours are uneven. No atmosphere. Service okay. Price is good, but... More 

Thank Polinero1
Sacramento, California
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

Mariscos Carlos is a place loved by locals and by tourists savvy enough to find it tucked behind the Manzanillo bus station. It's a large place that specializes in tasty, perfectly cooked seafood, efficient, friendly service, and a casual atmosphere. Everyone from bus drivers to big wheeler-dealers appear to eat here. We especially liked the free appetizer plate of jicima... More 

Thank K C
Netanya, Israel
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

I tried here a fish on the grille, it was excellent. The service is good, although English is not the best part here. The prices are good. This is a good place for fish and sea food eaters. Recommended restaurant, I will be back 

Thank Elad B
Oliver, Canada
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356 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is a great place. First off, it can be kind of hard to find but it you ride any of the busses that go to the main bus depot, you go right by their corner. In effect, it is IMMEDIATLY BEHIND the main bus station. Easy to get to once you know where it is. We had seafood -... More 

Thank Ed S
Sarnia, Canada
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189 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is only open for lunch and closed on Tuesdays. We didn't think that the food was very good...there were 8 of us and all of our meals were overcooked.

Thank OntarioTravellers2

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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 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atun esq. Leon Marino | Col. Oceano, Manzanillo 28219, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Manzanillo
  • Phone Number: 3143365458
a espaldas de Terminal de Autobuses

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