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El Perla Negra

Calle Adelita, Col La Madera | Ixtapa, Guerrero, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 1 755 115 8484
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steamed fish” (5 reviews)
“key lime pie” (2 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (4 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
11:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Mexican
$$ - $$$
Calle Adelita, Col La Madera | Ixtapa, Guerrero, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

We are always greeted like friends who happen to be dropping by for dinner. The management and staff are gracious and accommodating. They will even prepare special requests from past menus when they have the ingredients available. Portions are more than adequate. The food is...More

Thank TtinyDancer
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Last year we had dinner (they only serve evenings), and had a good meal. So, this year we had dinner there twice. The fish and shrimp are excellent. The sides, of rice and vegetables we superb, as was the Margarita. I would highly recommend trying...More

Thank 70plusandtraveling
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Our party of four dined at El Perla one evening. This is a small, clean and simple restaurant that offers good service. We all had seafood, mine was "chula" with a cream cilantro sauce. I think it was the best meal I had during our...More

Thank billymn723
Reviewed January 25, 2017

We just spent 3 weeks in Ixtapa and went to this restaurant twice! Our friends took us here as its their fav restaurant in Zih. Well....it's now our fav restaurant too!! Great food! We all had the big shrimp (garlic, skewers, coconut) and everything was...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed June 28, 2016

I found this on trip advisor and my husband and I thought we would try it. It had the best coconut shrimp we have ever had. The owner is a fisherman and chef. This is across the taxi area. We missed it the first time,...More

Thank C P
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Despite a half empty restaurant, we waited for over half an hour for a beverage and almost an hour for a light meal one night at this restaurant. It looks like a good beach restaurant from the beach, but we won't be back. Food was...More

Thank Valhallagirl33
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We had the shrimp which was excellent. My son had chicken which was also very good. Overall a positive experience

Thank David P
Reviewed March 7, 2016

We tried El Perla Negra on the recommendation of a fellow traveller from our hotel. When we found it, the location had us suspect of the quality. Were we ever wrong. The cilatro sauce mahi mahi, garlic mahi mahi, coconut shrimp, stuffed mahi mahi, and...More

Thank Captain-Ron
Reviewed March 3, 2016

Very economical the food is basic but for the money is good. Staff very pleasant. It's a small place with just a few tables

Thank Jean B
Reviewed February 23, 2016

There were 4 of us having dinner and 3 said their food was average, but the one who had steamed fish said it was the best he'd had in Zihua. The price is right, so no real complaints, except the coconut shrimp was too well...More

Thank Retired6812
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $150
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Adelita, Col La Madera | Ixtapa, Guerrero, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 1 755 115 8484
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We have moved and are now closer to the church at plaza kioto. We are on the first street heading to "La Madera" where the taxis are stationed. See you soon!!! Opening Dec. 15.
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