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El Murmullo

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Calle Pedro Ascensio, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 102 8790
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Silverado, California
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195 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu was much more simplified than before. But and this is a big but - they have have an outdoor grill for their dishes and this is a big plus and kind of rare for restaurants in the area. I had their pork ribs. They were tender and done well. We also had grilled octopus which I very much... More 

Thank GregoryOrangeCounty
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a perfectly fine meal here of wings and ribs, but we came for Thai! Unfortunately we were informed the original owner has moved his business elsewhere. To their credit, they told us this before, and their food was solid- good rib platter and wings! If that's what you're in the mood for, give it a try!

Scottsdale, AZ
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102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Israel's food is excellent, especially the Thai salad and the curries. He is open for dinner until 10 pm. They will season your choices to the level of spice you desire.

Thank hickory444
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Good food, good people, good location. Various styles of food, but Thai is a favourite. Israel looks after his guests.

Thank Zihuajim
Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Excellent flavorful food. Great service. A fusion of Thai and Mexican that really works. Located right on the street in downtown Zihuatanejo so great people watching as you dine.

Thank Elaine E
Powell River, Canada
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

My sister and I had a recommendation for this restaurant from a fellow tourist at the Comercial Mexicana. We forgot the name but she had said look for the 3 lips on the sign...when we saw those we knew it was the right place tucked away on a side street in the downtown section. The food was very good and... More 

Thank Brenda A
Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

The owner, Israel, has done a fantastic job. The food is delicious. I ordered the Pad Thai, and it was very tasty. My friend ordered Thai curry and she loved it. I think we ate there three times.

Thank Golda M
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

My husband and I were looking for a restaurant we hadn't yet tried in the 14 years we've been vacationing in Zihua. This was one of the very best. We were attracted to their Thai offerings (many other choices) and he loved his Pad Thai with shrimp. I rarely order tuna, but their yellow fin catch of the day was... More 

Thank Retired6812
Bigfork, Montana
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Went here specifically for the Thai dishes as we were getting a little weary of Mexican and fish cuisine. The Thai food was average compared to what you would find in the states. Not exceptional but a nice change. The restaurant is centrally located but off-street so a little challenging to find, even for our cab driver who kept stopping... More 

Thank Timoan
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

This restaurant is one of our go back to each year. Good consistent food and service. We both enjoyed our dinners. I had the Thai Stir Fry dish and it was very good. Israel is a great Chef and host. We have known him for many many years and used to buy jewelry from him on La Ropa years before... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Thai, Italian, Mexican, International, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pedro Ascensio, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 102 8790
Owner/chef Israel Salazar continues to explore and expand the culinary options in Zihuatanejo. Using only first quality ingredients, he creates special dishes that are available nowhere else in town. Israel is widely known for his Thai creations, but he lavishes the same attention and care on his Mexican and Italian offerings. His attentive, bi-lingual floor staff, amazing food, and full bar will make any evening at El Murmullo one to remember.

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