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El Pirata


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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$15 - $20
Mexican, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews fresh fish ceviche fries garlic shrimp red snapper pescado beans filet salad fish market next door plastic chairs and tables awesome seafood local place where the locals eat mexican seafood lime juice portions are huge
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Reviewed today via mobile

Started with the guacamole finished with fresh fried grouper delicate and moist been in Mexico 2 years now and this place always bueno

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 219sheilad
Reviewed 2 days ago

The waiter brought out three varieties of fresh fish. We choose one and shared it when it was served - delicious.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank admin517
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here on a recommendation and it did not disappoint. Fish was beautifully prepared and tasted fresh. Prawns were also very tasty. Service was friendly and helpful and at no time did we feel rushed. Having said that we went back a second time...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KevMacEllon
Reviewed 4 days ago

For a rustic venue with excellent seafood at very reasonable prices, don’t miss El Pirata. Like many of the street side restaurants, the decor is not fancy but the food is wonderful. We visited this restaurant several times during our stay and the quality of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to restaurant for lunch, have been numerous times. Have always enjoyed the food, especially the shrimp ceviche. This time I ordered the fish from the menu. It was to be $250 pesos. When the bill came the charge for the fish was $450 pesos...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 540hopem
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here every year. Never disappointed. Shrimp in Garlic Butter is excellent. So is the whole fish that is deep fried. Place is known for it's Ceviche. Love it!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PlayaChris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I recently ate at El Pirate. We were greeted by a friendly host who showed us to a table out the front. He then promptly brought us a serving plate with raw fish we could choose from for our dinner if we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank T4820WLsarahb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great local seafood restaurant. All meals looked great but we chose the shrimp ceviche which exceptional. It’s not fancy dining and is filled with a mix of locals and tourists.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SuiteAsOuzo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this little gem around the corner from our condo and was also recommended by our host, and boy it didn't disappoint! The margarita was the best and while we didn't lunch on the fresh snapper or grouper it looked amazing. We settled on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Janice C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They routinely overcook the fish now and that's the point... reash perfectly booked fish. Sadly, they have dropped the ball three times in a row. I used to be a fan but no mas!

Date of visit: January 2019
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April 20, 2017|
Response from harrypotex | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but for me the best is El Pirata
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January 16, 2015|
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Monday to friday 10:00 to 20:00 Saturday to Sunday 11:00 to 20:00
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