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El Porvenir

Avenida Hidalgo 1403 | Frente Al Cementerio, Tampico 89170, Mexico
+52 833 213 0568
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“crab” (7 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Avenida Hidalgo 1403 | Frente Al Cementerio, Tampico 89170, Mexico
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good food. It is worth a visit. Try the stuffed crab. Service was a bit slow but it was OK

Thank mdfdri
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Excellent seafood I have ever tried in Mexico. The food is fantastic and also the services. The owner is from Spain, very nice father and son, very kind.

Thank wfwrobert
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Here you can find both traditional dishes along with trends of modern tastes, but everything is of the highest quality and you can feel and taste the freshness of the seafood.

Thank Carimbo83
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We always dine here in December when driving back home from Veracruz and do a rest stop in Tampico with my wife and three kids, the seafood options here are amazing, Rockerfeller Oyster, cheese tortillas, crab, what ever i have ordered they are huge, fresh...More

Thank HectorMTY-MX
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent business meal. Best dish not to miss is the Jaiba al a Frank. The Jaiba is a blue crab. In this dish the crab is prepared in a butter based sauce and served with delicious cheese tortillas. A bit of a hit...More

Thank chrishardiman
Reviewed July 16, 2016

The first time I went was a couple of months ago at the recommendation of my work colleague who is from Tampico. Of course I asked what was the most famous dish and the waiter said Jaiba a la Frank / Crab in the style...More

Thank Profe_Federico
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This place has some of the best seafood in town. The cheese tortillas are unique never have seen them elsewhere. Don't miss if you visiting. Local landmark. BETTER THERE THAN ACROSS THE STREET says the sign on the front (the grave yard is a cross...More

Thank PingoWis
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat; the Jaiba a la Frank with Asadero cheese tortillas is awesome. My grandfather loved the MB Fish. A place to go to eat in Tampico for sure, just not in a tight budget.

Thank mabayardom
Reviewed January 14, 2016

I have since moved from the area. I ready do miss this place. The seafood was fresh and delicious. My top choices are: Jaiba a la Frank, crab meat in a rich, white creamy sauce, served with thin cheese tortillas. No where else have I...More

Thank Southern-Kitty
Reviewed December 25, 2015

Nice place, good service, and wonderful sea food. Ask for the tortillas made with cheese, any thing that you put on that will taste great, I loved the "jaiba".

Thank Renan D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Hidalgo 1403 | Frente Al Cementerio, Tampico 89170, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Tampico
  • Phone Number: +52 833 213 0568
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