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The General's Sports Bar & Restaurant

Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
+52 1 755 114 9928
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (34 reviews)
“shrimp” (47 reviews)
“pizza” (49 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is fantastic and they might have the coldest beer in town. We ended up here three times. The service is top notch and the guacamole they make table side is fantastic! the owner/manager is a really good guy!! If there is a game...More

Thank Andrea J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dropped in for a snack and cold drink during our annual visit to Ixtapa. Good as always. Great place to hang out. Lots of sports memorabilia hanging from everywhere! It was getting busy the evening we were there because the gold medal World Junior hockey...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fun night, great friendly staff, tables both in and out side .....Flames were playing so took in the game and a casual food night, wings, table side made guacamole , it is delicious with an added order of shrimp cocktail ( for dipping...More

Thank Schmartins
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a fun sports bar for the whole family, Cold beer, good food and friendly staff. Everyone spoke English which really helped with my limited Spanish. Once you stop in you will be treated like and old friend. Don't miss the coconut shrimp and...More

Thank MJJ1313
Reviewed 6 days ago

Awesome service at the General, and great food. Even got to watch a Canadian hockey game while. we ate.

Thank RedRam99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, especially the guacamole that they make right in front of you! Went there to watch the MN Vikings play. They also had hockey for the Canadians. The service was great!

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. We have been going there for over 6 years and still can't get enough! The staff are fantastic. The General , the owner is such an incredible man who truly loves his business and everyone who comes in. The atmosphere is safe...More

2  Thank tbianchini
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here 3 times. Very good. Make sure you try the fried ice cream. Service is great and lots of tv's to get your sports fix.

Thank scrapy1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at The General's were always accommodating, setting up fans on the hotter days, finding any game/sports event on their many TV's. Drinks were good if not great, the wings are really good and were a hit with our whole group each time we...More

1  Thank Grits71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Generals watching the Grey Cup game. It’s a great atmosphere and the service was fantastic. Food was great. Very attentive, making sure that you always have what you need to have a good time. I would highly recommend this...More

Thank sungoddess0309
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January 15, 2018|
Response from Zee B | Reviewed this property |
I only use pesos in Mexico so am not certain about the general’s. I think some restaurants & shops accept USD but you get a better rate of exchange by taking it out of your account at an ATM.
Laura K
September 20, 2017|
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Response from Genaro S | Property representative |
Is pretty busy after 7:00 pm I think you should be there little a bit before
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January 28, 2017|
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Response from Dewie R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Mike J. The staff at the general will do everything they can to accommodate you. You may be able to contact them a head of time and they can try to get the fight for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 1 755 114 9928
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of the vacation destination of Ixtapa and right behind Sr.Frogs, The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant caters to Canadian, American and Mexican cuisine. The bar boasts the coldest beer in town, and daily drink specials. With 7 flat screen TV's and a jumbo projector, there is always multiple sporting events on including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, MLB, LFP, FMF, Boxing and NCAA. Not only is the food great and the drinks cold, we have free WI-FI and if you are in the mood for some singing, we have karaoke and are open late!Known locally and internationally as "The Husband Daycare", The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant is definitely a place you don't want to miss on your vacation in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Come enjoy a cold one and a good time with us!
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