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El Tiburon de la Costa

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Calle Principal, San Jose | Barrio Viejo, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
75 555 327 77
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Bogota, Colombia
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

A nice restaurant with good service however they didn't appear to serve anything different or better than the hundreds of other seafood restaurants along the coast. The toilets were dirty too and the whole meal was spent wafting flies away from our food.

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely legit, I ordered the Botanas Vazquez which is delicious if you're into octopus, scallops and all of that, very fresh. Wife ordered the shrimp combination with rellenos, coconut, tamarindo and other deliciousness. Totally worth the trip.

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Thank David M
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This is our second time to this restaurant and won't be our last. The shrimp combination was just as good if not better as last time and I can't even imagine trying anything else. The servers are excellent in fact they will make sure you always have a full glass and are happy. Great food and drinks!

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This is a super place to get Shrimp Rellanos. Ermis the owner has opened one up in Ixtapa at Ixtapa Palace.. The food is very good... Budget friendly and clean are some of the features in this restaurant... But if you want to experience old Mexico, the one in Barro Viejo is a lot of fun to go to and... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

This restaurant is just a short bus or taxi ride for some of the best food. Many locals dine here so you know its good. We have gone 2 years in a row and absolutely love it. Great prices and the seafood is amazing. The owner and the staff are awesome!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Want to eat where the locals eat? Go to El Tiburon ( the shark ) de la costa. While here, a lady was having a birthday celebration with her NINE daughters. Very cool. I cant even get my three kids together at the same time. Dishes here are excellent. Great cooking. Very reasonable prices. All the taxi guys know this... More 

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Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

First day we went to eat seafood at this place. It was ok, but my colleagues said they couldn't eat much because it was all drenched in oil and garlic. There are better options for seafood, although the service and attention of the waiters were great!

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We used Trip Advisor to select this restaurant and they weren't wrong. Four of us all had the shrimp combo which is 4 different types of shrimp prepared with a variety of seasonings and toppings. Along with veggies, bread, etc. it was absolutely fantastic and a great deal. The manager was very helpful and kind and spoke great English as... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Walked to this local gem the first day in Ixtapa. Great seafood and Mexican food. Really enjoyed the local atmosphere. Good value with the family of 9

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1 Thank canadalaz
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

had a wonderful time meeting the owner Ermis and his knowledgeable staff. the lobster tails and 5 kinds of shrimp dish was excellent. made it in time before they closed and we just kept on socializing with them. will see them again next time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal, San Jose | Barrio Viejo, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: 75 555 327 77

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?