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Friendly Dolphin

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Calle Alcantar 44 | Old Port, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
+52 638 383 2608
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the fondue shrimp and the drinks. They don't take credit cards and their exchange rate is terrible if you pay in USD. Pay with pesos and all will be good!

Thank ronv320
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never had a shrimp cocktail quite like this one...It was more like a gazpacho loaded with shrimp....So yummy....

Thank Angela S
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent seafood dishes and Mexican food! There were two dishes we wanted which were not on the menu. They prepared them for us anyway. The Dolphin margarita and regular margaritas are excellent!

Thank monica m
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an amazing meal and best margaritas! We came from three different states and all of us came to the same conclusion! Very good food! Delicious. Our friends from NY and Connecticut were very impressed and pleased! Highly recommend!

Thank vkosyakov
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner with my parents and my kids, it was Amazing, the wait staff were friendly, lafarga fish, and bacon wrapped shrimp were to die for ! Definitely love this place

Thank Kimberley J
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice on our last trip. Highly recommend sitting in the upper dining room which feels like a Captain's Cabin in an old sailing ship. The view over the old port is fantastic, and there is less traffic going by your table. Do take the time to wander about and enjoy all of the antiques and display in... More 

Thank Kirk J
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Set so you can look out the window as it is a nice view. Shrimp or flounder are fresh and very good. The drinks are ok but nothing special. The waiter spoke perfect English which helps. Service was good and food was served warm. One person did order wrong food but was told it would be replaced but she had... More 

Thank Rhyolite123
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice and friendly place with a great food!! The drinks are huge and my Margarita on the Rocks was perfect! I would highly recommend to visit!

Thank SofiaBrod
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Service is great. Awesome drinks and great food. Better than anything else the customer service. Make sure you ask for a tour.

Thank Maysa F
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The atmosphere is excellent, the staff is friendly and the food is amazing! A must visit when in Rocky Point!

Thank adaven7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alcantar 44 | Old Port, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco
  • Phone Number: +52 638 383 2608
The Friendly Dolphin features mainly Mexican cuisine dishes. The local products like the blue shrimp from the Sea of Cortes and flounder are used in our menu. Open daily for lunch and diner. The Friendly Dolphin is the home of the fish La Farga style a recipe of our own.

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