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El Gecko Beach Club

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food, terrific location, the best service in a long time and what a clean, quaint and lovely restaurant location.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annfromfrance22
Reviewed 4 days ago

El Gecko has some of the freshest fish in Los Barriles. Great place for parents to have lunch while kids play in the sand.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RobbNevadaCity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh food, fresh drinks, excellent service, and a beautiful beach ambiance.. what more can you ask for!?! We thoroughly enjoyed fresh lime margaritas, table-side custom guacamole, and the best shrimp fajitas I’ve had! The waiter was very friendly and delivered our meals just as asked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Katethegreat594
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We've been to LB four times, and El Gecko is simply the best experience to be had in town. The food is great, the drinks are killer (get the Mango Margarita), and the the staff is always warm and welcoming. MY family and I love...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Compass54174282042
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

After a few years of going to Los Barilles we finally went to El Gecko. Generous happy hour but both regular and strawberry margaritas were light on the alcohol. Went back for dinner same day. Our waiter was Ryan, who was charming, professional, and engaging....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and margaritas!! Shrimp cocktail was delicious! Margaritas could have been better though. Their little dog Sammy Davis Jr greeted us and kept us company ! I would go back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wendybadura
Reviewed October 2, 2018

El Gecko has wonderful food, but my favorite is their clam chowder. In Los Barriles there aren't many places that have clam chowder and being from Oregon I loved Moe's clam chowder on the beach and this is comparable. All their food is good, happy...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Just arrived and took our ATV to the beach, stopped here and it was delicious! I ordered the Shrimp Quesadilla and my hubsand ordered the Steak tacos. Shrimp Quesadilla was the best I have ever had and the home made guacamole at our table! Fabulous...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kurt M
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little place right on the beach in Los Barriles. My wife and I each had the chicken molcajete verde which was outstanding. The staff was very friendly. Also a great place for a drink while lounging on the beach. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jaeger62
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I have eaten here twice before so this is the third time back for me. As always the drinks are strong and the food is good. It’s right on the beach so you get a breeze from the ocean and can watch the boats and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank George N
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January 13, 2019|
Response from Carolyn W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the hours but you should be able to email them for the indormation 624-142-8212 info@elgecko.restaurant
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of room at the club.. If need be they just put up a table on the beach... There were several groups from Canada the last time I was there.. The service is pretty fast and good...You should just be able to... More
December 17, 2017|
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Response from JPstrother | Reviewed this property |
As William M said, the owner or any of the ex-pats at the sports bar can answer that for you. There likely still won’t be much of a party, maybe a bbq or something small at one of the bars. Barriles is awesome b/c you kind... More
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