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Restaurant el Manguito


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Mexican, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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All reviews chile relleno shrimp dish flan fresh fish guacamole beans tacos minute walk the river large portions mexican food location is great our favorite place three times his wife amazing food puerto vallarta
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Had a great lunch an el manguito on the way back from the waterfalls. Definitely worth the walk out of town for the meal. Very quiet because it is not right in town.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank reginastruble
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Yelapa is a magical and special place, but much of that magic is hidden from the hordes who hit the beach on day trips. Having visited many times, the true heart of yelapa lies not on the beach, but up the slow-moving river, past the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank doronamiran
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

We have ended up her two nights in a row. It is actually about a 15 minute walk from the Pueblo. The margaritas are made fresh with real fruit and Luis will make sure you have enough alcohol to taste. The chili relleno was delicious....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Fossr50
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We dine at this restaurant every time we visit Yelapa. It is tucked away up the river and away from the beach goers. We usually have breakfast and coffee. Great venue for those looking for a quiet meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NWoftheBrink
Reviewed June 28, 2018

When we arrived for dinner, it was on the early side and the place looked deserted. Someone called to us from across the road--are you looking to eat? have drinks? We said yes and he said he'd call the chef. This was the owner and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank leamington_malfoof
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were able to arrange for a cooking lesson here and we learned to make Chile relleno, chicken soup, and rice. It was a lot of fun and the food turned out great, with a lot of help from our instructors. Really...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jamiedC8458NP
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The restaurant is lovely. the walk to it is very interesting and easy. the owner and chef is very friendly and nice and speaks good english. i have been to El Manguito several times over the past 5 years and it seems as if the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank judyth101
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stopped for lunch at El Manguito on the way home from the waterfall as no trip to Yelapa is complete without a few meals at this wonderful family run restaurant. As usual the food was delicious and it was nice to...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank zoeyryan
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This place is a bit of a walk but definitely worth it. Bring a flash light. There where lots of choices in food. big portions. the food was really good. Not just your typical enchiladas and tacos kind of a place.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank reginastruble
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Los Abuelos is still at the top of my list of Best Restaurants in Yelapa but El Manguito is very close behind. My husband and I had walked over to the restaurant on a previous visit but it was late in the season and the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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February 26, 2017|
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Response from Travelgonecrazy | Reviewed this property |
I never asked if they were seasonal or not. However, because of the location I imagine they need all the customers they can get, including the locals. My get is yes, especially in June as it is slow season and......start of... More
March 12, 2015|
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Response from lzahn | Reviewed this property |
It was comparable to all the other restaturants in the area. Tortilla soup 70 pesos Chicken Fajitas 100 pesos. mojito 60 pesos.
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