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Mariscos el Gordo

Av Pacifico 11, Bucerias, Mexico
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Av Pacifico 11, Bucerias, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed April 11, 2017

This place is very good and located right of the beach in Bucerias Nayarit. My wife had the lobster and it was excellent. The staff is great and very courteous. Definitely a must when visiting Bucerias.

Thank Rvegasan
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Took our elderly parents here for lunch and was fairly easy to access along the cobblestone walkway through the open market and up four steps. Stayed on the main level as it was brighter and easier. Sylvia was our server and knew the menu inside...More

Thank RJ+M4
Reviewed March 23, 2017

El Gordo is located on the beach in the flea market area of Bucerias. The ground floor features a bar and a few tables while the "downstairs" on the beach there are rows of tables and umbrellas for dining. I visited El Gordo twice, first...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We spent a great afternoon at this restaurant, eating drinking and having a brilliant time. The bar staff were Brilliant and the Margaritas were fantastic. We would say don't miss going to the establishment, it's great. The cocktails and beers were very good value, as...More

Reviewed March 16, 2017

We took a taxi over to check out the flea market in Bucerias. Of course we got thirsty and decided to stop for a drink. Sat at a table right on the beach and watched the horses as they walked on the beach. Locals were...More

Thank mopar14
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

I was checking out Nuevo Vallarta and didn't find what I wanted for a lunch venue so I headed to Bucerias. Asked the driver where to go that had a view of the ocean and he pointed me toward the beach. I stopped at to...More

Thank GreenKatyDid
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Fun place right on the beach in Bucerias! We ate here several years ago before things started to grow in this region. Food is always great, service excellent as well! The ONLY negative is that they seem to allow beach vendors to come through the...More

Thank cjworldtrek
Reviewed November 23, 2016

We were recommend to this place by our timeshare rep and the taxi driver. Thanks guys! The atmosphere was awesome, with fun entertainment. The food was quick, hot, delicious and cheap. The beer was cold and cheap. Manuel was our server and did an excellent...More

Thank CarolB454
Reviewed November 19, 2016

White plastic chair planted on the sandy beach! HOLA! This is Mexico. We Love this atmosphere it can't be manufactured, copied or even simulated! The sun setting on the Pacific creates the best sunsets EVER over Banderas Bay. After many years of traveling dinner on...More

Thank LHeff
Reviewed September 14, 2016

I chose to go to "Fatboys" 3 times on a recent trip and every time the food, the staff and the drinks were sensational. My Mexican wife and I left knowing that we will be there more than 3 times on our next trip. The...More

Thank michael s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Pacifico 11, Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
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