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Dugarel Plays Restaurant & Bar

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north end of Avenida Pacifico, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 329 298 1757
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Windsor, CO
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are long-time visitors to Bucerias (over 20 years), and Dugarel Plays was the first restaurant we tried. Ruben, the owner, was then and is now a perfect host. We have never been disappointed. The food is outstanding, from the Mexican Sampler Plate to the whole Red Snapper. If you order the whole Red Snapper, have Luciano filet it at... More 

Thank Jane1635
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have only eaten lunch, so far. Lovely view, breeze and warm welcome. Delicious marguerites that pack a punch! Very attentive service. Usually have avocado stuffed with shrimp and shrimp cocktail. Yummy salsa, with freshly made chips, The guacamole is really good too, if you are extra hungry. Warm bowl of lime water to rinse your hands at the end, is... More 

Thank tresejo
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful restaurant, overlooking the beach, and the sunset. The service from Victor was wonderful.He kept the drinks flowing as we waited for our great meals. (I had bacon wrapped prawns in a cheese sauce, served with vegetables and rice)

Thank gmer2006
St. Paul, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bucerias is a small town north of Nuevo Vallerta. It is a pretty town; a great place to walk in town or on the beach. While we were walking through town we were of course accosted as we passed each restaurant. What stood out about Dugarel's is all of the staff was in uniform and they presented us with a... More 

Thank elmosmom1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is wonderful! Friendly, delicious and beautiful. I recommend the tuna-stuffed avocado. We ate outside during sunset which was amazing.

Thank Molly G
Lake Stevens, Washington
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We were here once years ago and forgot about this place because it's a little further down the beach than we normally go. We walked a little further this time and found this gem again, so glad we did. When you walk in the kitchen is open and right near the front and it was rather reassuringly clean. The seating... More 

Thank NW748
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Oct 12, 2001 === I first step foot into Mexico and my hosts took our small party to Durgarals for our FIRST meal. Back then there were very FEW restaurants in this area of Bucerias and la Cruz BUT I was BLOWN away with the quality and QUANTITY of the food. Old Ruben was our waiter [ and he is... More 

Thank eddbissell
Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We have been visiting Nuevo Vallarta for many years, and always seek a good place to eat as a family on our last night. My wife and I have two married grown daughters who each has a child. For the past five years, we have chosen Dugarel Play's in Bucerias. The food, drinks and ambiance makes this place special.

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Alvin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner here on Sept.14 and although it is the slow season we had excellent service and food! The drinks were Huge, and our dinners to die for. One of us had the Mahi Mahi another had the prawns which were gigantic and were wrapped in bacon with a cheese sauce on them and the other members of our... More 

1 Thank Linda k
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Had an excellent meal with family. This was the best presentation of Mexican Coffee I have seen. Service was fantastic

Thank nicholass43323
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, International
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: north end of Avenida Pacifico, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: +52 329 298 1757

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