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El Chivero Restaurant & Bar

Avenida Del Pacifico # 9, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 329 298 0612
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“shrimp” (12 reviews)
“fresh oysters” (2 reviews)
“red snapper” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Avenida Del Pacifico # 9, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were not too many people in this restaurant when we visited so that might account for the great service. I had fresh oysters and margaritas here - both were excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truthfully our group was here for happy hour drinks only, and to listen to the band. The place was packed, people dancing and really enjoying the music. Drinks are very reasonable price for happy hour, but a few of us found there was actually little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rvod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about this great band at El Chivero in Bucerias. It is on the beach a few doors down from El Centro. The band plays from 3 pm to ?? on Wednesday afternoons. We had a lot of fun. The place was packed, the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed November 24, 2018

We met friends here for lunch in Nov. 2018. Was a nice little bar/restaurant with good service. I would not order the club sandwich again. Other meals looked better. Only negative was the number of venders that came through trying to sell their items.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DustyRose54
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Yummy coconut shrimp. We enjoyed great service and even better we're on the beach. A definite spot to return to.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PDiGa
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I just visited El Chevero's and it exceeded my expectations! I had the jumbo coconut shrimp. The five shrimp were huge and the fruit sauce was perfect. Each of the shrimp exceeded six inches in length, were butterflied and the coconut batter...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ewright007
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

A very nice waitress helped us figure out what we wanted from the menu. I ordered the shrimp stuffed alvocado, which was amazing. My s/o ordered three different quesadillas. And over all the food was very clean, tasty and not heavy at all to digest....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TiredandStuff
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

The portions are large, good service & 2 for 1 drinks. Prices were amazing (compared to resorts, etc). Our waiter spoke English & was really nice & accomodating. Not touristy at all; not crowded. Right on the beach. Bathrooms so-so, but clean. Vendors come up...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marlene H
Reviewed May 19, 2018

If you want to have a good time its a must , good music , good food beachfront, good service (Ask for ALEJANDRA) top notch waitress . TIP don't order the MOJITO.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Hector T
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This is my favorite beach bar! They have great bands and have 7 beer buckets for 125 pesos. That is a little more than a dollar a beer! Also 2 for 1 on drink specials. Very good food and our waiter Tony always treated us...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank chelle19712015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Del Pacifico # 9, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: +52 329 298 0612
Since 1965, El Chivero Restaurant and Bar has been Bucerias' favorite seaside restaurant. Known as the Home of the Seafood Platter, El Chivero serves only the freshest seafood and fish (likely caught by a family member. Family run and family friendly, visitors and locals delight in the excellent and friendly service while enjoying tropical drinks and icy cold beer on the beach or overlooking Banderas Bay from the cheery interior. Happy Hour is offered all day every day and Saturday afternoons are filled with Live Music to dine and dance to right on the beach.
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