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The Fat Boy Seafood

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Bucerias, Mexico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with wife and 9yr old son. Started with fish veviche, chips and salsas. Ceviche was about a dollar. Salsas were great, one was nuclear dangerous though. Son had shrimp soup. This had delicious flavour and literally dozens of good size p&d shrimp. Wife had pescado el gordo...nice fillet steamed with capers, onions and tomatoes. I had a combo plate.... More 

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Thank BenZarro
Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was by far the best restaurant on the beach in Bucerias. Live music, feet in the sand, ocean view and the best margaritas EVER!! The service was great. Not a single complaint from us 😃

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here whilst staying in resort in Puerto Vallarta, we were recommended to visit buccerias by the reps for an authentic Mexican feel rather than modern and built up Puerto Vallarta. Taxi driver recommended fat boys. We were treated great by the waiters, don't expect this place to be anything fancy looks wise it is a shack on the beach... More 

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Thank Siân J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended by our taxi driver as the location we were going to eat was closed for the season. Great views under a palapa on the beach. Waiter brought out fresh seafood from the bay and my wife and I were able to order a plate for 2. Kids ordered their own food which they enjoyed. Lots of beach vendors... More 

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Thank Brandon E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had gone to Bucerius to go to the market but at 930 am the market was not open yet. A few of the staff at our resort the Royal Decameron recommended fat boy. So we showed up at 930 and they were happy to open for us. We were the only ones there. Had a few drinks. A little... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by for drinks only. Great drinks. Put your toes in the sand and relax listening to the ocean waves. leave your mark using a sharpie on the wooden poles. Great place!

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach front location. Very clean. Great music. And the fish -- OMG!! Fresh and delicious! Do NOT get anything but the fresh catch(s) if the day! The Cadillac Margarita prepared table side is bar none the best!!

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1 Thank Kugirl808
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat steps away from the ocean and it was wonderful. Excellent service, excellent food. Everything was perfect. We ate the fajitas. Magnificent!

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1 Thank Justin Hannah H
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is right on the beach and has an amazing view. The Mariscos were delicious. I was able to try the shrimp cocktail, the Camaron a la diabla, the langosta, shrimp quesadillas, and a pineapple margarita. Prices were really fair, for the amount of food that you get. The shrimp cocktail, as well as the octopus cocktail came in... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Spent a whole afternoon here eating seafood and veggie tacos and drink watermelon margaritas !!!! Brought lots of things from beach sellers they will sell you anything for any price. Great afternoon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias

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