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Mariscos El Payo

Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
“shrimp salad” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

We asked a waiter at another restaurant where he likes to eat and he recommended Payo. We went for lunch and did not need to eat dinner. H had shrimp burritos which were full of shrimp and delicious. Came with rice and a side of...More

Thank JRMom
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We went for lunch and had the medium shrimp cocktail and Avacado and Shrimp Salad. Portions huge. All prepared from scratch and very reasonable in price. Would definitely go back.

1  Thank Maureen W
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We visited El Payo several times during our stay, and highly recommend this restaurant! If you're looking for great Mexican fare and awesome Margaritas, this is the place for you! Thank you Fred for awesome service - we will definitely return when we go back...More

Thank Carole E
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Great taste , hefty portions ask for the shrimp BURRITA and the shrimp tostada. It's a very very rustic atmosphere but it works .

Thank Hector T
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We came here for a break from the resort food recommended by Karla from Grand Sirenis resort. Food was fresh, fast efficient service and great prices. Bathrooms were super clean which is always important:)

1  Thank nataschacan
Reviewed January 27, 2018

El Payo has a regular restaurant and a stand next to the street. We always go to the one on the street. Oscar is an friendly excellent waiter. He will take good care of you. The food is very good and big portions. The margaritas...More

2  Thank liljoe
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Food was amazing! Service was great for Mexico. We had nachos, tacos, quesadillas. The location is a block off the beach.

Thank travel051974
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I dropped in just for lunch and were we in for a pleasant surprised. It advertised “Mariscos” which I took to be seafood. We weren’t disappointed. My wife had the “Crab Stew” and it was magnificent, I tried the “Shrimp Quesidillas” and...More

1  Thank Mario S
Reviewed December 20, 2017

We asked one of the locals for recommendations for a "real Mexican" dinner. (Typical tourist request...right?) We were directed to Mariscos El Payo and boy are we happy we went! Manuel was our (very patient) server and took wonderful care of us. The meal was...More

1  Thank Emmett H
Reviewed August 23, 2017

El Payo was recommended to my wife and I by good friends who are residents of Bucerias. It is a restaurant right on the town square that is unremarkable looking and easy to miss from outside. There is a main floor but we always go...More

1  Thank daveonbanderas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: 2982425
(329)298-2425 Phone- 2 years in business. Also started at a stand which still currently has at Calle Mexico, Frente a la plaza Principal, Bucerias, Nayarit also. The best seafood fresh, clean restaurant, purified water, great service, other food excellent too. Always packed full of people and prices fantastic
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