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“Terrific food, service, atmosphere and ambience”
Review of Los Magueyes

Los Magueyes
Ranked #12 of 308 Restaurants in La Paz
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Los Magueyes is a very popular dining place for Ex-Pat Americans and many visitors, as well as locals in the State Capitol of La Paz.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Terrific food, service, atmosphere and ambience”
Reviewed July 31, 2011

Mayguez is a bit off the beaten path for tourists, but so are many of the La Paz restaurants reviewed on Trip Advisor. But, Mayguez is often busy with Ex-Pat's from around the world, as well as a large number of locals. And for good reason: Good food. Our perspective is different because we're fortunate enough to make our home for six months each year in nearby Todos Santos.
Now, about Mayguez: A very different menu for a traditional Mexican restaurant. My favorite meal is Camarones con Ajo - Shrimp grilled in minced garlic. It is fabulous and served with excellent white rice and a small salad, all freshly prepared. The tortillas are hand made, right in front of the patrons, and they are served hot and tasty. The waiters kid me about my eternal quest for 'mucho ajo' - lots of garlic, but they manage to bring the taste of the mound of shrimp to just the right level of taste. The service begins with three (3) salsa's served gratis, along with unsalted tortilla chips. The salsa's are each different from the other: one is very hot, another made from tomatilloes not so, and a third is a traditional red chile salsa but not chunky, as Americans come to enjoy.
Mayguez is closed on Mondays but open for lunch and dinner six days each week. It is easily reached from the Malecon by driving up Avenida de Allende - the street next to the now closed iconic Hotel Los Arcos. It is about 3/4 mile to the corner of 1910 Revolucion where Mayguez is found. Americans especially will like the cleanliness, the atmosphere, the attitude of the employees, not to mention the excellent food. Enjoy!.

  • Visited July 2011
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