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“Overrated” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Centro

Ranked #3 of 32 things to do in Manzanillo
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Owner description: Spanish for "the center" and refers to the center of town.
Kingston, Ontario
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Overrated”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2012

strictly shopping in very small stores for the most part and only a couple of resaurants that we found. Don't waste your time

Visited February 2012
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English first
villa de alvarez, colima
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2012

El Centro De Manzanillo Has Many Places To Go Eat, Shop, Dance, Etc. Fun Place To Hang Out Before 10 p.m.

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Ontario, Canada
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299 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Better than average downtown in mexico”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2012

Every time we go to Manzanillo, we go downtown Centro a couple of times. They have fixed up their waterfront and have a huge blue Marlin, quite a few statues, etc there. They have banos which is good. There is a good cruise ship down there. There is the Centro Historical and the Newer Centro. There are numerous stores of all kinds, numerous restaurants and bars. The buses run from anywhere in Manzanilla and Santiago to downtown every few minutes and costs 6 pesos each. The navy base is downtown also. the people are friendly and in a lot of stores you can get the price of goods down. No visit to Manzanillo should include a trip to Centro

Visited February 2012
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3 Thank JBJOHNSON
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nw
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Take the time to enjoy Mexico and visit the market”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2012

Do yourself a favor and visit the market around 8:30 in the moring. The market is about 4 or 5 blocks away from the main square.
You can buy enough shrimp and dorado to feed 6 for less than 200 pesos. We picked up a 1/2 kilo of shrimp (about 2 large fist fulls) some scallops and nice chunk of dorado butterfled just right-------cut up a couple bulbs of garlic, fry all in butter.
Don't forget the fresh tortillas and hot sauce avaliable right across the street. Make your own salsa and add some fried up onions, zucinnis and cervaza with lime and you have a piece of heaven.
Skip sorianos and commericial and shop local with the locals. You'll find no fresher produce or fish/meat/chicken.

Visited January 2012
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5 Thank Sidnye
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Florida
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Romantic Walks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2012

The Manzanillo city center "Centro" it's nice to visit during the later part of the day when it's not so hot, there are restaurants, a lot of souvenir shops, it's nice to stroll around and take in the scenery.

Visited December 2011
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