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“An institution in Zihuat”
Review of Casa Elvira

Casa Elvira
Ranked #53 of 343 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed February 23, 2014

Clean, comfortable, personable staff, good food at reasonable cost. This spot (along with the attached hotel) has been around since 1956. Of course, they've had some retirements since then, so service is fast, efficient and yes, friendly. It's located near the basketball court, not far from the dock where you can catch the panga to Las Gatas, They even have some comfort food if you get tired of local cuisine. Hey, it happens!
Say hi to Salvador for us.

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Thank Calgary68
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

The restaurant is connected to the guest house which promotes wifi as one of the perks but the restaurant staff shuns anyone using the wifi in the restaurant while staying in the guest house, not even turning on the overhead fan to cool off under. This was my second extended stay at the guesthouse, the first being very friendly, but now there seems to be a contention between both businesses. I staid one week and quickly moved on to a more friendly place with wifi in the room.

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Reviewed November 13, 2013

We ate there twice, the first time for drinks and a snack for lunch during the close encounter with Hurricane Raymond. The restaurant is very clean including the bathrooms. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We liked it so much we went back for a full lunch and had the whole red snapper. It was probably the best red snapper we have ever had. The fish was fresh caught that morning.

The restaurant is on the bay so it is in walking distance from all the hotels and shopping including the flea markets.

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Reviewed November 4, 2013

We ate breakfast once and dinner 3 times during our two week stay. The red snapper was the best my husband ever had. The snapper was cooked whole and was big enough to stay moist. The seafood pineapple was also excellent. We went fishing and brought mahi to Elvira's to fix for us. They made three great preparations and served it with rice, veggies, bread, etc. The staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

We experienced a good breakfast here overall. Eggs, bacon, hash browns (not crispy) toast, and tortillas. Fresh squeezed OJ was nice, but the coffee was only lukewarm. Prices were good, most options were about 40 pesos. I'm sorry, I do feel obligated to mention when the server brought out the sugar packets, there was a small cockroach in the container. Let's face it, they're probably in every kitchen down there. . . you always risk it when you eat out. . . that being said, it did give me the heebie jeebies.

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