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“Tourist & locals favorite”
Review of La Papa Loca

La Papa Loca
Ranked #37 of 324 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Takeout
Description: A lot of places claim to be for the "locals" but this place actually is where they eat. The name means "crazy potato" in English and that is their speciality. Huge baked potato's filled with buttter, sour cream, cheese and then a variety of meats. Their tacos al pastor and pico de gallo are the best I've ever tasted. Nothing on the menu is more than $50 peso's or about $4usd. Very popular spot with the locals and tourist's that want to experience authentic Mexican food..
Galt, CA
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Tourist & locals favorite”
Reviewed September 2, 2014

For an inexpensive, yet filling meal - this is your place! Giant baked potatoes are what they're known for, but everything else is yummy too! Our friend always orders himself a quart of the juice made from flowers. The potatoes are loaded with your choice of fillings and are under $5!

Visited January 2014
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The best value and traditional ”
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Wow! I love this place the price was just right and you get the real deal traditional tacos and their papas were amazing!! I loved their salsas and the pastor! Will come back again and again!

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Yorba Linda, California
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great Local Place”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

Not a tourist destination, but really good stuffed potatoes. Can get tacos there too. Don't expect a fancy place as this is just on a busy street, but worth going. Doesn't open til 5pm.

Visited June 2014
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San Francisco, California
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“excellent large stuffed potatoes”
Reviewed May 10, 2014

This restaurant is basically located on a sidewalk on a busy street near the center of town, so it can be noisy. However, we have had several of the stuffed potatoes over the past few years and they are very tasty. The portions are huge, which is fine for us. It just means we can take 1/2 back to the hotel for lunch the next day.
This is not fine dining, but for a delicious meal at a restaurant not aimed at tourists, it is an excellent option.

  • Visited April 2014
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Lethbridge, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Bring on the calories!”
Reviewed April 8, 2014

I'm not a huge fan of papas but there are other things on the menu and the food was so good and fast. Very filling for sure. Wasn't crazy about the location - pretty much tables set out on the sidewalk and the toilet didn't have a seat on it...that was interesting! Worth the experience though.

Visited April 2014
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