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“Delicious” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Dinamita

El Dinamita
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Marisqueria al fresco, owned by the same people who own Fajita Republic on the same lot
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This is my 4th trip to the P.V., Mexico. A local recommended it to us. The atmosphere, taste, presentation, quality, cleanliness and especially the service was phenomenal. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and plan on returning.

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English first
Granbury, Texas
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Good Food, Good Service, Pleasant Outdoors”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

El Dinimita is another one of the many new restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta. My wife and I, along with long time friends from Leon, Guanajuato, tried this restaurant for the first time and found it to be very good. The dining options were varied and everything we tried was excellent. The service from Jorge, our waiter, was good and the outdoor atmosphere was very pleasant. We will return on our next trip to Nuevo Vallarta.

Visited October 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
“Personalized service & tasting menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Jorge & Alex are amazing with customers and selected a myriad of dishes to suit everyone's preferences. We loved it so much the first time, we returned for another dinner on the last night of our trip. Take their recommendation and share dishes at your table as you'll enjoy more delicious food this way. Will definitely return again & again! I liked it better than Fajita Republic that is right next door and owned by the same owner.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank kimono d
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“So much food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

First of all, unless you're starving- bypass the chips and salsa so you'll have enough room for what is coming afterward. We visited 11/8. As you've probably read in other reviews, we too were asked about what we liked. We received the dynamite appetizer which is very good. We also mentioned we like scallops and we received a very tasy dish and the scallops were very fresh. Then we received tacos then the boiling lava rock dish with meat and cheese. Oh my goodness, it was amazing. You will definitely have hot food throughout your meal. The cheese sauce will still be bubbling 30-45 minutes after you receive it. Its an amazing experience and the wait staff is very nice. Just be sure to pace yourself.

  • Visited November 2012
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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18 reviews
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“Another spectacular dinner!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Trust Alex to suggest items to try and do try some you've never tried before. Everything he suggested was excellent, as always. I come to El Dinamita every time I'm in Nuevo Vallarta. Jorge and Alex are a dynamic duo and their commitment to pleasing customers makes this restaurant the best dining experience around. Don't miss it!

  • Visited November 2012
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