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“Wowed !”
Review of El Barracuda

El Barracuda
Ranked #22 of 158 Restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 8, 2015

The dinner was delicious. The service was amazing. Our waiter completely went out of his way to make our dinner special. The seating right on the beach is very romantic and peaceful.

Memorable meal.

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Reviewed March 7, 2015

This little spot is in a park-like setting with nice landscaping all around the open-air restaurant/bar. The margaritas are good (and not the awful fish-bowl size ones that seem to predominate - loaded with sugar/carbs and no booze). These margs are a decent size and made with good tequila.

We had two orders of "chicacharron" - one with spicy octopus (piquin pulpo) and one with shrimp and peppers/onions (toreado). Great appetizers - really yummy with a drink - very savory. Other diners told us they serve 3 lobster tail halves with fries (or rice or spuds) for 290 pesos, so we had to order that! It was a very nice plate of small lobster tails grilled in butter and very crisp/fluffy fries. Flan for dessert was a caramel treat with after dinner coffees and Baileys. We'll be back! I recommend it.

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Reviewed March 6, 2015

We wished we had found this place earlier in our vacation, but did get to go twice. Surf and Turf (lobster one night, coconut shrimp the next) great. Mahi Mahi special with cilantro sauce, heavenly. The Merlot Mario suggested was big and bold, like a Cab. Mario provided outstanding service, we really enjoyed his personality and making us feel right at home. Highly recommend (close to the hotels by cab). Great value.

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Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Wasn't sure where we were going for dinner but saw the bustle at this place. Stopped in for a drink and then stayed for dinner.

Table of six. Everything was delicious. Service was great and for the money I can't recommend a better place absent your need for a water view.

Really worth a stop.

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Reviewed March 3, 2015

We would frequent La Barrcuda for dinner almost every other day for dinner. Great fish dishes including fresh Tuna Steak, Mahi Mahi cooked at leaf five different ways, delicious shrimp and a Seafood Casserole that was scrumptious that had Octopus and other seafood in it....don't think they had any Chicken dishes on the menu though...but great Seafood and Steak!!

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