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“Excellent meal”
Review of Las Caracolas

Las Caracolas
Ranked #2 of 18 Restaurants in Mal Pais
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Latin, Seafood, Central American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Petoskey, Michigan
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We visited 2x during our week long visit to Malpais. All 3 factors were excellent 1) food 2) atmosphere 3) service. I especially enjoyed the whole red snapper and the margarita with fresh lemons. If u are in the area, it's worth a visit.

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English first
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“What a surprise !”
Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stopped by Caracolas on our way back to Cabuya, and boy were we surprised. We had seen the restaurant several times before, but had always thought it was just a "typical small soda". We could not have been more wrong, the view was amazing (right on the beach) and the good was amazing (and cheap!) I had the enchilada with homemade chipotle and amazing meat, and my girlfriend had a crispy chicken cheese dish. I can also recommend their homemade yucca fries. Great place, great service and great prices, 5/5 ! Highly recommended!

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Yummy lunch”
Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

The fish and chicken casados were perfectly seasoned with fresh herbs and juicy. The black beans were cooked with celery, which added a cool flavor. Add a michelada and you're in heaven!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
Reviewed June 6, 2014

We ate here one night while in Mal Pais. I had the coconut curry fish and my husband had shrimp skewers. This may have been some of the best food we had while on our trip. Delicious and great views of the beach if you go a little earlier before it gets dark.

Visited June 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Favourite Haunt”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Right across the road from Pachamama. Great cervichi and calamari! the service was great and after our second visit we were treated as family.

Visited March 2014
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