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“Original Anclote, Punta de Mita, Mexico.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Original Anclote

Original Anclote
Avenida El Anclote | Nuevo Corral Del Risco, Punta de Mita 63734, Mexico
523292916361
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Ranked #13 of 48 Restaurants in Punta de Mita
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $9
Cuisines: Seafood, Mexican, Latin
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Saskatoon, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Original Anclote, Punta de Mita, Mexico.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Occasionally, I rent a car during my annual vacation at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and, having completed my chores, my wife and I often visit Punta de Mita, a charming haven for surfers and sun seekers, at the northern end of Bahia de Banderas, some 25 miles from P.V. We enjoy sitting under a palapa for a few hours, drinking beer and snacking on nachos and mussels at the Original Anclote Restaurant - Bar. The tables are literally a matter of a few feet from the breaking waves. The experience is tranquil and relaxing as we watch the water taxis come and go, the pelicans diving for their sustenance and the local hero, Neptuno, the dog that surfs!
Dr Gareth Griffith,
Saskatoon,
Canada.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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  • English first
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English first
Bemidji, Minnesota, Usa
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Spendy for just light fare”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We wanted just a hamburger or light fare....they only had children's hamburgers...but assured us they were good size. This was not so. We paid 890 pesos for a poor hamburger. Now in other years I have eaten brunch here and it was wonderful. Staff was very nice.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Thank Mexicomaria
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Edwards, Colorado
1 review
“wonderful owners and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

we had a fantastic lunch at the Anclote! great sea food,big portion, super atmosphere and fabulous service!!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank valerie l
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Vancouver, Canada
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Try the Lobster bisque! One of the best soups ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Ya I know what you are thinking, why are your ordering soup when its a thousand degrees out? Well because I love soup and have to try it everywhere I go and since this spot had at least 4 on the go, the lobster bisque that was amazing and I will go back for, an onion soup that we did not try, a mushroom soup that my 4 year old had and after the first bite we did not hear from her for 15 min....she loved it that much! My other daughter had the shrimp fajitas and I had the beef fajitas, both great. My wife had the cilantro Mahi and said it was very good. We were there for lunch and it started off not too busy but then got quite busy so the wait was a while but we were in no rush. The vendors selling things do come in since it is open on the beach to sell you things so if you feel uncomfortable with this I don't know what to say as it happens everywhere. I don't really care but during our 1.5 hour lunch we must have been hit up by at least 20 vendors, I just said no and they usually just went away. If in Punta, even if you just go for a quick beer, order a soup, you will be happy!!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank chriscalaminus
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Orange, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Ocean front dining”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We only had appetizers, but the food and service was good. Unfortunately, we were ringside for every beach vendor. Wish the staff had kept them away when they saw we weren't interested.

Visited June 2013
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Thank dgaschen
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