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Octopus's Garden

Calle Coral 66, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 63732, Mexico
+52 322 135 9840
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“alfredo” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
Calle Coral 66, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 63732, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Looks like I might be the odd gringa out, being from foodie San Francisco ( Duh-sorry there Oh Canaduh-an bland-o -s). The staff is consistently on top of things, great food, clean bathrooms and roasted local organic coffee. Gallery on site has local indigenous art...More

Thank ChristineC813
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went to the Octopus Garden twice during our visit to Mexico because we liked the entertainment. The food was very good and the staff were very helpful. The place also is a hostel so there are rooms in the upper level. The place doesn't...More

Thank clf51
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Alfredo and his crew will take good care of you, and there is live music most nights. Be sure to try the Mission Burrito on Taco Tuesday

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I only gave the review a 3 because the food was not good. The set menu for dinner only had about 3 main items. We had Caesar salads. One with chicken, one without. The salad dressing they had was terrible. All you could taste was...More

Thank 840rickh
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We had supper here on a night with live music and the whole place was packed. It was a fun night and the place has a very positive atmosphere. Our food was good (garlic shrimp and ribs) but it took a very long time to...More

Thank TreckingLee
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The quality of the food and service at OG has greatly improved this season. Wednesday night's all-you-can-eat-ribs has become very popular, so you may want to reserve a table with Alfredo, the friendly general manager. Along with the meaty pork ribs, you will be served...More

Thank Marty C
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Went there for supper and drinks. Great menu and really good food at a reasonable price and good service. Every weds. Is all you can eat ribs and they mean it, before you are finished the first rack another shows up until you tell them...More

Thank LHS9746
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this open air garden cafe for lunch today. Quiet, charming atmosphere. They offer a good variety of Mexican fair. We really enjoyed the burritos and cold cervezas. Looking forward to returning one evening when they have live entertainment to try the dinner...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We attended a concert from Duende which was a great performance. The Octopus Garden is a great venue for such a concert, good seating arrangement, beautiful decor and a truly authentic Mexican atmosphere! The food was also delicious, staff were attentive and very friendly ......More

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We went for the book trading library. Not huge library, but a good variety. The people there were really nice, areas for children to play, a small area with quality tee shirts (not tourist ‘junk’) with Nayarit folk art images, herbs, honey, etc. From the...More

Thank leartist4
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Bob W
18 January 2018|
Response from ChristineC813 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and American dollars at 18% as of 3-18
Christine W
18 June 2017|
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Response from amberbach | Reviewed this property |
So easy, and their books are great. Simply bring a book or more and borrow or exchage the same amount. Honor system. Be sure to enjoy their wonderful coffee, or a fruit smoothie ... and more when you go. I relax in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Coral 66, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
  • Phone Number: +52 322 135 9840
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