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Restaurante Bar El Tecolote

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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carretera Pichilingue, La Paz 23000, Mexico
612 2 88 85 / 7 94 94
08:00 - 21:00
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Rosarito, Mexico
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the very best beach restaurants in Baja. It's funky with crude construction and inexpensive furniture, but the food is off the charts delicious. I had the best shrimp cocktail in my life here. I could spend all day just eating and drinking in this place. I would never think of visiting La Paz without spending one or more... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Where can you have cerveza, margaritas, tostados de cerviche and tacos and fresh fish any way you like it and be 30 yards from the Sea of Cortez. Its more than the food----also better than the place next door. Try the almejas chocolate and pescado frito entero----prices are fair and servers are friendly. Relax and enjoy.

Thank Stephen D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Food...just OK Price: 150...200 an up pesos ..but for the quality of food pricey Service just stinks... we sat and waited for 60 minutes for 3 playes of tacos and one playe for crab

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Park City, Utah
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The restaurant at Playa El Tecolote has amazing views of the Sea of Cortez, and margaritas and chocolate clams to go with it!

Thank kelley_hemminger
Mazatlan, Mexico
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

the food here was good, but nothing exceptional. what can you expect from a beachside palapa? We had the stuffed clams (good), grilled shrimp (dry), and marlin empanadas (not bad). With 4 beers the check came to about 740 pesos, $40 U.S., rather pricey. But worth it for a nice afternoon at the beach.

Thank Michael P
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I guess because this is a prime beach location the prices are going to be higher then roadside stands, but we had two fish taco plates (basically 4 street tacos - see picture) an order of chips and guacamole, one beer and one water and the cost was $450 pesos or about $26.50 not including tip. You do not get... More 

Thank zaney
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526 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We went for a drive north of La Paz and ended at the end of the road, about 25 km north of La Paz. It was a partly cloudy day and the turquoise water off the beach was very attractive. The waiter brought us our two beers and one water, although the water glass was cracked. My wife had stuffed... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

I had a shrimp dish that was pretty good for being at the end of the road. The beach is one of the most beautiful with views of Isla Espiritu Santo. I could spend all day here easily.

Thank Diarama
Santa Rosa, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Too windy to dive or snorkel, so we drove up the coast to Tecolte. Fish tacos were better , rather more generous, than the ones served at Costabaja, where we were staying. Chocolate clams were very fresh. Cheap eats.

Thank Flowergalval
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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289 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Kinda silly to have a minimum consumption if you are sitting under the palapas on the beach. We ordered the seafood platter and it was very good, unfortunately the salsas were not up to par.

Thank SJCPat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$199
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: carretera Pichilingue, La Paz 23000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 612 2 88 85 / 7 94 94
The best beach in peace.In the beach club has everything, food, drinks, tours, watercraft rentals, kayaking, banana etc, I recommend the tour to the island holy spirit.

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