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Mariscos El Molinito

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Carretera Escenica a Pichilingue Km 2, La Paz, Mexico
+52 612 128 4747
Fri - Sun 18:30 - 00:30
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We ate there twice last week and both times it was great. Amazing ceviche and other fresh seafood. Highly recommended.

Thank Marcin C
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stopped here for (our included) lunch as part of our visit to La Paz. The food was excellent. Our family had seafood tostadas, and chicken fajitas. I can't comment on the value/prices as the tour operator picked up the bill.

Thank Mark R
Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Great homey food, very fresh, very delicious! A little slow, but everything was very good and the service was very nice!

Thank oregonmomof4
Spokane, Washington
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This place is pretty much at one end of the malecon; lots of seating. So many shrimp dishes, it was hard to pick just one. But the coconut shrimp won out for me; the garlic shrimp for hubs. These are not small shrimp either. And are they ever fresh! The shrimp dinners came with a salad, no dressing tho, and... More 

Thank s w
Monterey Park, California
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The fish dish (sarandeados) and ceviche are the way to go. Sarandeados is a whole fish baked to perfection covered with a layer of cream sauce. It is super delicious and can easily feed 2 people. Ceviche is a great way to start the dinner as well. Fresh seafood covered with salsa and lime juice. Huge serving. Tacos, on the... More 

Thank saltyseaeye
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We only had a snack there because we were not that hungry. The tacos were decent, about the quality of a kids meal. I think they specialize in the more expensive meals, which looked great if you want a huge meal, but we did not have to opportunity to try them.

Thank Roger D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

These folks make the best food! amazing flavors with the fish we brought them to prepare. Will definitely return next time in town.

Thank Lorraine H
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had read that this place was wonderful, so we were very disappointed to find that it was over priced and the food was awful. There were six of us, and it took almost an hour to get our food, and then some of it was the wrong order, some of it was cold and all of it was definitely... More 

Thank Carole B
Guadalajara, Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I won't recommend this place, the menu prices are just way too high and when you look a the entire facility you will realize that it is not worth it, we actually didn't even stay, we say the overall picture, price + facility and we didn't like it so we left without ordering anything.

Thank Focotronic
St. Albert, Canada
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We ate at this little gem 3 times in the week that we were in La Paz! Very friendly staff and delicious food at a reasonable price. The beer was very cool too! Would highly recommend and return!

Thank MacsMom11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Escenica a Pichilingue Km 2, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: +52 612 128 4747

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?