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El Faro

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Mirador Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 555 2510
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Even thought it was cloudy, the sunset and view were amazing! The caesar salad and chicken pasta were fantastic. My husband loved his ribeye steak! The gondola ride down to the beach was so unique. We can't wait to go back next year!

Thank Tammy C
Kirkland, Washington
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

By far our best dining experience! The view and food is amazing and wonderful service! We enjoyed a five star, five course meal!

Thank Roberta W
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

poor drinks watered down and the food not good go there for the ambiance, then eat something else nothing else to say good to Casa Morelos

2 Thank rperna
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

The at table service for our Caesar salad and Spanish coffees was a high light to a a suberb meal and except service

1 Thank Ross H
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed several meals in the past 2 years, good portions, good quality. Last night was a complete disappointment. First bottle of wine was corked, my husbands steak was sent back, too tuff to eat and over cooked. The Lobsters were small. Staff were accommodating considering the circumstances. Well not be going back. Many better places to dine over in Zihuatenejo

1 Thank Dallas C
Redmond, Oregon
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Took a taxi up to the restaurant $50 pesos. Beautiful sunset and the view of the bay was awesome. Louis the waiter was awesome we each had an appetizer, a salad and main course, everything we ordered was excellent and the new waiter who made the ceasar salad tableside did an excellent job. After dinner we walked by another little... More 

Thank jimimac
Montreal, Canada
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143 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

This restaurant's location is excellent, with a fantastic view of the ixtapa beach. The food was once very good, but I must say that now it is just average. I had prawn crepes that were much too sweet, and a fish filet in a poblano chile sauce that was tasty enough but the fish was well over cooked. With wine... More 

Thank Carlos S
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

The view is amazing, the staff is very kind. Enjoy the sunset while you are dining. The food is delicious and delicate. Vegans: try to tell them in advance about your needs and they will make their best.

Thank Lourdes P
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We were invited by friends in March for dinner and had never been to El Faro. The view is amazing and ambiance is good. The food was very good, my wife had the filet mignon and I had the red snapper, both were very tasty. The service was great and prices a little over the edge compared the other restaurants,... More 

Thank 870Norman
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

We have been here a few times and were not impressed. New York City prices for "artsy" food. Service was very good and the view is the best.

Thank JJenkins611

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mirador Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 555 2510

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