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La Papa Loca

Heroico Colegio Militar #45, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (39 reviews)
“pineapple” (15 reviews)
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Heroico Colegio Militar #45, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really loved this place. The food is fantastic and it is fun to watch the staff stay so busy but yet stay on track. Do not pass this place up.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The potatoes at La Papa Loca are fantastic! We always get the Crazy Potato which is topped with Pastor meat off the spit! The tacos al pastor are also very good. This is a place where the locals go and we always seem to be...More

Thank TahitiZ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place cold beer amazing potatoes. Will be back for sure. Great prices fun place too people watch

Thank Mervlehr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crazy busy place. Mexican style basically eating in a parking lot. Service was good and fast. It was very hot there do to the grills and meat BBQ. We only had a crazy Potatoes. Loaded with all kinds of goodies including pineapple. Very good. They...More

Thank Pablo123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a potato lover this is a must go place...several different kinds of loaded baked potatoes to choose from. They have many other great Mexican dishes to choose from....stop here and eat like the locals 😍

Thank mmosterfeld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with a party of 10 people. The baked potatoes are amazing. Everyone of us enjoyed it. Try the Submarino based on Fernando’s recommendation. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank Justin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited La Papa Loca with a local tour guide who helped us with menu recomendations. The potatoes & tacos we ate were absolutely amazing and it was also fun to watch the chefs at work . A truly unique dining experience.

Thank 551lionel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for supper, with a group of six, and everyone enjoyed their meals. The Baked Potatoes were absolutely a cut above the rest. The Tacos were also very well prepared, and the prices on everything were very reasonable. Place was full with locals, and tourists...More

Thank BadgerMbTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little restaurant was recommended by a friend who has been to Zihuatanejo several times. I was not disappointed! The food was really good and the price was very reasonable. The atmosphere was awesome with both indoor and outdoor seating. The service was fast and...More

Thank texasmojo66
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place online and from people in our Condo and was told it was a must try in Zhiua. Had a Mexican baked potato that had chicken, mushrooms and cactus smothered in cheesy goodness. Wife had a bacon tomato and shrimp baked potato...More

Thank Jaret Y
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20 February 2018|
Response from MARYANN H | Reviewed this property |
They don't open I believe until after 4:30 or so. Sorry I don't know if they are closed any days. So good. It will be filled with lots of locals and it's really not that big of a place. We loved it.
20 November 2017|
Response from Marcella M | Reviewed this property |
I’m unaware, it truly is a small hole in the wall.
9 October 2017|
Response from jgschlaht8614 |
What time do you start serving dinner?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heroico Colegio Militar #45, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
A lot of places claim to be for the "locals" but this place actually is where they eat. The name means "crazy potato" in English and that is their speciality. Huge baked potato's filled with buttter, sour cream, cheese and then a variety of meats. Their tacos al pastor and pico de gallo are the best I've ever tasted. Nothing on the menu is more than $50 peso's or about $4usd. Very popular spot with the locals and tourist's that want to experience authentic Mexican food..
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