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El Jaibon

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Avenida Medico Militar 379 | Costa Verde, Boca del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

The location I tried is not this one. Its is in Plaza DEL SOL. They have a really good lunch seafood buffet. Lots of wait staff to assist you also. Try the shrimp diablo and the empanadas aare good so are the fried plantains.

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Veracruz, Mexico
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

It has a great seafood, not very expensive. One of the things I like more is that the music is not loud and you can have a good conversation with your familly, something different to other restaurants that have loud local music that can even be annoying. It has also a kids area.

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Santa Clara, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

The service is friendly in the restaurant as everywhere else in Veracruz. The major problem was that they don't speak English. So the waiter kindly showed to me all types of fish on the table by bringing fresh fish from the kitchen :) I order Lobster with Fettuccine (I mean the order. the dish was mainly Lobster stuffed with Fettuccine).... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

with the exception of the decor nothing else was worth a rating sorry cant say more very bad better go to burger king !! i put 1 star only to finish the review

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McAllen, Texas
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

This brand has at least two locations that I know. Original one in Costa Verde and a newer place in Plaza del Sol, just opposite Plaza las americas. Very good if you want to try seafood made local style. Menu includes a lot of dishes but highlights are those made of crab (locally known as Jaiba, hence the name Jaibon... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2013

This is a very good option for having a good seafood meal. You can know the dishes were created by a good chef. And the menu has a lot of option. we were really surprised for the quality and the service we were given. After going to "famous restaurants" here in Veracruz we were disappointed. They have a lot customers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Medico Militar 379 | Costa Verde, Boca del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz

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