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Velenos Restaurant and Bar

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Av. Veracruz #64,, Barra de Navidad, Mexico
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Barra de Navidad, Mexico
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

The night views are so pretty, the service is first class, and the fish dishes so good. Always have a good meal here.

Thank C F
San Francisco, California
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

This restaurant is on the lagoon and has a beautiful view of the island. They sell fresh lobster by the kilo and the waiter went next door to the fish market and brought over one for our approval. It was amazing and came with rice and vegetables. We also ordered molchajete, which comes out in a lava grindstone and looks... More 

Thank Susan R
Missoula, Montana
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

This was my favorite place to eat, hands down. We have not had cocktails here, just food. Outstanding breafasts as a good price, and they don't overcook the eggs, a problem down here. One morning I requested chile rellenos, that are not on the menu, and they were the best we have had in several years. Perfectly prepared. I am... More 

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Uvalde, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2014

great food great view. and great prices. Love the breaded shrimp there. very good wait staff. soups and salads very good also.

Thank RLwright2013
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2013

I went there, with a huge group probably 20 friends of my. Unfortunately to me my wife and had to seat on a different table because of the large group. For some reason the food start comming up to the other group, but to my surprise the table where my wife and I we seated they never attended. When I... More 

Thank Rizul
Elk Grove, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

This is our favorite place to go in Barra de Navidad for the molcajetes. You can choose from the shrimp,arrichera, or chicken. Molcajetes are round, stone bowls and the meal comes to you steaming and simmering in the delicious juices. It is like a fajita but in a bowl. We also were serenaded by the waiter Herman's son on Valentine's... More 

1 Thank Kibblesbaby
Port Moody, Canada
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100 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2013

We come to Barra annually and always eat at Velero's (Yes, this is the correct spelling - it means sailboat) at least once. The setting is tranquil, on the lagoon side of Barra. Service and food quality both excellent, with any of the seafood choices guaranteed to be good.

Thank Doug M
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2012

We were on a Cruise and one of the stops was Manzanilla. On one of the excursions we were taken to Velenos Restaurant and Bar for lunch and it was a taste treat. We had the guacamole and shrimp tacos and beer. The meal was great, the service was great, and the staff very friendly. I would love to return... More 

Thank nicholas263

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Av. Veracruz #64,, Barra de Navidad, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Costalegre  >  Barra de Navidad

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