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Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
+52 954 147 7469
11:00 - 22:00
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Duncan, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly owner/chef, Alejandro; good English for those who don't speak Spanish. A la carte menu and 'Specials of the Day''. A bit difficult to detect the alcohol in the cocktails eg marguerita. Menu choice simple but always fresh components and nicely presented. Clean. I actually rate this cafe 3.5/5, above average and good . Very affordable. Only open for dinner

Thank Phil L
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

comfortable indoor/outdoor restaurant serving mostly seafood. Ate their twice on my vacation and thoroughly enjoyed the meals and the good service. I don't think you will be disappointed.

Thank S502VUDavidH
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always consistent, fresh seafood. I have been coming here for years, and this is consistently the best seafood in Puerto Escondido.

Thank Daniel J
Vancouver, Canada
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132 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very popular restaurant for good reasons. The seafood is fresh and the presentation creative; this is not your standard Mexican fish house. It is a small place with tables set on a quite street away from tourist central. Tables fill up and they do run out of some menu items. This is a good thing! No fish... More 

Thank RamblingDude A
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Turtle Bay on a Sunday with high expectations due to the amount of positive reviews, and unfortunately we were deeply disappointed. There was only one waiter with a poor understanding of the menu, and when he took out order he came back 5 minutes later letting us know that basically they had no product to cook our... More 

Thank Santiago P
Chelsea, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the octopus and my husband the blackened tuna... Prepared to perfection! The service was also really good, fast but not too fast!

Thank letellierlucie
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group ate there twice and we happy with our meals. The tuna was prepared perfectly. They also had a good selection of both white and red wine.

Thank Karen S
Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dining at Turtle Bay Cafe was once again a highlight of visiting Puerto Escondido. Excellent service, food presentation and outdoor location.

Thank glaciermsa
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant, despite it's modest decor, is making some of the best food I've had in Puerto Escondido. I had the tuna (cooked medium) and ate every drop on my plate in about ten minutes...the chef here is a magician! The price might be a bit higher than what you'll find at a beach restaurant, but the quality of the... More 

Thank Mikael S
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Three of the 4 of us ordered tuna and we were VERY happy with our dinner. As this is a very popular restaurant, I would advise making reservations.

Thank GlassGal14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Mexican, International, Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: +52 954 147 7469

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