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The General's Sports Bar & Restaurant

Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
+52 1 755 114 9928
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (33 reviews)
“shrimp” (47 reviews)
“pizza” (48 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stay in Ixtapa for two weeks every year. I don't know about you, but I crave American food after awhile. General's has the best from chicken wings to hamburgers. General has been around for a long time and I'm so glad he opened his...More

Thank Karol F
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Generals store provided us with much needed fix of our beloved Chicago Cubs!!! We enjoyed the beer and the food was really good too!! Staff friendly and accommodating !!

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Ice cold beer, wide range on the menu, friendly staff, a hometown bar away from home, memrobilia all over the place a Canadian favourite

Thank Lever25
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Not sure what all the fuss is about . We went her 2 times during our 3 week stay and neither time was very good. The service was really slow, i sesar for Breakfast they were waiting for the Chicken to lay the Egg, our...More

Thank Binkyljfm
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Food was very good and our family enjoyed it 3 times during our trip. Many of the menu items we enjoyed were prepared by staff right at our table. Prices were very reasonable given the quality and portions we received. The TV's for sporting events...More

Thank 3Dogs3Kids
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We went to this establishment on two separate occasions. Good food and drinks, lots of satellite TV stations and TV monitors so you can follow your favourite sports and teams. The waiters and waitresses offer good service and you will run into many expats and...More

Thank tnavasacd
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My wife and ate here to add some variety from the All-Inclusive's across the street. My wife had chicken Alfredo and I had shrimp cooked (flamed) in brandy and wine at our outdoor table. Both were exceptional. Service was great and prices were very good.

Thank leoski58
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My GF and I ventured into Ixtapa looking for a break from our hotels horrible food and luckily we found this little gem! Guacamole made right at our table, good drinks and excellent main courses made for a fantastic visit. Large guacamole, coconut shrimp, Chicken...More

Thank Mdp22
Reviewed 11 April 2017

the food, the drinks the atmosphere is amazing here. order the ixtapa shrimp and you will be amazed.

Thank JerriandTrevor
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place to relax and enjoy the NCAA basketball tourney. Drinks are cold and the service is friendly.

Thank Jim S
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Questions & Answers
Laura K
20 September 2017|
Response from 500stacey | Reviewed this property |
From our experience I would arrive at least an hour before the game starts.
29 January 2017|
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Response from Dewie R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Mike J. The staff at the general will do everything they can to accommodate you. You may be able to contact them a head of time and they can try to get the fight for you.
Karla P
30 December 2016|
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Response from wickedduo | Reviewed this property |
I would bet they would. Lots of Canadians in the bar and lots of TV's. They had lots of different sports options while we were there. Enjoy the game
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 1 755 114 9928
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of the vacation destination of Ixtapa and right behind Sr.Frogs, The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant caters to Canadian, American and Mexican cuisine. The bar boasts the coldest beer in town, and daily drink specials. With 7 flat screen TV's and a jumbo projector, there is always multiple sporting events on including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, MLB, LFP, FMF, Boxing and NCAA. Not only is the food great and the drinks cold, we have free WI-FI and if you are in the mood for some singing, we have karaoke and are open late!Known locally and internationally as "The Husband Daycare", The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant is definitely a place you don't want to miss on your vacation in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Come enjoy a cold one and a good time with us!
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