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El Meson del General

B. Juarez 202, El Fuerte, Mexico
+52 698 893 0260
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“fillet” (2 reviews)
“black bass” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish, Soups
$$ - $$$
B. Juarez 202, El Fuerte, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a good restaurant with very reasonable prices. Diverse menu and helpful staff. Hummingbird feeders provide table side entertainment. In an old remodeled house. Their specialty is bass from the nearby Rio Fuerte, but they have lots of other things.

Thank harvey44
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We arrived late and hungry. The place is magnificent and the menu has a great selection of dishes. We had seafood, which was very tasty and well presented, and the service was very attentive. Prices are quite reasonable. We left happy and will visit this...More

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Meson has been uniformly excellent for at least 17 years, and is truly the class of El Fuerte. Service is always great, the Sopa Azteca may be the best in the universe, and we always leave happy.

Thank Les M
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We have lived in El Fuerte for 17 years, and the Meson has been the restaurant in town for as long as we have been here. While new restaurants spring up, for example the Orrantia, the Meson still has the best food, best value and...More

Thank ccatravel
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Best onion soup I've ever had. We enjoyed our day in El Fuerte, although it was extremely hot. We had lunch and enjoyed the fish and limonada so much that we went back for dinner and had the amazing onion soup. We tried other onion...More

2  Thank firethumb
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner in a nice setting. The staff was helpful and the food great. When we will return to El Fuerte we will have dinner here again.

Thank Ido W
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Not a fancy restaurant but clean and inexpensive. Very good authentic food. Food very fresh. Serves lunch and dinner. Owners are very kind and accommodating.

Thank Maribel A
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The service was more than good, the food as well. We focused on the local dishes (2 tiles of fish), I would definitely recommend this not only because they'll be fresher, or because they know how to prepare them well, but also because you'll pretty...More

1  Thank Cesar G
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Just a walkin. The service was excellent. I had local black bass fillet from one of the local lakes. It was excellent. When they say smothered in ajo they mean it.

Thank HarryNJohnon
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were in El Fuerte, Sinaloa, staying at the Posada del Hidalgo en route to las barrancas del cobre and had lunch at El Meson del General (top rated restaurant in El Fuerte). The menu offered a large variety of Mexican specialties, plus some local...More

3  Thank EpicureoEducado
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B. Juarez 202, El Fuerte, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  El Fuerte
  • Phone Number: +52 698 893 0260
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