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El Marlin de Tepic

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Calzada del Panteon #45, Tepic, Mexico
11:00 - 18:00
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place has the best seafood in town. The staff is very courteous and helpful. They offer a family atmosphere where conversations can be carried out without the loud music. The food offers are diverse and excellent. Definitely going back on my next visit.

Thank Lewis C
South Egremont, Massachusetts
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170 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We visited Tepic and were looking for another dining experience but ended up at El Marlin Roadhouse atmosphere. Very OK food odd service reasonable prices

Thank Rstan
Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This was a visit with my family and ordered the Zarandeado Fish, some tacos, schrimp, Tostadas de Ceviche and all were great. The zarandeado fish had the marinated flavor plus a nice smoky flavor, and for sure it was still swimming early in the morning! Very nice place to visit and have a good luch or dinner, a little pricey... More 

Thank jv145294
Los Roques National Park, Venezuela
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016

we had a few dishes and all was good. the ceviche was kept quite simple but the camarones al coco were super delicious. the cakes were also good but quite sweet for my taste. good place to spend some time, spacious, has an area outside, service attentive and nice.

Thank KiwiTorte
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Found this place while driving up road 200 on the way to Nuevo Vallarta. We ordered the Marlin tacos for appetizer and they were some of the vest I ever had. Next we ordered the Pescado Sarandeado (Butterflied Red Snapper) and it was amazing as well...we got there at happy hour (5-7) so that was an added bonus. All together,... More 

Thank ruddedude7
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

I have been going to this place all my life. While I do think food was better 10 years ago, it still delivers, making it one of the best family restaurants to have seafood in the area. Definitely a must if you want to have a great time, listen to some mariachi and enjoy good Mariscos. You will probably stay... More 

Thank Marcos G
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

If you're in Tepic and you're looking for a terrific option to get amazing and fresh sea food flavors, this is the place to go. Order "Marlin Ahumado" (Smoked Marlin) and you won't be disappointed. Also, "Pargo Sarandeado" is a delightful dish to consider when you order. Prices and service are verry good. In a few words, if you're craving... More 

Thank pacovich
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260 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2012 via mobile

This restaurant specializes in wood fired fish and seafood. Mangle wood is used which gives the fish a unique taste. Worth flying just for visiting this place.

Thank SilverBond

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Mexican, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada del Panteon #45, Tepic, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Tepic
  • Phone Number: 311-214-6050

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