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Address: Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
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This street is lined with some of the more refined shops and cafes.

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Nice place to spend an afternoon and evening.

Lots of small shops and bars for an afternoon relax and a couple of Margaritas. Especially Cantina Hussong's is worth a visit in the evening.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2015
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Fredericia, Denmark
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100 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Main downtown strip where all the cruise ship touristas go. A few decent restaurants, and blocks and blocks of the SAME blankets, tee shirts, leather beer can holders and souvenirs. Been there. Done that

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Thank DBKuper
Beijing, China
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1,242 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I asked my friend to take us here to Avenida Ruiz. He told me cruise ships weren’t there so it would be dead. He said he’d take us when the cruise ships docked. It was a vast difference in the area. With or without the cruise ships, this street really didn’t have it happening.

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Thank Daniel A
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

There were a lot of travelers in the area, which made for a pretty rowdy scene. I think you should be careful in them, they probably water down the drinks and my credit card was stolen out of my purse somehow. Just be on your guard.

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Thank Katie O
Ensenada, Mexico
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58 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ruiz is more of a local street and not geared towards the tourists. One the first block between 1st and 2nd street is worth visiting. That is where you will find the bigger clubs and also Hussongs the oldest bar in the Baja. From 2nd to 5th street are stores for locals like clothing, shoes, eyeglass shops, and things like... More 

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1 Thank John V
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is where the cruise ship shuttle drops you off to either go on a local tour or to walk around downtown Ensenada. The best bathroom stops I ever have in a tourist spot in Mexico. There are shops and drinks close by.

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Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

We walked up and down around Avenida Ruiz--very interesting! So many, many Mexican people and so many, many "tourists."

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Thank Karen R
Fredericia, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Lots of small shops and bars for an afternoon relax and a couple of Margaritas. Especially Cantina Hussong's is worth a visit in the evening.

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Thank Steen123456789
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

This is the place the locals all gravitate too. Fun atmosphere lots of bands lots of drinks! Lots of travelers filling the streets good for the economy.

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Thank FigFamily
Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

Walking down this street is difficult because the merchants are out in full force trying to get you inside to buy. You can't just walk down it casually without being harassed. They are at times rude and not very nice if you don't go into their shop. I heard a few not so nice comments if you decline.

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5 Thank Nance12
Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

I ENJOY the niGHTLIFE area HERE. Hussongs and Papa's and beer are extended stays when i visit. ONCE THE Carnival cruisers leave, this place becomes what is truly is, a NIGHT LIFE SPOT!. Its not big, but lots going on here. many live music areas. dont be afraid to rub shoulders w the locals. As long as U show respect,... More 

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