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Don Porfirio Lobster and Steak House

Benito Juarez S/N, Santa Cruz Huatulco, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 958 581 0001
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“caesar salad” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican
€€ - €€€
Benito Juarez S/N, Santa Cruz Huatulco, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This restuarant is of course established snd focused on attracting the tourists in the surrounding hotels! That I understand well! However, I am a local, who has a business nearby this restuarante and I come here regularly to have a glass of vino...and meal. I...More

Thank Samuel S
Reviewed 1 May 2018

While staying at Dreams we decided to take a break from the buffet and travel across the street. We must have went on an off night because there were only 3 other tables there and they were watching hockey. I ordered chicken fajitas and my...More

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

First place we ate at in Tangolunda, Huatulco. Huge giant shrimp, with amazing flavour. Great service. The drinks are great, beer cold and they make a great pina colada’s. My husband had the rib steak and shrimp and he could cut the steak with a...More

Thank zorenay
Reviewed 14 April 2018

A change from the Hotel Buffet...great prices and fantastic food and service. Grilled right in front of you and so fresh!

Thank maryg-1968
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We walked from our hotel over the road to Don Porfirio. We ordered BBQ'ed seafood and steak which was generous in size and tasted amazing. The service was great and we had a lovely time. The only downside was we felt it was a little...More

Thank tomfoster007
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Went here for the ribs and was sadly disappointed. Great portion but dry and tasteless. My wife had the chicken which was good. But the portion could have fed two people. I'd pass on the place.

Thank Kimmie3
Reviewed 21 March 2018

If you need to get off the resort for a break, stop in here for their generous portions and attentive service. We ordered the Guac and Ribs thinking these were appies, but ended up being dinner portions.

Thank KelseyBulmer
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This restaurant had the largest shrimp I had ever seen. My husband said they were delicious. I had the chicken quesadillas and they were very good also.

Thank lubradley23
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I saw mixed reviews on Trip Advisor but most of the complaints seemed to be about loud music and since it wasn’t far from our Hotel (Camino Real Zaashila) we decided to give it a try. It is across the street from the Dreams hotel....More

1  Thank keller3
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Our family of 6 came here to celebrate a special occasion. We made a reservation and had a lovely round table. The menu included lots of surf and turf and seafood. The atmosphere was very pleasant. The service was excellent and the food was very...More

Thank northvan05
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benito Juarez S/N, Santa Cruz Huatulco, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco  >  Santa Cruz Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 581 0001
Don Porfirio offers his specialties in cuts of meat, fish and seafood, the original recipe of the mezcal shrimp, as well as flamed specialties on his table.
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