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iL Massimo

Blvd. Costero Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas 987 | Av. Blancarte y Av. Castillo, Ensenada 22870, Mexico
+52 646 977 7089
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“italian food” (2 reviews)
“plate” (2 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
PRICE
€€€€
LOCATION
Blvd. Costero Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas 987 | Av. Blancarte y Av. Castillo, Ensenada 22870, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

After hearing a lot about this new Italian restaurant, we decided to give it a try. The good. The decor, very Northern Italian, the service from everyone, especially Massimo coming to the table making sure that everybody is pleased. I had the halibut. It is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Rayhaus547
Massi M, Owner at iL Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Greetings! My sincere apologies that the pasta was not to your wife’s preference. I too am surprised that she found the sauce to be bland, however I take your feedback very constructively and will review the sauce immediately. I wish I would have known earlier...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018

Arrivederci ....An Italian word meaning farewell or until we meet again.... and in the case of this new Italian restaurant in Ensenada after meeting the owner and enjoying a great meal I expect to "meet again" many more times in the future! Meet Massimo.... ",...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bajagoug
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I live in Ensenada and dine out almost every night. I experienced the perfectly prepared filet of local Sea Bass (Mero) this week. It was juicy, full of flavor yet prepared with minimal seasonings which allowed the natural flavor to stand out. I am going...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 109JimB109
Reviewed 27 August 2018

As a regular customer there I can attest that this is the BEST Italian food in all of Baja and believe me I’ve tried them all! Besides the owner Massimo will bend over backwards to ensure that you have a fabulous experience there and that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James D
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Massimo has created a beautiful restaurant and a delightful menu of truly amazing dishes. I started with oysters with a watermelon granita....sweet and salty heaven! For my main dish I had the spaghetti with prawns and was thrilled with it. In addition to being one...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SailorkKm
Massi M, Owner at iL Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review and I am very happy that you enjoyed everything! You will always be welcome back with open arms.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

I don't review places in general, but I have to stop by and say that Il Massimo made my day, and some. Simply incredible, yet incredibly simple, Massimo, the proprietor will leave you grinning from ear to ear with his true-to-home Italian soul food. Every...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ShashWighton
Massi M, Manager at iL Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

I can't thank you enough for the fantastic review. It was lovely to meet you and Sasha and I hope I helped contribute to a memorable birthday dinner. I hope to see you both soon!

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Been here 6 times - working our way through the menu. Everything has been superb!...amazingly good! And Massimo is so attentive and has such desire to please everyone! Fantastic Italian restaurant!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rhonda K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is the first time I have ever felt compelled to leave a review of a restaurant. My experience yesterday as a solo diner was divine! I had the octopus, which was not only flavorful,but also succulent and tender! The heirloom tomatoes were so rich...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank andyalexander
Massi M, Owner at iL Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you so much Andy! I look forward to the next visit! Say hi to Jeff for me! Warmest Regards

Reviewed 6 July 2018

Massimo gives us the fresher and lighter side of Italian food. With all the fresh seafood available in ENS? WHY NOT? we started with the raw oysters topped with a watermelon granita; and followed that with the freshly made cannelonni stuff with spinach. and then...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kathleen T
Massi M, Owner at iL Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you Kathleen for the lovely review!! We are all looking forward to many more fabulous times together!

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

If you want to be treated like family , eat authentic fresh Italian food with amazing prices and a relaxed elegant ambience ,come to Il Massimo 👌🏻

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank ANa M
Massi M, Owner at iL Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you so much!!

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Response from Massi M | Property representative |
Greetings! We will be open Christmas Eve from 1pm - 8pm and closed Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
Monday
13:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 22:00
Friday
13:00 - 22:00
Saturday
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd. Costero Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas 987 | Av. Blancarte y Av. Castillo, Ensenada 22870, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 977 7089
  • E-mail
Description
iL Massimo offers authentic Italian cuisine, focusing on the freshest ingredients and local seafood, in a modern and intimate coastal setting
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