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Esmirna del Mar

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Carretera Barra Vieja 1, Acapulco 39690, Mexico
+52 744 444 6069
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our taxi driver took us here. They set up for us on the beach. We were the only ones at the restaurant, so we were not sure how it was going to go. It was outstanding! Fresh fish grilled to our linking with sides and drinks, a strolling guitar player who stayed for ten or more songs. One of the... More 

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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I wound down our trip to Acapulco with a trip to this wonderful place by the ocean. It is an open air, thatched roof joint. Not fancy, but the seafood will blow you away! Being seafood lover's anyway, I wished that I had a few more days, because we would have went often. We had a red... More 

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Thank Sam R
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent, ethnic dishes, so fresh that you choose your fish, lobster, shrimps. The shrimp empanada is amazing, so tasty and a real Mexican dish. Beans sopes are truly amazing if you don't like hot salsa don't try the green one but a little drop is a must, be careful is very very hot but with a wonderful... More 

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chicago
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Was taken here by the best official Mexican tour guide, Rodert Alacon. He know all the best places to go and will see that you have a great time. He is on call for you when you are there any time all you have to do is call 044744219608 or text him he will respond very quickly. Let him know... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Being from South Louisiana, we know seafood and love it just as much. My wife and I are also foodies, and we were quite impressed. We were supposed to have sunset dinner on the beach, but the Pacific Ocean had other plans, and flooded the big pavilion and beach dining areas; so we had to sit under the first pavilion... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We ate here after a city tour - the food was a little pricey and pretty much all seafood, so if you dine here make sure that you like what comes from "del mar"!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best meals I've ever had!! We were served right on the beach. They showed us the fresh catch of the day (literally fresh...mr red snappers eyes were staring at me). Of course we had to try them all so we got a sampling of everything! They served us snapper, lobster and prawns with rice and... More 

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Little Rhody, United States
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274 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Our concierge recommended this restaurant, and it was a treat. Lovely view of the ocean, particularly at sunset. The food was very nicely presented, served by nice,patient, helpful people (for us from the States who had lots of questions). A wonderful experience and a great value.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

You can't go wrong by going here. the restaurant is much closer than all the others that serve the typical pescado a la talla while having the same prices and a nice view. There are other tasty appetizers which you shouldn't miss.

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tennessee
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Roberto Alarcon took us to Esmirna for my husbands birthday dinner. They showed us the catch of the day and let us choose the fish we wanted and told us how it would be prepared. The shrimp were the best I have ever had. The fish were very fresh and tasty. No fishy taste at all. Eating right on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Barra Vieja 1, Acapulco 39690, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: +52 744 444 6069

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