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El Jacalito

€€ - €€€Mexican
1/2 block off Costera, Acapulco, Mexico
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“two blocks” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
€€ - €€€
1/2 block off Costera, Acapulco, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner there on the 31st of December right before the fire crackers show on the beach. The food was great, the decor beautiful. I will definitly go back. The service was also perfect.

Thank liligauthier7
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We went with our friends that have a condo in Acapulco. They suggested this restaurant. The food was excellent. Great atmosphere. Also we took friends with us from our hotel and they said it was a great restaurant. We all had a great time.

Thank BonnieRichardrollin
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Good food and great service. The breakfast buffet is very good. Smaller restaurant of the main road. They sometimes have sweet peppers in a spicy cheese sauce. The best

Thank mike m
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

El Jacalito restaurant has been there for quite a while! First time, we were there was in 1990. The place is clean and the typical mexican food is of great tasting. The waiters Daniel and Carlos will make you feel at home. The price also...More

Thank Ricky1Ricardo
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Always a good meal plenty of food and great service, Steaks seem to be the norm but Jacalito Shrimp excellent, no worries always a good place to eat

Thank DaCoach61
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I’m been in Acapulco and I’m eating in this place every single night. Excellent food and reasonable prices. Ask for Daniel the server. He is been working in that place for 17 years.

Thank eroz1965
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is a clean restaurant with nice local food. They also have an english menu for those tourists who want non- mexican food! Enjoyed our dinner here

Thank pennking
Reviewed 20 March 2017

95 pesos for a lot of tasty food. Many options for juice. Tortillas offered too. Had wings which was a little unusual but good as well. Nice little restaurant off Costera. Stayed at Emporio so it was an easy walk. Wish we would have eaten...More

Thank QCbulldog
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Now I have to admit only two blocks from our timeshare, but the go to for a quick bite, always good food, always great service and alway reliable. A Mar Azul favorite Shrimp Jacalito can't beat it can't tie it!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank DaCoach61
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It was really fun to find this quaint little restaurant near our hotel. It was clean and had good local cuisine. We ate there 3 times during the week we were there. That's how much we liked it. The staff was very professional, helpful and...More

Thank valrdh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 block off Costera, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
It is located 1/2 block south of the Costera on a little side street between an Extra and Oxxo about 2 blocks west of Plaza Bahia Mall.
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