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) #3 of 151 Restaurants in Huatulco €€ - €€€ Seafood
Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 958 587 0783
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (46 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (19 reviews)
“red snapper” (21 reviews)
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Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are several places in downtown Huatulco but this on is the best. From shrimp cocktail to fresh catch of the day. Owned by fisherman you will get the true variety of your wishes.

Thank BMcBride
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fish of the day , challenge is not all employees speak English which can be a challenge. Eduardo speaks English and will get it right , we were fortunate on 2 occasions unfortunately yesterday when he was not in it all went wrong ,...More

Thank Abner F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can tell this is a place popular with locals and visitors, and I can see why. Being a fan of ceviches, seafood cocktails, etc., I had one of their campechana dishes for dinner (the marinara, I think it was called) and it was delicious...More

Thank msd204
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very unfriendly waiter, no fresh seafood available.... Finally ordered some guacomole and even that was distastefull. Never again.

Thank IslandGirl1111
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We ate a couple of times at this restaurant. Both times were great. The Mahi Mahi was great. Also great price for the wonderful good.

Thank FrostyWi
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Andrew Zimmern was here ten years ago. I show his Mexico episode to my classes. (Even if he himself is annoying, his videos are interesting.) When I looked for good snorkeling spots, Huatulco came up, and once there, I had to go to this restaurant...More

Thank wellwhateverfor
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We are very happy to discover El Grill Marinero. Came by for a late lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the snapper with chipotle sauce and the grilled tuna. Both were perfectly cooked, sauces did not distract from the fish. Our host was fantastic; friendly and helpful....More

Thank Achillides
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Grillo Marinero was highly recommended by a number of people- the concierge at Las Palmas, guests there who come every year and of course the reviews here. We went twice cause I really wanted to love the place. The food is good, solid, fresh etc......More

Thank andy-rule6
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered the fresh fish & octopus. Beautifully cooked. Our waiter was lovely. (An endless stream of vendors/ musicians walk in to sell or sing the entire time, and then seem confused that no one has any cash left to tip them) They close around...More

Thank seatsaleseeker
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We always have to eat here during our stay in Huatulco. We got in just before they closed. Had the octopus and garlic shrimp. Excellent as always. 500 pesos for 3 dinner and beers. Can't beat that and the quality is above and beyond any...More

Thank playamomma
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Hours of operation??
23 January 2016|
Response from Tlw48 | Reviewed this property |
Daily from 12pm - 8pm. Only day closed is New Year's Day.
Gloria J
What is your location?
15 January 2016|
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Mark K
I'd like to know if El Grillo Mariero is open on Christmas Eve. Thanks
12 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 0783
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