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La Gaviota

Playa la Ropa sin numero | Al final de Playa la Ropa, pasando el arco y modulo de información, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 554 3816
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
11 Jan 2017
“Overpriced and slow”
31 Dec 2016
“Overpriced ”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Soups
€€ - €€€
Playa la Ropa sin numero | Al final de Playa la Ropa, pasando el arco y modulo de información, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

There were 10 of us that dined here and when we first got there it took a very long time for anyone to take a drink order from us and there were three people working at the bar. Most of us ordered the Lobster which...More

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We came for the new years supper and ordered a variety of dishes. The potatoes, rice and bread were cold and the potatoes uncooked, after sending it back it was still not done properly. The langosta (it actually was tiny rock lobsters) was expensive and...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We donned our beach garb and grabbed a short taxi over to Playa la Ropa in search of a nice beach and delicious food. We visited on a Saturday and La Gaviota was packed which we took as a good sign. We sat on the...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 30 March 2016

All of the above very good. Also excellent margaritas and pleasant tropical atmosphere. The view if the bay is absolutely stunning. Wonderful place to hang for an afternoon....

Thank HansBr
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The seafood here is the best. Tuna, mahi-mahi, shrimp, and the staff are and have always been tops. Order their Margarita with Herradurra especial!

Thank kudzu
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Then this is the place for you! Absolutely authentic menu that includes everything you could ask for. Another fine family owned and operated open-air restaurant sitting right on the beach in Zihuatanejo. Watch the beautiful surf and tide roll in, fishermen, swimmers, etc., all while...More

2  Thank amagnuson
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Waiter couldnt come up with 25 pesos of change. Huh? This was the middle of the afternoon. Welcome to playa la ropa! Why go to this restaurant if the waiters enjoy taking advantage of foreigners?

Thank CharmsByCj
Reviewed 16 September 2011

Great food and a beautiful oceanview, I really enjoy eating at La Gaviota, that's why I keep going back every year. You can't go to Zihuatanejo and not visit this restaurant, I highly recommend it.

1  Thank kar n
Reviewed 15 April 2009

Do not eat here. The food is WAY too expensive, and it really is not that good at all. I think the local hotels and rentals have a deal with Gaviota that they will recommend this place to their guest but do not fall for...More

3  Thank COKelly
gavuser1, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Gaviota, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2011

We apologize for what happened in 2009 Sir. Management have changed, to give a quality service that you deserve. We invite you to visit us and give us your opinion about the restaurant nowadays. Greetings from Zihuatanejo!

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US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa la Ropa sin numero | Al final de Playa la Ropa, pasando el arco y modulo de información, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 3816
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We are dedicated to seafood, with over 29 years of experience. We are located at the end of Playa La RopaIf you visit Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, you have to visit us, we are a tradition ...We service for special events such as:-Weddings-XV years-Birthday-Baptisms-First CommunionMass-Meetingwith a capacity for 300 people. We have at your disposal more than 50 different dishes for all tastes.
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