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Calle Adelita, Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (6 reviews)
“onion tart” (2 reviews)
“red snapper” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Fusion
€€ - €€€
Calle Adelita, Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have been eating at this retaurant since it opened a few years ago. They specialize in pancakes in the morning with delicious toppings and homemade jams. Dinners are also delicious and the atmosphere becomes romantic with soft light and lots of candles

Thank Linda Susan B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small cafe kind of tucked away from the action. We ate there last night and EVERYTHING was Exquisite. We had corn soup, chicken and the octopus was to die for (I had never had octopus) as was the dessert. We can't wait...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A small upscale restaurant with the same ownership as KauKan. Has a local following for business and special occasion breakfasts and celebrations. Popular with tourists for dinner. Service can be slow, but it is dining after all, not just eating. Menu features chicken, pork, and...More

Thank TtinyDancer
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner last night at Candela. It is a quiet lovely restaurant owned and run by a young chef and his lovely wife Cassandra. We started with delicious margaritas, my husband with tequila and mine with Mescal. We started with grouper ceviche...More

Thank ync538
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant, tucked away at the bottom of the hill from the Hotel Irma (the climb back up takes quite a few calories!), should not be missed by anyone visiting Zihuatanejo. I decided on the shrimp skewers sitting atop a bed of rice cooked...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Second time we've eaten there this year and sooo good! Might have to eat there again before we leave.

Thank Trudie C
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Last night 10 friends decended on Candela's. We had excellent service. Cocktails were good, all of our meals were presented very nice, food was good. Waitress was very good. If you have not eaten there, please do next time. You will enjoy.

Thank mngal58
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Shrimp in avacodo, Caesar salad , chicken, red snapper were all delicious, setting lovely, margaritas delicious, service excellent, setting romantic and very inexpensive. Will defiantly go back

Thank SallieNYC
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This young chef is amazing. The octopus was tender and grilled beautifully. The vegetables were grilled to perfection and the presentation close to 5 star. Great ambience and the young waitress Cassandra was awesome. Loved this restaurant and would definitely dine here again!!

Thank travelwithval
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a beautiful little restaurant serving extremely good food. They have some problems however and it's really too bad. We've had dinner there twice in the last couple of weeks. The first time we were one of two tables, then a third couple came...More

Thank Douglas S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Adelita, Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo de Azueta  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: 54-465-51
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