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El Porvenir

) #4 of 118 Restaurants in Tampico €€ - €€€ Mexican, Seafood
Avenida Hidalgo 1403 | frente al cementerio, Tampico 89170, Mexico
+52 833 213 0568
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“crab” (7 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
Avenida Hidalgo 1403 | frente al cementerio, Tampico 89170, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent seafood I have ever tried in Mexico. The food is fantastic and also the services. The owner is from Spain, very nice father and son, very kind.

Thank wfwrobert
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Here you can find both traditional dishes along with trends of modern tastes, but everything is of the highest quality and you can feel and taste the freshness of the seafood.

Thank Carimbo83
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We always dine here in December when driving back home from Veracruz and do a rest stop in Tampico with my wife and three kids, the seafood options here are amazing, Rockerfeller Oyster, cheese tortillas, crab, what ever i have ordered they are huge, fresh...More

Thank HectorMTY-MX
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent business meal. Best dish not to miss is the Jaiba al a Frank. The Jaiba is a blue crab. In this dish the crab is prepared in a butter based sauce and served with delicious cheese tortillas. A bit of a hit...More

Thank chrishardiman
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The first time I went was a couple of months ago at the recommendation of my work colleague who is from Tampico. Of course I asked what was the most famous dish and the waiter said Jaiba a la Frank / Crab in the style...More

Thank Profe_Federico
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This place has some of the best seafood in town. The cheese tortillas are unique never have seen them elsewhere. Don't miss if you visiting. Local landmark. BETTER THERE THAN ACROSS THE STREET says the sign on the front (the grave yard is a cross...More

Thank PingoWis
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat; the Jaiba a la Frank with Asadero cheese tortillas is awesome. My grandfather loved the MB Fish. A place to go to eat in Tampico for sure, just not in a tight budget.

Thank mabayardom
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I have since moved from the area. I ready do miss this place. The seafood was fresh and delicious. My top choices are: Jaiba a la Frank, crab meat in a rich, white creamy sauce, served with thin cheese tortillas. No where else have I...More

Thank Southern-Kitty
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Nice place, good service, and wonderful sea food. Ask for the tortillas made with cheese, any thing that you put on that will taste great, I loved the "jaiba".

Thank Renan D
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Love this place, though it feels like a tabern in some cold place.. The dishes are excellent. Can't get enough! Jaiba a la Frank with the cheese tortillas and some fresh jaibas are a must for me. The oysters and fresh shrimp are always another...More

1  Thank Paola G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Hidalgo 1403 | frente al cementerio, Tampico 89170, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Tampico
  • Phone Number: +52 833 213 0568
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