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La Sirena Gorda

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Privada Hernandez Macias 85, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 5019
13:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is good, I like the owner but there is a problem with training the staff to "up-sell". When I place my order, I don't want to be offered the high priced items on the menu that have nothing to do with my order, they don't go with my order, they are just an attempt to increase the promedio... More 

Thank Sean B
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Sirena Gorda (The Fat Mermaid) is a wonderful restaurant. The setting is fun--wonderful paintings and folk art--all with a fat mermaid theme. The very friendly owners, Luis and Elizabeth, created much of the art. After noticing me admiring their paintings, Elizabeth gave me a tour into the back room decorated with lovely sea-themed murals. The food was delicious, the... More 

Thank travisdarcy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant, not too expensive. Terrific seafood! Daily specials are always interesting and delicious. Very friendly, great place for lunch, dinner and drinks.

Thank Rob D
Pensacola, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here 3 times while in San Miguel.....each time was a memorable and tasty experience. The prices are moderate and the food is very good. Our last night out was a special treat, as they had a very lovely lady singer who kept us entertained while a young girl danced a latin salsa the whole time....What an excellent way... More 

Thank jeannaprell
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great dinner with delicious toasted garlic shrimp, lots of mezcal ( I drank enough they started bringing me shots on the house) and delicious chocolate torte... Fun music. Sweet singer...when the pretty girl in the tight red dress did a Creede nice cover, I about cried. Great decor. Great staff. I can't wait to go back.

Thank RachelJean_123
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A little off the beaten track but still within spitting distance of the pedestrian zone, this was a great find for lunch. Whereas normally I object to loud music in restaurants, here it seemed appropriate and I soon did not notice it any more and at least the otherwise ubiquitous TV was absent. I was seated in the courtyard and... More 

Thank Axel v
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

La Sirena Gorda was highly recommended by a friend who lives in SMA. The margaritas were wonderful as were the octopus tacos and shrimp tacos. Great atmosphere; friendly services; and great food. We will definitely return.

Thank Rick G
Glen Rose, Texas, United States
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The BEST Frozen Mojitos! Who would have even known the drink could be frozen :) they were delicious, refreshing and just perfect! REALLY- great seafood and great street tacos! Take a look around the inside while you are there- the murals and paintings are really fun and unique, as well as the whole place. We made this or mid afternoon... More 

Thank Darci D
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Fish, shrimp and other seafood served with local flair. Fresh red snapper with ajillo sauce like I have never had over very good papas. And the verde sauce with avocado is like no other. You must order the artichoke with delicious dipping sauce as an appetizer.... Or maybe dessert!!

Thank Shadeofark
Cypress, Texas
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293 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

My wife and I wanted to eat some good seafood while in San Miguel. My sister recommended this restaurant. We ordered the shrimp and octopus ceviche cocktail and a shrimp ceviche tostada, very good! so good we returned the next day for the same thing. The best was the little ceviche appetizer with little bread sticks that they give you... More 

Thank aghyba

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    1 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Privada Hernandez Macias 85, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 5019

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?