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Tabarka Restaurant

Calle Ramon Corona # 2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
+52 376 766 1588
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (50 reviews)
“monkfish” (13 reviews)
“garlic spread” (2 reviews)
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12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Calle Ramon Corona # 2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2017

When David is in the kitchen this little restaurant can be quite good, but when he's not there to oversea preparation it's quite ordinary. Good kitchen help is hard to find, but consistency is important in any restaurant - it's not at this one.

Thank 88suzyq
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, pleasant staff and chef. For me the fish was undercooked for Mahi Mahi and the sides were tiny (¼ cup). Bread was awesome. Had to ask for water and the check and it was very slow when we were there. The busboy(?) was...More

Thank Mboud50403
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. But a very nasty attitude of the owner with his personnel. He yelled at them and everybody listened this. It's a shame.

Thank Sergio C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Tabarka has a varied menu, but is well known for their seafood and fish. It also has good vegetarian choices. I also found a new favorite wine there and love it with a delicious tapas meal.

Thank bhparris
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My wife and I enjoyed dinner here last night. We started with a plate of 6 tapas and if we had not ordered entrees at the same time we would have ordered more tapas and called it dinner. Those tapas were outstanding, a riot of...More

Thank gilmore_roger
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a great little garden restaurant in central Ajijic. We were greeted by Chef David who explained the menu items and suggested the tapas so we could try many of the menu items. The menu is primarily made up of seafood and each of...More

Thank Vicpsych
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We arrived at an off hour (around 3:00) thus we had the place virtually to ourselves. Our waiter was attentive and friendly, was good at explaining different dishes to my partner who does not speak Spanish. The menu had a wide variety of different foods,...More

Thank WildElMolo
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Although the restaurant has moved to downtown Ajijic, the setting is still beautiful and open. David, the Chef and owner, is a guy who's really concerned about what he gets to cook, and knows about fish like an encyclopedia. He gets the best available fish...More

1  Thank Dieselmex
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We tried this restaurant in its new location. Early in the evening it was quiet and we both had fish dishes which tasted fine. However, the next day we suffered from upset stomachs!

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Tabarka is one of our go-to places for lunch or dinner. We particularly enjoy their tapas but their fish selections are also fabulous.

Thank Caroline A
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Questions & Answers
Kenny D
21 March 2017|
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Response from David A | Property representative |
Yes , we serve fine meat cuts in mezquite wood and pork ribs and chitken paella, and a lot of vegetarian plates.
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25 April 2016|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. But the tapas meal (10 or 12 dishes) is all of 180 pesos, and wine 50 or less. Pay with pesos, better for all. Best value in town.
29 February 2016|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
No-- closed Mondays and Tuesdays !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ramon Corona # 2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Ajijic
  • Phone Number: +52 376 766 1588
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