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Tonita I

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Retorno Laureles no 12 PTE, Rincon de Guayabitos, Mexico
+52 327 274 2902
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many excellent restaurants in Guayobitos and La Penita. Our favourite is Tonitas 1. We have many friends and family that come to visit. A meal at Tonitas is everyone's top request. The location is right on the beach. The staff is excellent. The food is 2nd to none. Their seafood is their specialty.

Thank AlbertaJack007
Rincon de Guayabitos, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This family-owned restaurant is always good. The staff always recognizes its clients. From hamburgers for lunch to seafood at dinner, the meals are top quality.

Thank rickmarilyn10
Watsonville, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

this is the best meal i've ever had in my many years of going to mexico! the location was great ... on the beach...and great service. i'd come here from puerto vallarta for the day just to eat here.

1 Thank dorothyocarroll
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147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Loved having dinner on the beach with such tasty food. I had the pistachio encrusted stuffed fish and my husband a shrimp dish. The presentation was beautiful and the portions huge. Attentive and professional wait staff. Best margarita of the entire trip.

1 Thank potatofish
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We had several really excellent meals at this restaurant what is also on the beach with a great ocean view. Service is great with very friendly staff.

Thank Tilly M
Medicine Hat, Canada
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150 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from friends. It was a good call on their part. The food and service was great. I had the chicken quesadilla's which were awesome. I also had a strawberry margarita which was very yummy. This restaurant is very busy, especially at supper time, so I would recommend a reservation if you are going with... More 

3 Thank PMedKing
Willmar, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Spent 5 nights in Guayabitos and went every night for a nightcap.Staff is very friendly. Margaritas & White Russians were great. Ate dinner here our last night. Would have gone back had we more time.

1 Thank sandnelson
Langley, BC
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200 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

They make the best Margaritas here. The food is very consistent and flavourful. We had dinner here, and came back the next day for lunch. The service is great, and very friendly. During the lunch, the waiter even gave me a little pep cheer, when I told him I could not finish all my food. The coconut shrimp was awesome.

Thank LangleyVagabond
Burlington, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Great Beach, staff Food. Love the way Mexicans can and do enjoy their jobs. they interact with clients, they have fun and laugh. Humour,,,,, Unlike Canada and the U S were staff have to be serious and confined to be proper.

Thank Ford D
Edmonton, Canada
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

The food is good here has the same menu as Tonita II which is on the beach.You can get a variety of breakfast here from bacon and eggs to enchiladas.The service is excellent I would eat here again.

Thank Mcalien

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Retorno Laureles no 12 PTE, Rincon de Guayabitos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Rincon de Guayabitos
  • Phone Number: +52 327 274 2902

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