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Villa Ortega's

Barracuda # 77, Puerto Nuevo 60986, Mexico
+52 661 614 0706
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tortilla soup” (16 reviews)
“tortillas” (27 reviews)
“lobster” (85 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Barracuda # 77, Puerto Nuevo 60986, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is so well-known that you might have to wait. A lot of live music, mariachi, big tables celebrating birthdays, weddings, etc. not a quiet place. Once you know this be ready to rejoice on at feast of lobster. They serve them with black...More

Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for lunch with a group of friends. The restaurant was clean and busy. Servers were attentive. We sat outside on the deck and enjoyed the beautiful views. Our group enjoyed many drinks, chips and guac, oysters, plus seafood combo (fish, shrimp,...More

Thank Susie1028
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many places in "Lobster Town" but this one is the best. Take the main road straight in as far as you can go, then turn left and go to the end of the street. There is Villas Ortega's. They have valet parking...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I’ve been several times to Villa Ortegas and I like that they still the same, they keep cooking with the same recipes so every time you go you’ll enjoy the same delicious food, Puerto Nuevo style lobster in my case, service is always on point...More

Thank anagutierrez100
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Don't be put off by the vendors, head down the hill, turn left and go into this place. prices are fair, view is exceptional and be hungry.

Thank DRRVentura
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Visited over Spring Break after reading the reviews. We went for the lobster, but it was disappointing. Although the menu had small, medium, large, extra large, and jumbo offered, they only had small and jumbo available. Jumbo price was $60!. My husband and daughter opted...More

Thank Amkteach
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Look at the menu - the food came in big portions & it was delicious, I even had enough to take away with me. The service was excellent & the price was very much value for money. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Krisbyman
Reviewed 12 March 2018

So first off all this is not a food review as I did not actually eat here. On the Uber ride to the Puerto Nuevo from TJ I ended up getting car sick. This was a horrible thing as I had been looking forward to...More

Thank franksandbeans
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We ordered lobster and it was brought to us broiled. They did not have the right utensils to enjoy the lobster and it was okay, but nothing special... we have had better lobster elsewhere. Disappointing too, since this is what they are known for and...More

Thank Sfacciata55
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

... and a winderful sunset. its a very crowded place but the food is good and the staff is really fast!

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Questions & Answers
25 November 2017|
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Response from theGeo | Reviewed this property |
One can Uber down but not back as I understand. Hire a cab on return so you’re not waiting on border traffic.
30 August 2017|
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Response from lilies3 |
We have plans to head down tomorrow . I use to driving from Tj to Puerto Nuevo a lot but it has been a few years. Is there any word of caution to get down to Villa Ortega’s with parking etc? I know we just have plans to... More
30 August 2017|
Response from theGeo | Reviewed this property |
I recall cash only. Cannot answer about reservations, we just showed up and despite Saturday, only a short wait for a party of four. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barracuda # 77, Puerto Nuevo 60986, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Puerto Nuevo
  • Phone Number: +52 661 614 0706
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