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Mariscos El Payo

Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (8 reviews)
“kebab” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Latin
€€ - €€€
Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

El Payo was recommended to my wife and I by good friends who are residents of Bucerias. It is a restaurant right on the town square that is unremarkable looking and easy to miss from outside. There is a main floor but we always go...More

1  Thank daveonbanderas
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is principally sea food restaurant. It is patronized mostly by locals, a very few tourists here and there. When asked locals where they would take their families for good, reasonable and plentiful sea food....El Payo was the answer. And they were not wrong. Bucerias...More

1  Thank autremonde
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very tasty seafood in an authentic Mexican setting. Service was excellent and the recommendation was well warranted.

1  Thank RJ+M4
Reviewed 4 April 2017

You would not necessarily know it from the outside, but El Payo is a fantastic restaurant. The food is excellent, and the service great. It was recommened to my wife and I by Jerry Guzman of Vidanta (Grand Luxxe)

2  Thank DennisAtkinson
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. We shared the large shrimp salad. Lots of very fresh shrimp, with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and avocado. Soy based dressing went very well. Also had a mango smoothies, thick and delicious. Definitely would recommend this place.

1  Thank CedricGnome
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I always have to go to get my shrimp salad at least once during our vacation. I've had it 3 times so far this year!! A friend had the shrimp stuffed avocado and my husband has had the arrachera and has had the kebabs as...More

1  Thank TheresaSawyer
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great tasting food, excellent service , cold beer, good value and that's why the place is always busy. It's a winner. Congratulations to the staff.

1  Thank kmstanyer
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Biggest ceviche ever. Fresh fish served at local prices. Massive portions. Paid $42 for 4 meals and 9 drinks.

Thank anthony m
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My wife and I stay at Villa del Palmar Flamingos which is within easy walking distance to Bucerias, and the many great restaurants located there. We have a number of go to places when weVisit, but on this latest visit we had someone tell us...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We where in Puerto Vallarta and we where adviced to take a bus to Bucerias Nayarit is a 50 minute ride but is really worth it if you want to see the extension of the Riviera Nayarit in Bucerias Mariscos el Payo is where the...More

1  Thank osvaldozarco
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22 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: 2982425
(329)298-2425 Phone- 2 years in business. Also started at a stand which still currently has at Calle Mexico, Frente a la plaza Principal, Bucerias, Nayarit also. The best seafood fresh, clean restaurant, purified water, great service, other food excellent too. Always packed full of people and prices fantastic
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