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“Very good tacqueria with lots of choices and great stuffed potatoes”
Review of La Papa Loca

La Papa Loca
Ranked #20 of 362 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Takeout
Description: A lot of places claim to be for the "locals" but this place actually is where they eat. The name means "crazy potato" in English and that is their speciality. Huge baked potato's filled with buttter, sour cream, cheese and then a variety of meats. Their tacos al pastor and pico de gallo are the best I've ever tasted. Nothing on the menu is more than $50 peso's or about $4usd. Very popular spot with the locals and tourist's that want to experience authentic Mexican food..
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This place was recommended to me by a tour guide that I have taken several tours with over two visits to Zihua. He said it is his favorite tacqueria in Zihua, and a favorite among the locals. I had the namesake potato, Papa Loca, which is with pork, cheese, and pineapple. It was wonderful Also had two flour tacos with pastor (a style of roasted pork) and cheese. Also excellent. You of course get chips and salsa to start, and a plate with a roasted onion, radishes, and other garnishes for the tacos. The place was really busy with the local trade, so it took a minute for the food to come out, but I was delighted with it. Nothing fancy, and a bit out of the tourist area, but well worth the trip! And very reasonably priced.

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Thank ed_in_510
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Lapapa Loca is an amazing place for real authentic Mexican tacos and an extraordinary whirl on the baked potatoes! It’s a must try while visiting in Zihuatanejo! The amount of food given, the price occurred and the service was unbelievable! Delicious so say the very least!

Thank Marcella M
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This place is awesome. Local vibes combined with a busy atmosphere and great food makes for a nice dinner!

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Thank commander_bump
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in town and you don't eat here you wasted your trip. I am not exaggerating. Easily the best thing I've eating in recent memory. 10 tacos, one papa loca (feeds two), three beers and two baskets of chips for $14. We were the only tourists in the house and the smartest tourists in town!

3  Thank DrewBarmakian
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious! We each had one of the potatoes. And all were very tasty. Inexpensive beer and soda served in the bottle. A great little gem. Casual and fun. Great for families (even picky eaters)!

Thank Cinschwab
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