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“Great , Cheap and Delicious!”
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 14 January 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place online and from people in our Condo and was told it was a must try in Zhiua. Had a Mexican baked potato that had chicken, mushrooms and cactus smothered in cheesy goodness. Wife had a bacon tomato and shrimp baked potato and would definitely order again if we go back. Only 70 pesos for a meal size baked potato, free chips and a variety of extremely hot salsas. Cold Beers 25 pesos. We were early and the place was getting really busy. Try this place if you want to experience something different and delicious.

Thank Jaret Y
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Was recommended by a frequent tourist, and was not disappointed. Amazing stuffed potatoes and pastor tacos! Super cheap and quick service. Only complaint was the heat! Sit in the parking lot if available. This place is our favorite so far

Thank River R
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Always great service although very busy and had to be seated inside it was not disappointing. Well worth the pesos and delicious.

Thank Gordon R
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Our 5 in group of 6 had amazing, filling, delicious potatoes the other had a chicken fajita. 5 beers, 2 sodas, 2 bottles of water, 2 coconut waters total bill came to $29.00 US. Score.

The taters are big and nice variety of toppings to choose from. I had the Sour cream, butter, and cheese topped potato and I believe it was $2.50 US. yes, really. Delicious and I was so full.

The tables fill up fast. I believe it's only open after 5 p.m. and on. We taxi'd there from Hotel Irma and it was 40 pesos.

One night we were to lazy to leave our room and had our front desk send a taxi to order and bring us back the order. Even with the taxi fee, tip, tip for front desk, two baked taters with a ton of toppings for us and one for our front desk guy it came to like $12.00 US? awesome....Have been wanting to get here since 2012 and finally made it happen. It's a "locals" place and I can see why. They have great taste.

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Thank MARYANN H
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

This may have been the cheapest meal at 195 pesos for 4 coronas and dinner for two, but it was one of my favorites. The potatoes are unbelievably good. The service was perfect. The ambiance is cultural.
I would absolutely go back to this place again. We arrived at areound 5:00 and they were not ready for services yet but let us sit and have a beer while we waited. By the time we finished eating every table was full and people were waiting in line.

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Thank pulleyman
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