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Ana Banana Bar & Grill

Waterfront by Marina, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
+52 329 295 5048
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (7 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“live music” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar
Waterfront by Marina, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place is known by the locals for its friendly atmosphere offering good music and tasty food. Ana, the owner, has nightly specials that are a big hit with the locals. Monday is meatloaf, Wednesday is lasagna, Sunday is ribs and so it goes. Breakfast...More

Thank Cegis360Playground
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Had dinner here while visiting La Cruz, Seems to be a local hangout with lots of Canadians and Americans here to chill and listen to live music. Food was ok. service was ok. I think this is a good place for someone who wants to...More

Thank pembinadeli
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Ana's is an outdoor venue with unassuming decor where you will have a great time while in La Cruz. Enjoy an inexpensive but filling breakfast ( eggs and bacon, hot cakes, French Toast, a large bagel with bacon, egg and cheese) every morning, or be...More

2  Thank rgreen79
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The worst meal we had during our whole vacation. Many menu items not available, including the daily special. They allow smoking in dining area, ugh! Cheap drink prices and good rock and roll. If you want to party and don't care about the food, you...More

1  Thank Tim K
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had to experience this place which feels like you are in the Jungle but really you are very close to the Marina and Bay. It is an interesting place which attracts interesting people and the few times I have gone there have had good service...More

1  Thank Jude H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

You may have to pour your own coffee. But the food is wonderful. Best breakfast in La Cruz. You can have a full breakfast and coffee for 80 pesos. Live music 4 nights a week. It doesn't stay open late but it does not have...More

1  Thank michaelbK3920PW
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Was recommended this place for the love music. There was band made up of a drummer, guitar/singer, bass/singer and a sax player! Very cool indeed! Not to mention the guy who came up on the stage to play the washboard and the three guys in...More

Thank moe2012
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Usually excellent 50-60 music for listening and dancing. Barry and Ana are the super friendly couple that have operated this "hit" of a place. Personally, we have been going there for years. This place keeps you young. โ˜บ. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

2  Thank sharon b
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The menu is very limited you get a choice of meatloaf which is excellent with mashed potatoes and corn just like you would get at home nachos or chicken fingers but they do have a live band and there is no cover charge the van...More

2  Thank Greg L
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Went because of the name and had a good breakfast. Lots of expats and information from experiance. Ana was a great host and very attentive. Enexpensive and good. We will go back today around lunch time. We both had the standard eggs with bacon, sausage...More

1  Thank jimandsusan
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Jude H | Reviewed this property |
During the slow season, music is not every night. When visiting check in directly with Ana Banana. There are a lot of talented musicians who play there.
Luke G
13 February 2017|
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Response from michaelbK3920PW | Reviewed this property |
Spanish lessons offered on main road 1 block east of main road heading to marina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront by Marina, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
  • Phone Number: +52 329 295 5048
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