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La Ballena Blanca

Avenida Langosta y Tiburon, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
+52 322 120 4736
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Spanish, Latin, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
Avenida Langosta y Tiburon, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We didn’t stop here for long, a few drinks and appetizers, but the staff were still as friendly and service Was as good as if we were here for a full meal. The drinks were some of the best we had the whole trip, and...More

1  Thank rvod
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We tried many restaurants in La Cruz but kept coming back to La Ballena Blanca. It is a Sit down restaurant and has a small bar. It has the Best tacos and a great variety to choose from, the menu is varied and it has...More

1  Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We enjoyed it so much we went twice. The waiter remembered us and made sure we were well taken care with 2 for 1 margueritas despite it not being happy hour. The coconut shrimp was a hilite and the soup was also excellent. The Shrimp...More

Thank JEganWinnipeg
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We come here for breakfast a lot and we love it. Excellent chilaquiles, and their machaca is delicious. We love their spicy salsa! Ask for the “salsa mulata” if they don’t serve it automatically. It’s the dried red chili pepper in oil and it will...More

1  Thank vivzan
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Great margaritas!! Taco Lola!! Fabulous spicy shrimp tacos. A good place to stop after shopping at the mercado. Great service.

Thank SCMDJKWhite
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We have been sampling guacamole and margaritas all over the place and all Agreed that both were the best here that we have found. There was an amazing live Portuguese band playing Latin jazz and blues. Octavio and his family were extremely friendly and served...More

Thank JessM2151
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We like Mexican food and the true measure for us is a good Chili Relleno. Their's was awesome. Portions were generous and very fresh. We had appetizers as well which were delicious. The bartender made sangria look like art and it was tasty but not...More

Thank AngoraPat
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Had a couple meals since it was so close to where we were staying. But would go back even if was further away. The food and service was good. Soft Mexican music like a personal evening.

Thank gnre
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had dinner at this restaurant mid-week of our trip and enjoyed it so much we want back another day! The fajitas are great and margaritas fabulous. We ate there both at dinner and another day at lunch....loved the vibe both times!

1  Thank beanieswen
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We stopped for dinner one night because of the excellent music that was being played on stage. There was a flamenco guitarist that night was was superb - unfortunately I can't remember his name. The food was okay, just average. In a town like La...More

Thank S401LQsuem
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21 February 2017|
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Response from Eva Joan R | Reviewed this property |
No they don't ! But they do have an amazingly good tortilla soup!
gene r
25 June 2016|
Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know if they're open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Spanish, Latin, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Langosta y Tiburon, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
  • Phone Number: +52 322 120 4736
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