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Mariscos El Primo Nava

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Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1561 | Esquina Con Ave Hidalgo Zona Centro, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
+52 646 204 4206
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Apollo Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great seafood restaurant - recommended by the locals! Excellent seafood options! Coconut mango shrimp, crab stuffed shrimp with bacon burrito and grilled lobsters wirh garlic butter! Fantastic and we will be back!

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Corona, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

If you can't read Spanish, you'll need a translator for the menu since it's limited on pictures. We ordered desmadre de mariscos(grilled everything), scallops & otro (I chose oysters) & siete mares. Very good all around. More than enough food for 4 people & only $45 gor the grouo. Way too much on the menu, fried, grilled, cocktails, soups &... More 

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1 Thank Jesse C
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Fresh, fresh seafood! This place is a converted converted roller rink, so very large and spacious. It is mainly a lunch place, only serving dinner 7:30 pm. We stopped by for dinner at 6:00 and closed the place down. Our party of eight sampled many items on them menu. First thing to know is always get the "chica" size. Grande... More 

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1 Thank Captclam
El Centro, California, United States
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Fresh seafood prepared when you order. You can be overwhelmed by the size of the place. I ordered the shrimp "agua chili" and loved it. This is not a tourist hangout, but a place where the locals like to eat. "Free" parking across the street for a ten peso tip when you leave.

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1 Thank Desert D
Monterrey, Mexico
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

The service is nice, this place have a specific specialties, good place to visit with the familie or a large group of friends

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1 Thank Martin H
Los Angeles, California
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119 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We went there by recommendation from our hotel. It's a big open airy space with an extensive menu. It seems a popular place with locals also. But I fail to see the reasons. Maybe by not speaking the language was one of the reasons that I didn't order the best from the menu, alright we did go with the what... More 

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1 Thank Madeleineshi
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The last weekend my husband and I visited this restaurant. The waiter was nice and he brought pretty faster our beverages ( Corona and Pacifico beer). The quesadilla with shrimp and Marlin was awesome and the shrimp cocktail yummy. You have to stop by.

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1 Thank Rita G
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

If you are in Ensenada in the mood for seafood don't bother going anywhwere else.This is the best seafood restaurant in town! The place is large, I guess 200 people could have dinner at the same time,the place is always very busy with 90% local folks.If You can't communicate or read the menu in Spanish ask for Jorge,a very pleasant... More 

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Thank Juergen M
San Martin, California
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Service was okay because they were very busy. Busy full restaurants say a lot! Probably some of the best seafood ever!

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3 Thank Lili M
Tijuana, Mexico
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

I was at Primo Nava this past saturday and I had the most pleaseant surprise! I actually had mexican seafood that it was simply: Deliciosa! not loaded with lemons and chile, it was the best seafood I had in the past probably 20 yrs!, I am a native of Baja California and I remember when I was little the seafood... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 120
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1561 | Esquina Con Ave Hidalgo Zona Centro, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 204 4206

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?