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El Nido

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Blvd. Benito Juarez, Rosarito, Mexico
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08:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 12:00
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good and the price was right. The service was attentive but the best of all was the atmosphere. We sat next to the fire and listen to the waterfall. The lush plants made it feel secluded. A nice break from the hustle and bustle.

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Thank Lorrie K
Tijuana, Mexico
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for lunch while visiting Rosarito Beach. Service was slow and my meal was overcooked. I think it was a little overpriced.

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Thank Julius H
Rosarito, Mexico
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in the area over 3 years and heard mixed things about El Nido, so I always passed and went to a different restaurant. This time we were being hosted by friends and so we went. I was pleasantly surprised with the service and quality of the food. The place is a little dark and old fashioned but... More 

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Thank Joe L
Vista, California
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this place offers all kind options of wild game. they offer great steaks and it comes with so much food. It can get a little smokey in there but depends on how busy it is.

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Thank Nick F
Shoreline
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42 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Sunday morning breakfast at El Nido. The decor is endlessly fascinating. The waitstaff is terrific. We loved the fresh tortillas. When we were there almost everybody else was Mexican families.

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Thank Geoff-n-Susan
Temecula, California
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238 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Nido and it's sister location, Los Pelicanos, are two good stops to make for drinks and lunch fare. We did not have dinner at either venue. Food and service is very good although not remarkable as was Punta Morro in Ensenada. Parking is free and private.. give El Nido a try!

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Thank Tar M
Fresno
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254 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large steakhouse restaurant with good steak, chicken, game, and seafood entrees. The menu is quite varied and contains the restaurant history, of which they're very proud. They opened in 1971. The beef is fresh, imported from Sonora, and the chicken and produce come from their own farm. The steak and seafood are very good. I had the... More 

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Thank Queen J
California
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Heard about this place from our real estate agent and we were not disappointed. Breakfast was large and flavorful. Wife had the potato, egg, and chorizo burritos and at $4.00 she wasn't expecting anything to large. That was not the case. They were nice size and with plenty of flavor. I had the venison machaca with nopales, which was very... More 

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Thank JimRogers
Bakersfield, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had a Great Ribeye and Shrimp dinner cooked to Perfection! The atmosphere is perfect with a hint of burning mesquite and Great company. Also had a trio play a couple songs which was jus perfect!

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Thank Lawrence P
New Orleans, LA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

A very cool interior greats you when you enter but that's just the start. We found the service to be excellent and the food to be delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 12:00
Monday
08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
Thursday
08:00 - 12:00
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd. Benito Juarez, Rosarito, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Rosarito

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