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La Vaquita

At the bottom of Puerta Penasco Street and Mar de Cortez North, San Felipe, Mexico
+52 686 577 2837
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
At the bottom of Puerta Penasco Street and Mar de Cortez North, San Felipe, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service was excellent. The whole fried fish is a once in a lifetime experience and is cooked to perfection. Shrimp dishes are also exceptional.

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quaint surprise when we walked in the door. The decor is traditional Mexican with a nicer atmosphere. The service was very friendly, efficient, and the servers were knowledgeable. All meals exceeded our expectations! We started with Yellow Peppers with shrimp appetizer, it was quite...More

Thank PatricaE51147
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Baja Moon listed it but just said “seafood favorite “. We found it to be 5 star food at very reasonable price. Delicious!! Good margarita. 7 sea soup was a huge bowl with fish, mussel, octopus, veggies in a very tasty broth. Salad pretty simple...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We had been told that this was the best fine dining restaurant in town. We did not find it so. Food was okay, the service was "wooden" and stoic, and the bright lights eliminated any hope of atmosphere.

Thank bpgjaj9
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went in early on a Friday night. Good location. Needed to move table because fan did not work. Too many flies. Had wine that was okay, but check the variety before ordering. Combo appetizer cold plate was excellent. Would recommend it in a heart beat....More

Thank Warren W
Reviewed 6 January 2018

No bad days at this place, all staff with greeting hugs and smiles highly recommended! best times at reasonable prices and a great menu

Thank homeformiguel
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Try the Konsag Shrimp. Steak cooked perfectly. Fajitas and guacamole were perfect. Clean. Service was good. One of the nicer places in town.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

La Vaquita is a very nice place to take a group for dinner. The price is a bit more upscale because you are paying for the atmosphere and ambiance. They have tables covered with real table cloths a full bar and nice selection of meal...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Love Lavaquita Norte! Alberto is the Best! Amazing Service & Food❤️We always make it a point to go to Lavaquita Norte, Amazing Live 🎶

Thank Rhonda627
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This a great clean restaurant! If your in San Felipe you cannot go wrong with this restaurant. We ate the cóctel de camarón, steak fajitas, and they gave us fresh flour tortillas. Our waitress was very attentive and they make all the food in an...More

Thank videorudy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At the bottom of Puerta Penasco Street and Mar de Cortez North, San Felipe, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  San Felipe
  • Phone Number: +52 686 577 2837
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