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El Bistro del Mar

Playa Madera | Eva Samano de Lopez Mateos, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
01 152 755 5542142
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mango” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Madera | Eva Samano de Lopez Mateos, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Bistro del Mar in 2016 and were back again for an update. As before we had great and very personal service and the food was excellent. And to start it all with a show, they delivered a table side martini preparation like I've...More

Thank BKTC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3.5* Bistro del Mar On Madera Beach Nice looking restaurant Have pizzas al horno Nice place to see the ocean for breakfast/brunch Food is okay Service is friendly

Thank Rosquete
kairos5, General Manager at El Bistro del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, I see you only gave us 3 stars. Did you had a problem? Was anything you dislike? Thank you for you review it helps us improving.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

We ran into El Bistro while walking the sea-walk from downtown to Embarq. We took a chance and were VERY glad we did. We were there a bit late but they treated us superbly. The food was excellent and we will return again.

1  Thank IssaquahDDS
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We ate at this restaurant our first night in Zihua, then . . . returned for each subsequent night! It was absolutely delectable, with impeccable service and you're ON the beach! Aaaaaah!!

Thank rileyor
ULISES R, Atencion a Clientes at El Bistro del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for your comment Rileyor, We are glad to hear that you visit us every night. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting Zihua/Ixtapa for over 20 yrs. We have been to every restaurant in the area. El Bistro Del Mar is a wonderful standout. We went for lunch and could not have been more impressed. The wait staff was beyond...More

Thank Scott P
ULISES R, Atencion a clientes at El Bistro del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review Scott. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us.. We look forward to see you on your next trip.

Reviewed 18 May 2018

I ate breakfast and one dinner at this restaurant while staying at the hotel above. Every breakfast I had was perfectly delicious with attentive service. The view is spectacular with all tables looking out over the bay. It's worth going there for the view! The...More

Thank Rick M
kairos5, General Manager at El Bistro del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hello, thank you for your remarks.We will check with the manager what happened with the pizza. And about the prices, perhaps the restaurants around are cheaper but we think the place, the view, the quality and above everything the service is worth it. We hope...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Beautiful dining on the beach. Upscale restaurant but still reasonable priced. We dined for breakfast, fresh OJ and Egg's B for me. Husband wanted lunch but it was to early so he ordered enchiladas off the breakfast menu. Good food and service. Relaxing spot to...More

Thank mogcambomama
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I can't say enough about how great this restaurant is. First of all, the location, right on the beach is awesome. The menu choices are quite varied, and staying there, we ate several meals, all were delicious! We brought fish back from a fishing trip,...More

Thank mikeyrod27
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We ate breakfast here twice and it was great both times. Wide variety of items to choose from. Lunch was excellent as well. My friend wasn't feeling well when we ordered lunch one day, thought she would be fine to eat but ate very little...More

Thank Gayle D
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Ok not saying this is the best restaurant in town , but definitely the best we've dined at since arriving 7 days ago. Atmosphere , on the beach, clean , modern open air. The service outstanding, caesar salad (delicious) made at your table. Great menu....More

Thank Bearcat4
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Elizabeth V
6 January 2017|
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Response from dianemartin5 | Property representative |
I'm sorry I didn't see your question before. Yes, of course we accept credit cards. We hope to see you soon. Thank you.
26 January 2015|
Response from dianemartin5 | Property representative |
That was an answer to a customer who was not very happy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Madera | Eva Samano de Lopez Mateos, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: 01 152 755 5542142
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