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ITA Cafeteria Restaurant y Arte

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Calle Adelitas No. 4 | Col. La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
10:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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Keremeos, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a fairly wide range of foods, and all was great, We tried a lot of different items and flavors. Desserts are excellent.

Thank FredandSue
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were looking for dinner on a Sunday night and found this gem! The most impressive part was the food, we had the prawns and the mahi mahi that were grilled and presented wonderfully. The margaritas were fresh squeezed, the wine list was better than most, the lattes (cappuccinos) were very good and the service was attentive, friendly, passionate and... More 

Thank Paul V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Ita the most during our 1wk trip. Seating outside or inside. The owners, Victoria & her husband (the chef) are lovely people. Good coffee, good food. Love the melted cheese dip & guacamole, & they had wine which was nice. I liked the location, even though it's where few cars drive up & down, it's good people... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stopped by here for breakfast and had some amazing scrambled egg enchiladas with a bean sauce. Very good food, perfect portion, reasonably priced. Would definitely go again.

Thank Elizabeth V
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with the efforts of Victor and his chef, the new owners here. We enjoyed a great meal on new years eve and we come regularly for super lattes...good organic coffee

Thank Corrie_and_Stephane
Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

From the outside, this restaurant appears to be quite small but it is just the opposite. We had shrimp and steak tacos. There were four tacos to a plate instead of the usual three. The margaritas were tasty. We will be back.

Thank fast72
Pendleton, Oregon
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We walked down the street and decided to have dinner here. I had lobster - husband had tuna. Both meals had tasty vegetables and mashed potatoes. The service was excellent. Great atmosphere, very friendly workers. One of our best meals.

Thank ORCon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

When my husband and I ate dinner here, we were told it had been open for only 2 weeks. The new owner was very attentive and knowledgeable about cuisine and wines. I had grilled lobster tail. My husband had Mahi Mahi (perfectly cooked). Both dishes were very tasty. The desserts (home made) were outstanding--Passion Fruit creme brulee and chocolate sorbet... More 

Thank Mattie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Author's note: Originally written and published for Alaska Women Speak, this is the abbreviated story about my cooking lesson with Ita, and her very fine family. Just three days before, my husband and I were eating breakfast at Ita’s patio when I noticed the little brochure for her cooking school that offered a lesson on how to make Chiles En... More 

Thank 19carmend
Healdsburg, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

On the spur of the moment I decided to find a cooking class in Zihuatanejo and the ladies Ita - a mother and daughter team were happy to oblige! Mama Ita put a basket in my arms and marched me off to the mercado where we shopped for our meal and she was wonderful giving me all the Spanish names... More 

Thank rrbk724

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Adelitas No. 4 | Col. La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
ITA Cafetería Restaurant y Arte is a hidden gem, and is located on a quiet and cozy street in Zihuatanejo. Open for breakfast and lunch, this restaurant serves authentic and traditional Mexican cuisine. The food is absolutely amazing! The meals and ingredients are fresh, colorful, clean, healthy and full of flavor. Each dish is prepared with exceptional care, pride and presentation. Come here to start your day with traditional sopes or chilaquilisimos, café and jugo. Or just stop by to sip té, read a book, talk with friends and enjoy the relaxing ambiance and Mexican artwork. The owner, Ita, is an avid collector of Mexican art, and some of it is proudly displayed on the walls. Without doubt, this is the best restaurant for breakfast and lunch in all of Zihuatanejo.

You can find ITA Cafetería Restaurant y Arte at:
Calle Adelitas No. 4
Col. La Madera
Cellular: 755 121 82 38

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?