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El Manglar

Presidente Dario Galeana Farayan | Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 554 3752
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“tuna” (48 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Presidente Dario Galeana Farayan | Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I love visiting El Manglar, even if it's just to enjoy a couple of beers/daiquiris and some guacamole. I love the shady, breezy atmosphere and it's always fun to watch for crocodiles, iguanas and other interesting creatures!

Thank lem_on416
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We've eaten here several times before and loved it. I didn't think it was as good this time. Husband isn't much of a fish eater so he ordered a burger with fries and thought it was just OK. I ordered the pecan coconut tuna. It...More

Thank mogcambomama
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My wife and I recently stayed north of El Manglar. We both ordered fish taco. We expected fresh fish with grill marks inside of a nice flour tortilla. Instead the fish was chopped up to the consistency of cat food. The taste was other than...More

1  Thank GriffeySeattle
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Best food on Playa La Ropa! Staff is friendly, and the food is tasty. Tortilla soup is delicious! And enjoy watching the iguanas, birds, and turtles in this little oasis.

Thank Becky L
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The service was terrible when we walked in we should of walked right back out they couldn't wait to grab our order and so rude then my dish was cold and before we could take our last bites they came to take our plates from...More

Thank Rita Pratch N
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This restaurant has a lovely location. We ordered a whole fish grilled which is standard fair at most seaside restaurants. The waiter suggested we make a request several days in advance for whole fish but he would check with the kitchen. As no fresh fish...More

1  Thank tacosiver
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We needed to visit this restaurant after reading mixed reviews needed to decide for ourselves. The calamari is indeed very good as we'll as the avocado stuffed with shrimp. For starters we were pleased. However, the stuffed fish cooked in banana leaf was only okay....More

Thank suzanne0109
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We made a special trip to La Ropa to try this spot for lunch . I was not disappointed. The food was hot and tasty but the creatures made the meal more special. The enormous iguanas were in the trees and were fed soft tortillas...More

Thank Sherryd
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We are staying nearby and after one horrible meal at a place on the beach, we were a bit sceptical about trying el Manglar. It was definitely worth it. We shared the fish ceviche and calamari. Both were delicious. The service was great and sitting...More

Thank StormsEnd
Reviewed 5 February 2018

El Manglar is "hands down" the best restaurant on La Ropa beach. Had 27 Spice Tuna there a couple of weeks ago, and it melted in my mouth. Also beautifully presented. El Manglar has far better guacamole than any of the other beach restaurants. The...More

Thank Nancy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Presidente Dario Galeana Farayan | Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 3752
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