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La Malinche

Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 553 1218
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The setting is not amazing and the staff is not particularly friendly but this place offers good value for money. Try the huachinango which you can have it prepared to your taste

1  Thank Carlos D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I also reviewed La Malinche (one of my two or three favorite restaurants in Ixtapa) in 2015 and I was looking forward to my visit again this year. The location is pleasant, but I loved (preferred) the murals on the walls and the warm, happy...More

Thank Iowa_is_my_home
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great seafood soup, salad,fish verecruzana and margaritas. Large portions fast service and the entertainment was excellent.

Thank traveler55050
Reviewed 7 March 2017

La Malinche has moved to a larger and beautiful new location in the Ixtapa marketplace. The food and margaritas have always been good, and now the ambiance matches this same high standard. I have seen some complaints about slow service, but this is Mexico, people...More

Thank Vic F
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We have been here 3 times for lunch and once for dinner. Each time the food was good, and the service as well. Don't be in a hurry. Occasionally the drink order has been mixed up, but you're in Mexico! Prices are reasonable and 2/1...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stopped at this restaurant initially because we wanted to hear some live music and they had a saxophonist playing with a recording background. He was OK, not great, but what the heck. My wife ordered the Chicken poblano, which is a leg and thigh...More

Thank plochez
Martha Gabriela C, Propietario at La Malinche, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hello, good evening, we appreciate your opinion, we apologize for the bad service, we will focus on it and also on our dishes. Hoping you will give us the opportunity to rectify and give you the best on your next visit. Best regards. Gabriela Castelán...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017

The service was a bit slow but the food was good. My husband had the tortilla soup and I had the mushroom soup. Both were good but we've had better at other Ixtapa restaurants. For our entrees we both ordered Gringas (pork tacos) which were...More

Thank PSNfromNorthfield
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We always have a great time at La Malinche. The food is just delicious and the margaritas are the best in town! The seafood and the Mexican platter are so tasty as well as the homemade salsas!

Thank Charlie T
Martha Gabriela C, Propietario at La Malinche, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hello good evening, we appreciate your comment, it motivates us to continue giving the best of us day by day, thanks again. My home is your home. Best regards Gabriela Castelán

Reviewed 30 January 2017

While the service was a tad slow, the food was amazing and they had a great family band playing that made the atmosphere lovely. I had the tortilla soup and surf & turf tacos (which was so delicious), the other meals at the table were...More

Thank awarren114
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We tried this spot in the plaza this evening. The service was slow, they forgot our drink order and when the plates finally arrived mine was luke warm. My wife enjoyed her chicken dish and mine would have been better hot. The restaurant was not...More

Thank Silvertontraveller
Martha Gabriela C, Propietario at La Malinche, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Hello! we are really sorry to read this from you, we try to serve at the same time all the dishes so everyone can enjoy of their dinner together, unfortunately some times we make mistakes, all our ingredients are fresh and the meals are cooked...More

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Mona S
10 February 2017|
Response from Martha Gabriela C | Property representative |
Hello, yes we are open in summer time, Occasionally we close a day to rest but it is on Sunday or Monday, the slowest days. So if you want to visit us, feel always welcome Regards Gabriela Castelán Manager
24 January 2016|
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Response from Martha Gabriela C | Property representative |
Hi, yes that's our new location :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 23
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 1218
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Traditional Mexican cuisine, warm and familiar atmosphere, life music every night.
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