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Wrecked at the Reef

Camino a la Choya km 3.7 | Camino a la Choya Km 3.7, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Grill, Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Camino a la Choya km 3.7 | Camino a la Choya Km 3.7, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is fine for the Americans who flock here. The prices are comparable to US. It gets packed on Friday and Saturday nights with college students.

Thank p_d_friedman
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to sit on the beach, enjoy reasonable cocktails and casual dining. We shared the nacho supreme which totally filled us so we needed to order our dinners to go. Our friends raved about the Mexican shrimp cocktail which was loaded...More

Thank sjpietch
Reviewed 4 days ago

We used to stay at the Reef RV park and loved going to The Reef for live music. I went back this year and noticed that they remodeled the place. I wish I was back at the RV park. They have an indoor and outdoor...More

Thank DeannaCO
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for Circus Mexicus. They had great music and very good food. Great seating outside overlooking the Sea of Cortez.

Thank Nellekevs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here numerous times and have never been disappointed! It only seems to get better and better. Sitting on the beach watching the waves and enjoying the location is a must! Great food, drinks, SERVICE,

Thank mothergoose57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with my family. We've been here multiple times and enjoyed it but will not be coming back. The view is spectacular and the food is quite good. However, the waiter lied through his teeth about the current exchange rate and overcharged me. I...More

1  Thank Johnathan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach tourist spot! Classic tourist beach restaurant. Stage, bands, bar, etc. Great beach view. A little overpriced on the food. This place rocks on the weekend.Parking can be bad on the weekends as it shares maru blue. Fun place to go have a drink!

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and atmosphere is good. We specially liked BBQ Chicken Basket. The atmosphere is nice and they have seats outside right on the beach which is very nice. The disappointment is because they overcharged my credit card. The menu was in English and the...More

Thank Kevin T
Kelly A, General Manager at Wrecked at the Reef, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

On the bottom of every bill there are 3 different prices listed, Dollars, Pesos, and Credit Card. On the bottom of your bill it shows that we do charge a point more for using a credit card since the merchant fees are so high here....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place on our own cantina crawl. Sitting outside on deck was fun. Lots of different sitting arrangements, fire pits and sand volleyball.

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there a few times. Before noon it was all good and lovely. Afternoon when the place gets crowded they don't seem to get anything right. We waited 20 minutes for a waiter who then told us it would take an hour to get some...More

Thank Vera K
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sue m
I was there the first week of March and bought a V-neck royal blue shirt but the sizing is very small.Can we purchase T-shirts on line?
22 March 2017|
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Response from Kelly A | Property representative |
I'm sorry but because we can't ship from here in Mexico we have not done online ordering.
Shannon L
We recently had friends go to Wrecked with the kids and were told it was 18 and over??? was this only for Spring Break?? This is our kids favorite hang out!!! We are coming down in both June and July and need to know! Thx!!
21 April 2016|
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Response from WreckedBars | Property representative |
Hi there, we do allow children (under 18) until 9:30pm. After that, it is strictly 18 and older with a valid government ID. Thank you!
What is the phone number
23 March 2015|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
don't know..............google it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino a la Choya km 3.7 | Camino a la Choya Km 3.7, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco
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Wrecked at the Reef features an outdoor patio, beach palapa seating, two fire pits for the chilly ocean nights, 2 ping pong tables, corn toss, 14 high definition TV's plus indoor and outdoor projection screens, and live music every Friday and Saturday night with La Merca. With something for everyone, Wrecked at the Reef is truly Penasco at it's best. Our neighborhood bar and grill offers the perfect atmosphere for friends and families to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner and to congregate for sporting events and live music. So stop in, sit down and relax... After all it is Mexico, there is no hurry!
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