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El Dinamita

Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+52 322 297 7694
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (56 reviews)
“escargot” (38 reviews)
“rice” (44 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 597 reviews

Reviewed 12 June 2017

I went for the Friday night all you can eat Fish & Chips. They were good, but I've had better. Next time I'll try a Mexican dish. The service was good and the restaurant ambience was good. It's a nice night out.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The menu has something for everyone. Nice variety depending on what you are in the mood for. The melted cheese and sausage appetizer is deliciousl you can have it with chips or flour tortillas. Otha ways are great. The margaritas are very strong and delicious....More

Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We googled a place for dinner and this was #1 on yelp. We weren't disappointed. We were able to walk from our hotel and the food and cocktails were amazing! Would go again in a heartbeat!

Thank thetweits
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We make it a point to visit El Dinamita whenever we stay at The Grand Luxxe. The very simple and rustic outdoor setting is perfect for a delicious, relaxed meal. Prices are ridiculously inexpensive for the quality and variety of meals offered. We usually order...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

El Dinamita is our "go to" restaurant when we are in Nuevo. There is something for everyone but main dishes are fish. The service is always first class. It is great to see the same faces year after year who remember you as their guest!...More

Thank Suitcasebug
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Let me start saying that I will go back to El Diez! A friend who has been to Playa Del Carmen several times recommended El Diez to us. And I'm glad he did! I had a Entraña Argentinian Skirt Steak that was recommended by Javier,...More

Thank cahenri
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Best fish n chips I have ever had. Fish is like eating butter and delicious tasting. Cole slaw is to die for.

Thank Lynn Z
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant completely lives up to all of its reviews. Owners are friendly and the food is absolutely amazing. If you're willing to be flexible, I recommend going with their recommendations where ever possible, although I also imagine you probably can't really go wrong here...More

Thank sr108
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were staying at Dreams, about a mile down from El Dinamita and walked here for dinner. It was amazing. Everyone in our family loved it. Cool atmosphere, VERY fresh fish and veggies, and the flavors were delicious. The fried ice cream was to die...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful. You can choose your meal off the menu, or have the kitchen create a dinner for your table (which is what we did) . Everything brought to our table was delicious!

Thank Kristen D
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Lynn G
3 December 2016|
Response from CaldwellJon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I do not check trip advisor often. I do not have an email. I think the conceirge where we were staying called for us
Lindsey H
18 September 2016|
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Response from darcymania2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, went there in the spring.
Amelia L
25 December 2015|
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Response from Vane123 | Reviewed this property |
El Dinamita está abierto todos los días del año! Sólo los lunes de cada semana ellos descansan. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 297 7694
Marisqueria al fresco, owned by the same people who own Fajita Republic on the same lot
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