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5 Main St, Tiburon, CA 94920-2507 (Tiburon Blvd)
+1 415-435-6300
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11:00 - 21:00
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Santa Cruz, California
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you go to Guaymas be prepared. Friendly service, delicious food, a gorgeous view across the bay, and one of the most tasty margarita's I have ever had. We had a carne Abadan burrito and a Guaymas salad. Both were excellent! Go!

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Thank Tina1687
Guaymas R, Manager at Guaymas, responded to this review

Hello, thanks so much for the great review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the margaritas! We hope to see you again soon More 

san rafael
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't bother. Go for the view to another restaurant in town or grab an IPA and leave. This was a fantastic restaurant in the day...mid '80s. It has gone down the tubes. Did they drag that food up from the bottom of the bay, warm it up and salt it or what!? No wait...dredged up sludge would taste better. Just... More 

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Thank aimimi58
Guaymas R, Manager at Guaymas, responded to this review

We are deeply apologetic that you did not enjoy dining with us. Our team strives to deliver a 5 star overall guest experience and we are very sorry we did not meet your expectations. I will be speaking with the management team of your concerns. Thank you for your feedback. More 

Petaluma, California
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the water so the views are great. Food was OK. Combined, these make this a nice place for a sunset dinner or for lunch.

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Thank Dwight S
Guaymas R, Manager at Guaymas, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at Guaymas! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Redwood City, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

When we asked in the shops about a good place to eat, we were recommended the place next door. But when we walked along the water, everyone was at Guaymas and the place next door was empty so we went to Guaymas. Lovely patio, good chips with two types of salsa, and the food was very good Mexican at quite... More 

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Thank CA M
Guaymas R, Manager at Guaymas, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Sterling Heights, Michigan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The food was extremely overpriced and the menu, and waiter, were not flexible AT ALL! No substitutions, no additions. They have no combos on their menus so you get ALL tacos, or ALL burritos, or ALL enchiladas. The chicken in my chicken fajitas was flavorless and grisly....I gagged and was unable to finish. The chips were stale and I'm not... More 

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Thank Virginia H
Guaymas R, Manager at Guaymas, responded to this review

Hello Virginia, on behalf of the Guaymas team we are deeply apologetic for your experience. A 5 star overall guest experience is a top priority for our team and I'm sorry we did not meet your expectations. We do hope you will try us again. Thank you for your feedback. More 

Redmond, Washington
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290 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Upon recommendation of a friend we stopped in to this waterfront restaurant after a long day of hiking in Muir woods. Glad we did. The view across the Bay into SF was gorgeous. The margaritas are very tasty and we'll prepared. The top shelf and the grapefruit margaritas were our favorite. The fish tacos were wonderfully light, the skirt steak... More 

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Thank P M
Guaymas R, Manager at Guaymas, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Mariner from Brooklyn
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Some people rave about this place and I have nothing bad to say about the drinks but my fish dish was inedible and the server couldn't care less.

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New Delhi, India
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A close friend took us to this nice restaurant in Tiburon, a picturesque town that overlooks the Bay. It was a Sunday and the place was bustling with diners. We sat by a window overlooking the waters---- which added to the charm. Had it not been so windy, we would have sat outdoors on the patio. The food was impeccable... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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760 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

On the wharf at the Ferry Terminal. OK Mexican. Chicken enchiladas are good. I like the chips and guacamole, though it is a bit spicy and should be complemented by a refreshing drink. Try the black beans and maybe mix with some rice. Ask for extra sour cream. For dessert maybe flan? Some patio seating and Bay views.

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1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited Tiburon on the fag end of my trip to the Bay area. quaint little town with a very upmarket vibe. Strolled into Gauymas restaurant. This restaurant has the best views on the water. The weather was cold but i braved the winds to be in the deck patio. Very nice food. Had the carne asada and chipotle glazed prawns.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main St, Tiburon, CA 94920-2507
    (Tiburon Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Ferry : Blue and Gold Fleet (at pier 41) docks right in front of the restaurant, with a beautiful 1/2 an hour ride across the bay.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Tiburon
  • Phone Number: +1 415-435-6300
Description
Voted one of the 21 Best Mexican Restaurants in American, by Thrillist, Guaymas Restaurant is positioned after the original City of Guaymas in Mexico. Guaymas, Mexico is a fishing village on the Sea of Cortez. There, the fishermen journey out each morning for the Camarones Gigantes, the large shrimp, which have brought their town its international reputation. Guaymas Restaurant upholds the authentic, fresh cuisine of Mexico home to America. Guaymas is not just a Mexican restaurant, it is an authentic "south of the border" experience. The menu, inspired by the traditional Mexican foods of celebration, focuses on authentic Mexican cuisine made with farm-to-table ingredients, duplicating the flavors of the small coastal fishing village for which it is named. The seafood featured, includes grilled giant shrimp and fresh fish selections. Also featured are grilled meats and fowl, classic traditional Mexican favorites, housemade tortillas and tamales, fresh salsas and guacamole, and many other regional dishes not typically seen on this side of the border. To compliment the menu, the bar at Guaymas offers an extensive list of margaritas, tequilas, beers, wines and agua frescas, which are as authentic as its food. Guaymas offers the best of the authentic, fresh cooking of Mexico's colorful culinary heritage. Our interiors also offer an authentic environment featuring white stucco walls, exposed wood beam ceilings and a bustling exhibition kitchen. Colorful paper hangings and woven upholstery add a festive touch. There is also extensive use of outdoor seating. In addition to a full bar, banquet and catering services are also available

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