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Jose Mariscal 42, Sayulita 63734, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bring our Human Connections student groups to El Itacate whenever we visit Sayulita! Isaac and the staff always graciously receive our large groups and provide outstanding food and service with a smile. It is always a highlight for students who are visiting the area for cultural exchange and educational trips, and we love including this delicious and unique Mexican... More 

Thank Kenzie Y
Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here 3 years ago and still as good as we remember. Good variety, good relishes and salsas. Well worth the few bucks you have to spend

Thank 82Heidi82
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my favorite place that we ate at in town. I had one shrimp taco and it was more than enough food along with the chips and salsa. The place stays busy and you have to wait for a table no matter what time of the day it is. We finally grabbed a table around mid day after several... More 

Thank Krista V
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was fantastic! My husband and I split a beef itacate (burrito wrapped in fried cheese instead of a tortilla) and then also a shrimp taco and a chorizo taco. It was the perfect way to experience all of the flavors! As other reviewers have stated, it is true that the tacos come just as meat in a tortilla,... More 

Thank Taylor F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my kids for a late lunch. We all had a rib eye taco, they both had chorizo tacos and I also had an arracherra taco. When they finally arrived at our table, they were simply meat - lots of it - on tortillas. No vegetables at all. They do bring the tiniest amount of grilled onions... More 

Thank tourguide00
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tacos hear have lots of meat on a small tortilla and all there was on the taco was meat no veg. They brought out a plate with stuff to put on the tacos but they didn't bring any vegetables. I personally think that it is the chefs job to put all the toppings INCLUDING VEGETABLES. Plus it took a... More 

1 Thank tourguide2000
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here a couple of times and had shrimp itacate's both times, they are excellent. It's a popular and busy place and you might have to wait for a table, but it's worth the wait. Friendly staff, great food and reasonably priced.

Thank LovetoTravel6361
Highland Park, Illinois
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

El Itacate is just a street counter with table service at the few tables on the sidewalk in front. You are literally part of the street scene. However, the Itacate style taco is outstanding. Instead of a flour or corn tortilla, tacos are wrapped in a thin layer of fried cheese. These are not for the calorie conscious, but they... More 

Thank dumbrule
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The tacos had generous portions of meat. Service was good. 220 pesos for 4 tacos and 2 beers, great value.

Thank Roxanne A
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Exceptional guacamole. Hands down the best we've had so far in Sayulita. The give you huge portions of meat on your tacos. The chorizo and the shrimp were our favourite! We will be back... tonight :)

Thank Kayla H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jose Mariscal 42, Sayulita 63734, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Sayulita
  • Phone Number: 322-182-3560
Los tacos mas chicos de Sayulita!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?