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Tabarka Restaurant

Calle Ramon Corona # 2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
+52 376 766 1588
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (51 reviews)
“monkfish” (14 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Ramon Corona # 2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Although the restaurant has moved to downtown Ajijic, the setting is still beautiful and open. David, the Chef and owner, is a guy who's really concerned about what he gets to cook, and knows about fish like an encyclopedia. He gets the best available fish...More

1  Thank Dieselmex
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We tried this restaurant in its new location. Early in the evening it was quiet and we both had fish dishes which tasted fine. However, the next day we suffered from upset stomachs!

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Tabarka is one of our go-to places for lunch or dinner. We particularly enjoy their tapas but their fish selections are also fabulous.

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Another restaurant that is hard to judge from the street entry. We had good food, good service and would go again.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Tabarka's new location is walking distance from the town center. The seafood is outstanding . The Paella even better. And the 'all you can eat' tapas is great value. This is aa

1  Thank Leo G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have heard about this restaurant for the last 4 months..all great things.. We are leaving soon..thought we should try..and experience Tapas for the first time..( there are a lot more items on the menu.) We had some tasty food...all choices of the Chef of...More

Thank Victoria477
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Lovely, relaxing garden view venue...LOVE the tapas. Sometimes the service is a little slow, but I believe that the food is worth the wait.

Thank ContentedNomad
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My experience is close to what many others have reviewed recently. First, you walk into a beautiful courtyard with large trees and big art work everywhere. The food was pretty good. We had the tapas special. All the food was very good, not mind blowing....More

Thank cobaum
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Three of us stopped for an early dinner in their very nice courtyard. The menu is shown on a chalkboard and needs explanation to make sense of it -- several grilled meats and fishes with choice of sauce and choice of two sides. There is...More

Thank Susan C
David A, Propietario at Tabarka Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thak,s for your opinión, we gona work hard to have a better service.

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Second visit to Ajijic. First was 4years ago and the restaurant scene was disappointing. We live in San Miguel de Allende and stopped in Ajijic on the way to the beach. Tabarka was really fabulous. We had the chef's choice tapas menu and each plate...More

1  Thank G&J-from-VA
David A, Propietario at Tabarka Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank for your opinión!!!!, About the negative opinión, of course we made mistakes, but some of them are from other restaurants peaple, customer and Friends that think they can hepl other restaurant doing bullyng against my place, tripadvisor is full of that, more in litlle...More

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Questions & Answers
Kenny D
21 March 2017|
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Response from David A | Property representative |
Yes , we serve fine meat cuts in mezquite wood and pork ribs and chitken paella, and a lot of vegetarian plates.
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25 April 2016|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. But the tapas meal (10 or 12 dishes) is all of 180 pesos, and wine 50 or less. Pay with pesos, better for all. Best value in town.
1 March 2016|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
No-- closed Mondays and Tuesdays !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ramon Corona # 2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Ajijic
  • Phone Number: +52 376 766 1588
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