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Restaurant el Manguito

Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
+52 322 209 5061
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp” (6 reviews)
“fish” (4 reviews)
“mango” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Very good little restaurant not far from la playa; a pleasant stroll through the river walk jungle. A true "mom and pop" operation with very good food, drinks, and service all delivered by the owners themselves. Some of the best chicken mole I've tasted in...More

Thank fishjunkie
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We only had margaritas but they were awesome. The limes were squeezed fresh for each drink and they weren't too sweet. We each had two (one more than we really needed) because they were so good and cheap. Worth the walk from town!

Thank MrandMrsBarry
Reviewed 23 March 2017

By far the best food in Yelapa, or anywhere in Puerto Vallarta/Jalisco as far as I'm concerned! The Catalina Chicken and Mango Cocunut Shrimp are to die for. You MUST try the passion fruit margarita and the mango margarita, fruit grown right there! They have...More

Thank Marci M
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

After a 4 hour hike in the jungle...we were hungry and thirsty! We came across this lovely gem. At first, we stopped for a fee beers..and then came back later that night for live music and dinner! I am really glad we came back! Not...More

Thank Carter_AC610
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I have been in Yelapa for a week now...dining in every restaurant I could find that was open when I was hungry. In my opinion, this is the second best restaurant here. I would say it was the best except it would be very difficult...More

1  Thank shirleypEdmonton
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped on our way back from the main waterfall a few miles outside of Yelapa. The Margarita here is definitely the best in Yelapa (if you like a stiff drink) compared to most other restaurants where you can barely taste any tequila. The avocado...More

Thank DrewZhu
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great ambiance, on the river and very good food. One of our favorites was the mixed meat platter- enough there for two! We were staying near this restaurant and kind of used it a home base, Luis offers free wi-fi and usually has entertainment on...More

Thank Vanessa F
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Manguito is a nice 10 minute walk from the heart of Yelapa and worth every step. The coffee is worth the walk in and of itself and the food is fresh and delicious no matter the time of day. The prices are great and make...More

Thank Russ M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I love grabbing my flashlight for the hike through the trees to el Manguito. The staff is so friendly and warm, the food is always tasty, and it's always a treat to feel so at home while dining so well.

Thank SBC930
Reviewed 3 February 2017

So I was told there was a good restaurant up the path away from the town by a bridge crossing the river. On the way there I passed burro's hauling goods, ATV's hauling whatever and locals walking inform the hills to town and as it...More

Thank Mark1539
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27 February 2017|
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Response from Travelgonecrazy | Reviewed this property |
I never asked if they were seasonal or not. However, because of the location I imagine they need all the customers they can get, including the locals. My get is yes, especially in June as it is slow season and......start of... More
13 March 2015|
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Response from lzahn | Reviewed this property |
It was comparable to all the other restaturants in the area. Tortilla soup 70 pesos Chicken Fajitas 100 pesos. mojito 60 pesos.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 am
10:00 am - 6:00 am
10:00 am - 6:00 am
10:00 am - 6:00 am
10:00 am - 6:00 am
10:00 am - 6:00 am
10:00 am - 6:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Costalegre  >  Yelapa
  • Phone Number: +52 322 209 5061
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