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Mar Plata

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Calle Palmas | San Francisco/San Pancho, San Francisco, Mexico
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was prepared perfectly and the variety was limited but sufficient. The beet salad was a highlight the the steak and peppers was rare as I requested. They were out of a couple items, but there was a large group of polo players there that night. A very easy walk if you are staying at the north end of... More 

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Lo de Marcos, Mexico
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Everything is good here. I dont think you can go wrong. Good drinks, food and impressive service. Save room for dessert so that you can try a chocolate fondue that you will love and remember forever!

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Hermosa Beach, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We had heard great things about this restaurant from several people, so we decided to leave Sayulita for a night in San Pancho. While it was nice to see the town, and the decor and view from the restaurant were great, the service was ok, and my meal (pasta with pesto sauce) was served luke warm and had to be... More 

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Thank nlgittelson
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

this is a wonderful restaurant with exceptionally great food. The presentation is very nice and the desserts are equally fabulous. Good cocktails too. The waiters were wonderful, once engaged, we found out all about them and where they were from (Argentina and Mexico City) both great guys, we wish them well! The ambiance there is great, under the stars or... More 

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Thank Babakaka
Mississauga, Ontario
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We wanted to try even if we didn't get recommendations. Very nice place, excellent service but the food was good, I wouldn't say excellent.

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Thank HoneybearMississauga
San Francisco, Nayarit, Mexico
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Many of us got together the other night to dine and watch a great rock band. I have been to Mar Plata many times and always enjoy the whole experience. This night was awesome..... Great music- beyond what we had expected and the food and service were excellent. I hear people say they hear the prices are high..... Not so,... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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258 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We really like this restaurant because it's elegant and the food is great. Unfortunately, we had to endure overwhelming and painful noise from a rock and roll band our first night there (hence a 4 rating rather than a 5). While the R&R band drew a larger (and younger) clientele, it was not the kind of music for a fine... More 

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Thank YayoNorCal
Durham,CT
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Our hosts had been to a meeting (not dinner) and told us they heard good things about the food. It was an easy walk on our last night in SanPancho, we were not disappointed. We shared the calamari, I had the canelones, my friend a grilled steak...also shared. ..everything well prepared, fresh....nicely grilled vegetables...good service......very nice.....

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Thank Lucca13
Port Moody, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent very attentive staff nice quiet night for dinner just far enough out of town for a date like evening.Would come back

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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

We had our New Year's dinner at Mar Plata so unfortunately we did not get to experience a full menu, as it was a fixed offering. But the price was right, the food was extravagantly plentiful, everything was delicious (especially the seafood) and the service was great. We loved San Pancho and when we return we will revisit Mar Plata!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Palmas | San Francisco/San Pancho, San Francisco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  San Francisco

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