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Mar y Sol

Avenida Del Pacifico No. 4 | Col. Centro, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 329 298 1914
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (51 reviews)
“shrimp” (50 reviews)
“red snapper” (26 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Del Pacifico No. 4 | Col. Centro, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
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Reviewed today

On the beach ..good food ..service is great everytime we went there..over a dozen times. A very generous Happy Hour 2 for 1 drinks and strong ,at least in off season. I wish I could remember our waiter's name as he ALWAYS gave us 110%.....More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this place. On the beach. Lots of seating options from inside to feet away from the surf. Great friendly staff who come to your table to welcome you and introduce themselves. Great menu with oysters shucked street side and a charcoal grill in...More

Thank 513DenisB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had a delicious dinner at Mar y Sol. Our family likes to seek out places that have very good food and a local feel and flavor. We had the grilled house fish -(my favorite - excellent!) steak, ceviche and tortilla soup. All were...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service! Best calamari in all of Vallarta on a good day! Fish fillet Mar y Sol cooked by Emilio so good!

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shared the Mexican Platter. Pretty standard. Not the best Mexcian food. Service was great. Right on the beach. Excellent view of sunset. Lots of seafood items on menu. Did not try. Would go elsewhere for Mexican food.

Thank Libby R
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Food here was decent. Vendors wondering through the eating area ruins the whole place. Great location, sunset, on beach good wait staff. Reasonably priced.

Thank helmetlock
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Had a few great meals here. Seafood cocktail was delicious. Always love the drinks and Miguel was very friendly and funny!

Thank Christie S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I had looked this place up before we left home and we knew we wanted to try it. The drinks are HUGE. We had Mango Daiquiris and Banana Daiquiris as well as beer. The Herradura Shrimp is amazing. 5 HUGE shrimp filled with cheese, wrapped...More

Thank spentren
Reviewed 26 August 2018

People, you are in Mexico. Chill out, relax, and enjoy. Things don't move fast. Have a margarita along with chips and salsa. Watch the sunset. Have a strolling singer sing you a tableside song. Then order the piscado serrandeado. Takes a while but who cares....More

1  Thank V814PMgarym
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Guacamole without fresh tomatoes, onions, Serrano pepper and cilantro is not guacamole! The salsa was not fresh, pulpo al ajo was tasteless and greasy, the fish plate al ajo was ok. Prices are reasonable for a beach front restaurant, but there are other choices available,...More

1  Thank Rosa G
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14 February 2018|
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Response from josephD2877 | Reviewed this property |
no need for reservations
26 February 2017|
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Response from Greg T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,don't know number
21 January 2017|
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Response from fiveottersons | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is always a better deal to use pesos in Mexico. Bank of America has the best exchange rate for foreign currency.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Del Pacifico No. 4 | Col. Centro, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: +52 329 298 1914
  • E-mail
Mar y Sol Restaurant -Bar , opened to the public on February 1, 1993 , was founded by Miguel Castrejon and his father Don Jose Luis Castrejon ; who was the one who chose the name of the restaurant and thanks to these elements (the Sun and the Sea ) , to accomplished everything is today. Starting with only six tables, a stove, a refrigerator and Miguel Castrejon as a cook , dishwasher and waiter. Initially the restaurant was visited mostly by locals , but over time , our customers are both domestic and international.
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