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Dugarel Plays Restaurant & Bar

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north end of Avenida Pacifico, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 329 298 1757
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Bonnyville, Canada
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to have really good prawns covered in bacon and cheese, and we tried a few others, but went back here as we remembered from a few years back they were good, and they still are, no comparison. The ceviche around these parts is different, they grind the fish and cover it in lime juice, but this place also... More 

Thank GerryLakeland
Aurora, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Dugarel at least once a week for lunch. Their tortilla soup is fabulous and all sea food is excellent. They also have the best (and free) salsa and chips in town. For the best experience make sure Reuben is there and that he is your waiter. He is the best! They have the best breeze and views... More 

Thank Braden S
Duluth, Georgia
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155 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the restaurant for seafood with the family on a Monday. We did not have reservation but were seated right away. Our waiter accommodated us, a family of 7 by adding tables and chair so we could be comfortable. Our selections for adults and children were all excellent, delicious and generous proportions. The view from anywhere in the restaurant was... More 

Thank Verdi A
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165 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We just cannot visit this area without coming here for a meal. The food is just so amazingly good and the service is great. Luciano and David have been providing us with wonderful meals here or many years. Well worth the day trip to Bucerias to eat here.

Thank Lakeguytx49
Calgary, Alberta
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

WOW! Thanks TripAdvisors! Vacationing in Nuevo Vallarta, we wanted a dinner out with family and checked TA for comments and recommendations. Dugarel Plays (I know, sounds odd) was rated highly for their seafood. Called for a reservation and two hours later were seated along the railing looking out over Banderas Bay at sunset. Absolutely beautiful! The waiters were a flurry... More 

Thank RJ+M4
Atlantic Highlands, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Been coming here for over 18 years. It just gets better and better!! We are "snowbirds" that found Bucerias over 20 years ago. Shortly after that Dugarel was recommended as one of the best seafood on the bay and a fun place to go. In all those years we have never been disappointed. Food is great!!

1 Thank Robert M
winnipeg manitoba canada
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Not sure why this place is ranked higher. Service is great, food wonderful and can't beat the view. Give it a try - you wont be disappointed. Ask for table on the edge Will be back!

1 Thank 5ontheroad_10
St. Albert, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Had a sunset dinner with another couple on 13 March. Ordered a strawberry daiquiri made with Malibu rum. When they brought it to the table we tasted it and it was like crushed ice and fresh blended strawberries with no alcohol that we could taste. They actually made two, so they offered up the other one and it also failed... More 

Thank Glen F
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We have been coming here for YEARS! My daughter who is now almost 16, wrote in her school journal about this place on her first trip when she was really little, I think 7 and ordered snapper. It was served to her whole. She loved it!. We still do. We have brought several groups of friends here on different trips.... More 

1 Thank luv2travel0110
Vail, Colorado
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

WE went on the recommendation from a bellman at Villa del palmar Flamingos. IT was outstanding. service was excellent, atmosphere was beautiful. Overlooking the beach. I had the steak others had Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp. Everything was delicious definitely added this to our restaurant rotation while in Bucerias. very reasonable price also. Bring cash prefer cash to credit card.

1 Thank shaneins

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Mexican, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: north end of Avenida Pacifico, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: +52 329 298 1757

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?