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Mariscos El Carnal

Carretera Oriente #1352 | Col. San Juan Cosala, Jocotepec, Mexico
+52 387 761 1010
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible22%
16 May 2017
“Way to enjoy Chapala Lake View”
22 Jul 2016
“Ober priced food”
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10:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Carretera Oriente #1352 | Col. San Juan Cosala, Jocotepec, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were refered to this relaxing place by our tour guide. We chose to eat at the upstairs area to have a better view of the lake. We chose a aperizer "chicharron" that is served with a great but explosive hot sauce as a dipping....More

Thank TonyandHilda
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It took too long to get our drinks and they forgot some food was cold waiter was rude wen we asked him about the missing drinks he got more rude and only came back to give us the Chek not recomend it for family whit...More

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a huge palapa, really nice, and their food is pretty good. My relatives took me there for lunch and we had a good time. I enjoyed the fish and shrimp tacos a lot.

Thank ILoveCabo29
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Attentive service and great views from the covered dining terrace, but the food wasn't particularly noteworthy. Although the appetizer I ordered (octopus tacos) was tasty, the main dish--fish filet--was overcooked and covered in a cream sauce that drowned out all flavor. The margarita was overly...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Very quiet for a Wednesday. Very good food for a very small price. Great attention to detail. Great compared to other overpriced, overrated seafood restaurants. Not a place for business, too casual.

Thank Gonzalo M
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Very unassuming with plastic seats and metal tables but great seafood and good prices . Service is quick and good parking

Thank PepePitMD
Reviewed 3 October 2014

We have lived in the area for a year and tried a lot of places before we ventured to the strip of seafood restaurants on Lake Chapala, at San Juan Cosala. This area attracts a lot of visitors from Guadalajara, not many expats here. We...More

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 13 November 2013

we were looking for a place to eat in Chapala Lake, so a guy suggested to go eat to Mariscos el Carnal. we arrived to this 2 floor restaurant, in the lower floor there was a loudy mariachi and a Banda group sooooo LOUD that...More

1  Thank jelpspeed
Reviewed 22 April 2012

El Carnal is a chain, and although there are several branches in and around Guadalajara (even one in the highway between Guadalajara and Chapala) this is by far, the best one I've visited so far. The menu is even different than the ones I've been...More

1  Thank EatnDrinknRoamn
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Restaurant Details

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Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Oriente #1352 | Col. San Juan Cosala, Jocotepec, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Jocotepec
  • Phone Number: +52 387 761 1010
This restaurant is a chain, but there are various restaurants, and they all have different menus
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