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An interesting and safe place to browse local fare and Mexican souvenirs

Many Mexican border towns will introduce you to the types of goods and services you can find... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
ChaZZ5
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Tucson, Arizona
Old Port

Loved the entire Malecon area. The small shops, eating places, the statue, the hustle and bustle... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Andrew R
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
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“shrimp” (66 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
“fish market” (23 reviews)
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Malecon Kino, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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"side street"
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Many Mexican border towns will introduce you to the types of goods and services you can find throughout Mexico. But a few downtowns, like Old Port in Puerto Penasco, are a very pleasant sojourn for walking around. It's authentic, safe, and engaging in typical Mexican...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Loved the entire Malecon area. The small shops, eating places, the statue, the hustle and bustle of the people and the view of the ocean. Even managed to purchase a couple of souvenirs.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Crowded shops, great restaurants and bars and great views of the Sea of Cortez. Typical beach tourist town with plenty of crowded shops and fresh seafood markets where you can buy the catch of the day and fantastic shrip and clams at very reasonable prices...More

1  Thank JimH85641
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

It seems maybe there wasn’t as many people as we are used to. It hasn’t changed much. It is still a fun couple hours to do in an afternoon. Only place I found true pure vanilla. I’m sure others have it, but lot of the...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Be prepared for getting hassled by store owners for everything...but then again this is Mexico. The only reason to go up here that I can see is for tourist reasons. The views are beautiful though from the cliffs and there are lists of great bars...More

Thank MontanaLaura
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

some bars are way to loud and try to play over each other, but it's still the pier and plenty of fresh fish, lots of STUFF to buy -- so over the touristy stuff, but fun to be had by all -- we love our...More

Thank Ladylaugh51
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I have been going down to Rocky point for about 30 years and knew that the red curbs was no parking. But now they have added yellow and blue. Since none of these are identified we assumed blue was ok to park in. Never even...More

3  Thank Jacquejohnson
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Worth a visit. The usual trinkets found throughout Mexico. Beautiful view from the sea wall across the bay with the shrimp boats anchored. Lots of places to eat, check the pricing and better value to pay in pesos. There is some free parking. Vendors will...More

Thank Kenneth B
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Many restaurants, bars, shops and magnificent view of the Sea of Cortez and surrounding area of town and Sandy Beach.

Thank JimmieNew
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is the most famous area for restaurants that look out on the ocean, for fresh shrimp and seafood for cookouts or to take back to the US,and to get trinkets and T-shirts. There is also the malacon and walking and socializing along the seafront....More

1  Thank seb36
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Alan K
5 January 2018|
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Response from Lisa J | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes. We drove from San Diego with no problems.
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Rocky473
1 August 2017|
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Response from JimmyGos | Reviewed this property |
Ride a bike! It's a great town for them and no parking issues. Everything is within minutes on a bike!!
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JenMatt M
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lupe V | Reviewed this property |
There is parking, we have been to the port when its not peak season there is always parking, peak season like anywhere else very hard to find. Hope this info helps.
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