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La Tortuga

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Lomas Del Mar 5, Acapulco, Mexico
+52 744 484 6985
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Goose Creek
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158 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to lunch at La Tortuga a short walk from the Fiesta Americana. Rufino was our waiter and was wonderful. My wife especially liked the pickled vegetables and salsa Rufino brought to our table. I had something with fish that was great and my wike had the La Tortuga salad that was awesome .

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Thank Dartagnan C
Bettendorf, Iowa
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118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Went here on advice from another American couple. Ruffino the owner was super gracious and friendly. Have us free soup and two free shots. Combination #4 was awesome and huge. We should have ordered one instead of two. Took one full order home for leftovers. He stayed and talked to us for almost an hour. Great experience on our last... More 

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Thank QCbulldog
Michigan
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We have been coming to Acapulco each year for 23 years. La Tortuga always is our first and last stop. Gustavo and Rufino always make us feel at home. We can depend on the food always being good. This year we tried the La Tortuga salad for the first time. Wow! You can't go wrong at La Tortuga. We will... More 

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Thank JAB-RDH
Mankato, Minnesota
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went there last night. The service was fast and as always a nice conversation with Gustavo. The food was great as always. The pickled vegetables are very good and terrific salsa

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Thank mike m
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

food was delightful gustovo was very friendly and promt. a little of the beaten path but felt very safe. the avacado and tomato salad was very good. the snapper was wonderful

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Thank dana s
Floral Park, New York
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221 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We've been going for many years and look forward to many more. No sooner did we turn up the side street they are on did Ruffino hop out of his chair to wave at us. On this Friday evening Gustavo is always there as well. We do like to plan when they will both be working as we enjoy their... More 

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Thank truck2chief
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The owner, Rufino or Rufo, was such an incredible host. He made our family of 6 feel welcome and comfortable. He made excellent suggestions for our meal and each one of us loved our meal. Portions are large. I would most definitely go back here.

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1 Thank Tammi H
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

after reading several positive reviews we both agreed we need to try this place out. Staying in a hotel along the Acapulco bay it was about a 10-15 minute walk which allowed us to see the local markets and parts of the city. The restaurant was relatively small and quaint. The owner greeted us and welcomed us in. Of course... More 

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Nakusp
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142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We came here to try authentic Mexican cuisine. The pickled vegetables are excellent as some have pointed out. The corn chips and salsa were also decent. The Horchuga was very tasty. I had a combo plate with Chile Relleno, chicken enchilada, chicken tostada and steak strips. My wife had the tacos with steak. All in all it was ok. Some... More 

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Thank mobiusag
Acapulco
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110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Have eaten here many times. We used to really like it. Just a small Mexican place. Nice friendly people. The last two times we were disappointed. May not go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lomas Del Mar 5, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: +52 744 484 6985

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