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Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 958 587 0783
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (56 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (24 reviews)
“red snapper” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

We loved this place so much we went multiple times. Excellent service, beyond amazing quality seafood, and great hot sauce collection. We had the fresh catch of the day multiple times (different each time), and plenty of shrimp, octopus and sea snails (don't knock it...More

Thank Maya V
Reviewed May 20, 2018

If I have this correct from recall the owners are husband and wife and cater well to their customers. The food is very good but the fish I had was talapia so a rather cheap fish for the cost. However, because the owner did something...More

Thank hrycak
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We have been south of Mexico for several weeks and the food is good almost everywhere. But here’s something more, the fish is very fresh and the quality is REALLY good. We both are « tuna-lovers » and as we found it at Grillo Marinero we have...More

Thank DaDa_CH
Reviewed May 2, 2018

you have to eat here. I ordered Mai Mai....best ever enough fish for two people. Nice wine selection. Service wonderful. you wont be disappointed. I had dined here before brought a group of 10....all very pleased

Thank hotlipspuddin
Reviewed April 29, 2018

First, if you are so inclined try the mescal, one of the best in town. At 40 pecos the price is definitely right. Second can’t go wrong with their seafood. We had the whole red snapper, the tuna, mahi mahi and shrimp. All excellent service...More

Thank EPBI
Reviewed April 28, 2018

One of the many benefits of going fishing with Isidro Cruz, in his panga Paty, is that his sister owns El Grillo Marinero. So, if you have a good catch, Isidro will take it to the restaurant where they will cook it for you at...More

Thank conchesdojump
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We enjoyed this restaurant so much we ate there on two occassions. The first time we had the octopus in its own ink OMG! the best. The second time we had the mahi mahi in garlic butter fresh and tasty. This restaurant was always busy...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Best service, seafood, fresh catch is wonderful and I always return for octopus. We always return each year we are lucky enough to enjoy Huatulco!!

Thank MaryKRBOAT
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The food was OK but definitely not worthy of the praise being heaped onto this restaurant. I only ate there once and will probably try it again just to be fair but the first time was disappointing. I expected more!

Thank markobear1
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We went to El Grillo Marinero based on the great reviews on TripAdvisor. The place was in downtown, very crowded, it’s packed with foreigners, not locals. We ordered garlic and butter snapper, seafood soup and mixed seafood with sea snails, shrimp and octopus, I would...More

Thank hellofrisco
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Francisco R | Property representative |
only cash
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Maura P
November 15, 2017|
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Response from Francisco R | Property representative |
We will be opening as usual from 01:00 p.m. to 08:00 p.m. the day that we will close on January 1st thanks
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January 22, 2016|
Response from Tlw48 | Reviewed this property |
Daily from 12pm - 8pm. Only day closed is New Year's Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carrizal | Restaurant El Grillo Marinero, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 0783
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