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La Escollera

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Escenica 26, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 554 2815
13:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Thank goodness we took a taxi there as I'm not sure we could have made the climb. I had the Marinated Arrachera which our waiter recommended. Beautiful flavour however a bit on the tough side. My husband had the dorado fried in almonds which he loved. For desert I had the Mexican Coffee while he had the Banana Flambe. Both... More 

Thank waltra
Fort Myers, Florida
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

This continues to be one of our favorite Zihuatanejo destinations for fine dinning. Celine, the hostess, is charming and always goes out of her way to may our experience there special. The great food and excellent service made this our choice last night for our 40th wedding anniversary. Good food, good wine, good friends a great hostess and restaurant with... More 

1 Thank ted61
laescollera, Gerente at La Escollera, responded to this review

Thank you Mr Ted, See you next year. You are both great persons. Always a pleasure to have you at the restaurant. Celine More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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245 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Four of us went for the steep climb up the hill, in a taxi, thank goodness!! The cost of the New Year's Eve meal was 3000 pesos for the four of us, not including drinks. The view was spectacular overlooking Playa "La Ropa" and there were sporadic fireworks until the big fireworks display at midnight. The view and the fireworks... More 

Thank ransclan
Northbrook, Illinois
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Had new years eve dinner, Denver 31, 2015 up here on the mountain. Geez, the word steep was was invented for the driveway up to this place from the road. However the view from my table along side the cliffs edge infinity pool overlooking the Playa La Ropas made for a fantastic view of all the fireworks around Zihuatanejo Bay.... More 

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Thank Ric W
Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

First, you don't find La Escollera by accident. You need to take a taxi up the mountain and into a very steep driveway. Then, you'll have a million dollar view. My family was here for Christmas Eve. One of the dishes we shared was the seafood platter for 2. I highly recommend this very fresh seafood offering of lobster, shrimp,... More 

1 Thank Barbara0812
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

this open air restaurant sits up the hill overlooking Playa Ropa... the tables are situated around a nice pool. the staff is very friendly and after a couple visits.. we felt like family...good food, drinks, casual atmosphere, inviting pool...have lunch and spend the afternoon being pampered..

Thank Cruiserpro99
San Diego, California
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Our last night in Z. We decided to stay close to our rental on Escénica La Ropa and this was the excellent choice thanks to the readers here in T/A. Our Taxi driver had us here in about 5 minutes. View was breathtaking. Service was excellent and the food was awesome. Made for a great choice and worth every penny.... More 

Thank Mccaf
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Some of the best views of Zihuatanejo Bay. Good food and service. Try the Fisherman Platter for Two...Lobster, shrimp, stuffed crab, dorado filets, and fresh octopus.

Thank hongsuguy
Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Escollera is tucked away and you may miss it if you're not looking for it. It's atop the hilly road past Playa La Ropa, up Camino Escenico a Playa Las Gatas. If walking be prepared for a bit of a workout, but if driving or in a taxi it's easily accessible. We had dinner at La Escollera twice, and enjoyed... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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192 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Chose this restaurant on a quiet Thursday evening. We initially drove past it to check out the top of the hill and were a little hesitant because the restaurant looked empty. Decided to stop anyway and are very glad we did. The view is beautiful and the service was nicely old fashioned. We started with the most delicious Escargot. Tender,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escenica 26, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 2815

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