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Rufo's Grill

Calle Adelita Esquina Sra. de Remedios | Colonia La Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 120 5494
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Seafood, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Calle Adelita Esquina Sra. de Remedios | Colonia La Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Live music steak,ribs and margaritas. All was as ordered. The guacamole was the weakest dish . Get used to dogs wandering around. Conned us out of a few tidbits. Overall, a nice evening.

Thank reptilevancouver
Reviewed December 18, 2014

It is such a nice restaurant. The ribs are my favourite but all his food is good. We had a terrific American thanksgiving even though we are canadian. He will make a Christmas turkey on the 24 th

Thank 19Alberta55
Reviewed December 17, 2014

We went to Rufo's twice during our stay in Zihuatanejo. The grilled fish was delicious and my husband loved the ribs, their barbeque sauce is to die for. They usually have live music and the second night we went we even danced. This is a...More

Thank OrSunshine
Reviewed December 15, 2014

Rufo's is a nice, simple, friendly economical place that often has live music. English is spoken. Service is friendly and helpful. Very good value.

Thank BBeairsto
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Good well seasoned grille fish. Ribs. Nice extras. Tasty little margaritas. Music most nights. Friendly.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Rufos is a corner outdoor restaurant in our hood. They start firing up the mesquite grill in the afternoon so the coals are perfect when it is time to dine. The grilled fish is fresh and perfectly done. The grilled chops are surprisingly good (especially...More

1  Thank nedandann
Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We've been coming to Ruffo's for years and it is good to see little has changed. The relaxed atmosphere makes it a pleasant place to sit and the sometimes good music is also a plus. We had the ribs, very tender, slightly sweet sauce, excellent...More

Thank tomshiff
Reviewed November 6, 2014

Very nice dinner here. The ribs were tender and delicious. The drinks were strong and tasty. The duo guitar player and percussionist were great. A ver good, easy dinner.

Thank NativeDC
Reviewed November 6, 2014

We went to Rufo's on a recommendation of another traveler staying at our resort. We were not disappointed! Although it is a very casual and small outside BBQ restaurant, everything we ordered was delicious. We had marinated steak, BBQ chicken, pork chops and grilled fish!...More

Thank Pitzerfam
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very popular restaurant located in the La Madera neighborhood where we stay. Fish, steak, burgers, etc. all grilled and all delicious. They often have a musician playing nice dinner music. An outdoor restaurant.

Thank localgaltonian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Adelita Esquina Sra. de Remedios | Colonia La Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 120 5494
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From steak to seafood, vegetables to burgers, anything that Rufo can throw on his grill he does -- and to much success, too. The outdoor restaurant fits perfectly with the charcoal grill flavors, fresh corn tortillas and hearty homestyle portions that makes Rufo's so popular. There's often a crowd during high season but it's worth coming early or staying late to get a taste. Rufo is a personable host and takes extra effort to make each customer's experience unique and fully satisfying. He has even been known to bring out a large platter of grilled steak, ribs, fish and shrimp for a group to sample when they can't make up their mind. There isn't a huge bar selection but the margaritas are strong and the beer is cold. On a hot Zihuatanejo night, what more could you ask for?
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