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La Palapa

Playa Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good56%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Mar 2016
“excellent Breakfasts”
24 Oct 2015
“La Palapa Restaurant in La Playa Linda”
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Playa Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

I have breakfast here nearly 3-4 times a week when staying in Ixtapa. Its always good, the people are so friendly and its cheap too. $40 pesos if you get their special with juice and coffee included.

Thank Jellybean107_2000
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Excellent food ask for Alonso who is now a good friend, fluent in English helpful about local attractions. Tell him Mike and Esther from Canada sent them. Garlic shrimp is fantastic. Love this place have been there many times!!! great mid day snack dinner or...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 27 August 2015

If you are looking for authentic family owned experience ,this is the place. There are lunch specials each day, around 50 pesos.Nothing fancy, like eating home cooking in Mexico.Seems most customers are local workers on break. No English is spoken.Only open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank banned103
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Good food if you are willing to try local food. the place was a bit too hot (no ac, mainly outdoor eating) to be able to enjoy a meal.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Now called El Chiringuito, located on the same spot on Playa La Madera under a few palapas, this restaurant's food has gotten better and has the best Tiritas on the beach and the best Michiladas. The servers are friendly, food affordable and they'll cook anything...More

Thank Quique02
Reviewed 29 January 2014

This place is on the beach, right at the bottom of the stairs and we love to spend a few of our days In Zihua eating, swimming, reading, playing cards, swimming some more. We've seen people just order a beer and hang out; we've seen...More

Thank sandra682
Reviewed 25 February 2013 via mobile

On Playa Madera, one of a few restaurants in the beach; sit down under the sunbrella, order a Michelada (beer, lime juice, spices, salt) and feel the sand between your toes. The staff is friendly, they will approach you as you walk by, if you're...More

Thank Quique02
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  • Address: Playa Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
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