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El Farallon de Tepic

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A Una Cuadra de Av. Lazaro Cardenas Avenida Nino Obrero 560 | Zapopan Jalisco, Guadalajara 45040, Mexico
+52 33 3121 2616
11:00 - 18:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent and if paired with local craft beer is even better. Best "pescado zarandeado" in town.

Thank Alfonso R
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent and service is great, it's not a fancy place it's a very relaxed atmosphere. Prices are amazing Best fish in town!

Thank Dr_Mom_mx
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143 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Let's start with the atmosphere! The service is lovely. Sometimes they have live music and a transitional band playing which is really nice and makes for a fantastic lunch with friends or family! Try the following Empanadas de Queso and Marlin. Also, pescado zarandeado! Along with that I would recommend a shrimp cocktail. I wish I was there right now... More 

Thank Shy P
Guadalajara, Mexico
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I visited this restaurant a few days ago as it had been highly recommended to me. I ordered 'zarandeado' prawns. They were very nice, large prawns, a decent-sized serving, but nothing particularly special, particularly in light of the recommendation which had led me to eat there in the first place. I began to wonder if I had ordered the wrong... More 

Thank Tzinti
Guadalajara, Mexico
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I recently visited the Fraile de Tepic based on recommendations which did not turn out to be too truthful. The quality of the food is average at the best, nothing really stands out. The restaurant itself is a basic restaurant, cheap tables and chairs are used to accommodate guests. And has valet parking adding to the expense for a basic... More 

Thank Rigoberto45
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015

But this was actually very good !. I was here with 4 colleagues for lunch, and we had some empenadas for starters, and some big 1,2 kg fish thing for main course. I am not sure what the fish was, but it was really tasty.. But the best thing was the grilled shrimps. I have never had shrimps that tasted... More 

Thank Kvinding
Guadalajara, Mexico
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

I love fresh fish grilled over a wood fire at a waterfront restaurant, and this great place on the mainland of Mexico does it as well or better than anywhere else. Entrees are harvested fresh from the Pacific at Mazatlan and Puerta Vallarta the day before, and trucked overnight to Guadalajara. Share an appetizer of fresh-shucked oysters (try the Oysters... More 

Thank DonMiguelLasVegas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

I dont know if I can say"it was one of the best meals I had in a restaurant ever" but every time I go to the Farallon,I have no regrets.The food is always exelent,the shrimp cebiche wow!and the pescado sarandeado out of this world.The service,the best I have found in the whole Mexico and I have being around for some... More 

Thank Adrian J
Ohio City, Ohio
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143 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

The restaurant was recommended by a business associate as a must experience seafood restaurant. According to our associate, this restaurant is more of a lunch stop than a dinner experience - dinner is later in Mexico than in the US. I am not sure if this is true, but we arrived at 4:30 pm and left at 6 pm. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A Una Cuadra de Av. Lazaro Cardenas Avenida Nino Obrero 560 | Zapopan Jalisco, Guadalajara 45040, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Guadalajara
  • Phone Number: +52 33 3121 2616

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