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El Manglito

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews rice shrimp lava bowl seafood ribs our waiter salsa verde complimentary appetizer huge menu live music traditional mexican dishes grand bay ate here main course love this restaurant friendly service molcajete
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We only had drinks here but food looked great. Nice views. Nice breeze. Good service. Lots of seating.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Manitobachick
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of choices on the menu. Our waitress was great but she was really busy! The live music was perfect...not too loud but easily heard. I would go back there again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank WinBRville
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Barra, we dine at El Manglito, frequently, for great seafood and the best Mocajete! They are nice and let me watch American football! Great hard working service and delicious seafood and steaks!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank paulhD5031SX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything here that you would expect from a top-class restaurant:...Food delicious, service friendly and swift, nice cold beer and a gorgeous view. There was however construction inside and the the associated din made conversation difficult.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great setting over the water and under the palapa provided a cool respite from the sun and heat. We decided to stop for a drink, but stayed for the food, and the food was very good. I had the signature dish: manglito shimp, light and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank je4son
Reviewed December 14, 2018

This is a big open restaurant right on the water. The menu is huge and offers everything but it really has a huge variety of seafood. In spite of all the options there was this one dish I really wanted to try called Molcajetes. It's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TravelingPainter56
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Good food. Stunning view. Outstanding staff. My favorite is a shrimp dish of my own creation -- breaded shrimp with salsa de diablo.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve C
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Lava Bowl you have to have it and be sure to share it is so flavourful I can’t recommend enough! But if you have the Micelada it is super big gulp size and a meal in itself with the veggies and nuts served with I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MNagydeak
Reviewed November 23, 2018

When we were in Barra we frequented El Manglitos a couple of times and were never disappointed. This year it was one of our first stops and the food is even better than I remembered. The molcajetes are fantastic. My favourite is the pollo in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ditchthislife
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

So we really wanted to love this restaurant on the laguna with its large open seating. But, we were disappointed. Firstly the margaritas were quite tasty. Guacamole ordered came with an abundance of chips but we found the guacamole a little too limey and not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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October 3, 2016|
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Response from DanPatman78 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they do have some options but not many as it is principally a seafood restaurant.
January 15, 2016|
Response from Patti K | Reviewed this property |
While we were there they seemed to be open afternoons but not entirely sure what time they were open till. We walked by a couple of nights and they were still open at 9 pm. They also seemed to be open 7 days a week. Hope... More
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