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La Malinche

Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 553 1218
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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21 - 30 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Walked past this restaurant 3 nights in a row and it was busy every time. Good sign. Each night was live music and the open air seating allowed us to see the enjoyment on everyones face. I had the coconut shrimp and my wife had...More

1  Thank TimmerLovesFood
Reviewed 11 January 2016

New location but same great food and service. Our first night in town we were disappoint when we walked over to what has become one of our go to place for good Mexican food and found a different restaurant in it's place. Upon further exploration,...More

1  Thank ted61
Reviewed 7 January 2016

A very pretty restaurant, with a nice covered patio. I was looking for the place next door that offered complete breakfasts for 65 pesos, but La Malinche was much more attractive, so I stopped. Beginning with a mixed juice with guava. Coffee. And a nicely...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Found the new location of Lamalinche and was thrilled with the open space and decor of it. Really enjoyed the entertainment and how they put Sombreros on the cutomers when singing La Bamba. Had the whole restauants involved. Food was exceptional as it always has...More

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We were in Ixtapa for November and were very disappointed when saw the La Malinche space occupied by someone else. We were told by the new occupant, Raul formerly of the Generals that they had moved. Raul is operating an Taco eatery there now We...More

1  Thank mexalberta
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Ate there opening night at new location - food was great, service good, prices good. Love the Chiles en Negada.

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gabco, Owner at La Malinche, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2015

Hi Dean, was a pleasure see you again, remember always that you are like the heartbeat of La Malinche! We have a new body (our new location) but we are the same! See you in February :) Gaby

Reviewed 4 May 2015

This was a great restaurant, the service was good and it wasn't busy at all when we went. They had 2 for one Margaritas so it only cost us about $14 USD for 4. I had the Burro pasta which was spaghetti with butter and...More

1  Thank Lexie O
Reviewed 22 March 2015

On our first day we ventured across from our hotel the emporio in search of The Generals or Momma Norma's/Deborah's and stumbled across this place in the plaza area on a side street. Ended up working out great. We enjoyed 2x1 Mango Margarita's. They were...More

2  Thank MARYANN H
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I've been eating at La Malinche every year or 10 years...so you know I love it! They always have someone singing to recorded music, and if you get in the spirit of it and sing along a little you'll have a great time while also...More

2  Thank Iowa_is_my_home
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Have been to La Malinche quite a few times over the years .... mostly because visiting guests want to try it out. Long story short, this place is frustrating ... both food and staff are unpredictable. On a good night, you'll praise this place ......More

1  Thank PappaChorizo
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Questions & Answers
Mona S
9 February 2017|
Response from Martha Gabriela C | Property representative |
Hello, yes we are open in summer time, Occasionally we close a day to rest but it is on Sunday or Monday, the slowest days. So if you want to visit us, feel always welcome Regards Gabriela Castelán Manager
23 January 2016|
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Response from Martha Gabriela C | Property representative |
Hi, yes that's our new location :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial La Puerta, Andador Bahias del Palmar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 1218
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Traditional Mexican cuisine, warm and familiar atmosphere, life music every night.
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