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The General's Sports Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
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Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
+52 1 755 114 9928
13:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Generals store provided us with much needed fix of our beloved Chicago Cubs!!! We enjoyed the beer and the food was really good too!! Staff friendly and accommodating !!

Thank Rita T
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ice cold beer, wide range on the menu, friendly staff, a hometown bar away from home, memrobilia all over the place a Canadian favourite

Thank Lever25
Abbotsford, Canada
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what all the fuss is about . We went her 2 times during our 3 week stay and neither time was very good. The service was really slow, i sesar for Breakfast they were waiting for the Chicken to lay the Egg, our food came cold too. The location is great and it was always full but if... More 

Thank Binkyljfm
Kelowna, Canada
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very good and our family enjoyed it 3 times during our trip. Many of the menu items we enjoyed were prepared by staff right at our table. Prices were very reasonable given the quality and portions we received. The TV's for sporting events were a bonus, even though they were a primary attraction for many of the regular... More 

Thank 3Dogs3Kids
Richmond, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this establishment on two separate occasions. Good food and drinks, lots of satellite TV stations and TV monitors so you can follow your favourite sports and teams. The waiters and waitresses offer good service and you will run into many expats and tourists from Canada and USA.

Thank tnavasacd
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My wife and ate here to add some variety from the All-Inclusive's across the street. My wife had chicken Alfredo and I had shrimp cooked (flamed) in brandy and wine at our outdoor table. Both were exceptional. Service was great and prices were very good.

Thank leoski58
Oakville, Canada
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My GF and I ventured into Ixtapa looking for a break from our hotels horrible food and luckily we found this little gem! Guacamole made right at our table, good drinks and excellent main courses made for a fantastic visit. Large guacamole, coconut shrimp, Chicken Apache plate, 3 margaritas and a water for $41 US!!! Just fantastic and a hockey... More 

Thank Mdp22
Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

the food, the drinks the atmosphere is amazing here. order the ixtapa shrimp and you will be amazed.

Thank JerriandTrevor
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place to relax and enjoy the NCAA basketball tourney. Drinks are cold and the service is friendly.

Thank Jim S
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at the General for appys and dinner. Food was delish. Came back the next day after shopping at the market for brunch Again Delish!!!! Friendly staff great Sports bar Thank you

Thank Honey D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$35
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 1 755 114 9928
Located in the heart of the vacation destination of Ixtapa and right behind Sr.Frogs, The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant caters to Canadian, American and Mexican cuisine. The bar boasts the coldest beer in town, and daily drink specials. With 7 flat screen TV's and a jumbo projector, there is always multiple sporting events on including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, MLB, LFP, FMF, Boxing and NCAA. Not only is the food great and the drinks cold, we have free WI-FI and if you are in the mood for some singing, we have karaoke and are open late!Known locally and internationally as "The Husband Daycare", The Generals Sports Bar & Restaurant is definitely a place you don't want to miss on your vacation in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Come enjoy a cold one and a good time with us!

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