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The General's Sports Bar & Restaurant

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
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (57 reviews)
“shrimp” (63 reviews)
“pizza” (56 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Kiosko Calle Cerro Cafetal S/N. | Entre Anador Punto Potosi y Andador Punta San Esteban, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Ixtapa in March and ate at the General twice , We were with a group of 11 and every one had different tastes. I had the shrimp dish which they cooked at the table flame style is was absolutely amazing. My husband...More

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was my very most favorite restaurant in Ixtapa. We had dinner there probably 4 out of 7 days. The service is incredible, the food delicious (best taco salad I have ever had), clean, sports on televisions...a great meeting place with friends. I couldn't give a...More

Thank rachelhperry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to have supper and our boys wanted to watch hockey because playoffs started, so we knew from reading reviews this was the place to go. Their coconut shrimp is soooo good as well as the guacamole and Hawaiian burger... All the food...More

Thank Jocegabe123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The General’s is a must go to place for all tourists who go to Ixtapa. The food is incredible and you can always catch your sports team playing. Best guacamole and Pico de gallo in town!

Thank Jetsetterx4
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We ordered the Coconut Shrimp. There was a lot and it was very tasty. The staff was very friendly. We ate outside and it was great!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We were in ixtapa for a week and hit this place twice and had regrets we didn't visit more!! You must try the guacamole they make it right there at your table and it was the best guac we've ever had!! Unfortunately we didn't try...More

Thank Ashten R
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We had heard about The General Sports Bar from friends from our home area.So we decided to go for lunch and wasn't disappointed. we were greeted and the greeter had all of us laughing as soon as we walked in. We told him that we...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a spot of lunch. Had to try the guac after reading the reviews, it was tasty with the perfect amount of salt. Made at the table as you like it. We had some cold beers, a margharita, guacamole, fish tacos and a...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Great food portions, not so flavourful, service was same as the resort we stayed in, slow and not interested in good service, took our order, served our food, took our money, we paid in pesos (they want you to pay in American so they can...More

2  Thank Lori M
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This is the 'Husbands day care centre' where 'Thomas' is so very attentive. Frankie makes Guacamole at the table and asks how much of each ingredient you would like, so guacamole to taste! Can't be bad. Always well served and 'The General' will stop by...More

Thank stuartnorwood97
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January 15, 2018|
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Response from Nancy D | Reviewed this property |
We used only pesos when out in Ixtapa and Zihua. You will save money by having pesos because a lot of places say they don’t have change for US dollars and if you don’t know their exchange rate, you will get over charged. I... More
Laura K
September 20, 2017|
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Response from Genaro S | Property representative |
Is pretty busy after 7:00 pm I think you should be there little a bit before
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January 28, 2017|
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Response from Dewie R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Mike J. The staff at the general will do everything they can to accommodate you. You may be able to contact them a head of time and they can try to get the fight for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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