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El Candil

Zaragoza no.8, Mulege, Mexico
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good42%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“french dip” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (6 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Zaragoza no.8, Mulege, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We ate there several times and each visit was great. My husband orders the fish and chips, and I order the grilled fish dinner. The atmosphere was authentic and the service friendly. The small town of Mulege is very charming. We made a small video...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

You wouldn't think a Mexican restaurant would serve Pizza, but they do. Only on weekends. It's Wonderful! My girlfriend is vegetarian, so we go there to have vegetarian pizza. I think it has mushrooms, olives, bell pepper and cheese on it. I may have left...More

Thank 4duffy2
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in El Candil after swimming. I especially went for the French Dip. It was great. Even my dog enjoyed it. He got to go on the patio, (which he loves). The patio is covered in bougainvillea and is shaded. One​woman was sitting on...More

Thank 4duffy2
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great food! We ordered the fajitas - so very good! They have "American food" but why bother? Order their local specialties and you won't be disappointed-- all is prepared with care and the garden out back is lovely. Service friendly - just need a bit...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The menu has lots of hamburger variations and pizza (WARNING: if you are from the East Coast of Estados Unidos, you should run in the other direction from the pizza.) But if you plumb the menu for squid and other sea fare, you will be...More

Thank R B
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

You would never think a Mexican restaurant would have great pizza, but they do. My friend is vegetarian, so we both got a vegetarian pizza with cheese. It was fantastic. One thing about El Candil, they are consistent. The man who used to own it,...More

1  Thank 4duffy2
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Tired of tacos??? This restaurant has a delicious selection of burgers made with some of the best ground beef I have ever tasted. Friendly staff.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We have gone here several times after getting tired of taquerias. Good burgers and a nice atmosphere. You will find mostly tourists eating around you.

Thank Strembrulie C
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The locals all call the place Scotty's, we haven't met Scotty yet but he has a great spot DEEP DEEP in the heart of Baja. The place is in the old part of town and you half way expect the see Butch and Sundance on...More

1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Best fish tacos in Baja (and I've tried them all). The food is great, but you'll want to try the fish tacos for sure. Quiet, relaxed setting in the center of a beautiful, historic town.

Thank kjlamb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaragoza no.8, Mulege, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Mulege
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