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Friendly Dolphin

Calle Alcantar 44 | Old Port, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
+52 638 383 2608
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut shrimp” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“clam chowder” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Alcantar 44 | Old Port, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried to go to the Friendly Dolphin on our first night in Rocky Point, but got side tracked by the ocean front bars / restaurants in the port. We went on our second night in town and was so pleasantly surprised at the quality of...More

Thank Jean A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by on two successive days for early supper. Nice seating on outside patio with great harbor views. Staff was very helpful and friendly - making suggestions for meals. Enjoyed the ceviche that I would say is the best I have ever had. Also had...More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was much better 7 years ago before they closed. They reopened and the place is never busy because the food is poor. I was there in March 2018 and won't be going back.

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always decent and fairly priced. We usually go there at least once or twice when we're in Rocky Point. The service is always good and really enjoy sitting on the upstairs patio. It's got a great view of the old port.

Thank Mcslim
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

4 sisters vacationed in Mexico for a few days and enjoyed the best meal at the Friendly Dolphin. Coconut shrimp in mango sauce, shrimp wrapped in bacon, and shrimp stuffed w/cream cheese w/raspberry sauce had all of us swooning. Amazing food and great service! Prices...More

Thank kspearSalem_OR
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Spent a couple days in 'Rocky Point' as us USA folks call it...just 3 easy hours from our Arizona home. The entire trip was on 2-lane country highways...a pleasant change from interstate madness. This city of 60k sits directly on the Sea of Cortez (Gulf...More

Thank Rxroger
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here several times. Dining is upstairs with a great view of the bay. Bar is downstairs. Has a broad range of menu choices. Our fiends had fish and said it was very good. My absolute favorite menu item is the shrimp stuffed...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We just returned with two teenagers from dinner here first timers in the area and found this place really loved everything about it. The shrimp special was absolutely amazing really good Margaritas and excellent service. So good we'll probably go back tomorrow night for our...More

Thank priorlake
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We had to delay our Valentines dinner to the 15th. A local recommended to go here. We've been to quite a few restaurants in the area but this place was out of the world in several categories. PERFECT place for a romantic dinner. Yes it's...More

Thank MontanaLaura
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Been a long time since I have visited the Dolphin.... Wow... it has REALLY improved. I had bacon wrapped shrimp.... FABULOUS!! My husband had coconut shrimp. They measure not by amount of shrimp but by weight. He only got 4 shrimps.... but they were huge......More

1  Thank 2babybluz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alcantar 44 | Old Port, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco
  • Phone Number: +52 638 383 2608
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Delicious food, beautiful decoration and hand painted details by native mexicans, enforce its slogan "A Museum of Flavor and Architecture"
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