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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%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“clam chowder” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Alcantar 44 | Old Port, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

My meal Shrimp el Diablo has made my top 5 list of favorite meals ever. The shrimp was huge in the beautiful tomato and garlic sauce that I can't put into words. It was truly amazing and I will 100% go back! Husband got a...More

Thank jdbright
Reviewed March 30, 2017

First of all.....cash only. Now, we come here on every trip to Puerto Penasco. It's not fine dining and it's not spectacular but it's consistenly very good food and service. It's a nice location overlooking the port and you can watch the fishermen come in...More

Thank BLBTraveler
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Nice little restaurant with an outside balcony. Server was very nice. Food was only average and Margarita and Sangria were undrinkable. I would go again but would stick to beer and Mexican food. We had shrimp three ways- coconut shrimp was very good. Table next...More

Thank G5travels
Reviewed March 23, 2017

As a three generation family of seven, we had the upstairs open dining to ourselves. All the food was great but try the shrimp.

Thank GaryJMarlink
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Cool looking building in old port area. We first noted that it was cash only....waiter overheard us talking and I didn't have enough to cover the 6 of us, he said they could take me to an ATM...owner, Gustov, overheard us as well and he...More

Thank elpasobuckeye
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Great service, very friendly staff, reasonable prices, we lived their Pina Colada. Weather was perfect, we enjoyed sitting outside

Thank 19,691,940
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the friendly service, the charming atmosphere and the excellent food. The fish and shrimp are especially good in Puerto Penasco. This restaurant overlooks the Harbor where you can take small cruises or watch the shrimp boats going out.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed February 21, 2017

We found the Dolphin by accident and had a really nice lunch on the outside patio. The coconut shrimp was really good and my wife really enjoyed the enchilada plate. Good margaritas!!

Thank JeremyDurangoCo
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Many people had told us about this place (very positive reviews) and we finally went there. It's a quaint restaurant with a fun décor and a view of the docks and boats. We first tried the door right off the sidewalk (on the main floor)...More

2  Thank fauxpainter1
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Good food and reasonable. The shrimp dishes are their most expensive and prepared very well. They are all about $11. US. Bring pesos with you or their exhange rate will cost you an extra 20%

Thank TioPablo2015
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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