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El Dinamita

Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+52 322 297 7694
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (56 reviews)
“escargot” (38 reviews)
“rice” (45 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming to El dinamita for a few years now. The secret is to ask for no menu and the staff will ask you exactly what to make. Gorgeous lights in the trees can serve a very romantic night. Ask for the coconut mojitos,...More

Thank Justin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve passed by this place a few times walking into Fajita Republic but tonight we decided to give it.a try. Wow! It was way better than I expected. The service was excellent, the food did not disappoint any of our group and we left full...More

Thank msbuddmike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ceviche is awesome. Tuna was very fresh. The onion relish is really picante! Very friendly, going back tonight!

Thank Kathy P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place great , cooked up fish we caught on our boat and served it multiple ways , ended up going back a couple times . Great atmosphere good food and great service

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying at Vidanta but wanted to explore dining options outside of the resort. I found this restaurant based on the top reviews of others, and wholeheartedly agree. The atmosphere was casual and very pretty with lights hung in the trees. We had a...More

Thank Cathy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a weeknight. The place was busy,always a good sign. Service and dinner was excellent. Really beautiful setting

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had just a light dinner, the excellent Seafood Dynamite and not-to-be-missed Tuna Poke. It was opening day for this season but the service was excellent. We were glad to see Alex back and working very hard to get things rolling. We’re definitely going back.

Thank KrisL350
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I asked for seafood enchiladas, as they were not in the menu, wow! Alex kindly agreed to cook them for me, I must say the BEST! We all a different dish, everything is excellent! Real authentic Mexican seafood! Highly recommended 😋😍

Thank Doris T
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Quaint outdoor seating amongst exotic trees the quality of the food simply blew us away. We started with delicious frozen mango margaritas with lots of fresh mango. The chili rimmed glasses took the drink to the next level. We had a panko breaded scallop appetizer...More

Thank autumnmyst21
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

What started out as an evening out for my husband and I, turned out to be an evening of fun and the making of new friends. We walked from Paradise Village, yes only a 1 mile easy walk, when you arrive you will be ready...More

Thank Deborah B
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Lynn G
2 December 2016|
Response from CaldwellJon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I do not check trip advisor often. I do not have an email. I think the conceirge where we were staying called for us
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 297 7694
Marisqueria al fresco, owned by the same people who own Fajita Republic on the same lot
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