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El Dinamita

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Paseo Cocoteros, lote 8 villa 8 | next to Fajita Republic, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+52 322 297 7694
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fish n chips I have ever had. Fish is like eating butter and delicious tasting. Cole slaw is to die for.

Thank Lynn Z
Santa Rosa, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant completely lives up to all of its reviews. Owners are friendly and the food is absolutely amazing. If you're willing to be flexible, I recommend going with their recommendations where ever possible, although I also imagine you probably can't really go wrong here food-wise. Atmosphere was very pleasant outdoor seating with pretty lights.

Thank sr108
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at Dreams, about a mile down from El Dinamita and walked here for dinner. It was amazing. Everyone in our family loved it. Cool atmosphere, VERY fresh fish and veggies, and the flavors were delicious. The fried ice cream was to die for, and huge. Get one and share it.

Thank Chris H
Northbrook, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was wonderful. You can choose your meal off the menu, or have the kitchen create a dinner for your table (which is what we did) . Everything brought to our table was delicious!

Thank Kristen D
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short walk or cab from Paradise Village, great service and great food. Happy to substitute ingredients like mushroom for sausage in the fish tacos. Boys loved the fried ice cream. Get there early. Fajita Republic next door was also good but busier. Nice outdoor decor and atmosphere.

Thank Gregory M
Ada, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just needed a break from the hotel food. This restaurant was recommended. A quick cab ride, good service alfresco. The food was decent and the price was wonderful. Margaritas were tasty!

Thank Betty C
South Bend, Washington
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were vacationing in NV and made a reservation here. We were told to wait while they prepared a table. We saw a table for 5 set and after 15 min asked if we could sit there. The manager took us to the table where we waited 5 min without menus. They lost us. We got up and left. Terrible... More 

Thank Momof3redboys
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in as a group of 8. Not sure on what to order. The waiter took charge. Asked our likes and went from there. First came the appetizers. Octopus cooked in a creamy yummy sauce, shrimp in some kind of yummy sauce and other dishes. The main entrees were a hot volcanic bowl boiling with meats, veggies and fruit... More 

Thank BeachElena
Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed El Dinamita several times during our month holiday in a nearby condo. The food was delicious and the service excellent. They were very accomodating in changing dishes to suit dietary needs. The spot charming and enjoyable. Waiters were attentive without being intrusive. They offer to prepare a special menu without you ordering, just mentioning your likes & dislikes.... More 

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Maple Ridge
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We love this place -- this was our third visit. Well priced, great service, and nice, fresh, flavourful seafood. All this, under a great big tree that's beautifully lit with patio lights and lanterns. We'll be back again next year! There are some bugs that fly around at this completely outdoor restaurant, and bug spray is provided for patrons. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?