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Karen's Place

Avenida Lazaro Cardenas 156 | Suites Costa Dorada, Bucerias 63739, Mexico
+52 329 298 3176
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (51 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (72 reviews)
“scampi” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Lazaro Cardenas 156 | Suites Costa Dorada, Bucerias 63739, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Karen’s place is fantastic! We actually got married on the beach out front! Our initial wedding plans got derailed & we were looking for an impromptu place on the beach. We got to chatting with the owner & she said “Why don’t you do it...More

Thank lwhittendale
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So, now we are regulars. They know how to cook! Have had 5 meals here.... multiple margaritas and afternoon delights. Awesome.

Thank PatPS
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our favorite restaurant in our week in Mexico. Enjoyed the cervicales, the coconut shrimp and the Parmesan crusted mahi mahi. Beautiful spot right on the beach with good reasonable wine list. Sign says cash only but they took our credit card.

1  Thank Karenr661
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dinner was good. View was beautiful! Kate’s has undergone some renovation for the better since we were last here. It seemed nearly every seat has a nice view. Even better than we recall. We had not been back for a few years for no reason...More

1  Thank luv2travel0110
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nothing's better than a couple beers at happy hour, right on the beach. Club sandwiches are great, guacamole was so-so.

Thank Nicki H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve continued to enjoy eating at Karen’s over the years. Something for the whole family from fresh locally caught fish to a top notch burger for my pre-teen. Veggie options, etc. You must try the beet salad! Yum! Wonderful location for watching the sunset and...More

Thank phobacious
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We watched a lovely sunset while eating a delicious ahi tower and sipping margaritas. Pretty nice! It was a bit pricey, but not more than would be expected given the perfect location. It was fun to watch a wedding and after dinner take place there.

1  Thank Kris G
karen b, Owner at Karen's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you so much for such a lovely review, hope to see you back next time karen

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just happened to be in the area about 1:30 and saw Karen's Place placard streetside. Close enough for us so we parked close, sat one level above the sand and loved a Pina Colada and Marq while we each waited for our tempura fish...More

1  Thank jstringerbiz
karen b, Owner at Karen's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed , see you in a few weeks thank you for a great review Karen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable dinner. The ceviche was terrific which we shared and the coconut shrimp was about the best that I’ve had. 4 huge pieces of shrimp with asparagus and curry lentil beans made this a perfect blend. For desert we enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Alan661
karen b, Owner at Karen's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for a great review , and true the shrimp are huge direct from San Blas , see you this week Karen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for happy hour (2 for 1) and an appy b4 going shopping & out for dinner. We were seated right at beach edge as requested. All was favourable😄. We ate here as a group before and were well looked after!

1  Thank derrick b
karen b, Owner at Karen's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So much fun a cocktail at the waters edge , glad you got to enjoy our happy hour thank you and see you on your next visit karen

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Jeanine B
11 August 2017|
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Response from ShariT3211 | Reviewed this property |
This is a casual, walk up, come as you are bar and restaurant. No need for a happy hour; you pour your own drinks, and they are cheap to begin with. Dinners are delicious and generous. Atmosphere awesome. Very laid back... More
Christie J
16 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Lazaro Cardenas 156 | Suites Costa Dorada, Bucerias 63739, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: +52 329 298 3176
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