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Mariscos El Payo

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Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
2982425
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West Kelowna, Canada
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. We shared the large shrimp salad. Lots of very fresh shrimp, with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and avocado. Soy based dressing went very well. Also had a mango smoothies, thick and delicious. Definitely would recommend this place.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always have to go to get my shrimp salad at least once during our vacation. I've had it 3 times so far this year!! A friend had the shrimp stuffed avocado and my husband has had the arrachera and has had the kebabs as well. NEVER had a bad meal here!! Very generous portions and great value!!

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Bucerias, Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great tasting food, excellent service , cold beer, good value and that's why the place is always busy. It's a winner. Congratulations to the staff.

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Thank kmstanyer
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Biggest ceviche ever. Fresh fish served at local prices. Massive portions. Paid $42 for 4 meals and 9 drinks.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife and I stay at Villa del Palmar Flamingos which is within easy walking distance to Bucerias, and the many great restaurants located there. We have a number of go to places when weVisit, but on this latest visit we had someone tell us about Mariscos El Payo. Needless to say we were not disappointed. The oysters on the... More 

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Metepec, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We where in Puerto Vallarta and we where adviced to take a bus to Bucerias Nayarit is a 50 minute ride but is really worth it if you want to see the extension of the Riviera Nayarit in Bucerias Mariscos el Payo is where the locals eat the best seafood in town the restaurant is just across the main kiosk,... More 

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Bucerias, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

On Feb 22nd my wife & I made reservations for 6:00 PM for Feb 26th for 14 people. We made the reservation with Cesar, the Maitre'd that day and told him this was a celebration of our 39th anniversary. Later on that week we gained 4 more guests so we went back the afternoon of Feb 26 & asked for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

One of the workers at the Grand Velas hotel lives near this restaurant and highly recommended it. He was right, the food is delicious!!! The decor is authentic and a very casual atmosphere. The service is amazing! They literally walked us to our cab and then the waiter ran 2 blocks to stop the cab when we left an item... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We had been here twice before , always very good food, service . We had shrimp quesadillas and chicken fajitas, we ate till we were stuffed, could not finish ,we had to waddle our way back to Nuevo after that wonderful lunch !

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West Kelowna, Canada
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155 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped twice here for lunch. Each time we ordered the large seafood salad. We had it with shrimp only. The shrimp were a nice size, very fresh and plentiful. The salad included avocado, tomato, cucumber, and red onion. The soy based dressing was a great compliment. We'll be back next year!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mexico No. 117, Col. Centro, | Frente a la Plaza, Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: 2982425
Description
(329)298-2425 Phone- 2 years in business. Also started at a stand which still currently has at Calle Mexico, Frente a la plaza Principal, Bucerias, Nayarit also. The best seafood fresh, clean restaurant, purified water, great service, other food excellent too. Always packed full of people and prices fantastic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?