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Chac Mool Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Seafood, Pizza, Wine Bar
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Avenida Chacalilla 3, Chacala 63715, Mexico
+52 327 219 4037
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Go here! They have soy milk, great cappicinos and fabulous cinnamon pancakes for kids. The flies are a bit crazy when you order sweet things and the service is a bit slow...but you need to accept you are on Mexican time! The shrimp pizza is also fantastic and you are right on the beach!!! Plus they take Visa which in... More 

Thank Lesley B
Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in Sayulita for a week and decided to drive up the coast for something different. Drive was just short of one and a half hours. Drove into this small sleepy town and found chaq mool immediately. Were greeted by the friendly staff and we said we wanted to see the beach and surroundings. Were most accommodating and we were... More 

Thank Kevin D
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were just there today. Had a veggie burrito which should have been called a starch burrito. Not only is there huge pieces of tortilla it was mostly filled with rice and potatoes with a few soggy carrots On top of that I was charged 10 pesos over menue price. It was truly disguisting. We have been there many times... More 

Thank mexicanbeachbunny
Monterrey, Mexico
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had two great meals in this restaurant and both were excellent with great attentive service. Superb thin crispy Italian style Pizza unlike the normal American stodge found elsewhere. fabulous burritos with not a hint of fat. Superb mango margaritas. A shame we only discovered this place at the end of our stay but will be back next year for sure.

1 Thank michael s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

MY LOVE OF MY LIFE MOVED to Chacala Resident Ana and her dogs to the people of this beautiful place and my beloved beach village i send my love and longing to be there again and to my love of forever Benito up on the hill believe that i long to be there with you each day i loved it... More 

Thank Melissa L
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a perfect setting, right on the beach in the pretty village of Chacala, with helpful and attentive staff, who guided us through the extensive food and drink menus. Everything we tried was delicious, especially the breakfast granola and anything shrimp based on the main menu.

1 Thank pennio5
chacalacafe, Owner at Chac Mool Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, looking forward to seeing you again soon More 

Dili, East Timor
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We are often in Chacala and this is by far our favorite restaurant. We love the food, especially the fish, at this place. The margaritas are great. It has a spacious and relaxing setting at the beach. The service could do with improvement (except Manuel, who is fantastic).

1 Thank AnieleK
chacalacafe, Owner at Chac Mool Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you Your review make us very happy, we will teach the others to speak more English, lol. see you soon in Chacala and of course chac mool More 

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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172 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

I have eatten here 3 times this season due to its great location on this very pleasant beach. 60% tourist to 40% locals. Tourist mostly at this restaurant. The menu was extensive, with some local favorites like fried fish skins. Had the Atune Filet Sarandeado... The Sarandeado sauce was decent and spicy. The tuna was a little try and over... More 

1 Thank sirenanathalieNyc
chacalacafe, Owner at Chac Mool Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are please to hear that you enjoy chacala and chacmool is part of it. SEE YOU SOON More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Sure, it's a great spot in a great setting. But this was the most awful dining experience we had in our 10 day stay in Chacala. I will never return here again! Never!

Thank TravelFoodie1010
chacalacafe, Propietario at Chac Mool Cafe, responded to this review

Hi sorry to hear that, can you be more specific so in that way you can help. Thank you very much , hope your stay in Chacala was pleasantly More 

Victoria, Canada
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Loved the effort put into this granola! Blueberries, blackberries, mango, yogurt and granola with nuts. Maybe because we kept coming back everyday they gave us some home made bread/toast one day that was amazing. Good espressos and americanos as well.

Thank kayakerjeff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Mexican, Seafood, Pizza, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Chacalilla 3, Chacala 63715, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Chacala
  • Phone Number: +52 327 219 4037
Chac mool its a beach club restaurant on the hart of Chacala Nayarit, Mexico we are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. come and enjoy a truly traditional mexican gourmet food from this pacific ocean with our particular twist.

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