ZihuaRob's, Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa, Guerrero, México
Zihuatanejo, Mexico Internet Directory

Here you will find listings with reviews for for restaurants and bars having web sites or e-mail addresses, and that are located in Zihuatanejo, Mexico or to its immediate south at Playa Larga and Playa Blanca and Barra de Potosí.

For restaurants in Ixtapa please see the Ixtapa Directory.

For restaurants in Troncones please see the Troncones Directory.

Restaurants & Bars 
Traditional and authentic Mexican cuisine! This place is probably the most authentic Mexican restaurant you'll ever eat in. Only traditional foods here, no burgers or junk food! On the corner of Calle Vicente Guerrero and Calle Ejido in Zihuatanejo across from the Citibanamex bank. Tel. 755-554-7373, 755-554-7303
Bandidos Restaurant-BarBandido's
Restaurant and bar where you can mingle with the locals and enjoy refreshingly cold drinks and delicious Mexican lunches, dinners and appetizers in downtown Zihuatanejo on the corner of Calle Cinco de Mayo and Calle Pedro Ascencio across from both the church and the artisans handicrafts market. They feature live tropical music and satellite TV sports.
Carmelita's Café y Restaurante
Internationally acclaimed restaurant with open-air dining serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Located in Zihuatanejo on Avenida Heróico Colegio Militar on the corner with Calle del Cartero. Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Coco Bahía
A small restaurant and bar popular for its tapas and appetizers. Located in El Almacén neighborhood of Zihuatanejo across the footbridge on the road to Puerto Mío overlooking the bay and downtown beach. Cel. 755-103-4232
One of Zihuatanejo's downtown landmark restaurants located in a historical building offering fine cuisine, courtyard dining, a friendly bar, and frequent live entertainment as well as cultural events.
Daniel's RestaurantDaniel's
A long-time popular beachfront restaurant specializing in delicious grilled steaks and fresh local seafoods as well as local and international dishes. Located on the Andador del Pescador #20 on the Playa Principal next to the main plaza in Zihuatanejo. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Tel. 554-8210
El Arrayan
Specializing in fresh seafood and fine cuts of quality meats prepared using local recipes with gourmet touches. Located in Zihuatanejo on Calle Adelita in Colonia La Madera in front of the pedestrian bridge by La Boquita street. Indoor and outdoor garden dining. Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 9:30 am to 10:30 pm. The best of all worlds! Cel. 755-112-1193
El Cafecito
They offer shakes, smoothies, salads, crepes, pastries, juices, and a variety of coffees. Located in Casa Marina near the gazebo at the Cancha Municipal (main plaza) in Zihuatanejo.
El Manglar
Delicious fresh seafood, Mexican dishes and international fare. Located just off the beach at Playa La Ropa near the south end. Look for the bridge crossing the small lagoon where several crocodiles live. Tel. 755-554-3752
El Viejo
Enjoy a memorable well-prepared breakfast overlooking Zihuatanejo Bay with a truly spectacular view from the southernmost part of Playa La Ropa at the historic Capricho del Rey. Open from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Cel. 755-138-6042
Espuma MediterráneoEspuma Mediterráneo
A picturesque restaurant located on the scenic road to La Ropa across the street from its sister restaurant Tentaciones that overlooks Zihuatanejo Bay from a dramatic cliffside perch. Specializing in fine Mediterranean-style cuisine lovingly prepared by an Italian chef. Open for dinners only. Reservations are recommended.
Fonda La Tertulia
Delicious regional dishes of breakfasts and lunches prepared with care. They offer daily lunch specials, wireless internet, and deliveries within the historic downtown area. Located in downtown Zihuatanejo on the corner of Pedro Ascencio and Hermenegildo Galeana streets. Tel. 554-9783
Garrobo's Restaurant
One of Zihuatanejo's oldest restaurants, Garrobo's has a tradition of serving fine seafood and local Mexican specialties.
La Casa Vieja
Located on the road to Madera Beach, this restaurant offers beautiful garden dining and very authentic traditional cooking. Features Pozole Thursdays and Sunday Breakfast Buffet. Find them on Calle Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez #7. Tel. 554-9770
La Gaviota
The freshest seafood and most refreshing beverages prepared with decades of experience. Located in front of the waves of Zihuatanejo Bay at the end of La Ropa Beach. Tel. 554-3816. E-mail:
La Hija del Capitán
Located in downtown Zihuatanejo at Calle Nicolás Bravo #39 above La Playa Bar. Specializing in delicious salads, juicy tuna steaks, tasty chicken wings, BBQ baby back ribs, tender 100% Angus beef steaks and hamburgers, and of course tempting desserts. All made with owner Tanya's secret recipes.
La Perla
This beachfront restaurant at Playa La Ropa offers traditional Mexican and international fare including fresh seafood dishes. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and have a popular sports bar as well as a gift shop, clothing boutique, and walk-in humedor featuring cigars from Cuba.
La Playa Bar
Popular hangout and sportsbar offering ice-cold beer (Corona, no Sol) and favorite spirits including mixed drinks. A great place to make friends and relax as well as to enjoy favorite sports and other popular programs via satellite TV. Located on Calle Nicolás Bravo #39 in the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo.
La Porteña Pizza & Grill
Although they serve delicious hamburgers and pizzas, they also have excellent cuts of beef, pork and chicken as well as fresh seafood prepared to perfection, all at reasonable prices. Located on the waterfront in downtown Zihuatanejo at Paseo del Pescador #37 in front of the "Plaza del Pescador" near the Apostadero Naval. Open daily from 2:00 to 10:00 pm.
Sports bar & grill, also serving breakfast and brunch, with pool tables and music, located on Calle Pedro Ascencio #6 in downtown Zihuatanejo.
Lety's Restaurant
Fresh local seafood and regional fare prepared to perfection at this small family-run restaurant located in El Almacén. From downtown Zihuatanejo cross the footbridge in front of the Naval Base near the pier, turn right and walk about 3 minutes. It's on your left. Cel. 755-558-1641
Los Braseros
Mexican fare including possibly the best tacos in town in many varieties. Serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Open from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Located on Calle Ejido #26 in downtown Zihuatanejo.
Mr. Lalo
Specializing in grilled hamburgers, including made with flank steak, chicken, shrimp, and tuna. They also offer baked vegetables, french fries, and desserts. Open daily. Delivery service. Located at Plaza Kioto in Zihuatanejo. Cel. 755-112-1737
Delicious breakfasts, pastries and homemade breads. Located at La Quinta Camelinas, Calle Río Balsas #2 in Colonia Darío Galeana, Zihuatanejo.
Puerta del Sol
Seafood and regional dishes as well as international fare, some prepared tableside. A privileged view of Zihuatanejo Bay from above La Madera Beach on the road to La Ropa. Tel. 755-554-8342, cel. 755-114-3650
Rufo's Grill
This small open-air restaurant offers delicious dining under the stars at Calle Adelita #1 in Colonia La Madera in Zihuatanejo. Mexican cuisine featuring fresh choice meats and seafood. Located on the corner of Calle Adelita and Calle Nuestra Señora de los Remedios near La Ceiba Suites at the bottom of the hill. Serving dinners only.
Fresh seafood and regional dishes. Dine with your feet in the sand on the downtown beach on the Paseo del Pescador fronting the Playa Principal in Zihuatanejo.
Sumptuous gourmet dining in casual elegance overlooking Zihuatanejo Bay at the restaurant of this small boutique hotel located on the hillside between La Madera and La Ropa. Tel. 755-544-8384

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