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Top Choice Fusion in Zihuatanejo

Bistro del Mar

With its landmark sail roof over candlelit tables and its fusion of Latin, European and Asian flavors, this beachside bistro is a romantic treat. Delicious fish flavors are the mainstay, with standout dorado sashimi…
Top Choice Mexican in Zihuatanejo

Doña Licha

This place near the mercado is renowned for its down-home Mexican cooking, casual atmosphere and excellent prices. There are always several comidas corridas (prix-fixe menus) to choose from, including a popular roas…
Mexican in Zihuatanejo

La Katrina

Decked out with vivid furniture and decorated on a Catrina (image of a skeleton in female clothing) theme, this hipster cantina offers likably casual dining with plenty of foodie flair in dishes such as standout tun…
Seafood in Zihuatanejo

El Gabo

A shady hideaway tucked off a major thoroughfare isn't necessarily what you'd think of as a prime seafood joint, but this open-sided place with tables scattered beneath a vaulted, tiled roof and leather saddle-bar s…
Italian in Zihuatanejo

Il Mare

A romantic Italian restaurant with a fabulous bird’s-eye perspective on the bay, Il Mare is well regarded for its Mediterranean pasta and seafood specialties, including a fresh insalata di mare (marinated seafood sa…
Mexican in Zihuatanejo

Paty's

On the sand at the main access to Playa La Ropa, this place serves everything from big juices to grilled octopus and snapper to shrimp sautéed in tequila to fish fajitas, along with an array of tasty soups, salads a…
Mexican in Zihuatanejo

Las Adelitas

This adorable breakfast and lunch cafe with serape tablecloths is on a little plaza with outdoor seating. It has a loyal local following thanks to its chilaquiles and omelettes in the morning and tortas, chiles rell…
Seafood in Zihuatanejo

Marisquería Yolanda

Staff here open oysters with a hammer, and dice and drown ceviche on the street side, where drunk boleros belly up to the sidewalk bar with the boys and sing about their unbridled, unrequited romance to one too many…
Club in Zihuatanejo

Temptation

This is built like a cruise-ship disco with a raised, lit dance floor, handsome center bar, the obligatory disco ball, and red vinyl booths and seats on the main floor and on the mezzanine above. DJs spin cumbia (da…
Fusion in Zihuatanejo

La Gula

This place wins points for its beautifully presented, creative cuisine. Dishes bear names such as mosaico mexicano (tequila, peppercorn and dill-marinated fish carpaccio with avocado mousse) and eclipse de sol (shri…