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Mariscos El Molinito

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Carretera Escenica a Pichilingue Km 2, La Paz, Mexico
+52 612 128 4747
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Hours:
Fri - Sun 18:30 - 00:30
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Spokane, Washington
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is pretty much at one end of the malecon; lots of seating. So many shrimp dishes, it was hard to pick just one. But the coconut shrimp won out for me; the garlic shrimp for hubs. These are not small shrimp either. And are they ever fresh! The shrimp dinners came with a salad, no dressing tho, and... More 

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Monterey Park, California
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fish dish (sarandeados) and ceviche are the way to go. Sarandeados is a whole fish baked to perfection covered with a layer of cream sauce. It is super delicious and can easily feed 2 people. Ceviche is a great way to start the dinner as well. Fresh seafood covered with salsa and lime juice. Huge serving. Tacos, on the... More 

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Thank saltyseaeye
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only had a snack there because we were not that hungry. The tacos were decent, about the quality of a kids meal. I think they specialize in the more expensive meals, which looked great if you want a huge meal, but we did not have to opportunity to try them.

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Thank Roger D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

These folks make the best food! amazing flavors with the fish we brought them to prepare. Will definitely return next time in town.

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Thank Lorraine H
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had read that this place was wonderful, so we were very disappointed to find that it was over priced and the food was awful. There were six of us, and it took almost an hour to get our food, and then some of it was the wrong order, some of it was cold and all of it was definitely... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I won't recommend this place, the menu prices are just way too high and when you look a the entire facility you will realize that it is not worth it, we actually didn't even stay, we say the overall picture, price + facility and we didn't like it so we left without ordering anything.

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St. Albert, Canada
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We ate at this little gem 3 times in the week that we were in La Paz! Very friendly staff and delicious food at a reasonable price. The beer was very cool too! Would highly recommend and return!

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Thank MacsMom11
Calgary
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465 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We came for dinner about 615 and got a seat which was initially not too sunny. We enjoyed a delicious filete de pescado veracruzano (fish first sauteed then served with a robust tomato-vegetable sauce with green olives and julienned onions, tomatoes and bell peppers). It was one of the best of this dish I have had! My wife had the... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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145 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Good service, inexpensive seafood and strong margaritas. The shrimp ceviche was a bit salty. The food is very rich and the chocolate clams were a lot for one person. Everyone enjoyed their dinner. Good place for a casual seafood dinner.

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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171 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Fun restaurant great seafood, life music is a fun place with great service if you are staying at the Marina area is the best place to stop for lunch on the way back to your hotel or villa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 00:30
Friday
18:30 - 00:30
Saturday
18:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Escenica a Pichilingue Km 2, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: +52 612 128 4747

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