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Giggling Dolphin Restaurant and Boat Bar

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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Benito Juarez, Loreto, Mexico
+52 613 109 9853
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is adequate and presently well here, but the service is lacking and the bar is somewhat deficient of supplies. They offer a pit/grill special on the weekends and maybe that's when I need to visit.

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Thank blackthnder
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only went for drinks and some nachos, but both were excellent. Great service, and a genuine laid back atmosphere.

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Thank Eric M
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love these restaurant when we ate some fish tacos, and chicken pasta. My daughter love it and came here twice in 2 days rows for dinner! Huge amount plate and good price! They really super friendly owner and waiter too!

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Thank Xeizus X
Palouse, Washington, Usa
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137 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Giggling Dolphin is an unusual named restaurant, a little off the beaten track. We were enthusiastically "invited in" for lunch while walking by but decided to go in for dinner. Very pleasantly surprised! Save this place for when you are firmly on "Mexican time"! Don't hurry. I ordered an unusual (for me) shrimp alfredo from the evening specials menu.... More 

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Thank ESMotteram
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We have been to this restaurant many times in the past, invariably being quite satisfied. This time the four of us were not particularly happy with the food, i.e., the seafood combination plate, which contained two types of fish filet, one being fine, the other quite rubbery. The shrimps on the plate were however excellent. My wife, being vegetarian, had... More 

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Thank lldekker
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stopped in to the Giggling Dolphin for a quick lunch before our flight home. Service was quick and friendly and the staff spoke very good english. The restaurant is decorated with lots of quirky things so lots to look at while waiting for your meal.

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Thank Carol_Spring
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We frequent this restaurant often, as it has a great varitey of dinners and all are reasonably priced and delicious. The owner (Ubaldo) is very friendly and helpful. He makes our family feel like we are most welcome and he is gracious. The decor is eclectic and from the 60's and 70's, and the most unusual and fun feature is... More 

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Thank L J K W
Claresholm, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

You can't miss the Giggling Dolphin if you are in Loreto.... amazing seafood, and the drinks were excellent too!

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Thank jandmalberta
Huntinton Beach
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We brought in 4 kinds of fish and they prepared it all 4 different ways = all of then fantastic! Try their mango Margaritas for a real treat!

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Summerville, Oregon
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Located next to the Dolphin Dive Shop, this is the perfect place to cool your heals after time on the water or shopping in town. Long known for their exceptional Margaritas, this family-owned restaurant has been around long enough to establish its reputation for good food & drink. While enjoying afternoon beverages, we were invited to come back for a... More 

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Thank SummervilleStanClan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benito Juarez, Loreto, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Loreto
  • Phone Number: +52 613 109 9853

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