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El Camaron Gigante

| Maguey Bay, Huatulco, Mexico
+52 958 587 4790
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible26%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Latin
$$ - $$$
| Maguey Bay, Huatulco, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We did a catamaran tour for the day that took us here for lunch and time on the beach. This place was so enjoyable. Very local and down to earth which is what we wanted to experience. Tables sitting in sand, under thatched roof's, a...More

Thank Marianne W
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Fresh food, shrimp in pineapple is to die for. Shrimp salad fantastic, and of course the beer. Quaint

Thank Huntlg
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Super expensive, horrible food. We were at Maguey bay on a boat food. Shrimp cocktails are the worse ever. Shrimp plates have only 6 smallish pieces. Service is often overwhelmed by the boat tours and hence really bad. I will not come back ever.

Thank Eduardo M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stopped here for lunch as part of a snorkeling tour,food was good but expensive,610 peso for 16 shrimp and a small bowl of guacamole! Service was fast and wait staff was pleasent but would not visit again

Thank southwind61
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We visit this restaurant taking a bay tour l, and is where we had the best sea food of Huatulco, fresh red snapper right from the sea, a lobster, excellent shrimp, and mescal from the house with Nanche only for special customers

1  Thank luis g
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This restaurant is located right in the middle of Maguey Beach. If you arrive by taxi you will be asked if you want to be escorted to a place on the beach. Just say no thank you, Camaron Gigante. Walk down the stairs and continue...More

1  Thank rospau
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

I went there as part the 7 bays trip and I must say its a really good place to eat, prices are pretty standard to other seafood restaurants, except the ones that aren't on a bay or in a very touristic zone that tend to...More

1  Thank Aysha L
Reviewed 18 May 2015

at the beginning they are very friendly, they even go to pick you up at the road and everything looks nice, but what they dont tell you is that prices are extremely expensive, service sucks, and they charge you for each beach bed that you...More

Thank lesliearaiross
Reviewed 1 February 2014

I found the food to be very authentic, and tasty. However for the portions you receive their prices are ridiculous. I paid 140 pesos for chicken tacos, but there was hardly anything on the plate. Like I said, pay close attention to your bill. My...More

3  Thank chanty06
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We love this place. This was our second year going there and the food and drinks are as great as they were last year. When we first got there we ordered Pina Colada’s and Margarita’s. This spot has the best Pina Colada I have ever...More

1  Thank Michelle_Pammenter
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Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Maguey Bay, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 4790
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