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Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 554 8446
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Great service. Had an artichoke starter and a juice pepper steak. Enjoyed the attentive service and the great view of the bay from the dining table. Shame my darling could not make it this trip as this is a very romantic spot. Pricing is not cheap but certainly not expensive either. Good value for money.

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Thank Corneel K
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We dined on a Wednesday, made reservations but it was not needed, we were the only guests. The view was fantastic. The service great. The food was good. I recommend the artichoke shrimp, but not the steak. My husband was disappointed with a rib steak (hardly any meat and a lot of fat). The decor needs update. Overall experience 7.5... More 

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Thank Mike D
Napa, CA
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152 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Overlooking the whole harbor is this very good restaurant....4.5 stars Everything was very good (but not quite gourmet). Enjoyed a seafood meal with a good margarita. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank csteen
Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Keep wanting to give Kau Kan a chance, since the food has been really good in the past. Went last week, hit it on a good night, servers were OK, and the food was excellent. Had my fave Caesar Salad in town, and my Octopus main was truly delicious. However... stopped in again last night on the way home, late... More 

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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Kau Kan likes to think of itself as special and exclusive, but my wife and I were disgusted with the overall experience. The food was mediocre and the service was very poor, as when we challenged the waiters about the quantity of food, which was derisory, the response was in effect "that's what you get, take it or leave it."

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Thank Mike R
Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

My husband and I came here on a stormy night so the upstairs was closed due to the rain. No problem. The downstairs dining area is essentially the bar area and very sparse. Need to improve on the décor if they are to have dining here. The food, nothing special in my opinion and they use WAY too much sauce.... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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141 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Some people commented that this restaurant is dated but I'm not sure how a view like this can ever go out of style. The roof top has nice breezes and service is good for the most part. The seafood here is so fresh, loved the octopus, you cant go wrong except for the pasta which had too much butter. They... More 

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Thank diddleydd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Went with two friends in the height of off season. there were only 2 other tables but we were treated like royals. If you want to fascinate your palate you must try his Shrimp Souffle. You will never forget it. He is such a talented chef. 3 of us with drinks and dessert was just over $1,500 pesos. That is... More 

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Thank Judith W
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Went there with my husband during off season, we had the whole place to ourselves which was great because we had a nice view and made it more romantic (like we bought out the place!) service was good, since we were the only ones there. Seafood was fresh and delicious. Had the mahi mahi carpaccio which was excellent. Husband had... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Playa La Ropa's second best eats after the Casa (now Tides). The seafood here is actually just as good as the Tides, but the Tides has em on authenticity and surroundings ( the grounds at both places are beautiful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mexican, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 8446

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