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Kau Kan

Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 554 8446
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“red snapper” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
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Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Kau Kan is in the new Zozaya Ambar development of about 25 condos on a very steep lot at the back of the Contramar section of Ixtapa. There is a very dramatic curved bridge walkway to an elevator in a circular column that takes you...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The restaurant has shut down this location and the building is being renovated into a condominium. The owner has opened a temporary beach side restaurant in Ixtapa. We didn't go, but from the conversions we had it is supposed to be over the top amazing.

2  Thank rick0289
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The food, quite frankly, was not good (barely mediocre). Actually the bread crisps they put on each table were a crunchy and nice snack. Our main dishes, not so much. One of the best views in the city though. I guess it just depends on...More

1  Thank julie f
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We always make room for a dinner at Kau Kan. Open air patio overlooking Zihua Bay. Hardly anyone ever there, how do they stay in business. Very fresh seafood. Polite, attentive service. Not high end but enjoyable

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I went to Kau-Kan last time I was in Zhituatanejo and knew that I had to return. Went there with my friends last night and we loved it. The incredible sunset view over the town and the wonderful service were fantastic. We all had a...More

Thank Rosemarie T
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Saw the "hit or miss" trend to reviews. We had a good experience. View great, food creative and service was fine. Like all restaurants, cadence is king and we came on a night that allowed the team to flow. Really liked the way our entree...More

Thank Bartel55
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Dined at Kau Kan one evening with friends. A spectacular view from the roof top of Zihuatanejo and the mountains. The service is beyond what you'd expect. The food and the presentation is wonderful. Everyone had fish and they all enjoyed it. Nice wine list...More

Thank billymn723
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Have not eaten here since around 2006 and decided to try it again. Contrary to the previous reviews we had a nice experience. I had the shrimp stuffed potato and my friend had shrimp Caesar salad. We were both happy with our choices. My friend...More

Thank zihuadeb
Reviewed 11 January 2017

There was a time when this restaurant was really good but now it's only the view that is good. We sat down and ordered a margarita and a beer. Something about the environment didn't seem right and nothing on the menu appealed to us. We...More

1  Thank macjali
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Booked for a special last dinner with view of the bay and was sorely disappointed. I was starving hungry and yet the only bread was a thin toasted stick and the potato with the steak was so salt and peppered as to be inedible. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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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