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La Cantinita

Avenida 5 de Mayo 21 | Centro, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
+52 755 553 3700
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (2 reviews)
“fine herbs” (2 reviews)
“walkway” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International, Mexican
$$ - $$$
Avenida 5 de Mayo 21 | Centro, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Formerly Elvira's. Smack on the sand of La Ropa's beautiful beach. Such hospitable staff. Come early, stay all day. Bring your towel and stretch out under the umbrellas. Order a coconut with a straw in it. Many good meals from which to pick. Dinner on...More

Thank maggielovesparis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Zihuatanejo for twenty years and have, obviously, visited a lot of beach front restaurants. La Cantinita has become one of my absolute favorites. The location is so accessible with a perfect tide of ocean. The food is authentic, as spicy as...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Carlos took great care of us. Beers were cold and service superb. Thanks so much! Timoteo and Mona Lisa

Thank forlisao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We will always request Carlos Rios as our server. The most kind hearted and very professional. He is the one that makes us keep coming back and we tell all of our friends. The food and prices are great for breakfast and lunch. See you...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a Paseo de Pescador restaurant that moved to La Ropa to replace Elvira's. Good to see Rebe and Arturo, I'll break it down as I saw it. 1. Menu's too small. 2 Prices to high. 3. No real "beach" food. No sandwiches, burgers,...More

Thank Gennaro903
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We always went to Elviras w/ large group (18-20) for New Years eve. Same this year except new name-Cantinita. Staff same , different chef. Set menu was lobster and pork for New Year, but we requested huachinango and the chef prepared eight for us. Great...More

Thank nomadVancouver
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Four of us went down to La Cantinita on the recommendation of WorldMark front dest. We were not disappointed, we each had something different everything was fantastic. Going back we a larger group before we leave.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten twice here, both times our meal was great. Good service and good drinks!! We plan to go back before we leave.

Thank Chief8888
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We decided to try the lobster, it was amazing. Waitstaff was on top of seeing that we were taken care of during our time at the restaurant. Would highly recommend this place.

Thank Rhanda1
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Wow! Zihuatenejo has many excellent restaurants, but La Cantinita is my favorite! Each dish is prepared to perfection by their talented chefs. Try the dorado filet "Vidalia" style, a super fresh and thick piece of fish prepared with an exquisite dusting of chili. Or the...More

1  Thank Dorothy H
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Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Avenida 5 de Mayo 21 | Centro, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 3700
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