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Turtle Bay Cafe

Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
+52 954 147 7469
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“tuna” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, International, Latin, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This was our last dinner in PE and I had read good things so we tried it. Our visit was on a Friday night and at about 6:00 pm and we had the place to ourselves-- a common theme at this time of the evening...More

Thank pescador6858
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I had the shrimps with mango habanero andes where delicious not to sweet, not to spicy, the vegetables where steam, which I don't really like. But the food was really fresh, they gave us some mezcal, and the staff it's really nice! Really clean too.

Thank Ilce A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Friendly owner/chef, Alejandro; good English for those who don't speak Spanish. A la carte menu and 'Specials of the Day''. A bit difficult to detect the alcohol in the cocktails eg marguerita. Menu choice simple but always fresh components and nicely presented. Clean. I actually...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

comfortable indoor/outdoor restaurant serving mostly seafood. Ate their twice on my vacation and thoroughly enjoyed the meals and the good service. I don't think you will be disappointed.

Thank S502VUDavidH
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Always consistent, fresh seafood. I have been coming here for years, and this is consistently the best seafood in Puerto Escondido.

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a very popular restaurant for good reasons. The seafood is fresh and the presentation creative; this is not your standard Mexican fish house. It is a small place with tables set on a quite street away from tourist central. Tables fill up and...More

Thank RamblingDude A
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Turtle Bay on a Sunday with high expectations due to the amount of positive reviews, and unfortunately we were deeply disappointed. There was only one waiter with a poor understanding of the menu, and when he took out order he came back...More

Thank Santiago P
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I had the octopus and my husband the blackened tuna... Prepared to perfection! The service was also really good, fast but not too fast!

Thank letellierlucie
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our group ate there twice and we happy with our meals. The tuna was prepared perfectly. They also had a good selection of both white and red wine.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Dining at Turtle Bay Cafe was once again a highlight of visiting Puerto Escondido. Excellent service, food presentation and outdoor location.

Thank glaciermsa
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who do we contact to make reservations? thank you
30 January 2016|
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Response from Kelly E | Reviewed this property |
We have never made reservations. We found between 6 and 7 we always got a table .
Hi, Can you pay with Visa or MasterCard? Thank you!
29 January 2015|
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Response from Enrikecastillogagnon | Property representative |
Hello! thanks for your interest, we are not acepting cards as a pay form jet, we would be pleased to have you for souper any time hsbc bank is very close from us.. come and enjoy, we can always figure it out best... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: +52 954 147 7469
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