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Los Caracoles

1a Entrada y Playa Marinero, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
+52 954 126 0793
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1a Entrada y Playa Marinero, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 10 March 2017

We wandered in because it looked small and quiet and were then blown away by the delicious fusion meals we were fed. Based on the best of the market each day this simple restaurant has a small daily menu that over the course of our...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner in los caracoles. We have had breakfast here on numerous occasions, which are delicious( the hot cakes are really good!), but dinner tonight was sublime. It's a small menu, but perfectly formed, 2 starters, 3 mains and a complementary dessert. We shared...More

Thank brigie1967
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This was our first time to Caracoles after hearing many people recommend it and we are very glad we went. This was our best meal in a 5 week stay. The have a fresh menu every night with a choice of 3 mains. We had...More

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This restaurant is a delightful anomaly; a traditional Mexican ranch-house setting, in a shaded lane just off of Playa Marinero, run by two very simpatico Mixe Indians and serving up arguably the most interesting food in Puerto Escondido. The dinner menu - listed on a...More

Thank Learmonth_Gardens
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were able to enjoy five dinners here during our stay. What a find. They are located across from Hotel Flor de Maria. The food and service are unbelievable. The place is staffed by two brothers, Francisco and Eduardo Garcia Delgado. Both are graduates of...More

Thank CSCP
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a very small restaurant with good service and amazing food. We were in Puerto for six nights and had dinner here five times. Each night the menu has three entrees, a salad and a soup. The brothers who own the restaurant have a...More

1  Thank LMNMN
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Hard to get reservations, but worth it. Lovely evening. There are 3 different meals each evening. No menu. The shrimps were delightul. Sadly the pork was leather tough although presented with a delicious sauce. complementary dessert was tart yet sweet counter to the meal. Yum...More

Thank annikarosenqvist
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We've eaten at Los Caracoles many times over the years. The food is consistently fresh, seafood right from the sea and always fresh vegetables. I've had their pasta with fresh, plump shrimp and I recommend it. Their salads are creative and beautiful to look at,...More

1  Thank 525billjohn
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

I never would have found this without our friends at Liza's bar but it was such a treat! Every course was outstanding the fish was moist and delicious with a mustard seed glaze that was out of this world!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We have been coming here for years and when we want to take newcomers out for dinner, this is the place. Indeed, as other reviews state, it is a small place with 2 guys running it with limited seating. Do not expect McDonalds service. Do...More

2  Thank Kikoenmexico
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Richard H
14 February 2017|
Response from Gordon B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but their web site might say. I don't believe they are open 7 days a week as the two fellows run the small place. It is great.
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Dinner, Breakfast
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  • Address: 1a Entrada y Playa Marinero, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: +52 954 126 0793
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