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Los Caracoles

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1a Entrada y Playa Marinero, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Metro Hutch
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 culinary school in Puebla. They have been in this location for nine years. So, if... More 

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Minnesota
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 real passion for food. The food was beautifully presented and was always delicious. I can... More 

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winnipeg
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 Service was polished and not clingy.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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, even tastier to eat. Usually they offer a free dessert. You won't be disappointed here.... More 

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Girdwood, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Jessica M
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 expect a limited menu that changes daily, excellent food presented with style, friendly service at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Many if the locals don't know about this spot. It's only open during certain months and is accross from the Flor de Maria hotel. Phone number isn't posted but here's one we have used to reach them: +52 (954) 126 0793. Their menu changes nightly. The food is great and it's a very cozy place. They sometimes offer a free... More 

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Kingston, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is the second best restaurant in puerto. I had a shrimp dish cooked to perfection and my wife had a chicken dish that was also very good. The atmosphere and service are just fair.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This fish also known as Dorado was juicy with a Carmelites onion sauce. The plating exquisite. The vegetables al dente. The flan mouthwatering. The garlic butt on fresh whet the appetite.

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Thank Dorten
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

We loved this place. We were staying close by, so found it quickly, but it is hidden on a small lane close to the Playa Principale. Worth the effort to find it. It only has a few tables and is run by two brothers. Reservations may be necessary during high season. It is open for breakfast and dinner only. Everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1a Entrada y Playa Marinero, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido

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