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Franks bar and grill

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$$ - $$$
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plaza ixpamar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 553 2777
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London, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped by with a large group. Pizza was good, the rest was just OK. Overpriced for Mexico food. They did have a hockey game on.

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Thank Jim S
Richmond, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We watched a couple Stanley Cup Playoff games and ate some very good pizza. The typical pub menu is broader than just pizza. The beer is cold and the atmosphere is friendly for expats and tourists from Canada and the USA.

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Thank tnavasacd
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, drinks and atmosphere. A must stop at least once while in Ixtapa, you won't regret it. The owner is very personable as are the rest of the staff.

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Thank CRNC_7
minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pizza, especially liked the Frankitizer. Great safe area. Lots of shopping and other restaurants. Great service. Very affordable. Takes pesos or us dollars

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Thank hockeyfanMinnesota
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is indeed a gem. I was there April 12th and had the pepperoni pizza. It was excellent!! Wood burning pizza and cooked just right and also cooked by Frank himself!! The place is a little behind the main strip and took me awhile to find it, but, worth the search. There are sports flags and shirts all over... More 

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Thank nat828
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must go there.The pizza and shimp are amazing at Franks. Staff are friendly, beer is cold, Great food and service

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Thank Lisa V
Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food, the drinks, the people, the live music, whats not to love about this canadian owned bar. franks is where you will find many canadians watching sports and listening to live music.

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Thank JerriandTrevor
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a Greek salad and two pizzas along with margaritas. Everything was delicious. The pizza comes out of a real wood burning oven!

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Thank Laura K
montreal
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the wood-oven pizza over there! Servers could be more attentive and caring though... it would make it a great place to come back to.

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Thank TripAMontreal
Abbotsford, Canada
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a welcoming, fun place to hang out at any time of the day or night. We spent many afternoons and evenings at Frank's Bar and Grill, drinking margaritas and beer and having the occasional fire-roasted pizza. There was live music most nights and a fun crowd most of the time. The staff is friendly and fun. Araceli has the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mexican, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: plaza ixpamar, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 2777
Description
This restaurant has excellent food and service. It has huge screen tv's for any game that you want to watch or just tv while you dine. It's also a great place to just have a drink with friends after the beach. My only complaint would be the manager there, she is very rude and mean to her employees in front of the customers. The food, servers are great and the service is A++.

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