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Restaurante El Popular Vaselina

Calle 9 | Calle 12, San Felipe 97616, Mexico
+52 986 862 2083
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“rio lagartos” (4 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle 9 | Calle 12, San Felipe 97616, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We ended up in San Felipe by chance and stopped here for a bite to eat and a cold beer. We chose it because it seemed to have lots of locals eating there. Food was great, service fine. Great seafood and friendly service. Would definitely...More

Thank Clancy W
LucioPat, Gerente at Restaurante El Popular Vaselina, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you very much for choosing us and for allowing us to demonstrate the quality of our services. We are waiting for you with open arms in his restaurant "El Popular Vaselina"

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We ordered the seafood soup , it was so fresh with shrimps, abalone, fish, clam. We also a rice served with squids. It is also very delicious! Don’t miss this !

Thank 277chana
LucioPat, Gerente at Restaurante El Popular Vaselina, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

We are pleased to know that we met your expectations and that you enjoyed our soup! thank you very much!

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had lunch at Vaselinas and the food was great - There's a nice outlook on the malecon, the service was very good... the fish was fresh and cooked just right. I definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in San Felipe

Thank bunyipBluegum
lucio antonio p, Gerente at Restaurante El Popular Vaselina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you very much for your comment, we are at your service. Thanks for your preference

Reviewed 19 January 2018

We took some friends up to see Rio Lagartos and decided to swing over the San Filipe based on some positive reviews from other friends who are locals. We had had shrimp last night at a nice seafood place in Valladolid. So no better time...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Don't know about the name but the food, service and facility were all solid. Service was quick and pleasant, freshness of the seafood was obvious.

Thank aerowood2016
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had a short stop here on our day trip from Valladolid, but wish we could have spent more time! The village is so picturesque with all the small brightly colored wooden houses, and the vibe we picked up was really nice and laid back....More

Thank Mer21maid
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Stopped by for quick ceviche. Fresh prawns, plenty of lime, not enough cilantro and too much onion. Nice enough if you are hungry but not the best. Service swift and attentive, Good location right on the malecon and busy for the late lunch crowd. Love...More

Thank DocCitron
Reviewed 30 October 2016

made a detour to San Felipe on our way to Los lagardos pleased we did beautiful painted fishing village completely unspoilt. Pretty painted houses with tin rooves Lunch at vaselina was great - grilled prawns with garlic butter - Chips good but greasy Breaded fish...More

Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had lunch here and enjoyed it very much. The typical guacamole/salsa/tortilla chips was followed by some wonderful fish dishes. Some were fried, others grilled and included butterfish, shrimps, huge luscious prawns and calamari. Too much, of course, so we decided to give dessert a...More

Thank Diomedia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We found this place by incident, and it was rather crowded on a Friday noon. The food was great, stating with the tasty appetizers they served to the horchata to the ceviche and langostinos. Prices are reasonable, a bit higher than elsewhere but everything was...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$80 - US$400
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 9 | Calle 12, San Felipe 97616, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  San Felipe
  • Phone Number: +52 986 862 2083
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