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Tabarka Restaurant

Ramon Corona #2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (45 reviews)
“monkfish” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ramon Corona #2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The new location is very handy. Greeted by the owner/chef personally. The setting is modest but it's the food that is the attraction. We've had pallea several places in Spain and this was as good or better. Half an hour wait but it's worth it...More

Thank W C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I had Dinner there the other night. We had the Chef's Special Tapas 12 Plates. Was only 10 took 2 hours and if these Tapas are a reflection of the rest of the menu we weren't impressed. i hate to knock a...More

Thank Studionsl
Reviewed 15 February 2017

we wanted seafood, and someone told us that tabarka was it. My husband wanted octapus and i did not want a large meal, so i was going for the chefs tapas special for 180 p/p, but then they said i could not order it it...More

Thank mychoice1
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I agree with the previous reviewer- they need some serious re vamping of the menu and service. We had a reservation as we were warned how busy they were ( they were not). Service was mediocre at best. The waiter informed us that they were...More

Thank gulfislandman
David A, Propietario at Tabarka Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017
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En nuestro restaurante usamos pescado salvaje y fresco, probablemente es un hándicap , ya que no esta disponible en grandes...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Years ago, our first visit to this chef was a 'wow' moment... excellent food, service, an innovative menu. Today, nearly 3.5 years later, Tabarka is in a new location... but -- everything else is static. A great menu that long ago is simply tired now......More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Don't let the casual environment throw you off; this is serious food preparation. With a specialty in seafood, the menu is mostly fish and shellfish....but they have meat as well as vegetarian options. We ordered sea bass and monkfish. Each entree comes with a choice...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I gave Tabarka a very poor review after having two consecutive negative experiences last year. We had not been there since. Today I was there with a group. This was like old times when Tabarka was my favorite restaurant in Ajijic. The food was OUTSTANDING,...More

Thank BfloBillW
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We had the most delightful dinner and evening at the new Tabarka on Ramon Corona. The tapas were fabulous. The garden setting is enchanting. But the two big bonus treats were the truly great jazz played by a saxophonist and watching the chef and his...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Delicious, fresh seafood... great location and a very beautiful, tranquil setting. The Chef is from Spain and his cooking style and flavors are the best I have experienced.

Thank _rosecb555
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant for foodies. Their tapas "deal" is incredible. We always order the 12 course option and you have no idea what you'll get but it's always a pleasant surprise. My friend swears by the pallea but if you don't order ahead...More

Thank MMiller66
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Kenny D
Couldn't find a menu. Don't eat seafood. Do you offer other meats?
21 March 2017|
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Response from David A | Property representative |
Yes , we serve fine meat cuts in mezquite wood and pork ribs and chitken paella, and a lot of vegetarian plates.
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Does this restaurant accept credit cards
25 April 2016|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. But the tapas meal (10 or 12 dishes) is all of 180 pesos, and wine 50 or less. Pay with pesos, better for all. Best value in town.
are they open on mondays and times
1 March 2016|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
No-- closed Mondays and Tuesdays !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ramon Corona #2-A | Col Centro Ajijic, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Ajijic
  • Phone Number: 527661588
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