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The Fat Boy Seafood

Av. del Pacifico #6, Downtown, Bucerias, Nayarit, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 329 298 3138
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (110 reviews)
“shrimp” (115 reviews)
“guacamole” (52 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. del Pacifico #6, Downtown, Bucerias, Nayarit, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic views of the bay as we sat on the beach. Wonderful sunset, appetizers (guacamole,salsa and chips) were awesome, 2 of us shared the lobster dinner with vegetables. The rest of us had the jumbo shrimp dinners with vegetables and rice. The food was outstanding...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a hot day in Puerto Vallarta, we taxied to Bucerias for dinner. After walking by a few options, we selected Fat Boy, because there were quite a few people there. We sat near the bay, on the sand. The young kids ascended on us,...More

Thank Husker-Cyclone
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food beautiful, excellent non fish menu, beautifully prepared and delivered, super friendly staff. Cocktails served in a goldfish bowl with a stem, very generously made. Wheelchair accessible with help from muscular waiters. All party enjoyed meal even the vegetarian Chloe. If in Bucerias it's the...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been here twice on our recent visit, first time was pretty good, had a garlic fish and tortilla soup, which is one of the best tortilla soups I’ve had in the area, second visit we had chicken fajitas, very average, didn’t even serve and...More

Thank Traveller13Calgary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not impressed with this restaurant on our visit. Ordered The Seafood with Rib Eye Steak. The scallops were rubbery, fishy smelling and super salty. The Lobster was mushy and had a very old taste. The steak was really thin grizzly and fatty. When we told...More

Thank Cheryl K
Chypa R, Propietario at The Fat Boy Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are very sorry for the inconvenient.. all our food is fresh, we try to always satisfy our customers with our food and service.. really sorry for the bad experience.. hope we can have you back to redeem...if something is wrong or you dont like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had great service from the time the taxi dropped us off to the time we left. They opened the car doors for us and walked us to a very private table on the beach. We were able to watch the sunset with drinks. The...More

2  Thank Traveling_Bonjours
Reviewed 1 week ago

we didn't eat here , but we did buy a bucket of beer and sat under the umbrella's and just took in the breath taking view and relaxed listening to old tunes that the one man band was playing . Just awesome !!! could have...More

1  Thank chrisgas007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun and great food. Great place to enjoy the sunset while having a great meal. Love all their shrimp dishes, ceviche fresh and flavorful. Bring your appetite servings are big. Good margs, many flavors. Kids can play in the sand or ocean. Very enjoyable!

1  Thank ls M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on the beach. Perhaps the heat made a difference in lack of enjoyment. Three of use had lobster tails but they were really small whole spiny lobsters cut in half, breaded and cooked. There were three on each plate. I gave two...More

1  Thank 1srs2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service here are outstanding. We actually went twice during our week here. Live music was festive. Food is fresh and we'll prepared.

2  Thank Suzi M
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Laurie A
16 November 2017|
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Response from ls M | Reviewed this property |
During high season he is there pretty much every day.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Chypa R | Property representative |
No we dont accept any cards, only cash, sorry for the inconvenient, regards!
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June B
25 December 2016|
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Response from Elena S | Reviewed this property |
Yes as well as New Years Eve and Day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. del Pacifico #6, Downtown, Bucerias, Nayarit, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: +52 329 298 3138
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