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Acapulco Restaurants

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Telephone:
(744) 481-0291
Hours:
Daily 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Buda is a top of the line Indian restaurant, located at the top of the ascent to leave Acapulco Bay for Puerto Marqués. The walls are glass, so that visitors can take in the panoramic view of the Mexican shoreline and the sea beyond. The menu offers international fare with the culinary touch of...more»
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Telephone:
+ 52 (744) 481 2125
Hours:
Daily 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed Monday & Tuesday during low season
Deli Europeo is an authentic Belgian restaurant formerly known as "La Petite Belgique." After moving to Costa Azul, the Deli Europeo opened in 2004. Owner and chef, Yolanda, is widely recognized and lauded both by locals and returning visitors alike for her genuine, high-quality Belgian cuisine....more»
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Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 8877
Hours:
Closes at 11:00 PM
Many locals consider this casual Italian restaurant on the Costera Alemán in Acapulco's "Golden Zone" to offer the best pasta and northern Italian cuisine in town. In the fine "trattoria" tradition of some of Italy's best eateries, Forza Italia offers a complete menu, including antipasto, soups,...more»
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Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 9153
+52 (744) 484 0047
Hours:
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
This extension of the omnipresent Hard Rock Cafe franchise opened in 1989. It has all the classic trappings of a Hard Rock Cafe with walls plastered with musical memorabilia from the likes of Pete Townsend and Peter Frampton. If you are a Cat Stevens fan, you can sit right next to his dashiki. The...more»
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Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 8918
Jimmy's Cantina & Restaurant is a popular place for casual eating and fun. It is just off the Costera Alemán at the level of Icacos Beach, near the Wal-Mart and behind the Baby'O dance club. The menu has Mexican favorites and some international fare, too. Thursdays is always active because they...more»
10
Telephone:
+52 (744) 481-0407
The Jaiba Loca ("Crazy Crab" in Mexican Spanish) is a casual seafood restaurant in Costa Azul. It is on a corner of Magallanes (the street to the right of the Convention Center as you look at it), about three blocks off the Costera Alemán. Here you can order clams, shrimp, crab (of course), and...more»
10
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 5974
Hours:
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
La Langosta Loca is an Acapulco tradition, which has recently been renovated. Focusing on fresh shellfish, La Langosta Loca provides tempting shrimp, crab and lobster dishes right on the busy Condesa Beach. For those with time, it is especially nice to watch the sunset over a cocktail and then have...more»
10
Telephone:
+52 (744) 4841908
Los Rancheros offers wonderful daytime views of Acapulco Bay and a full menu of native Mexican dishes, the ones considered "classics" by the locals. Guests praise the excellent cuts of meat and the freshness of the shellfish and seafood. On Thursdays, as is Acapulco's tradition, Los Rancheros...more»
10
Telephone:
+52 (744) 460 0013
Hours:
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Pie de la Cuesta is a wonderful beach just up the coast from Acapulco. Between the beach and the Lagoon of Coyuca lies the Tres Marias seafood restaurant, where visitors can enjoy fish tacos, ceviche, quesadillas and shrimp, prepared in many traditional southern Mexican dishes. The restaurant...more»
9.66667
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 7711
Hours:
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Since 1963, El Cabrito has been one of Acapulco's finest and favorite restaurants, serving traditional Mexican food with tremendous service in a welcoming and friendly, festive atmosphere. This family-owned and operated restaurant is a favorite celebration spot for Acapulco's full-time residents,...more»
9
Telephone:
+52 (744) 483 6981
Hours:
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
One of Acapulco’s oldest continuously operating restaurants, El Amigo Miguel is a family-operated eatery with the best of home cooking and hospitality. The menu is dedicated to the fresh seafood that is so plenteous on Acapulco's coastline. The original restaurant is in the traditional sector in a...more»
9
Telephone:
(744) 443-1468
Los Tarascos is a popular, open-air taco restaurant. There are several in Acapulco: Costa Azul, La Condesa, on the Costera between Gran Plaza and Galerías Diana, on Cuahutemoc near Sears, in Acapulco Diamante and more. The specialty is tacos – tacos of all kinds, including beef, pork, lamb,...more»
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Telephone:
+52 (744) 482 5555
Mi Piaci, which in Italian means literally, "you please me," is an informal Italian restaurant on the Zócalo, Acapulco's main, cathedral square in the traditional part of town. The specialties of the house are oven-baked pizzas and calzones, but the traditional meat and pasta dishes are also...more»
9
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 0717
Hours:
Restaurant - 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Bar - 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Planet Hollywood has made a name for itself in many parts of the world, but Acapulco is one venue which really does have a strong historical link to the days when actors and actresses came to enjoy some private time away from the movie sets. This restaurant is filled with photographs and...more»
8.75
Telephone:
+52 744 484-1349
+52 744 457-4520
Hours:
1:30 - 10:30 Monday-Friday
4:30 - 10:30 Saturdays; closed Sunday
This neat, bistro-size restaurant serves gourmet Italian cooking at very accessible prices. Chefs and owners Eduardo and Adriana arrived in Acapulco from Switzerland to offer locals and visitors pastas (tallarines) with a variety of sauces, pizzas cooked to perfection, and salads with homemade...more»
8.5
Hours:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sanborns is a well-known Mexican chain of upscale cafés, which has fully arrived in the Internet era without losing any of its elegance. Acapulco has three Sanborns - one in downtown near the Zócalo, another in the Calinda Beach Hotel in the Club Deportivo area, and one in Costa Azul in the Oceanic...more»
8
Telephone:
+52 (744) 446 6867
Hours:
Sunday to Thursday 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday & Saturday 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Baikal is a sophisticated, fashionable, upscale refuge for the urban glitterati. The entrance at the parking level quickly leads down a spiral stair to the bar and reception area. The center of attention in the vaulted dining room is the majestic view of Acapulco Bay, seen through floor-to-ceiling...more»
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Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
La Torta provides a quiet, traditional Mexican ambiance for good friends or couples to dine together. The dining area resembles the central plaza in a small pueblo, illuminated by lanterns and decked out with flowers. True to its name, La Torta specializes in these Mexican treats, particularly the...more»
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Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 7874
Miramar gives guests an unobstructed lookout to the sea, which is the translation of its name. It is found off the scenic highway that connects the bay side of Acapulco with Puerto Marques. The menu is a sophisticated offering in continental/international style, and the ambiance is elegant and...more»
7.5
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485 7854
Hours:
7:00 pm - 5:00 am
Some locals will tell you that Tacos Tumbras is the best taquería in town, serving tacos and other traditional Mexican dishes. The large, open air restaurant is on the inland side of the Costera Alemán, across from the Club Dubai and Oceanic 2000 in Costa Azul. You can choose to eat right there, or...more»
7
Telephone:
+52 (744) 481 2125
Hours:
Mon. - Sun. 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
La Petite Belgique is an authentic Belgian bistro near the Diana circle of the Costera, specializing in fish and shellfish, prepared with a continental accent. As the name implies, La Petite Belgique is a small restaurant, but it is also very popular. Reservations are a practical necessity most of...more»
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Hours:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Any visitor to the Laguna de Tres Palos should visit Los Pavorreales. (The lagoon is to the inside of the peninsula that goes out to the airport.) On the beach of the lagoon, this restaurant serves traditional Mexican fare. The tables are under a palapa, near the shore, set in a lush garden. The...more»
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Telephone:
+52 (744) 466 1945
+52 (744) 466 0259
La Granja restaurant is right outside the entrance to the Mayan Palace Hotel, and has wonderful wildlife entertainment, especially for kids. The inside, under the large palapa roof, is really an aviary with many different tropical birds in cages. Outdoors the restaurant has provided several other...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 9568
Applebee's is a franchise family restaurant from the United States. In Acapulco, Applebee's is in the Diana shopping center. Though the restaurant is dedicated to basic, "American" cooking, some traditional Mexican dishes, like fajitas, are on the menu as well. You will also find a large variety...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484-2230
Hours:
Daily 8:00 am -10:00 pm
As a hotel restaurant, Bambuco is open for three meals a day. However, it is most well-known for its Sunday evening paellas. Diners come here for authentic Spanish cuisine, made with the freshest of ingredients and according to traditional Spanish recipes, especially those from the coastal...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 444 6101
Hours:
Daily 11:00 am -7:30 pm
Beto's is the most well-known of the many fine seafood places along the coast at Barra Vieja, a community just to the east of Acapulco, well beyond the airport. Beto Godoy is said to be the place from which the "talla" seafood dish emerged -- a grilled fish (usually sea bass or red snapper),...more»
Telephone:
(744) 484-6981
Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 2:00 PM -10:00 PM
This quiet, upscale restaurant is in the Costa Azul area, on a side street near the International Convention Center. The name is a bit deceiving, in that it is much more than a bar, and it is much classier than the name "Bubba" would suggest. The entrance passes through a garden terrace set with...more»
Buzo's has several locations. The original one is in the Hamacas area of Traditional Acapulco. A new location was opened in 2009 in Costa Azul. But the main Buzo'a locations are behind the Gran Plaza, on Cristóbal Colón, parallel to the Costera. These two Buzo's locations are close together. A...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482-0270
Locals have been coming to Calamar for many years to enjoy the best and freshest of fish and shellfish dishes, especially on Thursday afternoons, when pozole is served as part of an Acapulco tradition. Housed in an old "fonda" (inn), the atmosphere is friendly and casual. The menu prices mean great...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 486 9126
You have your choice of three California Restaurants on the Costera Miguel Alemán in Acapulco: one in Hornos between the Hotel Acabay and the Aurrerá grocery store, one in Plazas Bahía, near the Crowne Plaza, and one in Costa Azul, in the One Hotel. Restaurantes California is a chain of American-...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485-0048
Hours:
2 pm - 9 pm
Acapulco has three Carnitas La Esperanza to choose from: One in Gran Plaza, one on the street connecting the Costera to Cuahutémoc on the west side of Parque Papagayo, and one in Costa Azul on the glorieta. Carnitas La Esperanza also delivers to residences. Their specialty is the pork "carnita,"...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485-4682
Chiles Verdes is a great place to go for pozole on a Thursday afternoon. This lively restaurant has a long bar, a stage for live performances, and a busy kitchen. Tables and booths for around 150 patrons complete the layout. The menu is pure Mexican, with all the options you could ask for, and the...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484-5079
Cocula is famous for delicious food and the enormous sombrero that covers the ceiling of the place. All dishes are prepared with quality ingredients and in the traditional style: handmade tortillas, vegetables sautéed in butter or oil with a variety of seasonings, fine wines and choice cuts of meat...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482-2861
+52 (744) 482-0597
Hours:
Daily 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Costa Romanza combines great northern Italian cuisine and a romantic, Acapulco setting. A shrimp and pasta dish, Vezantio, is a specialty, and the Veal Parmesana is also quite popular. Diners have a beautiful view of the bay and the port, and can choose to dine "al fresco" in the night air, or...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 0037
Hours:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
closed during low season
Dino's is for someone craving Italian cuisine and desiring a pleasant view of the bay. In the high season, dinner will be under the stars, by candlelight. The indoor portion of the dining area offers booths, which permit extra privacy when dining. Plenty of menu selections are available, mainly...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 483 1221
+52 (744) 483 1155
Hours:
Breakfast: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch & Dinner: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Like La Perla, Don Carlos is in the Mirador Hotel, offering breakfast and lunch as well as a less formal approach to dinner. The menu is international, and the décor is, too. The walls display photos of world-famous celebrities that have visited there over the years. Live music is provided, and a...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482 5375
The Dragón de Oro is not big, fancy or splashy. It is there for those who enjoy the freshest in shell fish, prepared expertly. A mainstay of the Caletilla beach, the Dragón de Oro is basically a big palapa for the customers, with a busy kitchen behind. After a big and satisfying meal, customers can...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482 3002
Caletilla is a busy beach on the west side of Acapulco bay. There a visitor will find El Capullo on the seaside, under a palapa roof. El Capullo offers the freshest of seafood, prepared in accordance with local southern Mexican recipes. Sopes, fish tacos and fish quesadillas are favorites of the...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 3100
Hours:
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Chef Jorge Pereiro has created a blend of local Mexican and Spanish flavors in the restaurant EL Faro – both on the menu and in the ambiance. The lighthouse motif on the outside of El Faro is followed inside in the bar and restaurant with a full maritime décor. The seafood entrées include not...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484-5079
+52 (744) 458-1413
Hours:
9:00 am - 1:00 am
El Fogón is a popular traditional Mexican restaurant in Acapulco's "Golden Zone." The décor is reminiscent of an old-fashioned hacienda. The menu has lots of beef, chicken and pork entrees as well as favorites like molcajete (fried and cured meat, sausage and chicken, with cheese, beans, chicarrón...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484-8498
Hours:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Outside, El Fuerte del Virrey looks like an early 19th century fort, and it is modeled on one that stood in Acapulco during the time of the struggle for independence. Inside, the owner has provided a small exhibition of creations by some of Mexico's better-known artists. The Fuerte del Virrey has...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 1700
Hours:
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Inside the Hotel El Presidente, El Gaucho is an Argentine steak house with both an open air dining terrace and an enclosed, air-conditioned dining room. The specialty of the house is, of course, beef and other meats, cooked over open pit fires on skewers and served with a wide array of garnishes,...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 483 7006
+52 (744) 482 2861
The Hamacas Hotel is a storied accommodation in the traditional part of Acapulco, across from Playa Hornos, in between the docks at the town plaza or Zócalo and Parque Papagayo. Inside the Hamacas is El Jardin, a traditional Mexican restaurant with a loyal clientele of long-standing. The management...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 8344
Hours:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
El Jardin de los Artistas is in a small plaza near the Costera at Diana circle (Hotel Emporio). Many food critics believe that El Jardin de los Artistas is Acapulco's best French restaurant. The menu always provides interesting variety as well as traditional favorites, and the presentation is...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 466 9168
Hours:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
El Jardín del Guamuchil (on the road to the airport) is really a tropical, floral garden with a large and tasty menu. Under a bridge to the garden is a swimming pool. The ambiance is relaxed and quiet, with music to accompany the garden theme. Usually there is a soft breeze. A play area has been...more»
Hours:
2 pm - 11 pm Monday through Saturday
7 am - 2 pm Sunday
This small, pleasant "Mexican Diner" serves light meals for lunch and dinner during the week and Sunday breakfast and lunch. It lives up to its motto of "Exaggeratedly Delicious." Each day a different special is offered for $50 pesos or less. Sandwiches, tamales, tacos and salads are also on the...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485 1672
El Nono is an open-air, casual, tropical restaurant by the shore, designed to appeal to those who really appreciate fresh seafood, expertly prepared, but without a lot of frills. Come as you are. The view of the beach and the bay is priceless. Drinks are plentiful, and the menu has non-seafood...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482 3048
A "Norteño" is someone from the ranch country, "up north." Often the word conveys a sense of "country," as in "country cookin'." The El Norteño Restaurant, on Caletilla beach, offers fish and shellfish fresh from the ocean, and prepared in a tasty, home-cooked style. Talla, the specialty, is a dish...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 481 0240
+52 (744) 481 0256
+52 (744) 481 0214
Hours:
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
El Olvido is somewhat tucked away in the Plaza Marbella just off the Diana circle of the Costera. Mediterranean décor, romantic setting, and modern cuisine are the main features of this upscale restaurant. El Olvido offers a modern fusion of cuisines, but in this case it is French with Mexican. An...more»
If you are a fan of old-fashioned cantinas, El Refugio will be a pleasure. It combines that tradition with a new concept, to offer a whole array of delicious snacks and Mexican dishes that will delight the most demanding guest. Add to this a full and hospitable bar, and the combination is...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485 3735
Hours:
Open 24 hours except Tuesday
Closed Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
El Zorrito is one of Acapulco's most festive Mexican restaurants. After 6 in the evening live trios play and sing whatever songs the guests request. Located on the Costera between the Gran Plaza and the Diana traffic circle, El Zorrito is convenient for tourists and shoppers alike. There is a also...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 481 1627
Hours:
8:30 am -12:00 am
Flor de Acapulco offers elegant Mexican dining on a brightly-decorated, open air balcony that looks out over the central square and the wharf of the harbor beyond. It is hard to find a better activity than sitting in the breeze with a margarita from their full bar, watching the day come to a close...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 446-7101
+52 (744) 446-7102
Hours:
Breakfast 7:00 am a 12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Dinner 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm (to 12:00 am Friday and Saturday)
Flor de Mar 360° is the restaurant at the Hotel Elcanto. It was conceived, designed and executed by Mónica Patiño, a well-known Mexican chef. Chef Patiño places special emphasis on the ingredients, which come from all over the world, and which work together to create a fusion of Mexican cuisine...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482 6613
In the traditional part of Acapulco, down on the wharf, the Fragata Azul offers a quiet and picturesque atmosphere with close-up views of the bay. It is a popular location for coffee and a pastry around the time of sunset. The cuisine includes traditional Mexican flavors, mainly in dishes of the...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 2396
Giancolo serves tasty Italian dishes from a complete menu, and at very accessible prices. Found on the Costera Alemán in the Golden Zone of Acapulco (in Costa Azul), Giancolo gives customers an authentic version of Italian pasta cuisine, starting with spaghetti alla Bolognese, and moving to ravioli...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485 5887
Haye's, Acapulco's only Lebanese restaurant, reassures the visitor that he or she is in the right place from the moment of entry. The decoration includes furniture, rugs and works of art from Lebanon. On weekends, lovely Lebanese dancers entertain the guests while they dine. The menu is truly...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 1542
Hours:
6:00 pm -12:30 am
True to the consistent image of this franchise restaurant, Acapulco's Hooters brings together in one place the excitement of an American sports bar, and charm of some of Mexico's prettiest waitresses. Hooters has several large screen televisions, and reliably treats its patrons to a great seat for...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 9521
Hours:
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Ika Tako is a bright and lively seafood and taco place, on the Costera close to the Emporio and Elcano hotels and next to Beto's lobster restaurant. The specialty is tacos made of fresh shrimp and fish, with lots of interesting variations, including ingredients like bacon, pineapple, cheese,...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 469 6000 ext. 6507
Hours:
Desayuno de 7:00 am a 12:30 pm
Comida de 1:00 pm a 5:30 pm
Cena de 6:00 pm a 11:00 pm
Il Forno di Giò is the Italian restaurant and pizzeria in the Ocean Breeze hotel, part of the Mayan Group, found along Revolcadero Beach, next to the golf course, in Acapulco Diamante. This casual restaurant is well-appointed and cozy, offering pizzas baked in wood-fired brick ovens and many fresh...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 8433
Jovitos is a small place in the Condesa Beach area of the Costera, specializing in fun and seafood tacos (shrimp, octopus, fish or crab). To go with the beer and tacos, patrons can choose from almost a dozen special sauces (like peanut garlic and chipotle). Jovitos does not go overboard on...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485 3289
+52 (744) 485 3259
There are two Julio's, not far from each other. Locals love them both. Julio's is simple and uncomplicated, with good food, good service and reasonable prices. The mainstay of the menu is seafood, prepared according to several different local Mexican styles, but "international" fare is also...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 446 6039
Hours:
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Perched high on the mountainside that ascends the east side of the bay, Kookaburra has a privileged vantage point for viewing all of Acapulco below. The dining terrace is lit exclusively by candles, for a romantic ambiance. The food is a clever mixture of French, American and Mexican influences....more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 469 8553
+52 (744) 469 7919
+52 (744) 482 5007
Hours:
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Visitors to Playa Caleta can not miss this restaurant, which is right in the middle, with views of the beach and the bay, looking towards La Roqueta Island. Wave runners and banana rides can be arranged, and the restaurant offers lockers and showers for beachgoers. In the restaurant, La Cabana...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485 7735
La Casa de Tere (short for Teresa) is a traditional Mexican restaurant in the Golden Zone, near Parque Papagayo. First time guests may be put to a little bit of effort to find the place, but it's well worth it. This is a neat and inviting terrace restaurant surrounded with smooth pink walls, and...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 446 0259
+52 (744) 476 0163
+52 (744) 446-1945
La Casona del Granjero is a Mexican restaurant, serving traditional fare, but many dishes have been designed by the chef and are unique to this one place. Examples are the pumkin flower-filled squid served with chili sauce, and the fish fillet served in an epazote-leaf as if it were a tamale. (...more»
La Gamba is a seafood restaurant down on the beach. It is a palapa - a thatched roof, open-air restaurant -- and receives the breeze off the bay. The seafood is exceptionally fresh and tasty. The signature dish is lobster in butter. The full bar has lots of different wines, tequilas, beer and...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 4350
+52 (744) 484 1261
La Margarita is co-located with Su Casa Restaurant on a hill above the bay in Costa Azul. Unlike Su Casa, which is entirely an open-air restaurant, La Margarita is indoors, so it comes into its own during rainy season - roughly the six months between April 15 and October 15. Guests can choose from...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 483 1155
+52 (744) 483 1221
Hours:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Shows at 7:30, 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30
Early in its history, Acapulco was called "the pearl of the Pacific." La Perla is the pearl of Acapulco. Located within the Mirador Hotel, La Perla specializes in continental fine dining. The restaurant provides an elegant ambiance with unmatched elegance and a clear view of the cliff divers at La...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 481 1276
La Tablita is a great choice of restaurant when some want seafood and others beef. This restaurant is really a steakhouse, with prime rib and seafood dishes as well. La Tablita large grill faces out into the restaurant. The menu is replete with barbecue choices, including a mixed grill, all served...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 435-1010
Hours:
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
La Vela is in the Camino Real Hotel. It is on a wharf that extends into Puerto Marques bay, and offers romantic, casual, open-air dining by the sea. The floor is of wood, the cover is a large white sail, and the lighting comes from candles. (The name of the restaurant means "The Candle.") The menu...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 483-8700
Las Canastas is a splash of traditional Mexican colors and décor, with green, white and red streamers, serapes and enormous sombreros all around. Both Mexican dishes and seafood entrées are available. The food is purposefully made not too spicy for visitors, but chili enthusiasts can always add...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 444 5077
+52 (744) 444 5078
Las Gaviotas is an excellent place for lunch. They close when the last people have finished, at about 7:00 pm. The prices are very easy on your budget. The restaurant looks like a gas station, open on two sides, with no air conditioning. The floor slopes noticeably, and the neon lighting is stark...more»
Le Rendez-Vous Canadiense, Acapulco's only Canadian restaurant, is very popular with international tourists, Mexican tourists, and many locals. The place is usually busy, and the service is quick and friendly. Le Rendez-Vous Canadiense offers a choice of its large indoor dining room or open-air...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 483 7157
+52 (744) 482 5129
Hours:
Thursday to Saturday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Los Cazadores is a "pozolería," meaning that it is a Mexican restaurant specializing in pozole, a spicy corn dish with chicken, seafood or pork, accompanied by all sorts of garnishes. Pozole is very similar to pearl hominy in the US. In Acapulco, Thursday is the traditional day for eating pozole,...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 2101
Los Navegantes is the restaurant in the Hotel El Tropicano. It has established itself as a favorite seafood place for visitors and locals alike. The ingredients are fresh and the recipes are proven traditional favorites. Many recommend the tilapia in chili cream sauce, accompanied with beans, rice...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 3175
Mandil Verde is a local "pozolería," or Mexican restaurant specializing in pozole, a dish widely served throughout Acapulco, especially on Thursdays. It is a chicken or pork stew (or sometimes with fish or shell fish) and pearl hominy, accompanied by garnishes and sauces. El Mandil Verde also...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 446 7272
Hours:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Found on the scenic highway from Acapulco to Puerto Marques, Maretto is a Mediterranean-style restaurant, decorated in a coral theme, and offering gorgeous views of Acapulco below. Dining is open air. Chef Alberto Chiarpei is the owner and operator. His menu includes many popular Italian dishes,...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 0165
Hours:
Golden Zone - 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Downtown - 10:00 am - 7:00 am
Locally, "mariscos" in the broad sense means "any kind of fish and shellfish," and the family that operates Mariscos Pipo takes the "any kind" aspect very seriously. Virtually all types of seafood are available. The downtown location is decorated with photos of old Acapulco, but the theme is...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 462 0102
Hours:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Mesón del Angel is on the main access road to the airport, beyond the turnoff to Puerto Marques. It has been designed as a calming, tropical garden retreat for the visitor. Even hammocks are hung and available for some relaxing moments. Guests can chose to sit in the open air, if they like,...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 446 5727
+52 (744) 446 5728
Hours:
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mezzanotte is one of Acapulco's renowned fine dining restaurants, just off the scenic highway that leads out of the bay over to Puerto Marques. The atmosphere is a carefully arranged "urban sofistiquée," combining modern haut cuisine, elegant surroundings, and a full, breathtaking view back across...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482 3595
The main claim to fame of Mi Barquito is the giant shrimp in garlic, which attracts many repeat visitors, year after year. Lots of other really fresh seafood is available, brought in by the fishermen themselves. The restaurant is up on an elevation, with a view of La Quebrada, from which Acapulco’s...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 483 3117
Paco's is an authentic, southern Mexican seafood restaurant in Acapulco's Old Town. Located under a palm-thatch palapa roof and decorated with various items of deep sea fishing gear, Paco's has acquired a reputation for the best seasonings around the waterfront. His grilled snapper or sea bass are...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 0333
Hours:
Monday to Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
The Villa Vera Hotel, on the old coastal road high above Acapulco's present-day beaches, is the setting of Palma Real, a small and elegant restaurant that serves buffet breakfast and lunch every day, and dinners on Saturdays and Sundays. The menu is continental, but a few specialties are a blend of...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 446 5636
Hours:
Wednesday to Monday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed Tuesday
Placido Domingo, together with Chefs Richard Sandoval and Josefina Santacruz, have collaborated to establish in Acapulco a restaurant in the fine tradition of Chef Sandoval's renowned Mexican restaurant of the same name in New York City. The location is that of Madeiras, which had closed in 2007...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 481 0119 (Costa Azul)
Hours:
closes at 9 pm weekdays, 10 pm weekends.
Pinito (or little Pine Tree) is the name of a group of restaurants in Acapulco, specializing in ample portions of deliciously prepared meals in the Mexican style. Entrées are priced at about $75 pesos, and come with salad or spaghetti on the side. The house specialty is quail, but the "sábana...more»
Literally, "Pollo Giro" is a chicken being barbecued Sonoran style over charcoal on a spit. The Pollo Giro serves this delicacy with roasted small onions and hand-tossed tortillas with a complete range of sauces from savory to spicy. Northern dishes like quesadillas and chilorio (chilis and meat)...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 469 6900
Hours:
Daily 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Breakfast - 8:00 am - 11 am
Ristorante Bellavista is aptly named because of the beautiful views to be had from its elevated vantage point, overlooking Acapulco Bay from the Las Brisas Hotel area. Dining on the terrace under the stars is an exceptional experience, not only because of the view, but also because guests are...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 6815
+52 (744) 446 6237
Hours:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ristorante Casanova is carved into the mountain overlooking Acapulco from the east. Visitors also have a view of the Pacific outside the bay. Guests arrive at a glass enclosed entrance on the highway level that leads to a marble stairway and down to the reception area below. From there, guests will...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 0133
+52 (744) 484 0260
Hours:
2:00 pm -11:30 pm
San & Town is by the church in Costa Azul. It is a popular place among locals looking for good Chinese and Japanese cuisine. The large, air-conditioned dining room is inviting, with a Chinese fountain at the far end, set with small tables and just right for a pre-dinner drink or appetizer. The...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 485-3856
+52 (744) 485-2866
Sharon's is a "Pastelería" or pastry shop; however, in Mexican tradition, the pastry shops also served coffee and tea, and provided a pleasant atmosphere for relaxing and chatting with friends. Since 1992, Sharon's has maintained that tradition, with the best in breads and sweet pastries, rich...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 433 3077
+52 (744) 433 3055
Sirocco stood for many years on Hornos Beach between Old Town Acapulco and Parque Papagayo. It was a white adobe structure reminiscent of southern Spain, and Sirocco was synonymous with traditional Spanish cuisine. In 2008, Sirocco moved to a new location on the Scenic Parkway that goes from the...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 481 2022
Hours:
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Jorge Campos, one of Mexico's most famous goal keepers, established Sportortas - a mixture of sports and tortas (sandwiches). Sportortas is a light food restaurant, mainly sandwiches and snacks, placed in the heart of Acapulco's busy Condesa district. The interior is covered with soccer ball...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 4350
+52 (744) 484 1261
Hours:
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Su Casa started out in 1971 as a private home, but its location on top of a steep hill in Costa Azul, overlooking Acapulco's bay, made it the ideal setting for a fine dining restaurant. Owners Angel and Shelly Herrera started Su Casa in 1982 and remain the restaurant's managers and principal chefs...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 8088
Hours:
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
The teppanyaki at Suntory competes on a level with any fine Japanese restaurant elsewhere in the world. The food is specially prepared, with great ritual and style, before the guests at a large grill right at the table. Suntory also offers many other of Japan's famous and delicious culinary treats...more»
Hours:
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
If you have a craving for sushi or other Japanese favorites, like tempura, teppanyaki, maki, and sashimi, Sushi Itto is one of the few solutions to the problem in Acapulco. Sushi Itto can deliver your order to your house, condo or hotel room. Found on the Costera in the Casa Inn in Costa Azul,...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 435 2667
Hours:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tabachin is an elegant and innovative restaurant in the Hotel Pierre Marques. The chef revises the menu in accordance with the seasons. Here you will find the true fusion between Asian flavors and textures and the classic tastes of French haut cuisine. Examples of menu choices are the chilled...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 3260
Not to be confused with the fine dining restaurant of almost the same name in the Zona Dimante, Tabachines is the pool-side restaurant and bar at the Copacabana Beach Hotel in the Club Deportivo area of Acapulco. The Tabachines restaurant serves full meals as well as lighter fare and snacks and...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 5150
For those with a yen for fish or shrimp tacos, the Taco House in Icacos (the neighborhood of Wal-Mart and the Hyatt) is a great place to go. A local favorite is spicy octopus. Tacos House offers more than seafood tacos. A guest can also order traditional "tacos al pastor" (pork) and beef tacos with...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 2549
Hours:
7 pm - 6 am
Strategically placed on the Condesa section of the Costera, Tacos & Beer offers a full range of tacos in the best Mexican tradition, especially the pork (al pastor), beef and combination ("gringas"). They serve quesadillas, too. This place is really popular with partiers who need to finish off...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 482 2021
Hours:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nestled in a building that dates back to an earlier era for the old port of Acapulco, Tamales Licha offers authentic southern Mexican fare. A tamale is a large corn tortilla spread thick with a spicy filling and then folded up in corn leaves and steamed. Tamales Licha is the expert in this uniquely...more»
Telephone:
+52 744 484-2464
Terra Luna is a simple Italian restaurant in Costa Azul, operated by the owners. It specializes in pasta and crepes, and offers salads, seafood and meat dishes as well. Terra Luna also welcomes those who just want to stop for coffee and dessert. Many think Terra Luna is the best Italian restaurant...more»
Telephone:
+52 (744) 484 3348
Looking for American-style steaks and ribs? Texas Ribs in the Emporio Hotel can satisfy the craving. Patterned on a traditional American steak house, Texas Ribs offers the best in barbecue beef, pork and chicken. Lobster and shrimp are also on the menu, together with big salads and tempting deserts...more»