ZihuaRob's, Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa, Guerrero, México
Zihuatanejo, Mexico Internet Directory

Here you will find listings with reviews for for restaurants and bars having web sites or e-mail addresses, and that are located in Zihuatanejo, Mexico or to its immediate south at Playa Larga and Playa Blanca and Barra de Potosí.

For restaurants in Ixtapa please see the Ixtapa Directory.

For restaurants in Troncones please see the Troncones Directory.

Restaurants & Bars 
Alma Mía
Un restaurante y bar estilo café al aire libre que ofrece platos regionales y internacionales usando cortes finos de carnes y mariscos fresquecitos. Abierto diario para desayuno, comida y cena desde las 08:00 hasta las 22:00. Ubicado en el Centro de Zihuatanejo en la calle peatonal Pedro Ascencio #8. Cuenta con servicio al domicilio. Tel. (755) 690-0934
Traditional and authentic Mexican cuisine! This place is probably the most authentic Mexican restaurant you'll ever eat in. Only traditional foods here, no burgers or junk food! On the corner of Calle Vicente Guerrero and Calle Ejido in Zihuatanejo across from the Citibanamex bank. Tel. 755-554-7373, 755-554-7303
Café con Amor
An air-conditioned diner featuring breakfasts, molletes, crepes, waffles, sandwiches, frappés, a variety of coffees, and juices. Open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Located on Calle Vicente Guerrero #5 in downtown Zihuatanejo.
Café Passage
A cafeteria offering delicious coffees, juices, sandwiches, snacks and desserts in air-conditioned comfort. Located on Calle Mangos beside the downtown Municipal Market next to Salinas y Rocha. Tel. (755) 554-8147
Carmelita's Café y Restaurante
Internationally acclaimed restaurant with open-air dining serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Located in Zihuatanejo on Avenida Heroico Colegio Militar near the corner with Calle del Cartero. Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Coco Bahía
A small restaurant and bar popular for its tapas and appetizers. Located in El Almacén neighborhood of Zihuatanejo across the footbridge on the road to Puerto Mío overlooking the bay and downtown beach. Cel. 755-103-4232
One of Zihuatanejo's downtown landmark restaurants located in a historical building offering fine cuisine, courtyard dining, a friendly bar, and frequent live entertainment as well as cultural events.
Cuattro Casa de Café
A gem of an eatery that seems like a gourmet restaurant with affordable prices. Apart from a variety of exotic coffees and Italian sodas, they offer breakfast, lunch and early dinners with varied menus that include local and international fare including pizza and crepes. They're also a bakery and specialists in pastries. Located in downtown Zihuatanejo on Calle Altamirano #19. Open daily from 8:00AM till 9:00PM, closed on Sundays.
Daniel's RestaurantDaniel's
A long-time popular beachfront restaurant specializing in delicious grilled steaks and fresh local seafoods as well as local and international dishes. Located on the Andador del Pescador #20 on the Playa Principal next to the main plaza in Zihuatanejo. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Tel. 554-8210
El Arrayan
Specializing in fresh seafood and fine cuts of quality meats prepared using local recipes with gourmet touches. Located in Zihuatanejo on Calle Adelita in Colonia La Madera in front of the pedestrian bridge by La Boquita street. Indoor and outdoor garden dining. Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 9:30 am to 10:30 pm. The best of all worlds! Cel. 755-112-1193
El Cafecito
They offer shakes, smoothies, salads, crepes, pastries, juices, and a variety of coffees. Located in Casa Marina near the gazebo at the Cancha Municipal (main plaza) in Zihuatanejo.
El Manglar
Delicious fresh seafood, Mexican dishes and international fare. Located just off the beach at Playa La Ropa near the south end. Look for the bridge crossing the small lagoon where several crocodiles live. Tel. 755-554-3752
Espuma MediterráneoEspuma Mediterráneo
A picturesque restaurant located on the scenic road to La Ropa across the street from its sister restaurant Tentaciones that overlooks Zihuatanejo Bay from a dramatic cliffside perch. Specializing in fine Mediterranean-style cuisine lovingly prepared by an Italian chef. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are recommended.
Fonda La Tertulia
Delicious regional dishes of breakfasts and lunches prepared with care. They offer daily lunch specials, wireless internet, and deliveries within the historic downtown area. Located in downtown Zihuatanejo on the corner of Pedro Ascencio and Hermenegildo Galeana streets. Tel. 554-9783
Garrobo's Restaurant
One of Zihuatanejo's oldest restaurants, Garrobo's has a tradition of serving fine seafood and local Mexican specialties.
La Casa Vieja
Located on the road to Madera Beach, this restaurant offers beautiful garden dining and very authentic traditional cooking. Features Pozole Thursdays and Sunday Breakfast Buffet. Find them on Calle Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez #7. Tel. 554-9770
La Gaviota
The freshest seafood and most refreshing beverages prepared with decades of experience. Located in front of the waves of Zihuatanejo Bay at the end of La Ropa Beach. Tel. 554-3816. E-mail:
La Gula
This intimate, affordable, unpretentious gourmet restaurant is a surprising discovery though practically hidden in this quiet neighborhood within easy walking distance from downtown Zihuatanejo. Located at Calle Adelita #8, Colonia La Madera. Tel. (755) 554-8396
La Hija del Capitán
Located in downtown Zihuatanejo at Calle Nicolás Bravo #39 above La Playa Bar. Specializing in delicious salads, juicy tuna steaks, tasty chicken wings, BBQ baby back ribs, tender 100% Angus beef steaks and hamburgers, and of course tempting desserts. All made with owner Tanya's secret recipes.
La Lonja Steak Station
Specializing in fine cuts of grilled meats and fresh fish. Delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Located in Colonia La Madera, Zihuatanejo on Calle Adelita near the museum footbridge. Cel. 755-557-1499, 755-138-7818
La Papa Loca
Popular restaurant serving delicious tacos and amazing stuffed potatoes from 4:00 PM to 4:00 AM seven days a week. Located on Av. Heróica Colegio Militar #45 in Zihuatanejo.
La Perla
This beachfront restaurant at Playa La Ropa offers traditional Mexican and international fare including fresh seafood dishes. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and have a popular sports bar as well as a gift shop, clothing boutique, and walk-in humedor featuring cigars from Cuba.
La Playa Bar
Popular hangout and sportsbar offering ice-cold beer (Corona, no Sol) and favorite spirits including mixed drinks. A great place to make friends and relax as well as to enjoy favorite sports and other popular programs via satellite TV. Located on Calle Nicolás Bravo #39 in the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo.
La Porteña Pizza & Grill
Although they serve delicious hamburgers and pizzas, they also have excellent cuts of beef, pork and chicken as well as fresh seafood prepared to perfection, all at reasonable prices. Located on the waterfront in downtown Zihuatanejo at Paseo del Pescador #37 in front of the "Plaza del Pescador" near the Apostadero Naval. Open daily from 2:00 to 10:00 pm.
Lety's Restaurant
Fresh local seafood and regional fare prepared to perfection at this small family-run restaurant located at Calle Río Colorado #10 on the corner with Calle Río Misissipi in Darío Galeana. Tel. (755)125-1648, cel. 755-558-1641
Los Braseros
Mexican fare including possibly the best tacos in town in many varieties. Serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Open from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Located on Calle Ejido #26 in downtown Zihuatanejo.
Mito y Vegano Entre Zankas
A delicious Mediterranean and vegetarian restaurant with dishes that will surprise you. Open Monday through Friday for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM except Sundays when they open from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Closed Saturdays. Located in downtown Zihuatanejo on Calle Cuauhtémoc #63 across from the Biblioteca Municipal. They offer delivery service and carry-out (bring your own food containers). Cel. 755 113-7580
Mr. Lalo
Specializing in grilled hamburgers, including made with flank steak, chicken, shrimp, and tuna. They also offer baked vegetables, french fries, and desserts. Open daily. Delivery service. Located at Plaza Kioto in Zihuatanejo. Cel. 755-112-1737
Orient Bay
Arabic and Thai dishes with a lovely view of Zihuatanejo and its bay. Live entertainment in the evenings. Open daily for breakfast and dinner. Located on Carretera Escénica La Ropa above La Madera Beach across the street from Hotel Irma. Tel. (755) 688-2760
Puerta del Sol
Seafood and regional dishes as well as international fare, some prepared tableside. A privileged view of Zihuatanejo Bay from above La Madera Beach on the road to La Ropa. Tel. 755-554-8342, cel. 755-114-3650
Rufo's Grill
This small open-air restaurant offers delicious dining under the stars at Calle Adelita #1 in Colonia La Madera in Zihuatanejo. Mexican cuisine featuring fresh choice meats and seafood. Located on the corner of Calle Adelita and Calle Nuestra Señora de los Remedios near La Ceiba Suites at the bottom of the hill. Serving dinners only.
Sabelina Deli Italiana (formerly Santina)
Incredible Italian pastries, pastas, pizzas, tortas, sauces, and coffees. Take-out only. Open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM till 9:00 PM. Located on Paseo del Palmar on the corner of Calle Los Mangos in downtown Zihuatanejo. Tel. (755) 554-6368

Shimia Restaurante Italiano
Authentic Italian cooking in their restaurant or take-out. Open from the beginning of October to the end of May, Tuesday to Saturday from 5:00 P.M. Located on Calle Agustín Ramírez #6, downtown Zihuatanejo. Cel. 55-4802-2090

Fresh seafood and regional dishes. Dine with your feet in the sand on the downtown beach on the Paseo del Pescador fronting the Playa Principal in Zihuatanejo.
Sumptuous gourmet dining in casual elegance overlooking Zihuatanejo Bay at the restaurant of this small boutique hotel located on the hillside between La Madera and La Ropa. Tel. (755) 544-8384

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