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La Gula

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Calle Adelita #8, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 554 8396
13:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best dinner we had in Zi. 2 appetizers, mains and glasses of wine plus a shared dessert for 680 pesos. Blackened tuna was perfectly cooked. The staff was friendly and attentive. We will return for sure

Thank Hilary O
Vancouver, Canada
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607 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its been a number of years since we last dined at La Gula. Based on friends favourable comments we decided to return. Reservation on a Monday at 7. First diners. Ordered a margarita and martini. Both a shy on alcohol. The amuse bouche for our table was a deep fried small piece of plantain. Nicely presented, tasty sauce. Next we... More 

Thank Ted M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been going to la gula from their first year, and make it a point to never miss it when in zihua. not your basic mexican retaurant, but professional cookery done oh so well.(as an aside on our most recent visit the chef was away, having been invited to participate in a large culinary expo and contest in puerto... More 

Thank richup
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a walk around town, we headed back in the direction of our condo looking for a restaurant that had shelter- we knew the rains were coming- and found a great spot upstairs in La Gula. Open aired, but out of the rain, we watched the storm around us while enjoying a fantastic meal, with service to match. Sipping on... More 

Thank Tami C
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Had amazing food at this restaurant. We will definetly return. I had amazing tuna dish. The deep field ice cream for dessert was delious.

Thank laurahough2n
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the bungalows of Rosalba and her family, who also own La Gula restaurant. It was amazing. There are many restaurants on this strip, but La Gula is above the street with excellent views of the town, and much quieter. The food was exciting and fresh, and still reasonably priced. I have food allergies, and they were willing... More 

Thank MonicaCS55
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

We ate here one day after walking all over this nice little town and chose to eat our last dinner here before we left to go home. This is a first class restaurant, with excellent service. The food was amazing, fresh and nicely presented. The service was great and the people were very friendly. I really like that they recognize... More 

Thank Kim F
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We went to La Gula with 6 friends. The food prep is artistic and the dishes are delicious. It seems like an upscale restaurant in any metropolis in Canada. I had Mahi Mahi with shrimp. The hors d'oeuvre was a bonus and was served to everyone. I also enjoyed the chocolate parfait. Everyone at our table was delighted with their... More 

Thank Richard M
White Rock BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

So walking around Zihua "safely", usually means you have to keep your eyes on the street and where you're walking. Hopefully you save yourself from stumbling. Unfortunately, you're gonna miss La Gula. It's located upstairs on the S side of Calle Adelita. Owned and operated by husband (chef) & wife (floor manager). Beautiful views of the street scene, little or... More 

Thank 1moreMarg
Kelowna, Canada
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We were tired of the usual, shrimp and fish done every which way, tough meat, tacos etc. so thought we would try La Gula. We were not disppointed. The menu is wide ranging and different. Both had something different, my Pork Chop with special sauce was juicy and TENDER, my wife had a chicken dish which she enjoyed. They serve... More 

Thank kelownakid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Adelita #8, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 8396

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?