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Turtle Bay Cafe

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Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Ashland, Oregon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate at Turtle Bay twice during our 5-day stay in Puerto. Both times we had fish, which was super fresh and cooked to perfection. We were especially impressed with the tuna that was seared on the outside and raw inside. The presentation is lovely, the service impeccable, and they even have a good wine list. The... More 

Thank karen41131
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice, good service and friendly staff. We got the recommended special for the day, tuna and it could not have been better. Mostly tourists, but a great place to eat.

Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We read another reviewer who suggested going early- between 6 and 7- as the place fills up later. We took her advice which turned out to be correct, and our timing was perfect; we got a great table on the street and all the attention we could wish- the service is formal and just right. We both had the mahi-mahi-... More 

Thank suzannemowat
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167 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hope that tuna is available when you get there. You will be very impressed. Serves best as rare or medium rare. Well or medium kills the special tuna texture and flavour. Mahimahi is also terrific. Some call it dorado. Alejandro does wicked good mashed potatoes. Loved the sautéed octopus salad with unique mustard based dressing. Helpful and cheerful staff. Good... More 

Thank annikarosenqvist
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in PE for a couple of months First meal at Turtle Bay. Simply fantastic. What Alejandros does with fresh is out of this world. The good news for people in Puerto is the tuna and mahi-mahi are back.

Thank Don W
Calgary, Canada
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so recommended to headed straight there on our first evening in Puerto. I spotted a delicious dish delivered to a table nearby, and understood it was one of their specials for the evening, so I ordered that. when it arrived I noticed that the people at the other table had had theirs presented on long platters, while... More 

Thank BeachSearchers
Cali, Colombia
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the mani-mahi wine sauce with capers filet. My husband loved the grilled octopus. Service was good as everyone was very friendly and pleasing. Will come back.

Thank Ana V
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here about 7 or 8 times in our two trips to Puerto Escondido. The food is always fresh and delicious. Try the Cadillac Margarita!

Thank Clare B
Mexico city
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood in town? Yes. Best service in town? Well I never had a bad service in Puerto so can judge. Best shrimp risotto ever? Yes, eat it Italians Do I miss something from Turtle bay? ahhh the beautiful and delicious tuna specials

Thank jgarcialopezdtt
Red Deer, Canada
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alahandro is such a good chef and his staff are always efficient and friendly. Food is consistently fresh and delicious.

Thank snowbirdjourneys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Mexican, International, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Benito Juarez | Rinconada, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: 9541477469

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?