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El pirata

Valentin Ruiz Gonzalez, Los Barriles, Mexico
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (8 reviews)
“lobster” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood
££ - £££
Valentin Ruiz Gonzalez, Los Barriles, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a seafood fan, so I passed, but my wife & kids enjoyed the fish & shrimp tacos, as all ingredients were fresh and tasty. I will say that the photos for the listing are not what we experienced as far as presentation,...More

Thank CA_Gamecock
Reviewed 13 July 2017

OMG El Pirata - to die for - unbelievably delicious - no question the best Tacos I've ever had plus the ceviche was superb. Be warned - one small kitchen - you need to be relaxed and patient but its more than worth the wait!

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I stopped here for lunch one day, and this popular spot was full of locals which is a very good sign to start! Charming cafe, with an open concept kitchen so you can see the chefs preparing your food right in front...More

1  Thank elizacass
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We kept exploring new restaurants, but nothing compared to La Pirata...their ceviche and pescado tacos were top notch. We will absolutely be back!

1  Thank Karly M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Great fresh food, large portions and nice presentation. The service was excellent as well. Cozy restaurant with an authentic feel.

1  Thank 2012travelingmom
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing how she cooks such wonderful food in a very small kitchen. Highly recommended, favorite dinner in Los Barriles.

1  Thank 971darcys
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had a tuna ceviche that was incredible. Service was a bit slow, but this is Mexico. :) It's just a small roadside place with a few tables. I also had a lobster taco that was excellent. My husband had a delicious fish plate. All...More

1  Thank Terry F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I can not even begin to explain how amazing the food is here ! All i can say is do yourself a favor and order 3 pulpo tacos , i dont care about any misconceptions you might have about eating octopus...you will not after one...More

Thank garbels
Reviewed 23 April 2017

great and cheap food. Slow service and you smell a lot of smoke when you leave, but i still love the place

Thank Mollyzacho
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Took them our freshly caught trigger fish. The ceviche and grilled fish they served was very impressive - 5 star presentation from a very basic kitchen. Delicious and beautiful from some great and talented ladies! Couldn't recommend more!

Thank MontanaSeaKayaker
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valentin Ruiz Gonzalez, Los Barriles, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Barriles
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