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“Very good food & service”

Coco Bahia Botanas & Tapas
Ranked #35 of 324 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Hamilton, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
189 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Very good food & service”
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

Food and service is very good. Excellent pricing and lovely view of the bay. Watch the moon rising over cocktails and tapas generous servings perfect for sharing.

Visited April 2014
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Washington, DC
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A must!”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

This tiny bar/restaurant on the north side of the bay is a gem. The food -- primarily tapas -- is amazingly good, especially the coconut shrimp and the grilled calamari. It's also cheap and the view is spectacular. Only caveat -- cash only, no plastic.

  • Visited April 2014
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Selah, Washington
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great view with a delicious variety of food”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

A must go while in Zihua! Because there were 8 people in our party we were able to try a wide variety of menu items...and we were not disappointed! The Spinach Salad was amazing; different than any spinach salad I've eaten in that it had a peanut dressing. I'll go back to the restaurant for that alone! Our other favorites were the Tuna Tips (Omigosh!) and the Calamari. The Sashimi Blackened was pretty darn tasty too!

Visited March 2014
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westbank
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Special food here”
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We ate here on trip to Zihuatanejo in January . Let me say it is one of the special places you should go to .Great food spectacular view fantastic service .What else could you want .When we came back found out our good friends where going to Zihuatanejo told them to go early in there trip so they could go twice . they loved it both times

  • Visited January 2014
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful ambiance and savory tapas/botanas”
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Four of us (Americans) dined at Coco Bahia last evening on a recommendation from another American couple. It was marvelous. The sumptuous menu included everything from blackened sashimi to calamares fritos to salads out of this world. There are several items for the less adventurous as well to include chicken, fish, et. al. Our waiter was accommodating and the service wonderful. Get there early (5:30) as the gringos gather. You will love this. Once we sat down, we noticed that they did not accept credit/debit cards which put us at a definite disadvantage. We were ready to run to the bank though our waiter said, "No, you can pay tomorrow!" We were stunned. We came up with half of the bill (very reasonable), and my husband went back today to settle up. Where else in North America does someone trust you/us like the Mexicans? Highly recommend. Food is fabulous, vistas marvelous, and beer and margaritas to live for.

  • Visited February 2014
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