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“Not going back”

Los Bigotes de Zapata
Ranked #27 of 121 Restaurants in Ixtapa
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We had lunch here a couple of days ago. After asking if the fish tacos were made with mahi and being told they were, I ordered them. I spat out the first bite and sent them back. Smelly fish that was most likely sailfish. They did remake with mahi and they were better, but nothing great. I thought the corn tortillas were thick and mealy. My wife had the chicken enchiladas and was similarly unimpressed. The pico was tired looking and not chopped finely and the chips totopos had been in the humidity too long and had morphed from crispy to chewy.

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Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

The location is such that people just walk by. But the food, service and everything is good, and the prices are very good. Great tortilla soup and fajitas. Celia is very attentive and the margaritas are excellent.

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Thank Stuart B
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Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

Located in the commercial area of Ixtapa just off the main square.

I've eaten here a few times, usually meeting friends who are already there or want to try the place. Although nothing is bad about this place, there is likewise nothing that makes it stand out.

Here, it is the staff that will make or break your visit. Service can range from very good to not so good depending upon the servers, who change quite frequently. This makes me wonder when the servers are always changing. I know some work only for tips, in which case I doubt there is enough business in this mostly empty place to earn enough dineros.
Don't like giving this place a 'bland' review but there is so much more in so many other places inthe Ixtapa-Zihua area.

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Thank PappaChorizo
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Reviewed 23 February 2013

i have eaten there several times and it is ALWAYS very good....fish prepared just as you want it ...fajitas are terrific....MARTIN.....the owner is very cordial and makes sure you are always satisfied....TRY IT.....VERY REASONABLE...

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Reviewed 12 February 2013

we came here for some breakfast and met the wonderful lady who was there in the mornings. She was very helpful with us and our limited Spanish. The breakfast was really good and highly recommend going as they really appreciate your business

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1  Thank Kathie D
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