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“Good food outdoor dining”
Review of El Barracuda

El Barracuda
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Ottawa, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Good food outdoor dining”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Everyone enjoyed their meals! Surf and turf tacos were excellent. Some bugs at night so bring some repellent or long sleeves/pants.

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
Columbus, OH
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best meal of the week”
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We visited La Barracuda while staying at the Grand Mayan resort. We liked it so much we came back the next night. Everything we ate from appetizer to dessert was delicious. The service was excellent - they were great about bringing the kid's meals when the appetizers came. The atmosphere is rustic in a classic/vintage sort of way. I recommend the garlic shrimp appetizer, whole red snapper entree, and the chocolate crepe dessert. The pastor shrimp taco dinner was also amazing! The value was unbelievable compared to what we were paying at the resort. The only drawback is the possibility of sitting next to smokers; however, it's an open air/outside restaurant.

Visited March 2014
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Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Delicious molcajete. . A MUST”
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a local friend and.... OMG it was excellent. We shared the molcajete and it was so delicious we ordered a second one. Staff was extremely friendly and service was prompt. This a new routine dinning restaurant for my family. Enjoy

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Thank Manuel G
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unknown gem!”
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

Food and atmosphere were excellent! Margaritas and guacamole were awesome! Try the "molcajete"!. Dined here with our kids ages 14-23 and we all loved it!

Visited March 2014
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Thank Ace4uw
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Toronto, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“SO delicious!”
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Great food within walking distance of the Grand Mayan. Restaurant has a fun atmosphere and we enjoyed sitting outside. Food was SUPERB. Amazing fish tacos. Amazing chips, salsa and guac. Definitely will go back!

Visited November 2013
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Thank sduncss
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