Travel By Fingertip...Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo

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Dining in Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo



The Krystal hotel chain has struck gold with these restaurants. Rich Moorish/International theme in decor as well as cuisine. Addr: Hotel Krystal. Ph: 753/3-03-33. Expensive.

Villa de la Selva

A seaside location and several open terraces with dramatic lighting, a most romantic dining spots. Seafood and steaks the specialty. Addr: Paseo de la Roca. Ph: 753/3-21-21. Expensive.

El Marlin II

What better way to end the day at Isla Ixtapa: beachside seafood dining at its best. Addr: Isla Ixtapa. Ph: 753/4-37-66. Moderate.  

Carlos 'n' Charlie

Half the fun is not knowing what to expect at any of these very popular restaurants. Nightly dancing on the pier. Addr: Bulevar Ixtapa. Ph: 753/3-00-35. Moderate

Golden Cookie Shop

Best sandwiches and largest coffee selection in town. Addr: Los Patios Center. Ph: 753/3-0310. Inexpensive.

La Casa Que Canta

Exuding a tropical elegance indicative of the entire property, this cliff top restaurant has spectacular views. Addr: La Casa Que Canta Hotel, La Ropa Beach. Ph: 753/4-25-18. Expensive.

Villa del Sol

Wonderful blend of international and Mexican cuisine, renowned across the country. Addr: Hotel Villa del Sol, Playa la Ropa. Ph: 753/4-22-39. Expensive.

Catalina/Sotavento Restaurant

Fine Mexican/International with the freshest of seafood and a hillside setting above lovely La Ropa Beach. Addr: Playa la Ropa. Ph: 743/4-20-32. Moderate.

La Sirena Gorda

Greeted by a painting of the Fat Mermaid herself, customers consume the house specialty, seafood tacos, in amazing quantities. Addr: Paseo del Pescador 20. Ph: 753/4-26-87.

Tamales Y Atole Any

Two examples of authentic Mexican cooking served with a great variety of flavors and combinations. Addr: Bravo 33.