Dining in Rocky Point

Puerto Penasco Restaurant Guide

Puerto Penasco is a famous destination with amazing beaches, pristine waters, and lots of fun activities. In addition to being a popular beach destination, you can find a wide range of wonderful bites to eat. Plenty of restaurants and small eateries will attract your attention, dishing up everything from beachfront ceviche to posh gastronomy.

If you’re looking for a culinary adventure, here are some of the best restaurants in Puerto Penasco in no particular order.

High End Options

The Friendly Dolphin

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More upscale restaurant with great atmosphere offering great seafood, pasta, burgers and classic Mexican dishes.

Open daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm


Calle Jose Alcantar 44, El Puerto, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Mare Blu Ristorante

Upscale restaurant located on Sandy beach next to Wrecked at the Reef offering amazing views of the Sea of Cortez. Italian cuisine and seafood creations. Delicious eats like Manicotti, crab-stuffed ravioli, traditional lasagna and seafood cioppino.


Camino a la Cholla km3.7, Playa Arenos Puerto Penasco

Pane Vino Ristorante

Upscale Italian restaurant. Chef Luca was voted Rocky Point’s 2011 Iron Chef.

Open from 3:30pm to 10pm. Closed Wednesdays.


Fraccionamiento El Cerro, Lote 2 y 3 Bis, El Puerto.

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Midrange Options


One of the highest rated breakfast & brunch restaurants in Puerto Penasco with a European style. Homemade bread and pastries. You will also find waffles, pancakes, French toast, chorizo & eggs, omelets, chilaquiles and espresso drinks.

This is a very popular breakfast restaurant. Expect to wait for a table between 40 minutes to an hour. Cash only.

Open from 7:30am to 3pm. Closed Tuesdays


Blvd. Benito Juárez García 216 B, Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico

La Curva Restaurant & Sport Bar

Family friendly restaurant, La Curva has been an all time favorite for over 30 years. Large seafood plates, classic Mexican cuisine. Very generous portions at reasonable prices.

Open daily from 7:45am to 9:30pm


Blvd. Francisco Eusebio Kino s/n, Centro, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

Lolita’s Restaurant

Located off the “beaten path”, Lolita’s offers a reasonably priced, clean restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Breakfast buffet is served Wednesday through Monday from 8am to noon.

The restaurants offers seafood, steaks and classic Mexican food

Open from 8am to 6pm. Closed Tuesdays


Avenida Campeche 73, Benito Juarez, Puerto Penasco, Sonora

Candy Cake Breakfast and Dessert


Rocky Point’s favorite place for dessert. The restaurant also serves breakfast and lunch.

Simple menu offering eggs, waffles, pancakes, lattes and cappuccinos. Delicious baked goods are served from 7:30am to 9:00pm

Open from 7:30am to 9:00pm closed Tuesdays


Calle 24 Lazaro Cardenas del Río, Centro, Puerto Penasco

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Sitting high on a hill with a great view overlooking the old port. Family friendly restaurant with big flat screens great to watch your favorite sports. American, Mexican and seafood menu.

Open daily from 8am to 8pm


Blvd Benito Juarez Garcia s/n, Centro, Puerto Penasco

Aqui Es Con Flavio


Popular malecon location. Seafood restaurant with great views. Great for fish tacos.


Circunvalación y o Malecón Kino 10, El Puerto, 83554 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico

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Budget Options

Pollo Lucas


Simple menu offering very tasty grilled/broiled chicken, warm tortillas, rice, beans and fresh salsa. They do not serve alcohol but you can bring your own. Casual open air restaurant.

Open from 10am to 9pm. Closed Wednesdays


Benito Juarez Blvd, Puerto Penasco Sonoran Mexico

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