Evening and Night Life Information for our Bachelor Party or other party goers in Rosarito Mexico.
Smart Drinking The legal drinking age in Mexico is 18 years of age.
» You should always carry a valid ID when visiting bars or nightclubs.
» It is illegal to drink on the streets or in your car.
» Do not drink excessively, "smart drinking" is always recommended when visiting bars or nightclubs.
» If you plan on staying out late, make sure someone accompanies you.
» When going to a bar or nightclub, always be aware of what you are being served and never leave your drink unattended.
» You may be vulnerable when visiting the local "red light districts" particularly if you are departing alone in the early hours of the morning.
Use common sense. Don't do what you would not do at home!
Places to drink:
Rosarito Most bars are open 11am-3am and during holidays 10am-5am.
• Papas & Beer: An oasis with a beach volleyball court and a bar where tequila-happy patrons shed clothes as well as inhibitions. It's a causal place with shorts, t-shirts and sandals the primary attire.
• Senor Frogs: You can find these clubs throughout all of Mexico full of dancing and drinking
• Boom Boom: Very well known by San Diego college students for being one of the hottest clubs in town. • Iggy’s Son of the Beach: A club with a South Pacific theme and a 200-ft bungee cord jump
• Club Tequilas: Another well known multi level dance club
• Club Animale: 4000 people capacity • Club Maya: Club Maya is the newest multi million dollar beach club resort in Rosarito, Mexico, with amazing VIP Service and sections that feature a 12 person Jacuzzi and Plasma screens through the whole club and restrooms. This state of the art night club holds a capacity of 6000 people strong on a beach front property with a mechanical bull and surf machine to entertain the crowd and a state of the art sound system and light show. This club is 18 and over and features some of the best drinks and service on the beach.
• Rosarito Beach Hotel: If you are looking for a more relaxed vibe, check out this place. A favorite spot of Jimmy Buffet and a great atmosphere. Taxi's Can be easily attained by asking your hotel lobby to call one for you. They run throughout the night and should cost you between $15-20 to get to Rosarito from Puerto Nuevo. Make sure you negotiate the price BEFORE you get in the cab. Gentlemens Clubs
• Bada Bing
• Chics n’Beer
Places to eat Puerto Nuevo Walking distance from your hotel “Grand Baja Resort” is the famous Lobster Village Puerto Nuevo. There you will find several excellent Lobster restaurants. We recommend the “Ortega’s Patio”. You get there by entering Puerto Nuevo through the main entrance (the arch) and go all the way down the street. It is the second to last house on the right hand side. You can stroll through town for souvenirs after dinner. Rosarito If you plan on eating in Rosarito, the town 10 minutes north of your hotel, you have a choice of the following restaurants:
• La Casa de la Langosta (The Lobster House) If you are looking for a great lobster dinner, then one good reason to go to Rosarito is this restaurant located in the heart of Rosarito. You can enjoy lobster in many forms including omelets and burritos. The all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch buffet is a worthy excuse for starting the day here. On Blvd Benito Juarez in Quinta Plaza. Telephone 011-52-661-612-0924. Open Thursday - Tuesday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m., later hours in the summer; closed Wednesday $7.70 - $22; Sunday Brunch $7.
• Chabert's While seafood is common in Rosarito, most places have a casual setting, but there are exceptions, none better known that Chabert's. Step inside and gaze up at the huge chandelier in the foyer and you'll know there's nothing ordinary about this restaurant, housed in a fully restored mansion. Entrees include rack of lamb, chicken Kiev, roast duck, steak and lobster. Rosarito Beach Hotel, Blvd Benito Juarez, near the south end of town. Telephone 011-52-661-1111 x 356. Open Wed-Mon 5 pm - midnight, closed Tuesday; open Fri - Sat only during winter. $10.50 - $21.
• La Flor de Michoacan In a town where so much has changed, La Flor de Michoacan remains a reliable constant. The world needs more taquerias like this, a local institution since 1950. The homemade flavor is hard to top at any price in the carnitas, tacos, burritos or tortas. They now have two locations to serve the folks who know good, back to the basics Mexican food when they taste it. Original location: In a large, 2-story building on Blvd Benito Juarez near the north end of town, at corner of Calle Mexicali. Tel: 011-52-661-612-1858. Open Thurs - Tues 9 am - 10 pm. Second location 2 blocks north of the Festival Plaza Hotel on Blvd Benito Juarez between Calle Eucalipto and Calle del Roble. Tel: 011-52-661-613-0278. Open daily 9 am, closing hours vary . 65 - $2.80 per item.
• El Jardin Bohemio is located on the northern end of Rosarito at 272 Benito Juarez. The first real Cuban Restaurant offering a complete menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mid price. Closed Wednesday. Telephone 613-1150. Located next to Don Luis Motel.
• La Fachada is located on the northern end of Rosarito in the 300 block of Benito Juarez (the main street through Rosarito). Excellent Mexican breakfast, lunches and dinner. Their food is always consistent and good. Mid-priced. Visa and MC. Telephone 612-1785. Closed Tuesdays.
• Dragon del Mar Chinese Restaurant is absolutely beautiful. As fine as you would see in San Francisco's China Town. Large menu with good food and service. On the northern end of Rosarito on the west side of the main street. Live piano music on weekends. Takeout available. Visa and Mastercard. Mid-priced. • Los Pelicanos is right on the beach with indoor and outdoor dining. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Very good Mexican food and fabulous steaks. Upstairs bar with great view. Go west from main street a couple of blocks south of Quinta del Mar Shopping Center and look for Los Pelicanos sign. Visa & MC. Tel: 612-0445.
• Tamale Inn in the middle of Rosarito across from the Hotel Las Brisas. The Gringo's morning coffee and breakfast place. Ham steaks, chicken fried steaks, biscuits and gravy, etc. Closed Tuesdays. • Vince's Seafood is a family owned restaurant for 25 years. They are known for their fresh seafood and nice portions. They have the freshest seafood from their private fishermen daily. Located across from Bancomer Bank. Excellent food. Low to mid priced. Visa, Mastercard, and Visa Electron. Telephone 612-1253.
• La Cazuela del Mole In Rosarito, where menu and pricing are geared toward the U.S. crowd, this spot flouts convention, to the benefit of all who seek honest Mexican cuisine at down to earth prices. This spot is best known for its mole, the chocolate/chile based sauce, usually poured over chicken. The breakfasts are good, too, as are the sopes and tacos dorados, and a nice sweet tamale is included with each meal. Blvd Benito Juarez between Calle Rene Ortiz and Calle Acaci, in front of the old police station. Tel: 011-52-661-612-2910. Open daily 8 am - 8 pm. $1.30 - $5.50
• El Nido is always the best place for a great steak. Great service in a warm setting with four fireplaces. Great bean soup, salsa, salad and any kind of steak you desire. Grilled to perfection. Seating in the arbor patio is a favorite. Telephone 612-1430. No Credit Cards. • Bobby's by the Sea is a Mediterranean style restaurant with great views. Live music Friday and Saturday from 4 to 7 and Sunday 1 to 7. Varied menu featuring home made italian cuisine. Open for breakfast Saturday and Sunday to noon. Weekdays noon until 8 PM, weekends 8 AM to 10 PM. Other great places nearby • Rincon San Roman (Real Del Mar Golf Course exit) Chef Rincon San Roman F. "Acadamie Culinaire de France"has assembled an array of menu items that are scrumptious. Happy Hour is Tuesday thru Sunday from 5 to 7 in the cozy bar and outside terrace. Martin's exquisite crepes! Caesar Salad is really exceptional. Mid to upper price. Visa and Mastercard. Telephone 6-312-2241. Email email@example.com
• Pedrin's at Real Del Mar Golf Course is located in the Club House. Beautiful views of the 18th hole, the ocean and the Coronado Islands. Exquisite dining room! Opened June of 1995. Mid to upper price. Visa and MC. • La Costa in San Antonio Del Mar off the cuota. Ocean view dining, open for lunch and dinner weekdays and on weekends are open for breakfast. Nice setting and very good service. Mid to upper price. Visa and MC. • Pepe's is the New Pepe's (from the Old Derby) now open at Km 28! Great menu served from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. Fabulous omelets, generous servings and fresh coffee. Breakfast, lunch, and extensive dinner menu. Mid priced. No Credit Cards. Closed Tuesdays. Telephone 612-1422. • La Fuente at Km 31 on the Libre east side of the highway. Open for breakfast and lunch from 9 AM to 3 PM. Very clean, consistent, good food and service. Owner Enrique Segovia. Open Wednesday thru Sunday. No Credit Cards.
• Calafia Restaurant Fancy or casual, Calafia, just 6 miles south of Rosarito, has breathtaking views, terraced in the cliffs with white water splashing at your feet. Casual outdoor dining and a very nice formal dining room. Choose from an upscale menu served at one of five indoor or outdoor dining areas; or munch on tacos, quesadillas and other light fare served on an outdoor terrace. 5 miles south of Rosarito. Tel: 011-52-661-612-1581. Restaurant open daily 8 am - 11 pm. Taco bar open Fri-Sun 10 am - 2 am. Sunday 10 am - 10 pm; closed Mon - Thu. Restaurant $10 - $26 and taco bar $3.50 - $5.
• Ana Mar Restaurant and Bar immediately south of Las Rocas Hotel at Km 38. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. A nice menu and the food is consistently good. Great 7 Seas Soup and Clam Chowder. Friendly service. Mid Priced. Closed Wednesday. Telephone 044-616-5121.
• El Zarape Bar and Grill across from Las Gaviotas above the White Horse Grocery store at Km 40.5. Open daily 8 AM to 11:30 PM. Happy Hour 2 & 6 PM with 50 cent carne asada tacos, 99 cent fish tacos and 2 for 1 margaritas and beer. Call Alfredo Cota at 614-0343. • Bahia Cantiles is located about Km 43 on the libre. This little place has a great feel. Feels very Mexican. Owners Adan and Rosa are a hard working couple. Adan sings Thursday thru Sunday nights with a live group behind him. Good Food too! Good Lobster. Satellite dish for games. No Credit Cards.
• Captain Ray's Restaurant above Puerto Nuevo. Very large portions of steaming hot lobster. He does not use lard in his recipes. Watch for the "Captain Ray's Marine Room" sign across from El Pescador. Go under overpass and take a right on top of hill and you'll see the sign. Telephone 614-1022.
• El Pescador Seafood Restaurant open 8 AM til Midnight, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Complete bar and very friendly staff. Just 1/4 mile north of Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village at El Pescador. Under New Management with many reports that food is very good.
• The Palm Grill is located at Km 46.5 next to Cantamar. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Visa and Mastercard. Mid Priced. Telephone 614-1203. • Jose's La Palapa Restaurant is located just south of Plaza Del Mar at Km 55. Look for big white arches with red Km 55 painted on the arch. Go under the arch toward the ocean and turn left a block and you're there. Palapa style. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Nice setting. Good Food. Closed Tuesdays. Classical guitar on weekends.
• La Mision Restaurant at Km 58 on the Libre to Ensenada has a full menu with Sunday Brunch. 2 to 6 pm $1.00 Margaritas. Owner Don Duffin. Mid Priced. Live music on weekends.
• La Fonda Restaurant always a favorite and shows that not all seaside settings were created equal. Located high above Playa La Mision at Km 59 on the Libre from Rosarito to Ensenada, La Fond's splendid views and romantic ambiance have few rivals on Baja's Pacific Coast. The menu will suit any whim. Sunday Brunch, Breakfast (try the Banana Pancakes), and the best prime rib you've ever had, as well as fish and lobster entrees, grilled quail and baked rack of lamb. Live music every night. Direct TV. Visa and Mastercard. 20 miles south of town, Telephone 011-52-661-155-0317. $8 - $26.