The Friendly Dolphin

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The Friendly Dolphin, a legendary international cuisine restaurant in Puerto Peñasco with a history since 1985 that will leave you astonished!

Located at the end of the malecon, in the old port, and on the upper part of Alcantar Street, this place is much more than a restaurant: it's a true museum filled with memories and photographs of past visitors and celebrities. Get ready for a journey back in time while enjoying delicious food.

The Friendly Dolphin offers 4 spectacular spaces for you to marvel at the view of the marina. The ground floor provides a comfortable and cozy experience, but it's on the upper floor where you'll find two terraces that offer panoramic views of the marina and the boardwalk. The choice is yours! Additionally, their air-conditioned interior space features a picturesque bar where the most delicious drinks are prepared.

In their extensive menu, you'll find a variety of options from different types of cuisine. Begin your experience with their delicious appetizers, where melted cheese and scallop aguachile stand out. And when it's time for the main dishes, they'll surprise you with different options of shrimp, chicken, meats, chef's specialties, Mexican food, salads, soups, and pastas. The Friendly Dolphin has something for everyone!

We can't forget to mention their 3 must-try dishes that will make your visit to The Friendly Dolphin unforgettable:

Must Try Menu Items

Must-try #1:

Rib eye with lobster, served with potatoes and steamed vegetables. Prepare for a delightful experience in every bite. The combination of succulent beef with juicy lobster will leave you speechless.

Must-try #2:

Raspberry Shrimp: stuffed with cream cheese, breaded, and covered with chipotle and raspberry sauce. This dish is a true spectacle for both the eyes and the palate. Accompanied by rice and steamed vegetables, it's a gastronomic experience you can't miss.

Must-try #3:

Laffarga Fish, one of the chef's specialties. This dish will transport you to a world of exquisite flavors. The fish covered in green chili sauce, with gratin cheese, and served with rice and vegetables will make you enjoy a unique and delicious combination.

The Friendly Dolphin is not only famous for its incredible culinary proposal and stunning view but also for its history and background. Upon entering, you'll feel like you've gone back in time, as it preserves all the structure and decoration from its beginnings.

In conclusion, The Friendly Dolphin is a must-visit in Puerto Peñasco. Not only will you enjoy an exceptional gastronomic experience and impressive views, but you'll also immerse yourself in the rich history of the place. Come and discover why it's a true icon in the city!

The Friendly Dolphin awaits you to create unforgettable memories and delight you with its delicious international cuisine!


  Insider Tips


Petfriendly: Yes

WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Handicapped accessible: Yes

Terrace: No

Card payment: Yes

Cash payment: Yes

Online orders: No

Phone orders: Yes

Delivery: Yes


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