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Things to do in Ensenada

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“Iconic place, you have never been to Ensenada until you go to Hussong's Cantina. A place with a lot of history and character, over 120 years old. Have a beer and order a banderita (lime shot then a tequila shot then a sangrita shot in rapid succesion). A must when in Ensenada, don't be alarmed by how full it is, there is always space for one more person. ”
  • 70 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Papas&Beer is absolutely the place to go if you're looking for a place to have drinks in Ensenada. They count with a variety of different bars/club that will fit anyones preferences. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
“Cozy bar to relax and eat My recomendations are: “Foca parlante” beer oatmeal stout dark and creamy.  “Tostadas  de tiradito de atún” corn tostada topped with strips of tuna fish prepared like ceviche. Blvd. Costero #248, Zona Centro, 22870”
  • 53 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great place to learn about the history of the area, relax, walk around, eat good food and take nice pictures.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Entertainment
“It is one of the oldest buildings in Ensenada, it use to be a Casino but now it is a museum with a famous bar where the Margarita Drink was inventend”
  • 33 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Won the best fish tacos for many years in lots of contests worldwide. Staple place in Ensenada :D”
  • 41 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“We are 40 minutes to the Valle the Guadaulpe for wine tasting and gourmet meals at award winning farm to table restaurants.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Right in front of them gated community in which the airbnb is located you will find Playa Hermosa the longest stretch of sandy beach in Ensenada, great for walks or a bit of exercise. Don't miss out on any of the sunsets, they're always spectacular.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Awesome vibe here. Good music, great drinks and even some good food. Live music in the evenings. Be sure to get one of the large mojitos or some oyster shots. Also the marlin burritos and tempura oyster are some of the best”
  • 27 locals recommend
Cinema
“Movies for less then $3!!! SUB= English movie with Spanish subtitles. Don't miss the caramel popcorn!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are looking for a good steak house Sano's is the one. A bit on the pricier side but well worth it. Great service and a great assortment of wines. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Traditional French Cousin, recommend their desserts. You can sit outside to have a nice cappuccino. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Fun times and great food and drinks at Boules. Play petanca with great wines and mezcal.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Premise
“Ensenada is the cradle of science in Mexico and the city that most scientists originate, visit this science museum and learn, play and know the science that is generated in the region.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“Don't miss Rollings Ice cream located in front of the horse drawn carriages. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Food
“great place to stop and have a craft beer and eat hamburgers and fries also they make delicious chicken wings ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Cozy bar to relax and eat My recomendations are: “Foca parlante” beer oatmeal stout dark and creamy.  “Tostadas  de tiradito de atún” corn tostada topped with strips of tuna fish prepared like ceviche. Blvd. Costero #248, Zona Centro, 22870”
  • 53 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Won the best fish tacos for many years in lots of contests worldwide. Staple place in Ensenada :D”
  • 41 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Awesome vibe here. Good music, great drinks and even some good food. Live music in the evenings. Be sure to get one of the large mojitos or some oyster shots. Also the marlin burritos and tempura oyster are some of the best”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are looking for a good steak house Sano's is the one. A bit on the pricier side but well worth it. Great service and a great assortment of wines. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Traditional French Cousin, recommend their desserts. You can sit outside to have a nice cappuccino. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Fun times and great food and drinks at Boules. Play petanca with great wines and mezcal.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Small and cute restaurant across from the pier, it offers excellent seafood ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“One of only three nightclubs in Ensenada and by far the best, does get crowded. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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