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The San Diego New In Town Meetup Group Message Board › Going to Puerto Nuevo for Lobster Dinner and shopping

Going to Puerto Nuevo for Lobster Dinner and shopping

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A former member
Post #: 2
I recently went down over the border took the toll road and had a wonderful day and dinner at Puerto Nuevo. It's pretty safe now. The government has made the entire way a ' no ticket zone' and are doing so much to attact us to come down. The prices for dinner are like they were 20 years ago. All our drinks were free , they were just so happy to have customers. Shopping was great too. So if we get a caravan of people, buy the insurance and bypass TJ, its not very far and we are there having a great lobster feast!
Doug M.
Group Organizer
San Diego, CA
Post #: 168
Glad you had a good time.

That area is not a "no ticket zone" so be careful. Lots of great places to eat at Puerto Nuevo. Our family favorite is "Chela's". Many recommend Puerto Nuevo #1, Puerto Nuevo #2, or Ortega's, but some of the others (like Chela's) can be a much better value - with exceptional lobster and other seafood.

Best place to buy insurance is online at:­

To get more info on travel in Baja, I'm also the owner/administrator of this very active forum board:­


Doug Means
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