Ensenada Travel and Tourist Information

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  • Astronomical Observatory
  • Attractions
  • Boat Travel
  • Calle Primera
  • Cruise Ships
  • Fish Market
  • Getting Around
  • Los Globos Market
  • Regional Historic Museum
  • Riviera del Pacífico
  • San Quintin Beaches 
  • Wine Route

  • Ensenada Location

    Ensenada City is located approximately 100 km south of the US-Mexico border by road.

    Ensenada is also the government seat of the municipality of the same name which occupies most of the northern portion of the Baja California peninsula.

    Ensenada Restaurants

    In Ensenada there are restaurants offering excellent dishes for discerning palates. Unfortunately such restaurants are not abundant in our city, but they are well worth looking for.

    The following are two restaurants whose dishes stand out from the crowd:

    • Ophelia's. The specialty is fish. International food. This restaurant is in El Sauzal. Telephone: 646 175 8365. Closed on Monday.

    • Casa Marcelo is a restaurant offering a modern version of the traditional flavors of Mexican cuisine with the best local ingredients from Ojos Negros and Valle de Guadalupe, such as cheese and wine. = Casa Marcelo is located near the ABC Bus Station. Phone: 646 117-0293. Closed on Tuesday.

    Ensenada Tacos

    Ensenada typical dishes are the popular fish tacos, known internationally.

    In Calle Primera and Downtown there are several taco stands and eateries where you can relish this delicacy.

    Tacos "El Paisa"

    • Address: Calle 20 de Noviembre
    • almost on the corner of Calle 10
    • in front of the Arco gas station

    Events in Ensenada

    • The famous Baja 1000 race in November
    • Fiestas de la Vendimia, held during August
    • and the Carnival, celebrated between February and March, are three among other events held annually in this port city.

    Ensenada Weather

    Ensenada offers one of the best climates on the planet, classified as Mediterranean. Summers and winters are generally mild.

    More on Ensenada Travel and Tourist Information

  • The Bufadora, whale watching and the Wine Route, together with the Astronomical Observatory, are among the attractions of this area.

  • In addition, both Ensenada coasts, one in the Pacific Ocean and the other in the Sea of Cortez, offer the opportunity to practice various water sports.

  • Ensenada's Telephone Area Code


    Scientific Research in Ensenada

    Ensenada is currently the city with more scientists per capita in Mexico.

    Here is the Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior center where they conduct research on earth science, applied physics, oceanography and marine biology.

    Port Services in Ensenada
    Ensenada is a seaport in Baja California and is linked to Mexican and foreign ports.

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