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Main tourist street in Ensenada

Just got back from bringing visiting Australian relatives down to Ensenada for the day. It was mid... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
San Diego, California
Shopping Mecca

When a cruise ship is in port, this street is filled with sidewalk vendors, tourists shops, cafes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Diego, California
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4 weeks ago
“Shopping Mecca”
Apr 10, 2018
This street is lined with some of the more refined shops and cafes.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When a cruise ship is in port, this street is filled with sidewalk vendors, tourists shops, cafes, and people. However, if you go before mid-day when the cruise tours are over and folks flood this area, you can enjoy the architecture, stop in to one...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We have visited this sushi bar 4 times, first visit the fish was fresh, sushi chef entertaining .... good. Tonight, we could not eat any items we ordered. To be fair, they comped our food and only charged for our drinks. The manager admitted they...More

Thank Bajasol9
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Just got back from bringing visiting Australian relatives down to Ensenada for the day. It was mid week but the Carnival cruise ship was in port so the downtown street was active. All the shops have pretty much the same merchandise and fight for your...More

4  Thank SunshineBerg
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Walked one end to the other and didn't find a singe store of true interest. Couple of ATM machines that you might need in a pinch

Thank Warren P
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Main downtown strip where all the cruise ship touristas go. A few decent restaurants, and blocks and blocks of the SAME blankets, tee shirts, leather beer can holders and souvenirs. Been there. Done that

Thank DBKuper
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I asked my friend to take us here to Avenida Ruiz. He told me cruise ships weren’t there so it would be dead. He said he’d take us when the cruise ships docked. It was a vast difference in the area. With or without the...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 8 June 2016

There were a lot of travelers in the area, which made for a pretty rowdy scene. I think you should be careful in them, they probably water down the drinks and my credit card was stolen out of my purse somehow. Just be on your...More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Ruiz is more of a local street and not geared towards the tourists. One the first block between 1st and 2nd street is worth visiting. That is where you will find the bigger clubs and also Hussongs the oldest bar in the Baja. From 2nd...More

2  Thank JBMW002
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is where the cruise ship shuttle drops you off to either go on a local tour or to walk around downtown Ensenada. The best bathroom stops I ever have in a tourist spot in Mexico. There are shops and drinks close by.

4  Thank WWglobal
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We walked up and down around Avenida Ruiz--very interesting! So many, many Mexican people and so many, many "tourists."

Thank Karen R
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