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L'Echalote

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French, Steakhouse, International, Asian
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Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
01 958 58 7 24 80
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
my birthday celebration on july 14th, 2015

i came back to huatulco this year to celebrate my birthday. i stayed in eden costa hotel, wonderful staff, my bed was made every day with colorful fresh petals of flowers. chef thierry as always was so full of surprises. he concocted a special menu for my birthday, the famous ***coucous ***, so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Monique P
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budapest
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
budapest
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

i came back to huatulco this year to celebrate my birthday. i stayed in eden costa hotel, wonderful staff, my bed was made every day with colorful fresh petals of flowers. chef thierry as always was so full of surprises. he concocted a special menu for my birthday, the famous ***coucous ***, so delicious that i could die many times... More 

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FORT MOHAVE
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Wonderfully prepared, delicious meal that was served elegantly by our server. Fresh fish, champagne marinated beef brisket, great pasta; meal which began with tasty broccoli soup and ended with an apple strudel! A must in Huatulco!!! Be sure to try the egg rolls as a surprising appetizer.

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Kamloops, Canada
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We enjoyed a very good meal at this restaurant and were made to feel very welcome by the owner who chatted to us. We both ate fish...clearly a specialty. It was fresh and very tasty and well presented. Overall the price was reasonable although there are cheaper places in Huatulco. We would visit again.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Everything was delicious! Be sure and accept the owner's recommendations on what is fresh and the day's speciality. My daughter is a vegetarian and they made her something special that she refused to share.The place is a little hard to find by car as all of the roads are one way.

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have gone to this restaurant 6 times in our stay in Huatulco. The service is wonderful and the food fabulous. We have tried many things on the menu and have never been disappointed. Tonight I tried the goat cheese salad which was elegantly presented and was excellent. The shrimp with Roquefort /chipotle was absolutely wonderful. My husband had the... More 

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Huatulco, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My friends had a surprised Birthday party for me and picked up a carrot cake for me. . That was the best cake I e ever tasted. Lots of flavour ,cream cheese icing....sooo rich and deliscious !!! Will absolutely be having another one at some point !!!!

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Collingwood, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Others come and go, but L'Echalote is consistently GREAT! It is the best place in Huatulco for beef, whether the Tournedos (a thick, juicy, cooked-to-perfection tenderloin) with Béarnaise sauce or the Medallions with Roquefort-Chipotle sauce, you won't find a better steak in Mexico. And last time I was there, I had a real favourite, the 1st dish I'd ever had... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed at the adjoining hotel and it was a perfect combination. The owner Thierry is wecoming in multiple languages. If you just want a nice salad order the 'Four Season' salad. The fish is amazing. Oh, and the pasta carbonara...great! If you stay at Thierry's hotel Eden Costa there is no corkage fee. Beto and Alex are very attentive... More 

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We went twice the food was so good. Try the fish soup with rouille, the fish brochette, and don't miss the chocolate mousse, rich and dark. Best restaurant in Huatulco.

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Ste. Anne, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great food! Great service! Pasta dishes were served hot and very tasty! The red snapper fillet was cooked to perfection! We will definitely go back!

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Address: Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
Phone Number: 01 958 58 7 24 80
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, International, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: 01 958 58 7 24 80

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, International, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Doing business

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