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Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
01 958 58 7 24 80
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Ranked #14 of 106 Restaurants in Huatulco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, French, Steakhouse, International
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Seattle, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Our last dinner in Huatulco was magnificent at L'Echalote! It was just around the corner from our Hotel Villa Blanca. The French menu was excellent! We each had something different and it was all so good. After eating excellent mexican food everywhere else we wanted to try something different and got just what we were looking for! We had an... More

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Just around the corner from our hotel(Villablanca) is L'Echalote restaurant. We had a wonderful meal and enjoyed meeting Thierry, the restaurant owner with is wife. Escellent nem(apetizer) the filet mignon was made and cooked to my liking perfectly. Thank you and we will see you on our next visit. Merci Thierry

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Regina, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I love going to L'Echalote, we were sent there by a local friend otherwise you wouldn't find it just driving around. Great atmosphere, great service and great food. What else is life all about? It is a very quiet restaurant with a very nice patio along the side street. Always on our list of must-do restaurants when... More

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Huatulco, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Last evening we enjoyed another fine dining experience at L'Echalote! Was also a nice visit with Thierry and Tina. We have been to L'Echalote many times over the past 14 years and consistently have had excellent meals and service. In our opinion L'Echalote is the best restaurant in Huatulco!

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Enjoyed a wonderful meal in a very clean and pleasant environment. The service was excellent...and the food was fresh and delicious. The fish was mouth wateringly good!! Very cozy and somewhat romantic.... Disfrute una comida maravillosa en un restaurant limpio y agradable. El servicio fue excelente y la comida muy fresca y deliciosa. El pescado era magnifico! Muy agradable y... More

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Huatulco, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

As Huatulco residents and world traveler we often enjoy a pleasant dinner in L'Echalote.The owner is a real Swiss/French chef and gentleman and there is a remarkable variety of excellent food from French gourmet, fresh seafood and even some amazing Asian dishes.The staff is very friendly and absolutely honest. As comment to a previous review accusing Mexican waiters to be... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

I've been here on 4-5 occasions. I've sat with the owner at the bar, hes7 a nice Swiss guy. The food is good, gratin of seafood appetizer is nice as is the Shrimp Irene. Many different meat and fish offerings are pretty good. The problem arises every time when the check comes. As is quite common in Hustulco, the waiters... More

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Echalote, Propriétaire at L'Echalote, responded to this review

Hi, Hank I'm Thierry, " the Swiss good guy " as you kindly said... Chef-owner of L'Échalote. I simply would like you to remember that we offer two different kinds of mezcal on the menu: " Del amigo " : 50 pesos " Reposado " : 60 pesos You asked for "Reposado", you had 3 of them, so it is... More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My experience went from not knowing what to expect to surpassing my expectations, the decor and the ambient is out of a book, is very private and romantic if you're taking a date, but at the same time very tranquil and warm if you want to take the family or a group of friends, the waiter make sure i was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Loved the quiet location, cool and quiet without freezing air-conditioning. Amazing food. The world's best chocolate mousse (if you can save room).

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Corvallis, Oregon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is a unique project to help the local area and the planet. This garden and shows the best of Mexico and great potential for a blend of eco-friendly practices and agriculture. Very inspiring. Enjoyed fantastic food cooked on outdoor wood-fired stove and cooled off in pristine waters. For best results, be sure to bring mosquito repellent.

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Additional Information about L'Echalote

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: Asian, French, Steakhouse, International

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