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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Don't miss out on eating at L'Echalote

Been coming here for years. Thierry and staff always make us feel like special friends while serving consistently outstanding food. If you have only night in Huatulco, make sure you dine at L'Echalote!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Santa Barbara, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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English first
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Been coming here for years. Thierry and staff always make us feel like special friends while serving consistently outstanding food. If you have only night in Huatulco, make sure you dine at L'Echalote!

Thank jeffchemnick2015
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Based on reviews we went to Echalote with high hopes but they are closed for vacation until November 3rd. Owner Thierry came out and was very helpful with picking a different restaurant nearby which also happened to be closed. Next time we are in Huatulco we will definitely try again.

1 Thank SarahBethie
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great food and recommendations for things to do in and around Huatulco........owner Thierry was very hospitable!

Thank swhornfan .
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The food,service and atmosphere were amazing,we wanted to try everything on the menu,because everything was great.we rolled outta there !!!!

Thank Mootch1
Savoy, Illinois
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We have been to L'Echalote about 30 times over the past 13 years. Every meal is something special. The staff are attentive and the service is impeccable. This year, we had the famous Nems and beef medallions with chipotle and blue cheese. Chocolate for desert along with a nice bottle of wine and the friendship of Thierry who provided an... More 

1 Thank HotRatz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 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 delicious that i could die many times... More 

Thank Monique P
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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.

Kamloops, Canada
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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.

Thank Quailsroost
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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.

Thank David D
Maple Ridge, Canada
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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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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, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic


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