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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The food,service and atmosphere were amazing,we wanted to try everything on the menu,because everything was great.we rolled outta there !!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Mootch1
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Montreal
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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English first
Montreal
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 !!!!

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Savoy, Illinois
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66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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 

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budapest
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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 

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FORT MOHAVE
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6 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
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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
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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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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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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: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions

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