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218 Monte Alban | Santa Cruz, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 958 105 1671
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Ranked #3 of 111 Restaurants in Huatulco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican, International, Fusion
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Sherwood, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Had fresh, well-prepared, tasty meals. Arrived at sunset and were on the 2nd. floor so able to enjoy the local birds coming in to roost for the evening. One of the best meals we've had in Huatulco in the 10 years we've been coming here.

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Cafe Juanita ranks higher than some of the 4 & 5 star restaurants in Los Angeles. The menu selection is unique for Huatulco, but worth it. From preparation to presentation is amazing. Tremendous flavor and aroma. Sitting at a table on the upstairs balcony over looking the tree lined park of Santa Cruz Square in Huatulco, just a short walk... More 

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Bristol
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were hopeful about this place, it looks very nice, and the menu sounded a bit different. However the food was average at best. We had pretty tasteless fishcakes, an average pad thai, and a poor rendang. Maybe better in the daytime, when it is a cafe.

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Saint Albert, Alberta, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Went here to see what the Tripadvisor buzz was about. We weren't disappointed and in fact our expectations were exceeded. This was a simple menu with great execution. It is clear too that Jane's Cafe Juanita is a happening place that is very well known in the community. The music drifting in from the town square was a bonus. Go... More 

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Amazing huezos rancheros. Had them 3 mornings in a row. Dinner was class too. Jane and staff are lovely. Looks out over the sunny square. Lovely decor, the mahi mahi and the chilli killis are magic too.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went to Juanita's ,a very charming restaurant in Santa Cruz ,what a wonderful experience ,the food was absolutely fabulous, Meet Jane the owner, what a perfect mix, Will be back for sure !!!!!

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

It was a relief to stumble upon Cafe Juanita, in a place like Huatulco, where everyone tries to sell you something or drag you to their place. The atmosphere is brilliant- chilled and authentic, menus in English, friendly staff, great variety of food and most important- the food is great, definitely best breakfast we had so far in Huatulco!

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I loved the steak, octopus salad and wine. Upstairs outdoor seating over the town square. Definitely serves the ex-pat crowd and a little pricey but worth it for a nice dinner.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Had dinner here with my parents and was amazing meal. We sat at the table overlooking the courtyard. The owner is an adorable Canadian- turned Mexican immigrant. She is delightful and excellent chef. Food is fresh and delicious.

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Fort Wayne, IN
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have been enjoying Jane’s hospitality for many years. Great Sandwiches and salads for lunch and a creative and delicious dinner menu. Her recent travels to Thailand brought some incredible Thai flavors to her dinner specialties. I really enjoy the views of the park and the lending library as well. Café Juanita offers great food and Jane’s involvement in many... More 

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Address: 218 Monte Alban | Santa Cruz, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 958 105 1671
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican, International, Fusion

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