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La Terraza Restaurante & Grill

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French, Bistro
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Frente al hotel binniguenda en Santa Cruz | Bahias de Santa Cruz, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 5871157
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed.... But excellent crepe.....

After waiting a couple of weeks to eat here, we finally got in! We ordered the 'Plat du Jour' which was a red snapper fillet with shrimp in a shrimp bisque sauce.... Unsure if it was red snapper, the five mini shrimp were the size of my pinky and the sauce was very bland - no seasonings, no... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
zerogravity
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Ste. Anne, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Ste. Anne, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After waiting a couple of weeks to eat here, we finally got in! We ordered the 'Plat du Jour' which was a red snapper fillet with shrimp in a shrimp bisque sauce.... Unsure if it was red snapper, the five mini shrimp were the size of my pinky and the sauce was very bland - no seasonings, no spice, no... More 

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Hola Zerogravity, Muchas gracias por su visita y tomaremos su comentario en consideración para seguir a delante. Me habría gustado... More 

Conifer, Colorado
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

....wish I could have one! I've been to this fine restaurant twice on this vacation and twice I haven't been able to get the best hamburger! Our group of six was the first ones into the restaurant upon opening, but we were still limited to three orders of hamburger. Not sure if it was lack of meat or just a... More 

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Hola Steve, Muchas gracias por su comentario y fue un gusto verlos en familia las 3 veces con nosotros. Como... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Definitely one of the must go to restaurants in Santa Cruz. We were fortunate to be able to dine here twice on our stay. The food is amazing, service was fantastic, and a great ambiance. But definitely make reservations, as we saw many people turned down because they were fully booked. Look forward to going back again some day!

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Winnipeg, Muchas gracias por venir con nosotros, esperemos verlos pronto. Saludos Olivier More 

Calgary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This little restaurant, on the quiet end of a main street is so well run by Chef Olivier and his wife Diana, it surpasses any in Huatulco by far. Chef Olivier is very creative and the dishes are unique and imaginative. The front end service brandishes the utmost in professionalism. They are there when you need them and at the... More 

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Michael, Muchas gracias por su comentario esperemos verlo pronto . Olivier More 

Huatulco, Mexico
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This by far the best restaurant in Huatulco. Chef Oliver and his wife offer always fresh food prepared with an international flair. What makes this restaurant great is that the food is always great, priced reasonable and served with international expertease.

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Barbara, Muchas gracias por tu comentario, esperamos verte pronto. Saludos Olivier More 

Parks, Louisiana
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If one appreciates fine cuisine, prepared by a talented chef and front of the restaurant run by an equally experienced, finessed woman: La Terraza is your destination. Diana and Chef Olivier operate the finest restaurant in the Huatulco area. Chef’s experienced is unequaled: from La Rochelle cooking school in France, to cooking in France, Italy, Switzerland and Mexico City. The... More 

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Ned, Nos llena de alegría leer tu comentario, te agradecemos tus visitas, comprometiendonos a mantener la calidad que te gusta.... More 

Lagos, Nigeria
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We went to this restaurant initially based on a recommendation from our hotel, the Quinta Real, however after having read other reviews we did not want to miss it! Unfortunately the map reference in tripadvisor seemed to take us to another place, however it was easier to find it in front of the hotel referred to in the address... The... More 

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Sr, Le agradezco mucho su comentario, estamos comprometidos con la calidad de los productos que ofrecemos. Sin duda tomare en... More 

Port Williams ,Nova Scotia,Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We were so pleasantly surprised by this wonderful restaurant -we have been vacationing in Huatulco for 14 years and this is by far one of our best dining experiences!The food was excellent,enjoyed the goat cheese salad with every meal!Limited wine menu,but good choices and the service was superb!we spent 3 weeks there and went to La Terraza 3 times!!Thank you... More 

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Pamela, Gracias por tu comentario, estaremos muy contentos de recibirte el próximo año, ten por seguro que te consentiremos otra... More 

Plano, Texas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Fresh seafood and a bit more upscale. Had the goat cheese salad first and it was fantastic!! Then had the red snapper special of the day and it was very fresh.

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Kim, Gracias por su visita , esperamos darle sorpresas a su paladar el próximo año. Atte Chef Olivier More 

Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Good choices, very good prices, excellent food and service. La Terraza does not accept credit cards. Though the restaurant now fronts on a busier street (directly across from the Binneguenda Hotel), the traffic in the evening drops right off and is not a factor in your enjoyment of your meal.

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Nos da mucho gusto que nuestro nuevo restaurante haya sido de su agrado, le agradecemos mucho su comentario .estamos comprometidos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Frente al hotel binniguenda en Santa Cruz | Bahias de Santa Cruz, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 5871157

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?