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La Palapa Belga

Calle Quetzal No 13 INT Hotel Imperial Laguna | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 883 5454
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Ranked #32 of 552 restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Belgian, European, French, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: If you are lucky enough to find this gem hidden behind the pool at the Hotel Imperial Laguna, you will be greatly rewarded with fine cuisine at a reasonable price, gracious service, and a table on the lagoon with a beautiful view of the hotel zone.
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English first
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Way off the 'beaten path' in Cancun but worth going. This intimate restaurant (approximately 10 tables) is on a dockside lagoon with an incredible view of the Cancun hotel zone. Attentive yet unobtrusive service with good food at a fair price. Started with the French onion soup the for a main course we enjoyed the beef tenderloin and stuffed chicken... More

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Saint Louis, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Small quite out of the way wonderful place to dine! I usually get the fish special, which will be grouper or snapper! It has always been fresh and delicious! The prices are moderate and the service is great! If you are looking for a great dinning experience in a romantic setting, give it a try! It can be a little... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Out dated menu, class and service. Seems prior reviews may have been when in its prime. Unfortunately, perhaps new ownership acquisition is trying to ride the waves from the prior stakeholder. Food was completely disappointing, basically zero quality and tasteless. Although it may appear as a disconnect from the commerciality of Canún, it's not or worth it! Don't waste your... More

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Deer Isle, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was a lovely place, small and quiet on the lagoon. Food and service were great. We would definitely go back

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Food was outstanding, service top notch. The bread with the guac type dip was unbelievable. Decent prices. A bit difficult to find, but not a problem. You just have to walk through the courtyard of the hotel. I would definitely recommend. Beautiful view, and wonderful food.

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cancun
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Super place though a bit hard to find for non locals. Fantastic food and service, decent pricing too. Lovely lagoon front setting which is great unless the weather has been too hot and still, then it tends to be stinky, not nice for dining. Nice for a romantic dinner or group of friends. Fresh and made to order specialties, yummmm

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Franklin, Louisiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This was a "bucket list" restaurant, and it did not disappoint. We were a party of 5. All ordered something different, to share the experience. The duck leg confit was the consensus winner, among all good choices. A great place for a romantic moonlit dinner in a thatched palapa, on the lagoon side.

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Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I decided to splurge on a romantic dinner and this is where we did it. Not outrageous prices for the area, perfect portions of food done just right and excellent wine. Nice view and atmosphere, attentive survice. Enjoyed it thoroughly. For us it was a nice romantic evening with some outstanding live jazz but it would also... More

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Cancun, Mexico
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

delicious food,non-intrusive service, beautiful setting, both quality and price we absolutely love it

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Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I had been to this place almost two years ago and could never forget it. Every time I hear someone talk about Cancun, I brag about the fantastic restaurant. I've been sharing with people the excellent and savory dishes. The pleasant ambiance with an amazing view and the fabulous prompt and friendly services. Truly a gem in the heart of... More

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