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La Palapa Belga

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Calle Quetzal No 13 INT Hotel Imperial Laguna | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
8835454
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3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Description: If you are lucky enough to find this gem hidden behind the pool at the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great French Food!

The mussels were delightful! Service was fantastic! Bread mayo spread was delicious. The key lime pie was also great!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
debdarlene
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The mussels were delightful! Service was fantastic! Bread mayo spread was delicious. The key lime pie was also great!

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Thank debdarlene
Georgia, USA
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been one of my favorite restaurants every year when we spend 4 weeks in Cancun. We had heard some negative comments but would not let that stop us from going this year. My husband and I were as pleased as always. Escargot is served hot and delicious and my pot of mussels were superb and plentiful. The broth... More 

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Thank cobri
North Weymouth
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was a bit off the beaten path but our cab driver knew where to go! This was the best meal we had in Cancun, by far! I had the asparagus & scallops topped with hollindaise sauce as an appetizer and my husband had the escargot. Amazing! My stuffed chicken breast was superb and my husband is still talking... More 

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nancy g, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Palapa Belga, responded to this review

Dear James: Thank you very much for your opinion! See you on your next vacation!! More 

NJ
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't know where this is, you'll have trouble finding it. It's inside a small hotel about two blocks (walking) off the bus route, and even so, hidden behind the hotel. I think there might be some renovations being done to the hotel, which made it even more difficult to find, but our companions had been there before, so... More 

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nancy g, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Palapa Belga, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion! For us it´s very important your opinion. See you on your next vacation in Cancun. More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had two meals here and everything was delicious. This is a quiet little restaurant tucked away near a hotel by the lagoon. The view at night is quite beautiful. The Hotel Zone lit up at night is right across the Lagoon. This view, along with beautifully tranquil, sometimes live, music, the sound of the lagoon nearby and excellent food... More 

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Thank Traveller_SSS2016
nancy g, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Palapa Belga, responded to this review

Thank you very much! For us is very important your opinion! See you on your next vacation in Cancun. Best regards, More 

LaSalle,Mi.
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended to us by others that had already tried it. We were not disappointed. It is a very small place that is located in the Imperial hotel. It's not a fancy place but the food was excellent. I had the salmon and my husband had the beef tenderloin. Our food came out hot and fixed to perfection. They... More 

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nancy g, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Palapa Belga, responded to this review

Thank you very much! For us is very important your opinion! See you on your next vacation in Cancun. Best regards, More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the chef's fish specials and the seared scallops with asparagus mixed warm salad greens. A delightful evening with lagoon waterfront ambiance and live easy listening music. The warmed fresh baguettes with garlic avocado butter spread were excellent. Not too busy at 6:30 pm. A gem of a place tucked away in lovely gardens beside a hotel

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Thank Mamapaka
nancy g, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Palapa Belga, responded to this review

Thank you very much! For us is very important your opinion! See you on your next vacation in Cancun. Best regards, More 

Mississauga, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food well prepared and presented. Delightful waterfront ambiance. Have the daily fish special. Prices are very reasonable and the restaurant is not very busy for an early meal say 6 pm

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Thank shammist
nancy g, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Palapa Belga, responded to this review

Thank you very much! For us is very important your opinion! See you on your next vacation in Cancun. Best regards, More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Have to go thru old run down hotel, on the water, great lagun view. Absoultly happy with the food. There is a little twist in the dishes. Classic French/Flemish with a difference. A bit rundown, yes, but the food could stand up anywhere. Oh, and the dip with hot bread not runny guac, but an outstanding mayo. Wife and I... More 

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Thank Will P
nancy g, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Palapa Belga, responded to this review

Thank you very much! for us it is very important your opinion. See you on your next vacation in Cancun More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Excellent setting away from the crowds with excellent food as always. We have been going here for 10 years and always experience the same service and value

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Quetzal No 13 INT Hotel Imperial Laguna | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 8835454

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: French, Belgian, Mediterranean, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic

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.
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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