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Lola Valentina

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Mexican, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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North Hildago Street | Pedestrian street in centro...beach end, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: For food lovers looking for creative Mexican and Caribbean using local...
For food lovers looking for creative Mexican and Caribbean using local and the freshest of ingredients. This restaurant puts out some of the best plates on Isla Mujeres. We also have lots of vegan and gluten free options. Stop by and taste the difference everyday 8am-qpm & 5pm-10:30. Smiling faces await to serve you!
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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 food, good service

I recommend the hibiscus ginger iced tea and the stuffed peppers. Friends had the chocolate empanadas and raved about them. The price is a little high but the quality and imagination of the food is excellent. There are many dishes that are gluten free and vegetarian and vegan.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I recommend the hibiscus ginger iced tea and the stuffed peppers. Friends had the chocolate empanadas and raved about them. The price is a little high but the quality and imagination of the food is excellent. There are many dishes that are gluten free and vegetarian and vegan.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had heard good things about Lola Valentina so we thought we'd give it a try. The service was really good and our waiter was very attentive. The Coconut Shrimp appetizer had good seasoning but the shrimp was over cooked. The Thai curry was really tasty and was the highlight of the evening. We also tried the Ranchero burrito...it was... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Thank you Lori. Our family LOVED the new menu. It is not easy to find really excellent scrumptious health conscious food but you have nailed it. i don't know what i loved the best. Actually, we couldn't get enough so we hired Valentinas to cater our family reunion party. That was memorable. thank you with all my heart.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Stopped here on a roasting hot night after we had gotten extremely sunburned that day out snorkeling. Soon realised it was way hotter inside. Asked the guy if we could move to a table with a fan, he brought us a fan instead which made a huge difference, but not enough - we took our food to go. The food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We visited this restaurant in July. It was fantastic to find such a healthy restaurant when we felt that we had been over-indulging on our holidays! We went for breakfast one morning, and were so impressed that we returned for both lunch and dinner. A special note of thanks to our fantastic waiter Romain (I hope I have the spelling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I know, bold statement - but in my opinion Lola Valentina has the best margaritas on Isla! They are not only unique, but handcrafted and DELICIOUS. I had the mango hibiscus and my bf has the blueberry lime. So good!! We only stopped in for drinks after dinner, but will definitely stop for food next time we are on Hidalgo... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The atmosphere is pleasant. The waiter was amazing and helpful. The menu says vegan and GF options ..which means its the same but no sauce. I was disappointed by that as I wanted the coconut peanut sauce so the kitchen agreed to make up a vegan sauce for me and it was delicious. I would go again!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our group went to this restaurant for dinner once and breakfast twice, as it was conveniently located near the Ixchel. The do a twist on traditional Mexican fare, a trendy little restaurant. Dinner was good, a little pricey, but good. The highlight of the evening were the margaritas - mango/hibiscus and watermelon/jalapeno. My daughter-in-law really liked their breakfast. To me... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had a family reunion dinner there and really tested the limits of her kitchen - it was the first night of her new menu. She was amazing and the food almost made me cry with delight. We started passing plates to taste each others food, each one insisting theirs was the best. We will always go back. Her food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We had an amazing breakfast here (Caribbean eggs benedict & stuffed poblano) & went back for dinner the next day. We had fab guacamole & a very tasty beef burrito (though it was huge - beware!) but we weren't very keen on the empanadas which were quite greasy. Overall a great place & the service is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: North Hildago Street | Pedestrian street in centro...beach end, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

For food lovers looking for creative Mexican and Caribbean using local and the freshest of ingredients. This restaurant puts out some of the best plates on Isla Mujeres. We also have lots of vegan and gluten free options. Stop by and taste the difference everyday 8am-qpm & 5pm-10:30. Smiling faces await to serve you!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm

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