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Alux Restaurant

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Av. Benito Juarez Garcia 217 | Entre las avenidas 65 y 70 Sur, Col. Bellavista, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Av.65 y Av.70)
+52 984 147 1563
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. We really...
We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Certainly Unusual Atmosphere for Restaurant

Having never gone to a cave restaurant, we took advantage of being in the area to do so and were glad that we did. The restaurant was lit properly to show off the cave features. Although the food and service did not live up to the atmosphere, I was sad to read in this section of Trip Advisor that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Kinnelon, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

In the past is was just good for drinks and the food was ho hum. It is currently closed due to management issues. Walking around the caves was a fun thing. Hope it opens because it was a good spot for tourist to go if it was only one time.

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Having never gone to a cave restaurant, we took advantage of being in the area to do so and were glad that we did. The restaurant was lit properly to show off the cave features. Although the food and service did not live up to the atmosphere, I was sad to read in this section of Trip Advisor that the... More 

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

We have closed our doors, as you mentioned in your review. Thank you for visiting us and recommending us regardless! Cheers More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My family dined at Alux in early July. My husband and I shared the surf and turf platter, it was truly amazing. Our boys, ages, 3 and 11 were in awe of the place from the second we walked down the stairs and into the cave. Awesome food and even better service. Must visit when in Playa.

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

We regret to inform you that we have closed our doors. Thank you for visiting us! We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. More 

Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We've been to Playa Del Carmen several times, but a friend in Canada told us about the Alux. It was amazing. Took a taxi from our hotel - and while some of the areas we drove through were a little sketchy, once we got there we were very pleased. The food and the service was excellent, but the atmosphere is... More 

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and informative review. We regret to inform you that we have closed our doors. Thank you for visiting us! More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My wife and I visited Alux for dinner and drinks. The food was good and the ambience was unlike anything else. You are nestled within a maze of caves underground and have many options for areas you would like to have drinks and socialize after dinner. Its one of those place you have to visit in person to truly grasp!... More 

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your business. We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. You were one of our last reviewers. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place. More 

NJ
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Sorry to say they are closing this place. Think we were there on it's last night. We did not have food but the drinks were good and it was a pretty cool place to checkout and tour. Depending how much you want to drink, checking the place out will take an hour or more moving slow. 6 of us with... More 

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your business. Alux has in fact ceased operations. You were one of our last diners and reviewers. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place. More 

calgary,
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

surf and turf was spectacular, and my favorite is the huitelacocha and poblano pepper soup... it is to die for! I always order the oyster ritual but this time i didnt like it as much, not sure what changed but it seemed runnier this time, and had a slightly different flavor. none the less was delicious. i cant say enough... More 

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your repeated business. We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. You were one of our last reviewers. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place. More 

Westfield, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My wife and I went to Alux after hearing about it from a friend who went a few months ago and we're happy to say it exceeded expectations! Like everyone says, it is pretty warm and humid so dress appropriately.... Guys can wear nice shorts with a polo or short sleeve button down shirts. Wet wife had the house Cabernet... More 

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your business. We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. You were one of our last reviewers. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place. More 

Avon Lake, Ohio
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Wow..... The food was amazing and I have never experienced a more amazing dining atmosphere. You can't miss this place.

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your business. We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. You were one of our last reviewers. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place. More 

New York City, New York
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My friends and I visited Alux restaurant last week during out trip to Riviera Maya. The service, food and drinks are exceptional. The cave is a little hot and humid but it's a great experience none the less.

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Richard C, Manager at Alux Restaurant, responded to this review

You were one of our last reviewers. Thank you for your business. We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Benito Juarez Garcia 217 | Entre las avenidas 65 y 70 Sur, Col. Bellavista, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
    (Av.65 y Av.70)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 1563

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 70
  • Cuisine: International, European, Romanian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

We regret to inform you that Alux has ceased operations. We really appreciate all the wonderful dinners with all our clients over the years. Thank you for making Alux such a great place.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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