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La Providencia

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Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite, Mexico
9581009234
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a...
Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a small restaurant full of surprises, great food, excellent ambiance, beautiful decor, and the best quality in all the ingredients, always trying to make our costumers have a memorable dining experience.
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
lo mejor!

the best in Zipolite... everything is just perfect! the food, the staff,the ambience... you will love the experience

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

the best in Zipolite... everything is just perfect! the food, the staff,the ambience... you will love the experience

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I visited La Providencia in March 2015 twice during the week I was there. Both meals were outstanding. I cannot stop dreaming about the coconut shrimp especially! It is hard to believe that this high quality of a restaurant exists in the jungle up a dirt path! I can't wait to visit again!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

There's nothing else like this place in zipolite. Yes, you may be forgiven for thinking you're lost and are headed into the jungle as you walk the path to this place. The food quality is exceptional, and not just by Zipolite standards. Have visited 2x, and were impressed both times. Mains were innovative, fresh and delicious. Cocktails were very smart.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

creative food, good wine, cool atmosphere, Javier delivers! Don't miss if you are going to Zipolite.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We had high expectations for this place and these were exceeded! The food was beautifully presented and the flavours were very complex and complemented each other well. The menu was very varied and had many unique ingredients paired together. We enjoyed 3 chilles starter which were filled with shrimp and other fillings. The chillies were spicy but not enough to... More 

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South River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Short and simple: Ambiance...... Excellent Service............Excellent Food................Excellent and then some ! While La Provedencia's menu is not pages long, what they do offer is what they do best and they prove it with ever morsel of food they serve. Once you dine there, you'll be hooked for life !!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

La Providenicia -Zipolite. I think this restaurant may just be my most favourite restaurant in the whole world. Putting the delicious food aside for one quick moment, the setting is just beautiful. Walk aprox 100 meters along a dark and dusty road just out of town, almost behind El Alquimista Hotel and you'll come across La Providencia Restaurant. It's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This was the first and the best dinner during a short stay in Zipolite. A string of lights hung from the trees guides you down this dusty path in the jungle not on the beach. Music and candle light appear perched above you on the right. Only nine or so tables so a must to make a reservation. We saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

spending two months on nearby La Boquilla, we ate out several times, returning to our favorite Zolite "in-spot" La Provedencia several times, charmed by its decor, excellent service, original cuisine and personal owner attention...a winning combination! It's popularity now requires reservations in the improvisational beach atmosphere, but well worth it. We traveled there from Hotel Bahia de la Luna, 20... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A friend recommended La Providencia and we made a reservation the night we arrived. We had excellent service and the food exceeded expectations. After more than 10 days of eating dinner at restaurants from Mazunte to Puerto Angel we decided there was no restaurant better than La Providencia for our last meal. We were impressed again!

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Address: Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite, Mexico
Phone Number: 9581009234
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Zipolite
Average Prices: USD 16 - 19
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Zipolite
  • Phone Number: 9581009234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 19
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a small restaurant full of surprises, great food, excellent ambiance, beautiful decor, and the best quality in all the ingredients, always trying to make our costumers have a memorable dining experience.

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