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La Petita

Beach Road, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

We would've enjoyed the food here, but we were being eaten alive by mosquitos and ants. I sprayed our kids down with an organic spray that I purchased in Cancun but it didn't work. I actually got a bit sick from the fish of the day that my husband ordered or my shrimp plate. It was pretty good though.

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Grass Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Had 2 great meals here,highly recommend it for lunch or dinner. Say hello to Walter he takes good care of you.

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des moines
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97 reviews 97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

$10 U.S. for a nice fried fish or a very big ceviche or cocktele. As I've written before this place rocks! If you want a whole fish hey take you back and show you what they have in an ice cooler. You can see all the fish have very clear eyes and are very fresh. But the star attraction here... More

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Copley, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We first ate at La Petita 2 years ago and loved their food. The ceviche was delicious. We couldn't wait to go back this year. We weren't disappointed. The ceviche was awesome.

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Kortrijk, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Our hotel recommended the place when we asked for simple but good fish a la plancha. After a snorkling tour we found the restaurant by asking a local. On the outside ( and inside) it doesn't look really attractive. There is no floor but sand, all plastic chairs but it is clean and when you see the fresh fish that's... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Innexpensive and delicious ceviche!The chips, hot sauce, and bean dip were good, but the other dip tasted like canned tuna. The chicken dish was to die for yummy! Served like carne asada (thin, grilled), moist and flavorful. The side salad/garnish that came with it looked and tasted like it had been sitting on the plate all day. The kids had... More

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Berthoud, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This place is now called La Pepita, not La Petita. As La Petita, was one of the bst places in town. It is still pretty good, but not as good. The name changed about 2-3 years ago. If somebody suggests this place, be sure they have been there recently, as it is not as good as it was.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This place is awesome! A local recommended this place to us and we're glad we weren't fooled by the appearance and went on in! The restaurant is nothing to look at and is outdoors with a sandy floor. The food was awesome! They start by bringing you out 5 different sauces/appetizers for the tortilla chips and all were amazing. We... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Chevie was awsome ! Dirt floor, fun Mexican music, cool beer, great service, great prices ! What more can you ask for ?

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This place has FRESH FISH right from the Ocean, it was my first time eating FISH I LOVED IT!! They serve the FISH with Rice and Beans and salad for $11.00 US. What a great experience.

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