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Beach Road, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good place to eat

Excellent food at and affordable price, very clean and staff go beyond to makes us feel comfortable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Yuma, Arizona
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Yuma, Arizona
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent food at and affordable price, very clean and staff go beyond to makes us feel comfortable.

Thank mpadilla2015
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Friendly, but the fresh fish was overcooked. (3 stars) However, the ceviche was the best we'd ever had! (5 stars)

Thank KingFamilyTexas
Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

EXCELLENT food and very affordable! If we ever come back we will for sure eat here again! The staff is awesome too.

Thank Koesters2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The best affordable seafood in town! Food was fresh & delicious. Had fresh oysters as an appetizer & ceviche mixto. We will definitely come back next time we come to Puerto Morelos!

1 Thank crchula
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Targeted this place and up to our expectations. Good location near square. Enjoyed their food. As reported the boss in on hand and like all the staff he was pleasant and efficient. One of the few with fresh lobster out of season. Clean and hygenic. Would go back.

Thank brewster4
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were lied to. The rice was mushy and bland. The steak was cold and chewy. The only good thing was the fish. So if you do make this mistake, at least get fish. The worst restaurant we went to in Puerto Morelos. The atmosphere makes it no better. I'm completely baffled on how they have such good reviews. People... More 

Thank Joshua J
Brooklyn, New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We always come here for lunch. Tortillas chips are the best in town. Free appetizers include a delicious mashed pumpkin seed dip. The fried whole fish and fillets are as good as the other restaurants. Among the great staff, Walter's the man!

Thank nepenthean
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have Mexican friends in Cancun who took us to La Petita in early February 2015. It was great, it's a very relaxed and casual place which fits in with a relaxing vacation. They allow you to pick your own fish (which seemed to have been caught that day) and it was grilled to perfection with an amazing garlic based... More 

Thank Birtrum_13
Prince George, Canada
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206 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The restaurant was recommended by our maid at the hotel, always great to have local advice. We were not disappointed. We each picked a freshly caught fish from the cooler and how we wanted it cooked. it was cooked perfectly and accompanied by some tasty sides. It was a great meal in a rustic location. The outside of the restaurant... More 

Thank dcmcm
Rochester, Minnesota
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had just landed in Mexico and were in Puerto Morelos looking for a place to eat on Christmas night 2014. As we walked past this restaurant, they had people out front inviting travelers in. To entice us to enter they showed us a fish, which they held through the eyes! We took the chance and had a great meal.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beach Road, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children


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