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La Panza es Primero

Av. Rafael Melgar, 4, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+(52)(998) 252 0776
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Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Parker, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

1st, BEST location to enjoy an authentic, wonderful meal I have EVER been to! 25 feet from the water, you step out the back ONTO the sand! It's a quirky theme, "Nacho Libre" wrestlers vibe, but make NO mistake, the BEST fish tacos I may have EVER had, KILLER guac, the frijoles were the BOMB, and the chile-salt rimmed margies... More

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London
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If I could give a 3.5 review I would. The restaurant has a very unusual, but interesting decor that makes for some nice pictures. The views of the beach are amazing too. Regards the food, it's more difficult to judge as I made a bad choice by going for something I had no idea what it was (it was some... More

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Logan Twp, NJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When staying at the Now Jade we went into town and ate here. This was the best mexican food and mojito Ive ever had. We sat overlooking the beach and the shrimp taco was delicious. This restaurant is know for their mexican wrestling masks.

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Carmen has been my waitress here so long, no she's not here I feel a bit lost. She really putted the cherry on top of this place. Now service has been taken down from excellent to Very good. :( Bring Carmen Back. #CarmenForPresident

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

It was our last night in Mexico and we couldn't have picked a better end to the trip. The staff was friendly and spoke great English. The fish of the day (red snapper) was delicious! The daiquiris were also delicious. We loved the luchador themed decor, they even have a background and mask to take pictures with. The food was... More

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Ontario
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Six of us stopped in for lunch and drinks while exploring the town . Very cool atmosphere with all the wrestling masks and posters . The food was delicious and plentiful . Had the fish tacos and a couple of cold cervezas . Great way to relax after walking in the heat for a couple of hours . The server... More

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Rawdon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Colorful Mexican restaurant located in Puerto Morelos. It was listed in my travel guide and I was not disappointed with my visit! It was lively and the food was spicy as I like it. Great place!!

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Briggs, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We had a fantastic meal of mixed seafood in a super-hot rock bowl and it was fantastic. I would go there again in a second and recommend it to everyone. One note to management - the spoons were being painted with regular paint. That is not appropriate for food service.

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Palo Alto, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I've been to Cancun over 10 times and have never been that impressed with the food I've had there. During my most recent trip, I had my first experience at La Panza Es Primero. Fantastic! I had the fish with chipotle sauce and loved it. They also serve chips and salsa AND delicious flautas before the meal. The margaritas were... More

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Tappen, BC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Food is awesome authentic Mexican with generous portions. Best margaritas in town (I am on a personal mission to try them all!) We go at least twice every visit!

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