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Carretera a las Ruinas 4.5, Palenque, Mexico
(916) 341-4846
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 102
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  • 92
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good, fresh ingredients and prices are reasonable

We have visited this restaurant often in past trips, and we love the setting and atmosphere. We only had breakfast here this time, so cannot review the dinners. Our breakfast was good, but we were disappointed that their home-made bread was not included in the toast provided. We were informed it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Tucson, Arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We have visited this restaurant often in past trips, and we love the setting and atmosphere. We only had breakfast here this time, so cannot review the dinners. Our breakfast was good, but we were disappointed that their home-made bread was not included in the toast provided. We were informed it was an extra charge for their bread, but they... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A good place to eat in Palenque - not so much cause of the food but the live music is really nice (a bit to loud). We had pizza, pasta and french fries to start. The two pizzas were good - more mexican than italo style. The pasta with chicken and vegetables was swimming in Maggie or/and Soy sauce -... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place has a fun atmosphere at night, live music. Food is very standard international fare - lots of choices but nothing is really great.

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Cagliari
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217 reviews 217 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I went to Don Mucho last night and I am glad I did. It is outside Palenque (in the resort area, you need to get a taxi to go), but it is totally worth it. The atmosphere is a bit hippy, catering to any age really. There is good live music. The place is rather big, there are some artesania... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Food is standard international fare - pizzas are quite good but don't live up to their hype in LP. Food is a bit expensive at times for what it is - but you don't have many other options other than to return to palenque town. Live music is nice and generally the atmosphere is good. Staff quality fluctuates heavily from... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Very busy tourist restaurant serving a mix of Italian and Mexican food, cocktails ,etc. Service was a little slow due to the number of diners, but the food was good but not outstanding and prices were reasonable. Interesting live music (latin/rock fusion?) encouraged a few dancers.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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189 reviews 189 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Had a fun dinner here with live music and cocktails Food was fine – limited but adequate wine list and great atmosphere. The blue flamed Sacrificial Maya cocktail was fun. Staff were buzzy and attentive – place was packed. If you are driving parking in the car parking area is apparently not advisable as if it rains hard – as... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I'm wondering whether the Don Muchos that is getting the rave reviews below can possibly be the same one that I ate at .... Admittedly we went for lunch, when neither the pizza nor pasta is available (whoever cooks them arrives at 3 we were told). Hard to imagine though that the Italian part of the menu can be so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This place in the middle of the jungle made our staying super fun and tasty. The food was delicious the prices are very much affordable and the whole experience there is great. They have live shows every night and the music is pleasent to the ears. Long story short- go visit this awesome restaurant!

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Location, location, location. Enter this outdoor restaurant to the sound of howler monkeys in full roar. We ate there on two nights. The pizza is fantastic. We didn't try anything else. The waiter taught us how to drink tequila. It was packed both times we went and seems to attract a cool crowd. There is live music at 8.00 which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera a las Ruinas 4.5, Palenque, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
  • Phone Number: (916) 341-4846

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene

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