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Imelda's Ecocina

Akumal, Mexico
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English first
Gothenburg, Sweden
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This is was the second time we ate here, last time was two years ago, and it was still just as good. This is the perfect place for lunch if you are in Akumal, the resturant is not a flashy place, but the cooking is like excellent home made food. Good value for the money! When it comes to Akumal... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Imelda's is basically an outdoor food stand that serves breakfast and lunch. I adore the place. Imelda is the mom and Karina (I think that's her name) is the daughter. No matter what I've eaten there, it's always delicious - freshly made and full of wonderful flavors. They are also very nice people (and so was the waitress who served... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The only way you'll know about this place is if you talk to locals or get lost. It appears that the only menu is a huge chalkboard that probably gets changed each day based on what they want to cook. She seriously dragged this big chalkboard over to our table when we needed to order. We spoke to a local... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Dirt floor delight. Inexpensive and yummy. Chalk board menu covers the days dishes, with a good variety of choices. Glad we stumbled into it.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Imeldas is a no-frills restaurant with superbly prepared food at very reasonable prices. Delicious is an understatement. We first ate there in 2010 and remembered it since now and were so glad to know Imelda is still in business and the food is still as delicious. It is a very simple place, but it cannot be beat for service, quality... More 

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is a great place to eat, simple and yet delicious food. Fresh ingredients with a local flavor. Good service, if you go to akumal beach, this is definitively the place to eat.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We ate here before we went snorkeling. The food was great and the service was excellant. Wonderful people running the resturant. We will be back for sure.

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Danbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We have eaten at Imelda's many times, for lunch. Food is simple but very good and plenty to fill you. It is a pleasure to eat here, always friendly always good people to talk with. Truly a gem. Highly recommend Imeldas for a good "local" meal. Will be back soon and see what is new.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were a bit skeptical about trying any local restaurant because of stomach issues but we are so happy we made the decision to have lunch at Imelda's! Authentic food, large portions and good value. We would definitely go back.

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Akumal, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Amidst the gentle bustle of touristy Akumal, tiny Imelda's tables and tiny kitchen nestles behind the Ecology center. My husband's favorite lunch spot, Imelda's always pleases with its Mayan "comfort food."

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Address: Akumal, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal

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