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All 35 Akumal Restaurants

La Cueva del Pescador

Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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Ranked #11 of 35 Restaurants in Akumal
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Great Falls, Montana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The food was mediocre and drinks were made with cheap booze, which explains their cheap prices. Our party of 4 had grilled lobster, stuffed fresh fish, steak, and octopus. The meals came with a small side of terrible coleslaw that tasted like cabbage and plain mayo. Our waiter, an older gentleman, was rude and passed us over for a table... More 

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Visalia, CA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Need a snack before or after snorkeling in Akumal Bay - give La Cueva a shot. Best shrimp tacos I had in my week long mariscos fest!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Mixed Seafood platter is huge, great to share and you won't leave hungry. Chase that with Cerveza by the pitcher and you'll have a wonderful evening.

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Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had a couple of beers and some fish tacos after a spot of turtle-watching at Akumal Beach, and it was very pleasant. I would say that the fish tacos are tasty here, but marginally nicer at the Turtle Bay Cafe a few doors down (and also slightly more expensive). The table next to us was raving about their grilled... More 

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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Were a little skeptical at first but trusted what people had told us.... Turned out to be great, octopus was great and shrimp veracruz was fantastic! Loved it!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I can't speak to anything on the menu besides (1) the fish tacos, and (2) the pitcher of margaritas. However, both were so good that we went back two days later and ordered it all over again. The service is lightning fast, the fish is fresh, and the margaritas are really legit. If you're stumbling around Akumal looking for a... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Was really looking forward to a great fish dinner on our last night in Akumal. Thought this would be good based on reviews but left really disappointed. Prices are good and it's a nice spot. That's about all I can say. I've had some wonderful fish dinners on this trip but this wasn't one of them. Three of us had... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice place with terriffic griled fish and seafood. Accomodated 6 of us quickly and efficiently, and the proce couldn't be beat. Very cute place, with great ice cream to be had nearby at Lucy's....

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Devon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were recommended by our rep to go to this place, we both had the mixed Cerviche (A cold fish platter with coriander and lemon, Ceviche is a seafood dish popular in the coastal regions of the Americas, especially Central and South America. The dish is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices, such as lemon or... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A local place that has been serving fresh whole fried fish, its great, not too grease and goes down very well with Margaritas or Beer. Its located right in Akumal, its worth to visit, not to pricy. Cash is preferred - I recommend visiting

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

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