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La Lunita

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Mexican
As featured in 3 Days in Akumal and 2 other guides
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Hacienda de la Tortuga 2 y 3 Akumal Norte, Q. Ro, Akumal 77729, Mexico
984-875-9070
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 267
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  • 107
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 18
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious authentic Mexican lunch

The food here is to-die-for. It's a little restaurant that is recommended by the locals and serves up lovely authentic Mexican. We had ceviche, fish tacos, mole enchilladas and homemade flan and I highly recommend each dish. Immensely flavourful and fresh. If I'm ever back in Playa del Carmen I'll... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Miranda S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food here is to-die-for. It's a little restaurant that is recommended by the locals and serves up lovely authentic Mexican. We had ceviche, fish tacos, mole enchilladas and homemade flan and I highly recommend each dish. Immensely flavourful and fresh. If I'm ever back in Playa del Carmen I'll be making my way back here fore sure.

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Thank Miranda S
Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved the new menu!!! Arab Papillote fish was amazing! Along with our favorites "lobster ravioli" and the Lamb burger.

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1 Thank Cindy M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate here one evening, making a reservation just an hour before we got there. Glad we did because it filled up quickly. It was a rainy evening so the outdoor seating was not open. A very nice restaurant, professional service, a nice wine menu, and very good food. Everyone at our table liked their choices. Dress seemed to range... More 

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1 Thank Twincitiesonthego
South Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful little Inn on the beach in Akumal. Beach or inside seating- great food and service. Fun place to view the ocean and enjoy a relaxing dining experience.

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1 Thank commfurnvt
Hartford, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually everything was excellent! I think we ate there four times in one week! Romantic settings right on the beach.

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2 Thank Rita S
NoCal
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wherever one goes in the world and finds fresh food well prepared, served by considerate and attentive people, it is a treat! The evening we ate there it was raining and the wind was blowing, which made the beach inaccessible, which was a shame because if we had been able to see and smell the sea with the wonderful food... More 

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3 Thank ViajeroNoCal
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place is what you want on vacation in Mexico. This beach setting is beautiful. The staff is prompt and friendly. The catch of the day was amazing and the fish tacos are the best in Quintana Roo. The margs are also delish as they are fresh and there are many tequilas to choose from. Go here before... More 

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3 Thank Carolinemarie221
Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is super fresh. It's on the beach. Drink menu and drinks and were great. Overall a great value and fantastic experience. We went day after day while on family vacation... Recommend you do the same.

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3 Thank pselvan
Boulder, Colorado
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to La Lunita on several occasions--every time the service was impeccable and the food very good. The food here is more upscale than other Akumal restaurants but the vibe is still relaxing--it's quieter and not as "spring-break-ish" as some of the other local places. The habanero sauce, served in a tiny container with a tiny spoon, is delicious.... More 

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2 Thank Mary Claire M
Denver
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this romantic spot. Upscale Mexican dishes, perfect for that special evening. Right on the beach with the ocean by your footsteps.

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2 Thank Andy B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hacienda de la Tortuga 2 y 3 Akumal Norte, Q. Ro, Akumal 77729, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: 984-875-9070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?