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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
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 186
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Great food

Nicest restaurant we ate at during our visit. Upper end setting and food (including food prices) but well worth the price. We had a very good spicy margarita and very impressed with our food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Cassady25
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Kenai, Alaska
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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337 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kenai, Alaska
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Nicest restaurant we ate at during our visit. Upper end setting and food (including food prices) but well worth the price. We had a very good spicy margarita and very impressed with our food.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The location and ambience were wonderful. Staff were attentive and friendly. Food was generally decent but not outstanding. Prices were a little high considering the quality of the dishes. Presentation was lovely but I'd rather have better food.

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Mobile, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I was really looking forward to going to La Lunita and fully expected it to be my favorite restaurant in Akumal but that did not happen. The location was lovely and the lights coming on as the sun set made for a very romantic setting. I do think part of my not loving it was that there was a large... More 

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Utah
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261 reviews 261 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

The positive: grilled fresh fish good if a bit dry. Unimaginative sides of rice and pickled shredded carrots. The negative: ribs mediocre at best. Took an hour to get our food. Out of the first two bottles of wine we ordered.

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kerrville
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180 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Went in for an upscale dinner . Placed our food order then came back for drinks. Drinks came bur food never did . Inquired after 45 min & got deer in the headlight look

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Caledon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Wonderful food. The chef here is head and shoulders above the rest. My only complaint is that now I can't go back to any of the other Akumal restaurants without being disappointed.

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Bellingham, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We ate at La Lunita for our last night in Akumal. It came highly recommended and didn't disappoint. The Margaritas were tasty and strong! The staff were nice & helpful and the setting on the beach marvelous! We each chose a Paella and they were both delicious! The fish and squid in mine were so fresh and lightly cooked to... More 

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My husband and I had a lovely dinner at La Lunita. We were seated at a table at the beach wall. We went mid-week, arrived just before sundown, and enjoyed a leisurely, peaceful meal. We each had a martini then our entree (coconut shrimp for me, steak for my husband). The coconut shrimp was a large portion and the breading... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

La Lunita was pricier than we could do on a regular basis but it was great for a special night out. The food and atmosphere are wonderful. We had our Valentine's Day dinner there and it was perfect.

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Washington, NC
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13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Our party of 6 made reservations in advance and had a lovely seaside table. We had yummy calamari as the appetizer. 5 out of 6 of us ordered the special fish of the day which was sea bass with garlic. The fish was overcooked with a small spoonful of what tasted like garlic from a jar on the top. Needless... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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?