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All 59 Holbox Island Restaurants

Restaurante La Guaya

Calle Palomino sn, Plaza El Pueblito, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
9848752026
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Stockholm, Sweden
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We have been there twice, both times we were equally satisfied. The location is pleasant, quiet, spacy. The food was very good, however we had to wait quite a long time to get the bill after dinner. The service was average (it seems to be difficult for the employees to smile, with the exception of the owners). You also need... More

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Paris, France
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Previously known as Pelicano, we were very happy to find la Guaya. Friendly owners, good service, nice location and, by far, the best home made fettucini In Holbox and one of the best I have eaten so far. Reasonable price. A must go while you are in Holbox ! Enjoy

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Ohio, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was one of the smartest places to eat apart from our hotel. The waiters were attentive and quick with the drinks service. Our fish was well cooked and the bill was not too large. Good easy choice.

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Sweden
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The setting is better than most of the other restaurants in town but that's about it. Caprese with tomato, basil and...sprinkles of dried oregano (and lots of it)? The pasta was overcooked and underseasoned and the staff were, although friendly and trying hard, disoriented. We made it trough dinner without making faces but will definitely not go there again.

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Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Pros: The waiter was very friendly and attentive. The food was excellent. Cons: The chairs were a bit uncomfortable.

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Jackson, Wyoming
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We went here at the recommendations of friends and it was absolutely delicious. My standards are high as I lived in Italy for several years. Had homemade ravioli and fresh fish - the hostess was also lovely.

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NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

We loved the food, very fresh and clean. I had a tomato-mozzarella salad and my husband some delicious shrimp with an exotic sauce. Deserts were also great and unique, as well as the selection of infusions. The chef is great. Nice place too.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

What a brilliant restaurant to have on the Island. We took some friends with us who said it was the best food they had on Island during their stay….. Chef Luca is really very talented !

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We ate at three of the most highly-rated restaurants on Holbox during our four-day stay (El Chapulim, La Mandarina and La Guaya), and La Guaya was our second favorite, after La Mandarina, but well-ahead of El Chapulim. Their specialty is fresh, hand-made pasta and, while (for me) a little bit of pasta goes a long way, La Guaya's seemed a... More

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Bedford, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Great chef, highly recommend the lobster risotto and lobster fettuccine. The service is excellent and the welcome is warm. Cash only.

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