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Restaurante La Guaya

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Italian, Pasta
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Calle Palomino sn, Plaza El Pueblito | Behind the Church, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2026
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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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
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Went back twice. No menu might concern some about the price, but no worries. The food was great and the price even with wine was very reasonable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went back twice. No menu might concern some about the price, but no worries. The food was great and the price even with wine was very reasonable.

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Orcas, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Extensive menu with fresh seafood, great salads and pasta. All outside seating, off the street and under a roof - very quiet and comfortable. Highly recommended!

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Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Based upon the great TA reviews (including many from Mexican locals) we dined here, and had a wonderful time. This restaurant is in a the back of a “mall” building just south of the main town square, and definitely worth the bit of effort to find it. There is a very nice open dining area and an attractive inside bar... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were initially skeptical whether an Italian restaurant on Holbox could really be a good idea, but we were completely won over by the quality of the food, the friendly, unobtrusive service, and the lovely, romantic atmosphere provided by tables on a deck under massive arching trees. We arrived at the restaurant by taxi at the proper front entrance, so... More 

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Morelia, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Holbox. Service is great and quality of Pasta and ravioli is amazing. The lobster ravioli are great but almost all we had was excellent. Prices are high but similar to most touristic places in Holbox with less quality. So this is recommended if a good Italian diner is on your list.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The place is very nice designed and have a sophisticated atmosphere, the service is truly amazing, and the food was very good. The only thing that I didn´t like is that I ordered water, instead of bringing bottled water they bring a glass bottle which they refill (which I am totally OK with it, don´t get me wrong), but when... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Initially we went there as a group of 7, everyone was happy with their food. I absolutely loved my spinach and ricotta ravioli in sage butter, so much so I returned there for our last dinner on the island. The service was also really good.

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Holbox Island, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Although this restaurant is at the back of a shopping center they have a lovely enclosed patio area with large mangrove tree trunks providing the support. The food is quite good, with handmade pasta & local seafood. We also had mango cocktail that was as good as any I've ever had - mango, pj, rum & prosecco in an ice-cold... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A fantastic meal, and it was nice to talk with the owner, who told us about all the dishes. Everything we had was really good. Great Italian entrees, and the fresh fish carpaccio was great as well.

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Medemblik, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had dinner at this beautiful little restaurant with its own patio. It was comfortable and relaxing. The food was really really nice! one minus- the toilet is really really bad for this restaurant. No toilet seat and you need a key to get in. Its a closed off space with TL lights and lots of flies/mosquitos. But apart from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Palomino sn, Plaza El Pueblito | Behind the Church, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2026

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?