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Calle 12, Celestun, Mexico
11:00 am - 7:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 am

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Average food

Average food, portions small, great view, central location, clean, polite staff, bathrooms could be cleaner.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2012
Gary D
Celestun, Yucatan, mexico
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Celestun, Yucatan, mexico
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Average food, portions small, great view, central location, clean, polite staff, bathrooms could be cleaner.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Nice seafood restaurant, helpful staff, some speak English. We went back a couple of times for the ceviche and margarias.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Worst margarita and pina colada we've ever had. Food cold. Mine was so unappetizing I barely touched it (rubbery calamari wrapped in cold doughy battter). I asked them to wrap it up as takeout and we fed it to a couple of dogs wandering the street. They were only half interested in it!

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Fontenay-le-Comte, France
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104 reviews 104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

... or I would never have even considered a visit. Which would have been a shame, since La Palapa appears to have upped its game. Family lunch, two adults, three children aged 5 to 12. The reception and service were perfectly friendly and helpful. The loos were fine and the food was good. The offspring had "fish fingers" which had... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

very poor quality in food and higene, slow service, cannot recommend this place at all

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Merida, Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

Horrible food and terrible service!! Don't waste your money - the fish we ordered was very fishy and the rice was tasteless and my children's meal (grilled shrimp) was so tough and salty that they didn't eat any of the food - only the bread! $50.00 later, we were sooooo unsatified and still hungry!! PLEASE DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

We ate here after a lovely morning boat trip round the lagoon. When I say we ate, my husband had a piece of average fish, I was served fried octopus so tough and tasteless that it resembled shreds of deep-fried salted truck tyres. For the only occasion I can recall doing such a thing I left the entire meal. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 12, Celestun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Celestun

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 am
11:00 am - 7:00 am
11:00 am - 7:00 am
11:00 am - 7:00 am
11:00 am - 7:00 am
11:00 am - 7:00 am
11:00 am - 7:00 am

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