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Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco, Mexico
+52 958 587 0165
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Northwest Arkansas
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our last meal after a week in Huatulco - we should have gone here first. The food was good but not great. Compared to many other restaurants in town, Terra Cotta is average. It's very (strangely) American. Again, it's not a bad meal - but as we described the meals to our friends back home, I noticed we... More 

Thank ejchron
Armonk, New York
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we walked in the restaurant we were seated next to an open construction area. Yes they were serving dinner while people are using trails and hammers and working on a renovation. Unbelievable. On top of that we were told by the waitress that it would be no fish on the menu that night. We went there specifically for fish... More 

Thank sgottlieb51
sam c, Owner at Terra-Cotta, responded to this review

I apologize that you had a negative experience with us. The construction that you are referring to was actually a broken water pipe. The plumbers had to break part of a sheetrock roof to get to the water line immediately because it was starting to damage our large wooden wine rack. Additionally, we had to cut off water to the... More 

London, Ontario
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both of our dining experiences here were spot on good and very good value for what we received. The food was both fresh and imaginative and the service was very good. Despite not having a reservation on our anniversary night (minor health issue precluded it) they were very accommodating and let us wait a short bit in the dining room... More 

Thank John H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came her for breakfast a week into our visit. While we thoroughly enjoy the tropical feel of Huatulco, the air conditioning felt great while dining. The Mexican breakfast were authentic and very good. However, the stuffed coconut French toast was excellent! My daughter could barely finish her 1/2 order. The juices and smoothies were all made fresh, especially good... More 

Thank Ryan B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent. Went here for breakfast. My son and I started out by splitting a half order of the stuffed French toast. My 14 year old son's eyes lit up on the first bite. Then, we both ordered omelets. I believe there were 5 types to choose from. I got the Italian omelet with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, grilled... More 

Thank Thankfulservant
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Food and ambiance was great. Service nice. Air conditioned. Yea!! Pizza of all things and spaghetti was super. Will return.

Thank Lonni S
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This place was always packed for breakfast, and the locals all seem to be there. We had great service, great coffee, and incredible chilaquiles. Highly recommended for breakfast although we did not have another meal there.

Thank Paul S
Belo Horizonte, MG
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Everything was fine at the restaurant but it's an Italian restaurant so don't expect tradicional Oaxaca food. The food itself was amazing, rally well prepared and fresh. try to book it as soon as you get o Huatulco. It gets crowded everyday! The desserts bar is gorgeous!

Thank WaguinhoAraujo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Really good food & Relaxing place. Loved the coffee and the coconut french toast! I had an Campestre Omelet and was so good! Not fan of the potatoe (side dish) but the salsa was excellent!

Thank Aide A
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Great food, service and you have to try their cakes. We only got to eat there twice which was not enough. We were surprised at the reasonable prices for a restaurant of this high caliber. Highly recommend Terra Cotta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mexican, International, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 0165
When you're in the mood for good times, pleasant dining and great cuisine, Terra-Cotta can't be beat. This air-conditioned restaurant offers an inviting atmosphere that is perfect for casual dining with family and friends. The menu at Terra-Cotta features a wide array of great selections made only from the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Terra-Cotta has established itself as one of Huatulco's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you an enjoyable dining experience every time you visit.

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