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Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco, Mexico
+52 958 587 0165
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Make reservations! You will not be disappointed. Hubby and I both had Steak and it was seasoned perfectly. Nice options for wine drinkers. Decadent Desserts. Try the cheesecake. Very much worth the cost.

Thank Jenna M
Evanston, Il
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on our last night in Huatulco, probably should have gone back to one of the others restaurants we tried. I tried the coffee rubbed steak, which was flavorful, but not memorable. Others tried the individual pizzas and we're not impressed. On the plus side, the Margaritas were good, as was the Mescal

Thank Wkihm
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Should not be number 1 on trip adviser. There are so many better restaurants. I would recommend 7 travoli. Food was dry and experience was adverage

Thank Patrick444D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always good quality ingredients and tasty food. Air conditioned. Indifferent service.. allow plenty of relaxing time

Thank Juanito_del_Mar
New Zealand
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a casual lunch at Terra Cotta, tacos pescadore & pollo, icy cold cervesas & a glass of wine each. The decor is quite class & upmarket, service staff very helpful & professional. We chose to sit outside but there is an air conditioned dining room also.

Thank Buggerem
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This was always a must stop in the evenings for ice-cream after dinner, no more. They decided to expand the restaurant and off with the quick stop for a desert deal. The restaurant is ok, although the A/C is wonderful and a welcome value in a hot day. For Huatulco prices this could be the most expensive restaurant in town.... More 

Thank 33photo
Northwest Arkansas
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 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 June 29, 2016 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 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 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 

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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
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?