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La Habichuela Downtown

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Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico (Avenida Coba & Uxmal)
+52 998 884 3158
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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The gardens are out of a movie set and make for quite an experience. The food did not disappoint. We shared the seafood mix platter that had a wonderful lobster tail. The chile in walnut sauce was exotic and well balanced despite the fruit. I can't wait to go back!

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Thank bridgetttclark
La Habichuela C, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Bridget: Thanks for your kind comments about our Restaurant, our main objective is to delight the palates of those who visit us, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the place and the food. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Armando Pezzotti More 

Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Setting is one of the best I have been to. Service and Food excellent. My kids loved it. The coupe-de-gras was the flaming Myan coffee

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Thank jerry c
Southampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don’t be put off by the look of this restaurant from the outside, there is plenty of food to choose from and the service is excellent. Its slightly priced more than a mid-range place to eat, but you won’t be disappointed if you want feel that little bit special & like good food.

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Thank Firemansimon
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When we visit Cancun, we always plan a dinner at this restaurant. The setting is beautiful and the attention to detail is amazing. We had the pleasure of meeting and conversing with a young man named Elias Pastrana who was our waiter for the evening. We enjoyed spending time with him as much as our dinner. He is polite, professional,... More 

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Thank Jerry W
La Habichuela C, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Jerry: Thank you for taking the time to share with others the great experience you had at La Habichuela. Your thoughtful remarks are very helpful in allowing us to continue to deliver the most excellent food and service. We are happy to be in your list of places to visit in Cancun. We are looking forward to welcome you... More 

Holly, Michigan
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were treated to dinner by our children for our anniversary. The best dinner we have ever had! Cocktails, appetizers, entrees and deserts were very very good. Every meal was excellent and the service was top notch. Eat in the garden if you can, it is great place to dine. Next trip to Cancun will include a... More 

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Thank derosh
La Habichuela C, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this review

Dear customers: Thanks for making us a part of your celebration, it was a pleasure to serve you! We are so delighted to know that you enjoyed your visit to our Restaurant. We hope we will be seeing you in a near future. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we loved the place and had a great food experience! I had the amaranth which was mind blowing! the personal is very sweet especially Elias. Go here and have seafood!

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Merida, Mexico
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although one of the most pricey restaurants we've ever been to, everything about it was absolutely worth it! EXCELLENT customer service from the minute we walked in until the second we left; they even got us a taxi and helped my fiance into it (he's in a wheelchair), exquisite high quality food with unexpected treats here and there (more food... More 

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Thank paulynnita
La Habichuela C, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Paulynnita: Thanks for your kind comments, we are so happy that you enjoy your visit to our Restaurant, our main objective is to satisfy those who visit us and your review is really appreciated. We are looking forward to welcome you back!! Best regards, Armando Pezzotti More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is excellent. How ever if youre hungry you can better go somewhere else or order an appertizer. Service is good.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant looks good on paper menu looks good, but unfortunately that is where it stops. Food is tasteless.

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Thank ESMcK
Dallas, Texas
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exquisite food and menu at La Habichuela Downtown is out-shined by their exemplary service. Our extraordinary evening began before we stepped foot in the restaurant--when the concierge made our dining reservation, the restaurant was quick to inquire about special needs and food sensitivities. We really appreciated this as we do have some intolerances and our waiter was gracious, sensitive... More 

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La Habichuela C, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this review

Dear customers: Thank you very much for your kind comments, it was a pleasure to serve you and to hear you had a great time dining with us. We are looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$25 - $40
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Caribbean, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Avenida Coba & Uxmal)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 884 3158
Description
Located in the center of the city, La Habichuela, has become a legend of Cancun with more than 38 years of operation. Some say that if you don't know La Habichuela, you don't know Cancun. The unique and a genuine ambience of the Mayan culture, attentive service, complete menu of Mexican cuisine,Caribbean seafood , steaks, international dishes, have built the restaurant's strong reputation. La Habichuela was awarded the Five Diamonds Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences & is a proud recipient of the National Best Restaurant Award and the recognition of DIRONA since 2001. La Habichuela is considered a must in Cancun

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?