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La Habichuela Downtown

Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3158
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 966 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to La Habichuela because our kids wanted to try it again, it has been two years since our last visit. You are greeted nicely at the door. Our Waiter Alfred was great! All his recommendations were spot on. Will be returning here!

Thank docox10
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited for dinner after a recommendation from the hotel. Upon arriving was a bit skeptical but was quickly guided into a tropical garden by the manager. Sitting in a private courtyard in full foliage with several Mayan artifacts decorating the garden we were welcomed and...More

Thank hutch0096
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just go and thank me later. You can’t visit Cancun and not go to this spectacular restaurant. The ambient is just amazing and they will make you feel like home. The staff was amazing and will be there with a smile in seconds. The food...More

Thank Riccardo R
Reviewed 1 week ago

So the first impression of the place is that of an expensive, just-for-tourists, over-the-top fake experience. Certainly, the decor is meant to provide a Mayan atmosphere, and my expectations for the food were low. Imagine my surprise when my entree, squid stuffed with lobster, proved...More

Thank blavine
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner on the last evening of our holiday in Mexico. We had travelled across the country and were quite disappointed with the beach area of Cancun. We were therefore delighted to find this restaurant in the town centre. The menu was tempting and...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They say Mayan Cusine I had some of the best ceviche ever great drinks incredible terraced patio fine dining but 2 of us drinks apps etc like $75 would have been 150 stateside downtown near a nice open air plaza that locals go to for...More

1  Thank macjohn
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Macjohn: Thanks for your visit and for sharing your experience at our Restaurant, it was a pleasure to serve you. We hope to be in your list of "places to visit in Cancun". Looking forward to welcome you back!! Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a group of 6 with two children, the venue is stunning outside. The service was very good, in general the food was very good. Sadly the three of us that were for their recommended coconut curry dish were not that taken with...More

Thank James N A
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear James: Thanks for your visit to our Restaurant, we are sorry that the Cocobichuela was not good enough, we hope you will give us a chance to serve you again and to change that bad impression. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This could be my favorite restaurant ever !! Food & service is incredible .... and in a beautiful setting ..... what more could you ask for in a restaurant ? The staff, especially Armando Centina, are so genuinely friendly, they make you feel like family...More

Thank Andrea B
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andrea: Thank you very much for your kind comments!! we are so delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our Restaurant, it's always a pleasure to serve you. We are looking forward to welcoming you back!! Warm regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this restaurant in downtown Cancun. They have a beautiful outdoor patio for dining, their staff is so personal and professional. Their food choices are excellent and my entire family enjoyed their meal. Our server was Alfredo and the manager was Juan Hill and they...More

Thank Scott C
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Scott: Our greatest satisfaction is to provide an unforgettable experience to all who visit us, we are so delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed visiting La Habichuela. We hope we will be seeing you during your next trip to Cancun. Best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our fourth visit to La Habichuela (The Stringbean). Our first time was 32 years ago for our tenth anniversary. We were staying at a downtown hotel so I asked the front desk clerk about a good restaurant to which we could walk. He...More

Thank David W
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear David: Thanks for making us a part of your Holidays!! It's been a pleasure to serve you for many years. We appreciate your nice and detailed review of our Restaurant. We are looking foward to welcoming you back!! Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

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regine7
December 30, 2016|
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Response from paulynnita | Reviewed this property |
We spent about $800 mexican pesos for dinner for 2.
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Allison N
December 3, 2016|
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Response from Eduardo P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, did not see the question before. I have been visiting yearly, even with grown up kids (10-12 years old) and don't ever remember seeing a kids menu. But things do change year to year and it's always good to check... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $40
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, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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