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La Candela

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
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All reviews lunch soup cubano sandwich fajitas french toast beans and rice chicken chilaquiles guacamole pollo free refills daily specials hot cakes mexican breakfast service was excellent both visits side dishes
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We eat as a family after a morning of diving. The food here is excellent! We had shrimp, chicken and steak fajitas. We ended up with enough leftovers to feed us for dinner that night.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank madregreen
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Very friendly stuff, all ingredients are fresh and organic, you can see how your food being cooked, great variety, good location

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AlonaGyria
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit to La Candela. Love the food, especially the guacamole and the shrimp. Menu is in English and Spanish, waiters also speak some English. Prices and service are pretty good. Our favorite spot when we are here from a cruise ship....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank accman12
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was quite a surprise to find. My friends and I shared a plate for 3, which had four types of Tacos 🌮 , fish, beef, chicken and shrimp. The meal was delicious and filling. My girlfriend get extra salsa which was very spicy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Coachbaby48
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Great lunch choices even for a vegan like me!! I love this place and so did my group!! It quickly became our go-to lunch spot!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank serafinlive
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This restaurant is exactly what I was hoping to find--real, authentic Mexican food, reasonable prices, great service, and just the right ambiance. We ate there three times and would have gone there more often if only we had discovered it sooner. If I ever figure...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jim K
Reviewed October 18, 2018

It was very refreshing to find this restaurant. I felt like I was actually in Mexico. Saul, our waiter on both visits, is the best. The first time was for an early dinner and we both had chicken fajitas. They were delicious but seemed a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank James K
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Don't miss dining at this restaurant! La Candela is perfect for breakfast or dinner. Eggs cooked perfectly "over easy", bacon, beans, tortillas, and a great creamy chipolte sauce made for a perfect breakfast. For dinner, we had the chicken fajitas. The portion is huge, so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary F
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Even though it is right down town, this place has a local vibe. Many locals grab breakfast or lunch here. Very nice place!!

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed July 28, 2018

If you want to have a really taste of a local food from the Island this is the place. Is really, really, really good

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TAISHADORADA
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