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La Petita

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Beach Road, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Edmonton, Alberta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Puerto Morelos, make sure you stop by at La Petita! We only wanted to get a beer, but the friendly staff convinced us to stay for a little more than that. We had THE BEST Margaritas here, and the Nachos were amazing too. Can't wait to visit the next time we go to Mexico!

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Thank Rainyfool
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very quiet when we went there. Parking can be a problem but as it was a quiet night, we got a spot right out front. I had the lobster which is caught locally. It was delicious. The service was excellent. No complaints.

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Thank TriciasTrips
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Awesome spot! We loved all of it from Magaritas , fresh fish, ceviche, guacamole, mariachi band, and atmosphere!! Go see these guys, they were so sweet and fun!!

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Thank Brenda W
Arlington, Texas
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016

Friends met locals and enjoyed the authentic food in the local setting. It is safe and enjoyable. Give it a try

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Thank livinfast
New York City, New York
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152 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

Went for lunch. One block off the beach. Feels like you're on the beach because the floor is all sand, the tables are plastic, and the shelter is a palm tree hut. Service was great, our waiter spoke english fluently too, and the food was really, really good and fresh.

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2 Thank mtanney
Pismo Beach, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

Very good food and nice helpful workers, the fish tacos are great and puerto Morelos is real ya cute little town ...

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1 Thank littlemisspris
Nashville, Tennessee
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213 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

The floor is sand, so you know it's casual. Walter greeted us and was more than accommodating. There were several local families eating there, so I think that speaks well for La Pepita (the name IS la Pepita, not Petita as shown on Tripadvisor). At least go get some chips, salsa, and margaritas!!

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1 Thank 1TNtraveler
Yuma, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent food at and affordable price, very clean and staff go beyond to makes us feel comfortable.

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Thank mpadilla2015
Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

Friendly, but the fresh fish was overcooked. (3 stars) However, the ceviche was the best we'd ever had! (5 stars)

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Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

EXCELLENT food and very affordable! If we ever come back we will for sure eat here again! The staff is awesome too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos

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