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La Panza es Primero

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Av. Rafael Melgar 4, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 252 0776
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the beach. Great food and a lot of food for the price. Ceviche was fresh and very tasty. Very friendly wait staff.

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Thank Renee S
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We booked this through our travel agent at our resort. I was hesitant to snorkel near Cancun...afraid I would be disappointed after snorkeling in Cozumel & Belize, but I have to say I was not disappointed. Of course, it was not as extensive as Belize, but we saw many different colorful species on our trip. We had perfect weather, and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

We stopped there for dinner on our way from Cancun to Playa del Carmen and I was pleased wih the variety of the menu. Even thiugh I thought I should order seafood in a restaurant by the sea, I opted for some chicken enchiladas with a very good sauce. Everybody's food was very good!

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Thank Fiorelina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Excellent experience, awesome tacos al pastor and fun environment. Great service, will definitely visit again.

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Thank Santiago C
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

This place was a wonderful top off to an incredible snorkeling experience. We were here as part of our 30th Anniversary celebration. We first went snorkeling with the "captain" and Jimmy (Jesus) as our guide, he was incredible how he could find all the hidden sea creatures even while he towed me along, as I don't like to be in... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

After day diving at Aquanauts went with instructor forcsome drinks and food! Great quirky atmosphere and colourful furniture! And bestly beer was well chilled and food delicious! Will go again

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Ah this place was our favourite place to eat when visiting Puerto Morelos. Not only is the setting great with panoramic sea views but it is so quirky inside. It looks small from the outside but opens up to a huge dining area with colourful surroundings. The food is second to none in this town and we just loved it.... More 

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No CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by here after a week in Playa del Carmen. The enchiladas and tacos were the best I've ever had, period. Excellent view of the blue waters and excellent service. And cheap too! Definately will return and recommend..

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Cancun, Mexico
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

If you are looking for a real Mexican food with great view this is the place to be, the environment is unmatched

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LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Panza es Primero, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Come back soon. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The experience to La Panza was pleasant. However food was OK. The service was good. However when we asked for the bill waiter asked us to go to the register, when I asked for to pay by my credit card I was told that the credit card terminal was not working. Also the exchange rate was 1dollar to 16 pesos... More 

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LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Panza es Primero, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I’m sorry to hear that your recent experience with us was an unpleasant one. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. They will help us to improve our service. More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Rafael Melgar 4, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: +52 998 252 0776

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