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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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Cancun, Mexico
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Thank Ivan A
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Maryland
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family signed up for a snorkel tour through Lomas Travel at our hotel Iberostar Cancun. 12 and 14 yr old boys. Had a great time. This was their 1st open water snorkel experience. It did not disappoint. Had a great time. The dive masters that gave us the tour in the water were fantastic. Lots of fish and coral... More 

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Thiensville, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great snorkeling trip by Lomas Travel - Snorkeling at Puerto Morelos followed by lunch with amazing grilled fish, fries, chips and guacamole and salsa. Lunch with friends Flor, Carlos, and Maru!

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Edina, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch here, I finally felt like I was in Mexico after several days in the hotel zone. The coconut flan was amazing.

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Thank Colette P
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We eat there 2 time both had good food and service. The waiter was extremely pleasent and educated us on the proper way to ask for things in spanish which we requested. His English was good

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Thank Susan V
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The view is beautiful from the restaurant. Everyone in our party was happy with their lunches. The chipotle sauce on the burritos was especially good. Our service was good as well. I wish there was more variety of fresh fish options, only fish available this day was Mahi Mahi. I expected more since Puerto Morales is a fishing village. My... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

My party had breakfast here, the food was good but not great, prices were average compared with other Puerto Morelos establishments. The coffee was instant and underwhelming. Nice view if that's what you're looking for.

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Thank servicetrainer
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 

Kentville, Canada
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We stopped here for a snack after snorkelling. We had taquitos and refried beans, which were really good and very reasonably priced. The staff were super friendly and really quick. The drinks were delicious. The place was clean and had a nice view being right on the beach. The decor is wrestling themed and really interesting. Funny posters on the... More 

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Delton, Michigan
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Good friendly service, right on the beach and very roomy. The food was good, nothing outstanding but good. We had the shrimp tacos and guacamole. All in all, not a bad choice for lunch. AAA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups
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?