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La Pepita


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Don't be fooled by the shabby, palapa entrance. Beyond is a large, open air restaurant with gravel floor. Great botanas including a killer pumpkin seed dip. Ate terrific local fish prepared 'al diablo' - spicy but not 'habanero hot'. Served with tasty rice and avocado. Lobsters were also on offer. Mix of locals and visiting divers. Lots of space and keen juke box - didn't see any children but would have lots of space for them to run around. Great local restaurant.
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews fresh fish lobster tail ceviche fries garlic shrimp flan aguachile salad whole red snapper sandy floor friendly waiter large restaurant caught fish a late lunch great seafood great food and service the wait staff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish there was a 3 and 1/2 choice. We ordered some fish fillets in the spicy sauce choice and it was delicious It was five stars. Ordered a lobster tail with the garlic sauce. Garlic sauce was great but the lobster was overcooked quite...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kaycee K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food her is amazing! There staff is super polite and caring, the place is super organized and they have amazing prices as well as fresh food! This is overall the best restuarant me and my family have been to these 2 weeks in Puerto...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank marisa554
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this hidden gem after meandering in Town Square. Very friendly bartender and servers! Generous servings and delicious food!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CyndiB554
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

L I had a deep fried fish, it was delicious amazing, l had this before but the way they seasoned it was great crusty from the outside tender from the inside. My wife had some green aguachile also it was very good. This town is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank victor m
Reviewed March 11, 2019

This trip we ordered grouper at several restaurants but we are doubtful that is what we got so at La Pepita we ordered the whole fish to ensure we got what we ordered. We chose a small red snapper with the help of the friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dablakes
Reviewed March 4, 2019

This is a great place to go for traditional ceviche and freshly prepared fish. Everything we've tried here we've really liked. The music can be a bit too loud, but the food is worth it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HeatherL962
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Place woth of visit. Great food, friendly staff and reasonable prices. In this place You feel, that the customer is important. Very good fish fillet!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tiina P
Reviewed February 15, 2019

My husband and I ate dinner here one night and had grilled garlic shrimp. They were cooked nicely and the portions were generous. I would probably come here to eat again London Ontario Canada

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Monica Jane S
Reviewed February 10, 2019

We have been staying in Puerto Morelos for 6 weeks every winter for several years. We have tried most restaurants, and some are very good and others can be hit and miss. But never felt a need to post a review good or bad until...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PoMo_fan
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

If you are staying anywhere in the Puerto Morelos area you must have lunch here. This was our second visit to this restaurant. We were staying in Playa Del Carmen and got the bus to Puerto Morelos just to have lunch here. You select the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 797trevorb
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