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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“french toast” (9 reviews)
“tortillas” (7 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have been a fan of Imelda's for many years. On this year's trip, our first experience at Imelda's new location, we ordered lunches to go on two occasions and were dismayed that the service was so poor. The food was great, but the wait...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Imeldas moved across the plaza. Check out the new Imeldas, which is nice and bright, you can now sit under an open air roof, and have a little more view. Rather than being under the shade trees, behind the Turtle Conservatory, and Dive Shop, she...More

1  Thank Greg R
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Nothing makes me happier than an authentic Mexican breakfast! We enjoyed Imelda and her breakfast so much our first day in Akumal that we returned our second and last day. Something about the scrambled eggs, in that she gets the ham just slightly crunchy and...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice cheap food, a very hone like feel to the place. Alot better then most of the restaraunts on the beach.

1  Thank Bling_r
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Went to seim with the turtles today and did not pack a lunch. We hope there were beach cantinas. I walked back to the shopping area before the beach to look for a small local place. I found it! Imelda,'s La Cocina! Good price, p!entry...More

Thank Mo S
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Right behind the turtle museum and Akumal bay beach, the thatched roof room is not hard to miss, as it is on the way to the beach famous for sea turtles. They are moving the ecocina to the middle of akumal town soon, around the...More

1  Thank sabbiep
Reviewed June 23, 2016

We only went to Imelda's for breakfast, and it was very tasty. We had French Toast, Heuvos con Chorizo and Omelette con Jamon y queso. They were all very good. The entire place is very quaint and sweet. The server was kind and even brought...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed May 18, 2016

a very limited menu in a nice surrounding right by the beach. The food is home made and tasty-- just a bit expensive for what you get. I am more used to the prices in my home area of Mexico which are more reasonable for...More

Reviewed March 27, 2016

A guy from Michigan told us about this place and that it had the best French Toast. We decided to go and we all had French Toast. It was definitely the second best I have ever had - the first being my own, which is...More

Thank Williz
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Pleasant surprise located just to the left of the entrance to the Akumal Diving Center. This grass shack will surprise you with high quality food at a reasonable price. Don't let the look of this place deter you. Check out the chalkboard menu of daily...More

2  Thank John F
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April 23, 2017|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Go to west end of public basketball court. It's across the access road from there. Mark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
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