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La Cueva del Pescador


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Lobster was amazing as was the fried shrimp!! Enjoyed the ambiance and the live band appearing next door too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent half the day in the water. Looking for a more traditional restaurant than what our resort offers. Service and food were better than expected. Make sure you know the prices before you order. Cash only.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David_jhgm9iugftf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Cueva is casual, outdoor dining with excellent service and great-tasting food. Our observation is that more Yucatan locals dine at La Cueva than most other lunch or evening restaurants in Akumal. For a simple yet tasty (and not too filling) dinner, try an appetizer...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BooJRadley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for drinks to get a feel for the place....dark decor, but mostly outdoors with good cover from sun and rain...margaritas were excellent, with lots,of tequila but served in a tall glass not the perfect margarita glass. TOO MANY SMOKERS there....why is it that when...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank susietraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice outdoors tables, very reasonably priced food. Nachos and pebre were delicious! Fish filet was fresh but would have needed a side dish.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Maija T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here last year many times and always had a fantastic meal and time so this year when we arrived in Akumal this was the first restaurant we ate at. Cold beer, spectacular salsa, and chips, a shrimp in a butter...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good friends, stalking mariachi’s...great night! Really great sangria and octopus!! I did find out there is one price for locals and another for tourists. That’s to be expected, you take care of your own too!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank M7063ZUsaraw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun palapa restaurant with excellent fish choices. Friendly server, who kept us supplied with fresh chips and yummy salsa. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at this tucked-away little seafood restaurant. Excellent octopus in ink sauce and garlic shrimp. The Veracruz fish fillet was pretty good also, but steamed (traditional) rather than grilled, and I prefer the grilled versions. The service was good and the owner was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank dschul320
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful outdoor under a palapa restaurant. Always my first meal in Akumal. Tasty Margaritas and warm chips with Pici de Gallo. Authentic Mexican!!! Ola! La Cueva!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank vaildiver
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January 5, 2018|
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Response from Eatdrinktravel86 | Reviewed this property |
Currently in May 12-9
Andrew S
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Paul N |
Yes. They take credit cards.
Lisa F
February 2, 2017|
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Response from Eatdrinktravel86 | Reviewed this property |
We are here May 2018 and everything is quiet after 9 pm even on weekends. But it’s off season.
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