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La Cueva del Pescador Akumal


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$7 - $24
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews seafood octopus langostinos fresh fish coleslaw mixed ceviche filet tacos lime soup tortillas cook your catch go fishing fishing trip great margaritas catch of the day mariachi band pico de gallo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was so nice, the food was delicious and the drinks were tasty! They even let us know that they offer private fishing trips, which we will definitely do next time we go!

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank LorieChen
Reviewed October 13, 2019

Ate here several times. Service was always good and food was as well. Took them up on a fishing excursion and while wasn’t the best time (3hrs long and kind of boring) the barracuda I caught was served up 3 ways that night and was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 21, 2019

We go frequently to La Cueva del Pescador in Akumal and always service and food are one !! I suggest the Langostinas or ceviche mixto

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Deep_Bubbles
Reviewed July 12, 2019

The staff were really good. Food great and very well priced. Nice atmosphere. We enjoyed our dinner here. No vegetarian on the menu, but they made something up for me.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Reneeandjohn
Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

This seems to be a popular place to drink after a day at the beach. We had seafood dishes, which were very good. We were not very comfortable. It seemed crowded, hot and had many flies.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

We ate La Cueva at the end of May. The prices and atmosphere are good. It is not on the beach, but a few blocks away. The fans kept it cool and comfortable. I wanted to go La Cueva because of the seafood and good...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank Kimberly1518
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

We were disappointed not to find ceviche on the menu, and our main courses were ok rather than great. Grilled fish was nice and fresh, garlic shrimp and squid dishes were overcooked but tasty, but the accompaniment to all dishes was coleslaw and beetroot -...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Payno
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We visited in May. The Margarita is like rocket fuel! We were slighted disappointed that the prawns were over cooked, and the fish (whole snapper) which we asked to be grilled, was undercooked when first served to us, and overcooked and slightly smugly served as...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank mileoakseagull
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Wife and I went here a couple of times. Great atmosphere and the lunch tacos were very good. We also had the fresh fish fillet (I had mine stuffed with seafood, including fresh octopus) one night. Good food, reasonable prices, and usually a very nice...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank Gnatty8
Reviewed May 9, 2019

We have gone fishing in Akumal a few times booking it at the restaurant. Always caught enough fish to bring back and have them cook it for us. always a great time but get a cab, the margaritas are wonderful!

Date of visit: July 2018
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April 24, 2019|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but would suggest that you go to the restaurant and find out. They are delightful people and will be very happy to work with you if they can.
January 5, 2018|
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Response from claundrup | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take credit cards. Pay with pesos. There is a cash machine just around two corners near the town basketball court.
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