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La Habichuela Downtown

Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3158
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was difficult to find it. But we were surprised by attentiveness the staff and very nice yard. Everything that we have chosen was tasty. Meet and fish dishes were very good. Margarita was one of the best.

Thank Rinat U
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Rinat: Thanks for your visit to La Habichuela, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed it. We hope we will be seeing you again in a near future. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 5 days ago

The food, service, ambiance and price were all excellent. The freshly made and warm bread they pass around to the tables was terrific. There is a nice little plaza around the corner to talk a walk after dinner that appears safe and gives you a...More

Thank Michael D
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Michael: Thanks for your nice review of our Restaurant, it was a pleasure to serve you. Your recommendation with family and friends is appreciated. We are looking forward to your next visit to La Habichuela. Best, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 1 week ago

La Habichuela was worth a visit to experience their tradition with Yucatan cuisine in the downtown heart of the city proper. It was a moderate taxi ride from the zona hotelera through a very congested area downtown lined by street vendors. The food was very...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very beautiful restaurant, had so much character to it. The food was very good and the service was incredible! Loved our experience, would highly recommend. Also, the music was very good.

Thank shunter99
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had their signature curry dish and it was delicious. The staff were very kind and attentive. Lovely atmosphere. Courtyard is the place to eat on a nice evening.

Thank Lane1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance is beautiful, very cosy for a romantic dinner in down town Cancun. The food is excellent and the prices are not as hight as the luxury restaurants at the Hotel Zone. The visit to this restaurant is an excellent option!

Thank MexicoVenueFinders
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gosh ! The MOST amazing place in downtown Mexico. The decor is very pleasant. We went when their was a big carnival happening a street across but this place is nestled away from main road that the noise isn't audible

Thank Kavya C
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kavya: We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to La Habichuela, it was a pleasure to serve you. We hope we will be seeing you again during your next trip to Cancun. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seasoned professionals, magical interiors and refined tastes. A perfect place for an elegant lunch or dinner. Truly Impressed.

Thank SheetalRajan
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customers: Thanks for your kind comments and for recommending us. We hope we will be seeing you again in a near future. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been coming to La Habichuela for over 20 years! The atmosphere is beautiful... truly a hidden jewel! The drinks are amazing and the food is superb! The menu has s wide selection from authentic Mexican food to duck! The presentation is very nice! The...More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Habichuela is something of a surprise given the surrounding taco joints and places nearby where photographers want to sell you a picture of yourself wearing a sombrero. It's a pleasant, even elegant restaurant, where the menu straddles traditional Mexican food and a somewhat old...More

1  Thank Andrew M
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regine7
31 December 2016|
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Response from paulynnita | Reviewed this property |
We spent about $800 mexican pesos for dinner for 2.
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Allison N
4 December 2016|
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Response from Eduardo P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, did not see the question before. I have been visiting yearly, even with grown up kids (10-12 years old) and don't ever remember seeing a kids menu. But things do change year to year and it's always good to check... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Avenida Coba & Uxmal)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 884 3158
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Description
Located in the center of the city, La Habichuela, has become a legend of Cancun with more than 38 years of operation. Some say that if you don't know La Habichuela, you don't know Cancun. The unique and a genuine ambience of the Mayan culture, attentive service, complete menu of Mexican cuisine,Caribbean seafood , steaks, international dishes, have built the restaurant's strong reputation. La Habichuela was awarded the Five Diamonds Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences & is a proud recipient of the National Best Restaurant Award and the recognition of DIRONA since 2001. La Habichuela is considered a must in Cancun
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