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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 good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (97 reviews)
“caesar salad” (63 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
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 today via mobile

Every time we visit Cancún we visit La Habichuela. My family loves the food and ambiance. Our waiter, Armando Cetina, welcomes us like family always. He is very accommodating with separate checks, we are always a big group. Last night was a smaller group and...More

Thank Giselle C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Once every year my family comes here for a special dinner. It is pricy but the food is so good and the service and atmosphere are excellent. The servers are very attentive and nice. The garden is so beautiful and a great place to take...More

Thank margaretaugusta
Reviewed 1 week ago

...if you don't have anything nice, don't say anything. I really wish I could follow that advice because the staff was so nice, earnest and attentive, but I can't. It seems to me that this place is stuck in the 70s. There was an acute...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've had dinner here every time I've visited Cancun for the past 30 years. Today I brought my teenagers to carry on the Tradition and was Sooo disappointed. Service was still pretty good and the garden is the same as it's always been, but the...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for the first time in 2015 on our honeymoon while my wife was pregnant and returned this year with our 2 and a half year old. It's still the best. Sure, you can get some delicious tacos in the hotel zone but...More

Thank Todd J
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Todd: Thanks for making us a part of your holidays and for your kind review of La Habichuela, we're so happy to hear that you had a great experience dining with us. We hope we will be seeing you again very soon. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a very romantic hidden garden with stunning furniture, with perfection lighting and a very seductive atmosphere. The service is always superb! They treated my business clients as super guests, advising us on the food choice. We took as a group mainly "pescado"...More

Thank Ray S
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ray: Thanks for sharing a nice review of our Restaurant, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed visiting La Habichuela, we were pleased to serve you. We are looking forward to welcoming you back! Best regards, Anna Pezzotti

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

There is only one vegetarian main course on the whole menu and no vegetarian starters at all which is extremely disappointing in such a classy restaurant. The one option was very tasty and the whole experience including food, service and ambiance was fabulous. I'm a...More

Thank Sean J
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sean: We are sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations about vegetarian food, certainly we are not a vegetarian Restaurant, however we offer some starters and dishes like Cuitlacoche Crepes, Cream of Habichuela, Crema Conde (cream of black beans), Lol-Tun Salad (with...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant off street,, Open Courtyard attached to the back side of the restaurant very beautiful. Service is outstanding, food is top of the world. Have been going to this restaurant for years taking friends, always impressed. Two of us had the surf and turf...More

Thank David B
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David: Thank you very much for visiting us and sharing such a nice review of our Restaurant, through the years our main objective is to delight the palates of those who visit us, happy we made it!! We are looking forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Always look forward to our dinners here. The outdoor seating is so relaxing and serene. One would never expect this beautiful setting in downtown. A true treasure and we go every year sometime twice in a week. Food is delicious and the service is attentive...More

Thank Lucie C
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lucie: Thanks for making us a part of your vacation!! it's been a pleasure to serve you for many years. We're happy to hear that most of our clients do not think of coming to Cancun without visiting La Habichuela. We appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

We have been going to Cancun for years and we always make a point of dining here. This time we went for a late lunch / early dinner and once again had a delightful time. The service was impeccable, the outdoor garden seating enchanting, and...More

Thank Born_2_Travel1709
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Customers: We are so delighted that visiting our Restaurant is a tradition when you're in Cancun, thanks for your preference and for sharing a nice review of your experience at La Habichuela. We are looking forward to welcoming you back very soon! Best regards,...More

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
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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