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La Cueva del Chango

38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 0271
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (52 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (149 reviews)
“crepes” (76 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been frequenting this restaurant for a few years and it is always very good, the food is fresh authentic Mexican cuisine. I usually go for breakfast as I love the Rancheros! This is a very popular spot and well known to locals. The...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cant go wrong !.. Extensive menu,great food, great service, gorgeous setting,fair prices...Nothing to whine about here...

Thank Don H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s fine, food is pretty good not great. Efficient service. Setting is interesting with inside outside. But don’t get all the rave reviews. Though their lime soup was excellent.

Thank Boodus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always creative and wonderful. Join the crowd and wait for a table... it's worth it. Owner Andre makes all welcome in this unique and friendly restaurant.

Thank MusicmanAtlantaGA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went in this restaurant today, the food was fresh and nice, the atmosphere so fabulous, the staff was kind and gentle, definitely this is an amazing place. High recommend

Thank Nirvana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch last week....it was recommended by folks who are from Monterrey and who always come to this restaurant when in Playa....great family style, tucked away in a pleasant atmosphere....no view of the street while in the spacious rear portion of the place....varied and...More

Thank susietraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit this spot when we visit Playa, their brunch is fantastic. The chilaquiles are the best you will have in town, and while they do have a large selection of chilaquiles, they also have many other things on the menu sure to satisfy...More

Thank Moni558
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended but didn't live up to the reviews. The ambiance is cool and is jungle-like but the service was a bit slow and the menu options were just ok for our family, so maybe it's just us. No one was excited...More

Thank Sparkle1109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated right away. Timing is everything. As soon as we placed our order, 50-60 more patrons arrived and filled the waiting area. I overheard the wait to be 30 minutes or more. The sugar cookie covered bread rolls, chocolate or vanilla were a...More

Thank CLB1644
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The brunch is worth the wait. This place has refreshing fresh juices with a rotating "juice of the day" and delicious options for brunch entrees that were also very large and filling, all at reasonable prices, especially for a more touristy spot. The restaurant itself...More

Thank geralva
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Questions & Answers
21 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Yes, we do take reservations for lunch and dinner. Not for breakfast though. Do not hesitate to contact me in case you have any further questions or refer to our website.
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21 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay but we do not verify the TripAdvisor account almost at all. Yes we do take reservations for dinner only.
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29 February 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Dear Elizabeth, Sorry. Only cash in US$ or MXN Pesos. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 0271
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La Cueva del Chango is a unique restaurant-bar, not only in concept but also for the natural setting amongst abundant vegetation and trees. The culinary concept is natural Mexican food, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the juices are made with fresh fruit and we also have a bar with an ample assortment of premium brands. The wines we serve are mexican, thus offering and ample selection. In La Cueva del Chango we believe in the Mexican cuisine and offer a high quality product at a reasonable price.
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