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La Providencia

Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite 90704, Mexico
+52 958 100 9234
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite 90704, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our 2nd year in Zipolite and La Providencia was on the top of our places we wanted to return to for a dinner. We were not disappointed. The host/owner made us feel as if we were returning friends. It was a wonderful experience. Your sense...More

Thank NorthernLights55
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Good food and great service summarize La Providencia. The host and the waiter were friendly and fast. The food was well plated and very good. The ambiance of this beach town restaurant is great. I would recommend trying the tuba medallions in tamarind sauce. It...More

Thank therreid
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

What Javier and his team have created here is hands down the best place to eat in all of Zipolite. A reservation only 5 star restaurant with all the charm, elegance, and panache one would expect in a major metropolitan area. However the stroll in...More

Thank Losvagabundos E
Reviewed 9 March 2017

La Providencia is probably the best restaurant in Zipolite, the place is cozy and gives you the feeling of being in the courtyard of an old Mexican house. The service is so great and all the waiter so kind. The Menu is no to extensive,...More

Thank Memo C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Enjoyed our dinner at Providencia. Very friendly staff. Excellent food--especially the Oaxacan appetizers. Highly recommended.

Thank STB25
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A reservation only restaurant. The menu offers many options, very different from almost every restaurant in Zipolite (pizzas, pasta). You can have local dishes and also more elaborated ones. The beef in wine and vinegar sauce is a must. Everything tastes like a home made...More

Thank Geminiano P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We went to La Provedencia 5 years ago when it was in a different location. The new place is just as good if not better. The food was fabulous. The service was excellent. We felt welcomed from the time we entered the restaurant. The price...More

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My friend and I had a fabulous evening there about 4 years ago when they were in their previous location. This year I was excited to take my husband and another couple of friends. We arrived on time, 6.30, were immediately told that by 8.30...More

Thank Vancouver_b_c_Linda
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had dinner here but it really was only average, if that. My tuna was done in balsamic and rosemary and I didn't think much of the recipe. Perhaps because the fish was lukewarm when it arrived. Service was good to start but then they...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Zipolite has many amazing eateries but none are at the same level of La Providencia. The coconut shrimp and the goat cheese phylo apps are incredible.. all the main courses are amazing especially the various fish dishes....

Thank Russman2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$19
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite 90704, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Zipolite
  • Phone Number: +52 958 100 9234
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Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a small restaurant full of surprises, great food, excellent ambiance, beautiful decor, and the best quality in all the ingredients, always trying to make our costumers have a memorable dining experience.
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