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La Selva

Palenque-Ruinas 5, Palenque, Mexico
+52 934 345 0363
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
2 Jan 2016
3 Jan 2015
“Mediocre Food, Horrible Service”
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
Palenque-Ruinas 5, Palenque, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

After a day in palenque i really recommend this restaurant. The mole enchiladas are excellent, just a little bit salted but overall really good. The dessertt is somethig you shouldnt miss, "crepas de cajeta is your best choice"

Thank Paulina N
Reviewed 3 January 2015

This restaurant is completely oriented towards bus tours. When we arrived at the restaurant, we received a lukewarm greeting and were told we couldn't sit at the pre-set tables. This was okay with us except it wasn't until our meals arrived that they actually set...More

2  Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Large restaurant with the slight aura of having seen better days. The staff who were perhaps more senior than we experienced elsewhere were attentive and professional. The wine list is a bit limited and the Cab Sav was served chilled – when we asked for...More

Thank Gareth1048
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We ate dinner at this restaurant whilst staying a couple of days in Palenque visiting the ruins and Agua Azul. Although wanting a "night out" we weren't expecting much as this is Palenque not Cancun. Planning to have a bottle of wine with dinner we...More

Thank annabella333
Reviewed 16 June 2013

I don´t know if it was because I was coming with a large group who had been doing a circuit from the DF til Palenque, but the food served was plain ok. We got a chicken breast with rice and vegetables. The chicken was kind...More

1  Thank Marcelu83
Reviewed 8 September 2012

After reading the previous reviews of La Selva I was very much looking forward to dining at this restaurant. The decor and appearance from the outside is very inviting but I could not find the inside to be in line with the first impression when...More

2  Thank SeattleHotelExpert
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Food and service were decent, but the best part was the decor of this restaurant. We went for dinner and would recommend sitting inside, at least during the rainy season, as the mosquitoes and biting bugs are bad on the patio at dusk.

1  Thank travelhappy1177
Reviewed 9 June 2012

Restaurant La Selva is built as if it is a Mayan ruin. Very nice and interesting atmosphere. The food was fabulous. My husband had medallions de robola (sea bass) and I had a camerones brochette. Both were delicious and the best food we've had in...More

Thank Susan K
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palenque-Ruinas 5, Palenque, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
  • Phone Number: +52 934 345 0363
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