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La Cueva del Pescador

Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (97 reviews)
“mini lobsters” (17 reviews)
“shrimp” (56 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 686 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

So, this is our third trip to Akumal, and our 6th and 7th time eating here. Generally, when we travel, we try to get to as many places as we can. On the first visit of this trip, we had our usual (I have the...More

Thank scan1man
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Good: Our meal was pretty delicious. Location is the heart of Akumal but you still have to drive to it and pay to park. The Bad: Our waiter was rude right off the bat and then abandoned us entirely. His tee-shirt did say "I'm...More

Thank Cyd'sTips
Reviewed 1 week ago

we ate here one night and ordered off the menu. 6 people in our group and everyone ordering something different. Everyone was well pleased with their seafood option and the prices are good too. Watch out for the margaritas though....only need one!

Thank kjirovsky
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for my birthday dinner and the food, atmosphere, music and everything was perfect! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Holli A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant with Mexican and seafood. Prices are the best in the area, but cash only. Problem was the roving musicians going from table to table. We politely declined a performance but were still asked for money after they performed for the table next to...More

Thank TandD1988
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fun place with great seafood and beautiful space decorated with lights. Great place for families or groups.

Thank AngelaFairfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife ordered a shrimp salad and the waiter customized it to her liking and it was delicious. I ordered chicken fajitas and was brought shrimp fajitas by mistake. The waiter really wanted me to take the shrimp fajitas but I have never liked shrimp....More

1  Thank 454murray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoying La Cueva for years, Our seafood destination - grilled shrimp, fish, cooked any way you want. Just ask! Best prices - tequila, margaritas. Favorite dessert - coconut ice cream with Kahlua.

Thank Kristine A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant advertises that if you rent one of their boats for 3 hours of gulf fishing, they will cook your catch for free. Two of us went out yesterday and caught 2 mahi mahi. We and our wives then had our fish for dinner...More

Thank SVC_911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there tonight. Fish was excellent. Grilled seafood palate only fair. Is spite of other reviews, they Do Not take credit cards.

Thank Steve C
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6 January 2018|
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Response from pauldoro | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They seemed to be closed in the morning, and we have dined there fairly late (around 8-9 PM). We have never needed reservations. Hope that helps.
Andrew S
21 August 2017|
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Response from Paul N |
Yes. They take credit cards.
Lisa F
3 February 2017|
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Response from cal_dude7 | Reviewed this property |
La Cueva Del Pescador is a good spot for an amazing Mexican dinner, with the prices on food and drinks being quite reasonable. That being said it isn't really a party and nightlife type set up. Heading down to Playa Del... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 9002
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