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La Cueva del Pescador

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Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I live in Akumal so we come to this place pretty often. It is our favorite place in town. They have the best service, guys are always friendly and take their time to talk with you even though this place is always crowded. Our favorites rice with shrimp, mixed ceviche and the avocados stuffed with shrimp. Prices... More 

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Thank Alejandra C
Bend, Oregon
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice lunch here. Shrimp fajitas and stuffed avocado. They were like tuna salad only with salad shrimp. The food was fresh but the mayonnaise didn't set well on my stomach after a long day in the hot sun.

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Thank Bendcouple0811
Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food. Excellent service. Charming atmosphere. Terrific guacamole and ceviche. Mariachis in the evening. Had both lunch and dinner there and both were excellent.

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Thank harold s
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very reasonably priced. Food is good. We had fish tacos, grilled grouper. Excellent guacamole. Close to Akumal beach and lots of little stores. Mojitos and margaritas were great.

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Thank Meg T
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My group was very large and they were able to seat us fairly quick the food was really fresh and full of flavor there was a curry fish dish and that was unreal and i am not a fan of curry

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Thank walshcolton33
ft worth texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had the garlic grouper it was good but others had average food. Heard it was really good maybe we got an off night.

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Thank caligal18
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I shared the grilled seafood platter, and it was truly delicious - among the best meals we had on the trip.

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Thank Diane Q
Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice mostly for the delicious brochettes. They didn't have the lobster when we were there but we did enjoy the chicken and the shrimp & steak. We also enjoyed the dessert of coconut ice cream. Get a pitcher of margaritias. Very inexpensive and there were a lot of locals so that tells you something

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a couple times. Always have the lobster. It is good, but very small and we always go away hungry. I'd go to La Buena Vida instead.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre food and service plus mosquitoes based on dinner for 6 on December 27. Inferior to a half dozen other dinners we had in the Tulum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Meals
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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?