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Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco, Mexico
+52 958 587 0165
07:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 23:30
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Lakewood, Colorado
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate here several times. Chicken fajitas and fillet of fish were excellent. Ambience of a fine restaurant with excellent service. Great value and both meals were enough to share.

Thank Fishfinder52
Victoria Beach, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service at any time of day or evening was excellent. We ate there many times and we enjoyed the food and the ambiance. The food, for both breakfast and dinner, was excellent. The menu was extensive and we enjoyed everything we had. The frozen margaritas were superb and worth many return trips.

Thank jvfarquhar
Penticton, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You will need a reservation for a large group. Marvellous atmosphere, food presentation was excellent, food was fantastic, this is by far the best restaurant in Huatulco.

Thank Corrie T
Thunder Bay, Canada
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was very classy and the service was great. 7 of us enjoyed a variety of food, shrimp pasta, pizza, the tortilla soup was amazing! We made a reservation before hand and were seated immediately upon arrival. Staff was friendly and our food and drinks were served quickly

Thank starc
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Regardless of whether you are staying at an AI or not, you need to treat yourself to AT LEAST one meal at Terra Cotta! Kitty corner from La Crema across the street from the town square in La Crucesita, it is easy to walk to once you've been dropped off by taxi to the town square. Very large and modern... More 

Thank Rae D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our 3rd trip to Huatulco and our 3rd visit to the Terra Cotta. Never disappointed! Very nice air conditioned restaurant, linen tablecloths and comfortable chairs. Prices are very reasonable. Their salads are fantastic, seafood and steaks always cooked to perfection. Most of the wait staff are Spanish speaking, but there is always an English speaking helper near by... More 

Thank Heather H
Regina, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice break from the traditional Mexican restaurants. Very clean place on the high-end side and the food had great selection and very delicious. The portions are not very large but they are worth every penny, there is fine eating here.

Thank hockeytraveled
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would like to give them 3.5 score if it was possible. Large menu with variety and prices very reasonable (10-12$ US/ entree). Service however, even by Mexico standards was slow. In addition, when they brought us frozen margaritas instead of on the rocks as ordered, they seemed annoyed when we didn't want them. But with the limited restaurants in... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had made a reservation for 18 people the week prior via email from home. Received prompt response which was very much appreciated. My group also grew to include another 26 people the day of the reservation and we were given a second seating which was tremendous. The food and drinks were very tasty and various options are on the... More 

Thank Louise C
vancouver island
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79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We talked with people who considered Terra Cotta the best restaurant in Hualtuco if not all of Mexico so, as we were staying close by, had breakfast and dinner both a couple of times during our stay. The food was consistently good, not great, and the chocolate cake trumps the carrot cake. The margaritas were also very good. Service varied.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, International, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 0165
When you're in the mood for good times, pleasant dining and great cuisine, Terra-Cotta can't be beat. This air-conditioned restaurant offers an inviting atmosphere that is perfect for casual dining with family and friends. The menu at Terra-Cotta features a wide array of great selections made only from the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Terra-Cotta has established itself as one of Huatulco's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you an enjoyable dining experience every time you visit.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?