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La Habichuela Downtown

Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3158
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (96 reviews)
“caesar salad” (62 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food and very good service, in a nice setting. Traditional restaurant downtown, so nice to get out of the hotel zone for a change of pace. Recommend.

Thank KAP
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Customers: Thank you for making us a part of your holidays!! We are so delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant La Habichuela, it was a pleasure to serve you! We hope you will be coming back soon! Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The setting of this restaurant is enchanting--you can sit indoors or in a courtyard amongst trees decorated with strings of clear lights. The food was wonderful & the servers friendly, knowledgeable & talented. Our waiter made us a delicious Caesar salad at our tableside &...More

Thank TLB56NY
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Customers: Thank you very much for visiting our Restaurant and sharing your delightful review. In La Habichuela we are always looking to provide a complete dining experience, glad we made it!! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon!! Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We used to love eating at El Pescador. Then it closed and we needed to replace it. We found La Habichuela and it was even better. Quite simply, the best filet mignon and largest best lobster tails anywhere in the world. Combined with the truly...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear customers: Thanks for your flattering comments of our Restaurant, we are happy that you found La Habichuela and that it was a pleasant experience, we appreciate you're taking the time to share it. We are looking forward to welcoming you back! Best regards, Armando...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

For those who never get out of Gringolandia (hotel Zone) this is one of the best and "prettiest" eateries in town. Bit of a drive from hotel zone but well worth it!

Thank jhw2
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Customers: Thanks for visiting us and for sharing good comments about our Restaurant, we were happy to serve you. We are looking forward to welcoming you back!! Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

A group of us go annually to Cancun and never fail to go to this restaurant at least once. Our favorite waiter is Armando. Great food, service, ambience and fairly priced.More

Thank 197stacyg
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Customers: We are so delighted that visiting our Restauran is a tradition for you, most of our clients do not think of coming to Cancun without dining at La Habichuela. Thanks for your preference! We hope we will be seeing you again during your...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

The atmosphere, the food, and of course the impeccable service made our dinner a night to remember. I would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone!

Thank Mercurysfire
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Customers: Thanks for your flattering comments and for recommending us, we hope to be in your places to visit during you next trip to Cancun. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 10 March 2018

Offers elegant indoor and outdoor seating. We sat outside. Nice ambience. They offered a comical amount and variety of bread. A photographer came around and snapped our photo. He took a great photo, so we bought it. OK, so the back looks a little "Disneyland,"...More

Thank Andy M
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Andy: Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review of our Restaurant, we are happy to know that you enjoyed the food, the service and the ambiance of La Habichuela, thanks for your preference. We are looking forward...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

We have been here many times but the service was so slow when we went on a recent Friday night. food and setting awesome. The waiter was great but just overwhelmed with too many guests and table side prep items.

Thank NurseMarge
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Customers: Thanks for making us a part of your Holidays, it's been a pleasure to serve you! We appreciate your comments, . We are looking forward to welcoming you back! Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 7 March 2018

This was a lovely, enchanting restaurant filled with beautiful foliage outside where we sat. With the graceful chairs it reminded me a little of New Orleans. From the time we arrived we were served by Armando Cetina who was friendly and knowledgable about the menu.I...More

Thank anne2215
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had read great reviews, so on our last night in Cancun before starting our travels around the Yucatan my wife and I decided to have dinner here. Friendly greeting and shown to a courtyard table, lovely setting. Great margaritas, but then downhill. My wife had...More

Thank whygothere
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regine7
31 December 2016|
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Response from paulynnita | Reviewed this property |
We spent about $800 mexican pesos for dinner for 2.
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Allison N
3 December 2016|
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Response from Eduardo P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, did not see the question before. I have been visiting yearly, even with grown up kids (10-12 years old) and don't ever remember seeing a kids menu. But things do change year to year and it's always good to check... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Avenida Coba & Uxmal)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 884 3158
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the center of the city, La Habichuela, has become a legend of Cancun with more than 38 years of operation. Some say that if you don't know La Habichuela, you don't know Cancun. The unique and a genuine ambience of the Mayan culture, attentive service, complete menu of Mexican cuisine,Caribbean seafood , steaks, international dishes, have built the restaurant's strong reputation. La Habichuela was awarded the Five Diamonds Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences & is a proud recipient of the National Best Restaurant Award and the recognition of DIRONA since 2001. La Habichuela is considered a must in Cancun
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