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La Cueva del Chango

££ - £££Seafood, Mexican,
38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 0271
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (152 reviews)
“crepes” (77 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Contemporary, Healthy, Cafe, Wine Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food choices were great here. Everything was very fresh. We got drinks a tartar salad and two types of shrimp. The breaded shrimp with cinnamon was really good, the other one that seemed like a mole had a bit too much sauce for my tastes...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surrounded by trees, water and a fan to cool the table where we sat, a group of seven and the kitchen had no problem with our orders. The food was good and we got to see a group having their wedding rehearsal dinner. Fun place.

Thank Spartn88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service! The setting is gorgeous, basically in a forest. Stuffed pepper appetizer was outstanding! We requested a copy of the recipe so we could try it at home. Had shrimp and grilled fish for dinner, both quite good with reasonable prices. Had a nice...More

Thank Spokesolder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and atmosphere was good. You pay a premium since it is just off Av 5. For the price for dinner for two with no alcohol it was overpriced. But that's expected given the location.

1  Thank RnRTravelJunkies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the breakfast and the atmosphere! We visit for breakfast every year and tell all of are friends about this wonderful place!

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant and it was a good choice. They were very busy but accommodating and we say outside on the patio which was like being in the jungle. The salsas were so delicious and we had the enchiladas and a pablamo chicken...More

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

loved the feel inside the restaurant and had an amazing breakfast, french toast and rancheros. my waiter and staff provided impeccable service. a must eat dining experience.

Thank serrano930
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place for brunch, I got the chipotle chilaquiles and one of the fruit juices. The juice was tasty but could have been colder. There was a big portion of the chilaquiles and they were really tasty and nicely spicy. This is...More

Thank Isobel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here for years and never disappointd. We usually go for brunch.. It's like eating in a rain forest. Waiters are outstanding..

Thank pearlhouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here several times as it was so close to our house so can say that all meals were very tasty and reasonably priced. There is a strong emphasis on local, natural and home made. The managers/owners are really on it so service is generally...More

Thank goalsgirl
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20 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Yes, we do take reservations for lunch and dinner. Not for breakfast though. Do not hesitate to contact me in case you have any further questions or refer to our website.
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20 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay but we do not verify the TripAdvisor account almost at all. Yes we do take reservations for dinner only.
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28 February 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Dear Elizabeth, Sorry. Only cash in US$ or MXN Pesos. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 0271
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La Cueva del Chango is a unique restaurant-bar, not only in concept but also for the natural setting amongst abundant vegetation and trees. The culinary concept is natural Mexican food, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the juices are made with fresh fruit and we also have a bar with an ample assortment of premium brands. The wines we serve are mexican, thus offering and ample selection. In La Cueva del Chango we believe in the Mexican cuisine and offer a high quality product at a reasonable price.
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