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La Lunita

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Hacienda de la Tortuga 2 y 3 Akumal Norte, Q. Ro, Akumal 77729, Mexico
984-875-9070
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food and service. I was alone and sat at the bar, it felt (with all the eyes on me) people were more uncomfortable with the fact that a woman was sitting at a bar alone. I am single and travel alone at times and when I am home I have no issue going out alone. The crowd tends to... More 

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Duvall, Washington, United States
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had planned on coming here for our last night on vacation for a special meal (without the kids!) When we got there at 9:35 the "open" sign was still out. When we went in they informed us that they had just closed. What, at 9:30?! I mentioned that their website says closing is at 11pm. To which they responded... More 

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Thank Caleb N
Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been here a couple of times. Food and service are good. Location by the ocean is fantastic. However each time we have been there they seem either unwilling or incapable of ordering a cab to take you home. Then you have to walk into Akumal village(20 mins) where hopefully you can get a cab. Not easy later in the evening.The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is only 1 vegetarian and 1 vegan option on the menu, but they will make up a veggie pasta or rice dish. Depending on how complicated you want things, it may help if you know some Spanish. The food is good. Fresh ingredients and well prepared. Be advised/warned that drinks are strong. Service is friendly and a little slow... More 

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Thank JezandStacy
Regina, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are able to visit La Lunita for lunch or dinner, do it! The food is delicious, fresh and expertly prepared. The chef really knows what he is doing. The service we had was first rate, professional and made our experience even better. The location can't be beat, even if you are not sitting out on the sand, the... More 

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Thank Dawn S
Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a very busy Sunday evening, staff were attentive and helpful. The restaurant changes its menu at intervals, so we found many new possibilities. The Spanish chef specializes in paellas - we tried two different kinds, both excellent. One of us had the grilled tuna, beautifully prepared, quite rare, with a tangy sauce on the side. Next time we will... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional food and service right on the beach in Half Moon Bay. After 2 weeks in the area, we kept going back to La Lunita!

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Thank CatrionaMcD
Akumal, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have a reservation so had to sit by the kitchen door. This wasn't as nice as sitting outside and enjoying the sea brease We had the lobster special, the portions were large but the lobster itself was a bit tough.

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Thank webbswooden
Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our shared surf and turf dinner at sunset by the ocean was a highlight of our Akumal Bay holiday. This quaint restaurant boasts a fantastic beachside location that affords the opportunity to experience fine dining with your toes in the sand.

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Nashville
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Las Lunitas for a dinner our first night in Akumal. It’s a beautiful setting—half the tables inside, and half on the sand next to the beach. Our only issue was that, despite walking down early to arrange a reservation, our table was usurped by a large party at the time we arrived. Thankfully we were not in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hacienda de la Tortuga 2 y 3 Akumal Norte, Q. Ro, Akumal 77729, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: 984-875-9070

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