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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You won't be sorry. Best meal we had. Mole for me, steak for hubs, kids menu for kids. Awesome margaritas. SO Worth the can ride into town.

Thank KJ W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to La Habichuela over the years. It is still exactly the same, and that's good. Well maintained, beautiful inside and out. The staff is exceptional. Ascension was our server, and he was wonderful! The food is outstanding, though their menus need to...More

Thank VailGal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have meant to visit for a while now and so arrived with anticipation of seeing the " real" Mexico. In fact we chose Downtown as opposed to Sunset for this reason. The garden is pretty but we ended up inside due to the humidity....More

Thank craigsbird
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice this place, i liked so much. The food amazing, staff very professional, you can choose eat in or eat out. Both sides are amazing.

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on my last night in Cancun with a local friend. It was recommended by my Airbnb host and it was a great recommendation! Very near Palapas Park, the restaurant is cozy and welcoming with a beautiful outdoor garden, friendly waitstaff and delicious food!...More

Thank kketch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool service and great atmosphere. Variety in dishes is also at good level. Little bit hard to find the place, though. But easy to catch your attention once You navigated the streets.

Thank Anton J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this restaurant, so much that we ate here two times on our trip. The food is incredible and at such a great value, the service is incredible and the restaurant is so adorable. I recommend the surf and turf or the curry lobster...More

Thank ISC91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant. Garden setting. Elias and Enrique aka Keke were awesome. Very attentive. The food was super good. Kalmari was great! Lobster came with 3 butter sauces Yum. Bread basket was a real treat. My mom had the soft shell crab tacos. She was very,...More

Thank Chq17q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kiki and Elias guided through an excellent meal. The crab tacos were divine, the calamari and clam chowder were superb, and my stuffed grouper was very tasty. My wife liked the unusual lobster bisque, as well. Great ambience, great cuisine!

Thank craigcharlie2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a quiet Tuesday night I was a tad skeptical as we pulled up through a tiny tiny street through a local street carnival. As we walked inside through a colorful but unassuming door, the staff was immediately friendly and interactive with our children- and...More

Thank Mt11980
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what is price range
31 December 2016|
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Response from paulynnita | Reviewed this property |
We spent about $800 mexican pesos for dinner for 2.
Allison N
Is there a kids menu
4 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
Virah A
I would love to see the menu for both food and drinks
16 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
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
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