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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 26 December 2014

Our Christmas dinner was very memorable at La Habichuela Downtown. We definitely recommend this restaurant. We loved traveling away from the hotel zone to this beautiful restaurant rich in Mayan culture. The garden dining is enchanting with candles and lovely, white tables and chairs. The...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Went in just for dessert and last drink... fantastic decor, the tables in the courtyard and amazingly romantic so will def come back for a whole meal.

Thank helenaelmasri
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Last Saturday as a treat for our last night in town three of us had dinner there, we had seen it during the day while paruising downtown looking for the markets. Excellent service and ambience. I love the fact that it is off the sterile...More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

We shared the house salad for our starter. My husband loved the tender grilled tuna. I had shrimp wit mushrooms and ginger sauce. It replaces shrimp Vera Cruz as my new favorite. Then we had lovely desserts flan for him and tiramisu for me. The...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Enviroment is lovely. Service is quite good. Food is not bad, not too impressed with it either. Price is reasonable. I think the best part is the lovely setting of the yard. Could be good place for romantic dinner. Yeah, the location is a little...More

Thank Hui C
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The food is good and the service excellent. A little hard to find for those who do not know Cancun but well worth the effort. The tables in the garden are intimate and relaxing. Prices may be considered a little high but when you compare...More

1  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Located in a narrow street in downtown, this is one of the best restaurants I've been in Cancun. Service is superb, food is excellent, price is reasonable. Highly recommended. Look out the mosquitoes.

Thank JamesHRedmond
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We have eaten there 3 times and will return each time we go to Cancun. Yes, it is hard to find, even with a cab. But, the food, service, and ambiance are first rate. We usually have an appetizer, entree, and dessert, with a bottle...More

Thank Russ H
Reviewed 3 December 2014

The restaurant was hard to find and expensive, but the setting was lovely and the food was great. It looked like the perfect place to come for special occasions. Two other tables had the waiters come by, sing happy birthday, and bring a piece of...More

Thank aniruddhan
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Great atmosphere with pleasant jazz in the background, and excellent bilingual service made this place a particular standout. The dishes we sampled, from starters, to soup and salad, to seafood were all inspired, delicious, and balanced. It is a very good value for the price....More

Thank Nate D
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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
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
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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, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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