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La Cueva del Chango

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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (45 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (143 reviews)
“crepes” (82 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 1,389 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We left our resort for a night in downtown Playa and this restaurant was recommended. We loved the garden feel with the small stream in the back. The food was delicious and the portions were great. We would definitely recommend and go back.

Thank Damals1913
Reviewed 3 days ago

I like restaurants where you can have an experience along with a good meal and drinks with friends. From the time you walk through the archway this restaurant is visually appealing with water features, turtles and trees. The food is very good and goes great...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast after reading the reviews. Great outdoor/indoor dining area. Was very hot but they had fans to try and cool you down. We each had their juice of the day along with a recommended breakfast. So far the best breakfast in Playa....More

Thank Lucio D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The breakfast time here is always crowded for a good reason! The brekkie menu is good, the service get slow sometimes but because it's busy. Don't hesitate to go to start your day before you hit the beach as it is in the street that...More

Thank Ariadna S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came in here for breakfast. We sat in the back in the open area. We were quickly attended to and placed order of their fresh juice and coffee. We had been there like 10 minutes and we were asked to move to a different table...More

Thank Yessenia M
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want excellent food, go to La Cueva del Chango! best food we had in Playa, the breakfast are excellent, the coffee- perfect, the fresh juices- are to die for! Chilaquiles are almost as good as mine! Went there 3 times in a week!...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, excellent service, excellent drinks. The owners are there all the time making sure everything works great. The atmosphere is as good as the food and the service... highly recommend.

Thank creu38
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alex (waiter) and Carlos (food manager) were polite, helpful and genuinely committed to service. They bent over backwards to ensure our stay was comfortable. Had soup, salad, tacos and tastotito with sesame seed. Flavorful menu, good portions, had to take home with us. Well worth...More

Thank Blondie490
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for breakfast or brunch. Recommend for taking that special person you stayed out late the night before and woke up late. You feel like yourveatting in a rain forest and the food is natural healthy and taste great. Family's will like it too. The...More

Thank pld1998
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From there kids menu to adults it's all AWESOME! While you wait for your food you can look at the indoor ponds with fish and turtles, and bonus every table has their own fan ! This was one of my favorite lunches while in Playa...More

1  Thank Isabel R
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Questions & Answers
21 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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21 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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29 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$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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