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La Providencia

Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite 90704, Mexico
+52 958 100 9234
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“turnovers” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite 90704, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Probably everything positive about restaurant La Providencia has already been said. I just wanted to thank Javier and his team one more time for a fabulously tasty meal for our group of 5. Honestly, the best in Zipolite - keep it up!

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

If this restaurant was in the USA or Canada you’d easily drop $200 for a night out and not regret it. The food, presentation and taste is stunning. So fresh and creative, completely blew away our expectations of the cuisine we thought was available in...More

Thank travelerbrissy
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The food and service is excellent. I love this restaurant. Their offerings are the best in the area. From the special fish of the day to the steaks and desserts...I have tried almost everything on the menu and it echos the best almost anywhere in...More

Thank Sashas27
Reviewed 5 December 2017

La Providencia, although situated along a dirt road in a small beach town, offers fine dining on par with many of the best restaurants of Mexico City. If you are in Zipolite, be sure to make reservations - probably multiple reservations!

Thank SantoGabacho
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Great supper here. Lovely to be off the beaten track. Probably the best food we ate in Zipo. Not the cheapest but well worth it and such good value compared to home (UK).

Thank naturalchild2016
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We came to La Providencia twice, the first time based on excellent reviews. I had the chicken with blue cheese sauce which was interesting but a bit too strong for my taste. Second meal I had the aubergines which were well cooked but slightly boring....More

Thank Emilia H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We live in Zipolite so we are lucky to be able to frequent La Providencia, the food and service is unmatched. Javier and Paco are wonderful people with incredible skills, Paco in the kitchen and Javier with the guests and just happens to be an...More

1  Thank CasablancaZipolite
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Javier and Paco have a restaurant that exceeds anything in the area. They are passionate about food as illustrated by a variety of presentations seldom found in much more expensive and up-scale restaurants. Everything we ordered was magical making you want to return as often...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This is the best spot for dinner in Zipol and surrounding areas. Good food, everything is very clean, amazing staff. It's a very good experience.

Thank Ernesto N
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Definitely our favourite spot for dining in Zipolite and surrounding area. Such delicious meals at very reasonable prices. Javier and Paco are your hosts and the service is superb. As for the atmosphere... eclectic and marvellous. You simply must go!

Thank PedBon1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 19
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Shambala s/n | Colonia Roca Blanca, Zipolite 90704, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Zipolite
  • Phone Number: +52 958 100 9234
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Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a small restaurant full of surprises, great food, excellent ambiance, beautiful decor, and the best quality in all the ingredients, always trying to make our costumers have a memorable dining experience.
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