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Chemuyil 77710, Mexico
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had meals here several times , food is amazing , service and food amazing . Always will be a favorite for us

Thank DKF_47
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

After seeing this restaurant reviewed on trip advisor we (my husband, two friends and I) decided to give a go after visiting The Jungle Place, monkey sanctuary nearby. We arrived just after mid-day to an empty restaurant in the sleepy little village of Chemuyil. Although both places are off the main touristy areas our taxi driver knew where we wanted... More 

Thank Lynn P
Akumal, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

La Palapa never disappoints. Brothers Carlos and Tony have managed to pull together a great dining experience at very reasonable prices. The food is great, with good variety, including fresh fish (while it lasts), and top notch service, at very reasonable prices! And, you get the experience of the town of Chemuyil, not your typical tourist hangout. If you're in... More 

Thank JoseGual
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We did not know what to order so we asked the owner for his suggestions and were not disappointed. They have the best margaritas ever. Very generous in alcohol. We did not tried other restaurant in Chemuyil, we sticked with this one.

Thank Monika R
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Ate supper here at the end of the open hours. Good food, tacos were well seasoned. Chemuyil is off the main path but I would visit this again.

Thank TXmotoX
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I went to eat here as per the recommendation on trip advisor. We went around 5pm for a late lunch/early dinner and we were served imminently! We ordered a caipirinha and a xx beer to drink and guacamole, garlic prawns and prawn quesadillas (the only seafood I eat)! The whole meal was absolutely delicious and the service... More 

Thank Hayawainalice
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stayed in Chan Chemuyil and walked over to La Palapa several times to eat. The food is excellent and the margaritas are really good. I can definitely recommend this place.

Thank JacMak
Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Have stayed in Chan Chemuyil (the expat community just outside of town) a couple times now (2014 and 2016... with my teen children... 11-17) and thoroughly enjoyed our time at La Palapa and with the locals in Chemuyil (lookup the local bakery... her baked goods are awesome! only open in the evening, and hard to find... ask the locals). In... More 

Thank Dennis L
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Great food, nice service, honnest and really local. I strongly recommend this place. The village of chemuyil is also very authentic

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

It was a perfect meal. The owner had just caught mahi mahi that morning!! It was the special and it was spectacular in every way. Fresh and cooked perfectly! I completely recommend giving this under new ownership, local place a try!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemuyil 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Chemuyil

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