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La Palapa

Chemuyil 77710, Mexico
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Chemuyil 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing fresh wonderful food. Great staff. Absolutely wonderful from start to finish. We actually went a few times during our trip. Do not miss out on the ceviche. Top notch eats here.

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is a traditional sea food restaurant but it has two vegan options that saved my day, they were big portions of tasty delicious veggies, NOT A SALAD and i loved it!

Thank ANA C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We went to La Palapa two times. First time went on Wednesday, yes it's the place where expats hang. Local gringo guitarist played during dinner and he was pretty darn good. Our last meal in Akumal we tried another restaurant around the corner. We wish...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We would not have likely traveled to this awesome restaurant if not for the recommendation of our caretaker. So glad we did! A local favorite, they were so welcoming and had the best food. I loved the giant grilled prawns with cilantro, and my boys...More

Thank NorfolkMom
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This very popular local restaurant is visited primarily (but not entirely) by American and Canadian gringo tourists staying nearby ot non-all-inclusive lodgings. However there is a good reason for La Palapa's popularity: great food and attentive service at very reasonable prices in a friendly Mexican...More

Thank colibriaudubon
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had a group of 14 adults and everyone was overwhelmed by the quality of food & drinks served. Excellent restaurant in a beautiful small pueblo!

Thank AdventurousKC
Reviewed 3 March 2018

So many good things to say about this very popular restaurant. The food was good, the service and friendly staff but a real downside when we went on a Friday night was the VERY loud music. Conversation with table companions was nigh impossible and the...More

Thank STAN49_12
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I believe Wednesday is a regular musical night with a guitar playing Expat accompanying your dining. Mexican restaurant with great fresh seafood specials. I cannot tell you what as it depends on the market that morning. Wednesday the place is full of Expats and locals...More

Thank gmcc55
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Well Chemuyil is a very little village located only at few minutes from the hotel Grand Bahia Principe, in AKUMAL. If you are a guest at the Grand bahia Principe, you probably have an all include package, but if you stay in the Tao complex...More

Thank Thierry L
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Okay, judging from the full house on most nights, I am in a minority in thinking this place is only average. I had fish ceviche, a very common and traditional dish that is not hard to make. It should be delicious if made from local,...More

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26 March 2018|
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Response from Norma F | Reviewed this property |
No. They did not take credit cards when we were there in December 2017. It is very reasonable and very good food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemuyil 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Chemuyil
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