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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“french toast” (8 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
“tostada” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went to seim with the turtles today and did not pack a lunch. We hope there were beach cantinas. I walked back to the shopping area before the beach to look for a small local place. I found it! Imelda,'s La Cocina! Good price, p!entry...More

Thank Mo S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Right behind the turtle museum and Akumal bay beach, the thatched roof room is not hard to miss, as it is on the way to the beach famous for sea turtles. They are moving the ecocina to the middle of akumal town soon, around the...More

1  Thank sabbiep
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We only went to Imelda's for breakfast, and it was very tasty. We had French Toast, Heuvos con Chorizo and Omelette con Jamon y queso. They were all very good. The entire place is very quaint and sweet. The server was kind and even brought...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 18 May 2016

a very limited menu in a nice surrounding right by the beach. The food is home made and tasty-- just a bit expensive for what you get. I am more used to the prices in my home area of Mexico which are more reasonable for...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

A guy from Michigan told us about this place and that it had the best French Toast. We decided to go and we all had French Toast. It was definitely the second best I have ever had - the first being my own, which is...More

Thank Williz
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Pleasant surprise located just to the left of the entrance to the Akumal Diving Center. This grass shack will surprise you with high quality food at a reasonable price. Don't let the look of this place deter you. Check out the chalkboard menu of daily...More

2  Thank John F
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We were told to make sure to stop here for breakfast after snorkeling at Akumal bay. Huevos Rancheros was amazing and portions were generous. Would highly suggest stopping here. Right at the entrance to the Ecocentral of Akumal. Heard she will be moving, but still...More

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We visit Akumal twice a year and always have lunch at Imelda's. The price is reasonable, the food is local home cooking, and the service is great. My favorite is the fish fillet with rice and beans. Delicious.

3  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 January 2016

A very simple eatery with a small menu. Good home cooking and quick friendly service. No frills but enjoyed the simplicity. Chicken fajitas with rice and beans made a light lunch between snorkel sessions.

1  Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We visited Imelda's on a Tuesday night. There were 4 of us, and we all ordered different things. Everything was very good, and Imelda and her staff were so friendly and accommodating. We wanted to try some authentic Mayan food this trip, so Imelda offered...More

3  Thank LadyBug929
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Go to west end of public basketball court. It's across the access road from there. Mark

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
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