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La Cueva del Pescador

) #4 of 29 Restaurants in Akumal ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Caribbean, Latin
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (90 reviews)
“mini lobsters” (16 reviews)
“shrimp” (51 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place (the near Akumal beach included) is a real hotspot for tourists - so unfortuantely it lost it's natural beauty and had turned into a kind of money making area. I guess some years before is has been a really nice place - I...More

Thank StefanDD
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have chartered a fishing boat through La Cueva del Pescador Restaurant several times now. The best part is getting to eat the days catch for dinner! We caught a sail fish on our last trip. It had to be one of the most exciting...More

Thank WaterlooDweller
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first we thought the menu was pretty limited, but upon closer look there are lots of shrimp options. Three of us got different shrimp plates and they were all great! Grilled, garlic butter and mushroom cream sauce! Nice, laid back atmosphere. We went right...More

Thank Aimee F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very casual, with great fresh fish dishes, a little of everything and a full bar. We came here on our first night in Akumal and it really hot the spot. The dishes are all served with cole slaw, so if you're looking...More

Thank richkru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to La Cueva del Pescador on a recommendation from a local. I heard the guacomole was really good but they were out. It was late afternoon, so I thought that was interesting, but what can you do. It was rather crowded and the...More

Thank Shari B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had fantastic large portions of fresh ceviche. Took leftovers home with lots of chips to go. Really delicious guacamole and margaritas to top it off. The service was very friendly and welcoming.

Thank AbileneTexasDenna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming here for years. The cevichi is always great and the grilled lobster is to. This most recent time, we tried the grilled octopus and were blown away by the flavor.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us went on a deep sea fishing excursion and this place was recommended to cook our barracuda we caught. Cooked in butter and garlic is the way to go! Best fish I've ever had! They charged us 100 pesos each person, which I'm...More

Thank Alyssa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pescador Paradise, Margarita Madness, cerviche that will make you slap your mother! The mojo de ajo can bring me to tears it is so delicious! Also the best group of fishermen in the Riviera Maya. Go out fishing in the morning then come back for...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here as part of our snorkeling excursion. It was picked by Cancun Adventures. And it was great. Authentic and friendly staff. I think the salsa was made just before they brought it out.

Thank kjh80634
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Lisa F
3 February 2017|
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Response from cal_dude7 | Reviewed this property |
La Cueva Del Pescador is a good spot for an amazing Mexican dinner, with the prices on food and drinks being quite reasonable. That being said it isn't really a party and nightlife type set up. Heading down to Playa Del... More
24 January 2017|
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Response from Bendcouple0811 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have lots of room and a festive atmosphere but also family friendly. I do not think you need reservations.
Julie M
23 August 2015|
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Response from William P | Reviewed this property |
LA Cueva only serves fish. Waiters were acting on their own. Simply walk down to the beach or to one of the dive shops. You'll have many options to choose from. None are fancy, only open pongas, like big rowboats. Get... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 9002
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