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La Cueva del Pescador

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As featured in 3 Days in Akumal and 1 other guide
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Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch was great- club sandwich, shrimp quesadillas, the fish fillet and the stuffed fillet al amazing. Served by a friendly and helpful host. Thank you!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No pretension....great fresh seafood and fish. Great friendly waiters...octopus with fries garlic to die.... the fish soup was the best I ever had. A must in Akumal.

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Vernon, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice during last years vacation, my family talked about returning all year. They did not disappoint us at all! Again, we ate here twice this vacation. Excellent

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just visited this place with my wife and another couple. The place is clean and has very good service. The food was very good - my wife ordered the octopus and I ordered the mini lobsters with a side of vegetables. The lobster meat just came off the shell and it was very meaty. The octopus was very tender... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant in Half Moon Bay. The seafood is excellent and the menu has something for everyone. Service is excellent and the waiters add to the experience.

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Pt. Pleasant NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fabulous lunch at this small outdoor cafe in Acumal on our recent visit. My husband got 3 small grilled lobsters for $20-unbelievable. The octopus ceviche and lime soup would have been enough for us both but it was our first time there & of course we over ordered. Cute place ,great food and you can strole/shop it off... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place and make it a point to eat here each year we stay in Akumal. Absolutely the best Caribbean lobster and their homemade sangria is inspiring. The service is great in this laid back little place just across the road from the beach. The mariachi band that wanders thru can be a little much for this small... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE only stopped in for lunch but had quite the feast. they are one of the few places you can find Boccinette or Spanish Hog Fish. This white meated, flakey fish is best ordered 'frito entiro' whole fish comes fried and you pick the meat out of the ribs and make tacos out of it. They also have very good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the day on the beach where we snorkeled and saw turtles and many colorful fish then went to eat here. Wanted to go back but ran out of time...next time for sure!

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Manteca, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

OMG, we walked onto this treasure. Tables in the sand, awesome food. We ordered some drinks and grilled whole fish. Delicious food. But I would have preferred rice instead of cole slaw. Oh, and chips and guacamole and salsa--YUM!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?