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La Cueva del Pescador

Certificate of Excellence
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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Very reasonably priced. Food is good. We had fish tacos, grilled grouper. Excellent guacamole. Close to Akumal beach and lots of little stores. Mojitos and margaritas were great.

Thank Meg T
Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My group was very large and they were able to seat us fairly quick the food was really fresh and full of flavor there was a curry fish dish and that was unreal and i am not a fan of curry

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ft worth texas
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the garlic grouper it was good but others had average food. Heard it was really good maybe we got an off night.

Thank caligal18
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I shared the grilled seafood platter, and it was truly delicious - among the best meals we had on the trip.

Thank Diane Q
Norwalk, Connecticut
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice mostly for the delicious brochettes. They didn't have the lobster when we were there but we did enjoy the chicken and the shrimp & steak. We also enjoyed the dessert of coconut ice cream. Get a pitcher of margaritias. Very inexpensive and there were a lot of locals so that tells you something

1 Thank Donna N
Fort Worth, Texas
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a couple times. Always have the lobster. It is good, but very small and we always go away hungry. I'd go to La Buena Vida instead.

1 Thank jennifer s
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre food and service plus mosquitoes based on dinner for 6 on December 27. Inferior to a half dozen other dinners we had in the Tulum

1 Thank abpLa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

came here a few years ago, had a good experience, but this time was different. had to flag down the server to get a seat, had to flag him to clear a table, had to flag him to take our order. then they were out of everything. out of whole fish, out of rice, and out of corn tortillas. i... More 

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New Zealand
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant on our final night in Akumal. 2 adults & 2 kids, turned up at 8.30pm on Boxing Day. Ordered the rib eye steak, beef fajitas and the seafood medley for 2. We were told that they were out of the lobster for the seafood platter but the price would be the same regardless. Hmm, ok....Ordered a cuba... More 

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Malmö, Skåne Län, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended (almost obliged) to go there by Happy Tours which we chose to do snorkeling with. The place is okay, nothing special and prices are not really low but probably lower than on the beach. It wasn't easy to find the toilets and you need to borrow a key from the restaurant.

Thank Rémy J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?