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La Cueva del Pescador

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Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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Edmonton, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at 3 area restaurants here. This one, Turtle Bay and La Buena Vida. All had great food. The only thing here is the menu is limited compared to the other three. I had whole fish, my son had Octopus, my wife the fish fillet other son the Fajitas and my daughter a chicken skewer. All were very... More 

Thank Chris J
North Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our fishing charter with Akumal Dive Shop, they recommended we take our fish to Pescador's for cooking. The fish was perfectly done - grilled with garlic. Also wicked margaritas. The food was so good we came back the following week for another great meal off their menu. Loved the casual, open air, tropical atmosphere.

Thank NorVanTravellers
Mississauga, Canada
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were very hungry after snorkeling for a couple of hours and our guide recommended this place. The ceviche was excellent, could eat a plate of it now! My teenage kids are pescetarians so they had a lot of options for us. Lovely outdoor seating, birds hopping around, cold cervesa - was great!

Thank TraveL0re
Bainbridge Island, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

my daughter and I wanted a nice little meal. This place is a cash only establishment. Most near by restaurants take cards. The menu was big but seemed to only have seafood choices. We were not in the mood.

Thank Alison R
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

La Cueva is a pretty quaint place but the food is excellent. Mostly seafood and arrachera and the menu is not big, but the quality of the food is top notch and the wait staff are very friendly. We have eaten there probably 7-8 times over the years and never pass up at least one dinner when we are staying... More 

Thank Brian B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Asked at the dive centre after our dive for recommendation and we were told this place just beyond the arches at entrance to Akumal beach - friendly staff- you get complimentary nachos, margaritas are excellent and food wonderful- loved the tacos and the quesadillas!!

Thank Alan A
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

When here for dinner with family and all were please. Server seemed distracted and focused elsewhere. Fish was well prepared, no complaints at the table. Prices are reasonable with many options in the 130-220 peso range/entree.

Thank tscott67
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Their ceviche is very good, but my favorite item is the fish tacos for lunch with a big pitcher of margarita. Nothing better on a hot day in Akumal

1 Thank Nathan M
Boston, MA
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Fun place. We went there 3 times as we loved the ceviche and guacamole as well as the mixed seafood plate. Friendly staff.

Thank judyjudyc
Milwaukie, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017

friendly, cheap and outstanding food --the very best in akumal --the food is super fresh and simple. its so busy, we came early to miss the crowds--many local families also eating there, which is always a sign of good food

Thank ritabrust

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?