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Labna

#111 of 834 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in Cancun
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Calle Margaritas # 29 | Smz 22. Centro, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 892 3056
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12:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 22:00
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Saint Louis, MO
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A great experience and my first introduction to food of the Yucatan. This seems to be a family-owned restaurant that takes a lot of pride in food that is not made ahead of time. A great place to see where local people might eat for a special night out. The beef stew, Chicken Mole I had were both very good.... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant the last two nights of our trip and it was superb. The service was amazing and the food was super good. If you are planning to go there, make sure to not miss the Spanish or mayan coffe (maybe others as well). You will experience a show of fire!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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130 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant is located on a narrow street with limited near site parking in downtown Cancun across from the Catholic church and next door to La Habucheula. Service was excellent and the wait staff very attentive, but not overbearing. Good live Spanish guitar music was played in the bar area. The primary food choices are Mayan, Yucatan or Mexican. The... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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593 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This area of Cancun is considered "downtown," and not in the Zona Hoteleria. It may take some looking to find it. We discovered it about 30 years ago when we ate at the nearby La Habicuela (The Green Bean), which is still there. Interestingly, our cab driver back then could not understand why we wanted to go to this area,... More 

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Stanfordville, New York
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The lunch buffet is perfect for experiencing regional Yucatán cuisine unlike basic Mexican food. The buffet is all you can eat, the variety is huge and the service is very attentive. Even the desserts are different and uniquely Yucatán

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I throughly enjoyed the food and service at Labna. The waiter was very attentive, the live background music was soothing and the food was absolutely fresh. Go to Labna for a real taste of refreshing Mayan cuisine. Chicken mole and the steaks in a trio of sauces are particularly recommended.

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We went with a large group and got the waiter's recommendation of appetizers. For a main, I had the pork pibil. I wanted to like this place more, but really I was not inspired by the food.

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Thank Jay B
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

After having dined at the owners' sister restaurant La Habichuela on previous Cancun trips and having wonderful meals there, we dined for the first time at Labna. We were not disappointed. The party of 4 ordered fish of the day (grouper), pibil pork, and poc chuc...all excellent dishes and the wait staff was attentive. Live entertainment was provided at our... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a good restaurant that serves who seen typical of the Yucatán peninsula. That's the only type of food being offered but it's perfectly prepared and presented. This is a very good restaurant of typical cuisine that is worth a visit and better than other ones available in Cancun that offer similar dishes.

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Playa del Carmen
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312 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Predominantly Mayan restaurant, but upscale in ambiance, food and service. . Always enjoy dinner here. . Nice menu with lots of great choices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Margaritas # 29 | Smz 22. Centro, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 892 3056
Description
We are an operator of restaurants we admire the culture, customs and this land, its people and their way of being. In our restaurant you can enjoy genuine dishes, an interesting atmosphere and service with typical warmth of our race. In addition to the flavor of these exotic lands, home to one of the most amazing civilizations of mankind, that for more than 10,000 years ago populate this region and hunting, gathering and agriculture learned to survive giving rise to a unique cuisine that many years later with the influence and contributions of conquerors modern cuisine that is admired is created. We work with the emerging recipes "vox populi" ie the housewives, from every corner of the peninsula, from which arise the different dishes with different ingredients and flavors.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?