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La Cueva del Chango

38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 0271
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (52 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (149 reviews)
“crepes” (76 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a late breakfast with my college friends and La Cueva was great! We started with some delicious homemade carrot and banana breads. Most had a delicious egg dish but the French Toast is divine!

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 3 days ago

It the trees, the ambiance is great, feels like you are eating in the rain forest. Good for Breakfast reportedly (didn't do that), good ceviches for Lunch

Thank AnneL5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My chilaquiles con morita were delicious! I’ll definetely eat there again on my next visit. The atmosphere is great too!

Thank Laugm22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good service, nice atmosphere and excellent value....would strongly recommend to anyone.bring your appetite. ..

Thank Iain S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been frequenting this restaurant for a few years and it is always very good, the food is fresh authentic Mexican cuisine. I usually go for breakfast as I love the Rancheros! This is a very popular spot and well known to locals. The...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cant go wrong !.. Extensive menu,great food, great service, gorgeous setting,fair prices...Nothing to whine about here...

Thank Don H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s fine, food is pretty good not great. Efficient service. Setting is interesting with inside outside. But don’t get all the rave reviews. Though their lime soup was excellent.

Thank Boodus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always creative and wonderful. Join the crowd and wait for a table... it's worth it. Owner Andre makes all welcome in this unique and friendly restaurant.

Thank MusicmanAtlantaGA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went in this restaurant today, the food was fresh and nice, the atmosphere so fabulous, the staff was kind and gentle, definitely this is an amazing place. High recommend

Thank Nirvana M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch last week....it was recommended by folks who are from Monterrey and who always come to this restaurant when in Playa....great family style, tucked away in a pleasant atmosphere....no view of the street while in the spacious rear portion of the place....varied and...More

Thank susietraveller
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Questions & Answers
21 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Yes, we do take reservations for lunch and dinner. Not for breakfast though. Do not hesitate to contact me in case you have any further questions or refer to our website.
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21 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay but we do not verify the TripAdvisor account almost at all. Yes we do take reservations for dinner only.
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29 February 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Dear Elizabeth, Sorry. Only cash in US$ or MXN Pesos. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 0271
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La Cueva del Chango is a unique restaurant-bar, not only in concept but also for the natural setting amongst abundant vegetation and trees. The culinary concept is natural Mexican food, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the juices are made with fresh fruit and we also have a bar with an ample assortment of premium brands. The wines we serve are mexican, thus offering and ample selection. In La Cueva del Chango we believe in the Mexican cuisine and offer a high quality product at a reasonable price.
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