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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%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (56 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (143 reviews)
“juice” (163 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:30 pm Hours
Seafood, Mexican, Contemporary, Healthy, Cafe, Wine Bar, 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 3 days ago

Food was great! Service was wonderful! Ambiance was incredible! We had back to back breakfasts while we were in Playa. Every aspect is on point! Don't miss out!

Thank wfschrad
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here to celebrate my mother in law's birthday and had a reservation with a larger group. The place is very cute, green, lush and unique in design. Service was fast and efficient, they quickly brought over anything we needed. The food was great:...More

Thank SFLeonce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While our stay in Playa del Carmen we went there for breakfast twice, by the recommendation of our hotel staff. And absolutely loved it! Real Mexican food, different fresh juices everyday, great atmosphere and fair prices. Staff is attentive, but seemed a little in a...More

Thank Angela K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

yum yum yum and very accommodating of my non dairy diet. They made me a green mole sauce that did not have any animal bi-products.

Thank Aleisha A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a nice breakfast at this gem of a restaurant. It's just off of 5th Ave, but it's tucked back in a little jungle oasis away from the noise and hustle and bustle. We had the chilaquiles, which is the house specialty. They...More

Thank Grubman62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like entering a Tree House. Quiet & Peaceful tho steps from 5th Ave. Meal was Great! Turtle pics are Awesome!

Thank raidersrock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast and lunch here. The food is extremely fresh and delicious. The atmosphere is amazing. It's just the kind of place you want to go to when your on vacation, out of the ordinary.

Thank psky2018
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Love the fresh fresh fresh, beautifully prepared food. Love all the warm, friendly, attentive staff. Love the tropical garden setting. Love the stream, with turtles, that runs through the seating area. Truely great local menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids and adults alike love...More

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 14 April 2018

we ate brunch and two dinners. the place is fantastic, charming and service was terrific. I would recommend this to anyone. they should sell both the salsas nationally. Brunch was terrific If you get the chance you should go to this place. Loved the turtles....More

Thank HollyandFran
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We ate lunch here after walking around town. They accommodated us (party of 8). Food and location were excellent and vibe was super cool w/turtles swimming in pond. Felt like you were in a tree house.

Thank John B
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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