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Alux Restaurant

Avenida Juarez 217-2 | Lote 2 col. ejidal between diagonal 65 y 70, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 206 2401
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Contemporary, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Avenida Juarez 217-2 | Lote 2 col. ejidal between diagonal 65 y 70, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I think what made Alux such a fun place was the amazing environment but also the great service. The menu had a lot of unique options, a little tough to make choices with my dairy allergy, but still had really interesting dishes. My food was...More

Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I made a reservation to alux last night with my family and all I have to say is amazing! Excellent food and service and the best part is the tour that our server gave us.

Thank felix812
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in a dry cenote. The decor is unique and the food matches it. They have seafood, the usual meats as well as duck, deer and more. The portions are reasonable and the service is exceptional. I had chicken and my wife...More

Thank Theodore M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Monday night and were not expecting live music! It was awesome and the food was delicious. We shared the seafood grill and it was a huge meal. A couple of live bats flying around scared us and the restaurant was a...More

Thank Crystal F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stunning setting for a restaurant. It is in a large cave which the dining areas have been sympathetically placed. We went with a group of 9 and were given a circular table which was nice in its own little alcove. The menu...More

Thank oliderby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. It is an experience, an adventure, interesting, romantic and then there is the food and wine on top, which is a culinary pleasure. The service was very good too. Be sure to have a mooch around after dinner and check out...More

Thank MP8523112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only wanted to go for a drink to see the place as the menu was a bit much for us so we took a taxi just to see this place. It was well worth it. They have a dress code so no tank tops...More

Thank mark4027
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place is this! It's amazing and the place is so so super beautiful, the ambience is great, the service and hospitality is fantastic, and the food is delicious. I really really recommend this place!

Thank Daniquevbx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a really nice ambience. 95 percent natural caves. Food, most of the starters had crickets in it, main meal ok. Through the roof prices and waiters chasing you for tips was the downside.

Thank frank a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A different kind of dining experience. Best time to go would be 7:30 or after (well whenever it starts to get dark) as that's when they light up the cave with beautiful lights. Couldn't fault the decor and interior, however food was a bit of...More

Thank Amritpal S
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7 August 2017|
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Response from Alux R | Property representative |
Dear Mr Mc Doug: Thanks for contacting us. We have a Mexican and international cuisine incluiding local mayan specialities. In our website you will be four our menu with all details. If you come to visit, will be a... More
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Jodie M
3 June 2017|
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Response from chasingrainbows10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yeah it is pretty bad for mosquitoes, we were there in May. We had a high percentage deet repellant on and we still got badly bitten. You are in a cave remember with lots of stagnant water!Wear long sleeves and trousers... More
Jodie M
10 May 2017|
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Response from Alux R | Property representative |
Hi Jodie: Thanks for contacting us. Our dress code is formal - Casual. We do not allow flipflops (in gentlemen), sleeveless shirt or beach clothes. Best regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Juarez 217-2 | Lote 2 col. ejidal between diagonal 65 y 70, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
    (Av.65 y Av.70)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 206 2401
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PRE-HISPANIC, MEXICAN AND INTERNATIONAL CUISINE IN AN EXTRAORDINARY SETTING A hole created over ten thousand years ago soon to be discovered by you. Our Prehispanic, Mexican and International haute cuisine is served in any of our various vaults. You can also enjoy a wide selection of drinks and cocktails, including local Mayan specialties.
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