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La Cueva del Pescador

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Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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Clive, Iowa
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a night while staying in Akumal. And it was well worth it. I highly recommend the grilled fish simply prepared with some garlic. My wife had fish with a mushroom sauce which she thoroughly enjoyed. Fun atmosphere, great food.

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Thank alchilto
Mapleton, Utah
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guacamole was delicious. Good service. Shrimp tacos are good! A mix of locals and tourist customers.

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Thank Tania G
Big Sky, Montana
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our driver took us to this place. It's not fancy but fresh fish is wonderful. Lots of local families eating there.

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Thank clamceypiercy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just simply the greatest! 13 years and i never fail to eat there!! Shrimp tacos, ceviche, aranchera, and the drinks are fabulous! The staff are dear to my heart!

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Thank Michelle P
Longview, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had grilled baby lobster and it was out of this world. The sides were just as good. Located in the Plaza and has a fun outdoor vibe.

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Thank sandyj916
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for Tacos de Cameron's . But we're treated to something better. The margaritas were very good, along with the chips and Pico. My wife ordered the garlic grilled shrimp. They were cooked to perfection, with a garlic and fresh sweet flavor. I had thd octopus anjillo. It was spicy, and melted in your mouth. Best tip is... More 

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Thank Shannon E
california
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was amazing! Every thing from the services the locale and decor. This meal was truly the best of a trip. Unfortunately we discovered it on our last day. My wife had a pasta dish that was one of the specials. All of there pasta is made in house except for the spaghetti I had a pizza that was... More 

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Thank sophie2833
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just left this place and was very disappointed in our experience. They were very disrespectful to my family. Not sure if they don't like Americans or women but they definitely had a problem serving us. Be sure and check your bill because we were overcharged for our meal but didn't realize until we hd already left. Go to Turtle Bay... More 

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Thank Gretchen H
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, great drinks, great people and great location. The prices are fantastic and the quality...WOW! Enjoy!

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Thank Jim S
Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

What a great place. Not only great food , fish, but not limited to. You can arrange a fishing trip right at your table and bring your catch back for great preparation. great setting in Akumal. A must try

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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Graham, Washington
over a year ago
Vermont, United States
Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
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Angel Fire, New Mexico

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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?