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La Cueva del Pescador

Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (86 reviews)
“mini lobsters” (17 reviews)
“octopus” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 691 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Really fun place with great seafood and beautiful space decorated with lights. Great place for families or groups.

Thank AngelaFairfield
Reviewed 11 March 2018

My wife ordered a shrimp salad and the waiter customized it to her liking and it was delicious. I ordered chicken fajitas and was brought shrimp fajitas by mistake. The waiter really wanted me to take the shrimp fajitas but I have never liked shrimp....More

1  Thank 454murray
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Enjoying La Cueva for years, Our seafood destination - grilled shrimp, fish, cooked any way you want. Just ask! Best prices - tequila, margaritas. Favorite dessert - coconut ice cream with Kahlua.

Thank Kristine A
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This restaurant advertises that if you rent one of their boats for 3 hours of gulf fishing, they will cook your catch for free. Two of us went out yesterday and caught 2 mahi mahi. We and our wives then had our fish for dinner...More

Thank SVC_911
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Went there tonight. Fish was excellent. Grilled seafood palate only fair. Is spite of other reviews, they Do Not take credit cards.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great place to eat! Easy to get to. The restaurant has been there long before any of the mega resorts were built and they have a wall of photos in the bar that are really cool to look at.They make awesome margaritas

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went several times during our stay, the food was always fresh and the chips & pico were to die for! From the lobster to the fried fish, grilled shrimp and chicken fajitas all items were prepared freshly and arrived to the table by attentive...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in at La Cueva del Pescador for a cool drink on a hot day during a visit to Playa Akumal. The cantina was recommended by our amiga, Karen. The staff was friendly and prompt. My wife enjoyed a lemon daiquiri...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is the place the Mexican visitor head for but it is well known to the local Expats. Great seafood but they also have various other dishes. Good happy hour and great prices. The staff is attentive and you are paying to sit on the...More

Thank gmcc55
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We ate here several times during our week stay in Akumal great shrimp grilled in tacos. The arrcherra was awesome. Fun servers. Who remember you each day Great margaritas

Thank John J
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6 January 2018|
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Response from pauldoro | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They seemed to be closed in the morning, and we have dined there fairly late (around 8-9 PM). We have never needed reservations. Hope that helps.
Andrew S
21 August 2017|
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Response from Paul N |
Yes. They take credit cards.
Lisa F
3 February 2017|
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Response from cal_dude7 | Reviewed this property |
La Cueva Del Pescador is a good spot for an amazing Mexican dinner, with the prices on food and drinks being quite reasonable. That being said it isn't really a party and nightlife type set up. Heading down to Playa Del... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Local cuisine, Groups
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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