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La Cueva del Pescador

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Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place could be a great find - very good food, friendly service, lots of locals. Despite this I can only give one star: they have massively overcharged us. In fact, they have doubled our bill which we have realized only after leaving the place (it is our first day, have not quite gotten a feel for the prices etc).... More 

Thank Feniksu111
New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One of the locals we met recommended this restaurant. The food was very well prepared - the fish of the day was excellent. Their jugs of margaritas were great. Would highly recommend.

Thank sbe001
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We discovered this place because the winds were so high on the beach. What a lucky find. Fine dining quality food in extremely casual and friendly atmosphere. Order the whole fish no matter what it is!!

Thank RoscoDaw
Wis. Rapids, Wi
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134 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We are here two years ago and loved the food. This time not so much. I had the grilled fish. The menu confused me and I thought I had to order a sauce. So I ordered the mushroom sauce which was ok but i would have preferred my fish with just garlic and butter. Maybe next time I have to... More 

Thank mexchi
Budapest, Hungary
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

want an easy going, open air quality Sea Food Restaurant? you have found it here: great crispy chips and salsa for the relatively short waiting time. Absolutely great breaded fish filet for a quite resonable price. We returned twice within a week to try the shrimp salad and other delicacies and would really recommend that place. Friendly and speedy waiters... More 

Thank vima2
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for Lunch after beeing on the Akumal beach all the morning, the weather was Nice and now we needed something to eat, we tried the Fish ceviche, it was the best we have eaten for the last week, they use gouper for the ceviche. Highly recomended if you like ceviche.

Thank Tor B
Edmonton, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We have eaten at 3 area restaurants here. This one, Turtle Bay and La Buena Vida. All had great food. The only thing here is the menu is limited compared to the other three. I had whole fish, my son had Octopus, my wife the fish fillet other son the Fajitas and my daughter a chicken skewer. All were very... More 

Thank Chris J
North Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

After our fishing charter with Akumal Dive Shop, they recommended we take our fish to Pescador's for cooking. The fish was perfectly done - grilled with garlic. Also wicked margaritas. The food was so good we came back the following week for another great meal off their menu. Loved the casual, open air, tropical atmosphere.

Thank NorVanTravellers
Mississauga, Canada
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were very hungry after snorkeling for a couple of hours and our guide recommended this place. The ceviche was excellent, could eat a plate of it now! My teenage kids are pescetarians so they had a lot of options for us. Lovely outdoor seating, birds hopping around, cold cervesa - was great!

Thank TraveL0re
Bainbridge Island, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

my daughter and I wanted a nice little meal. This place is a cash only establishment. Most near by restaurants take cards. The menu was big but seemed to only have seafood choices. We were not in the mood.

Thank Alison R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?