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Lol-Ha on Akumal Main Bay

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
As featured in 3 Days in Akumal
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Akumal Main Bay, Akumal 77760, Mexico
+52 984 985 9013
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate there 3 times. Had the wings, the burrito (2x) and ceviche (2x) Fries were amazing. Eric and Gregorio were great waiters and kept our drinks coming.

Thank Keri H
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant on a few occasions on our trip to Mexico where we found ourselves sitting at the bar as the staff were so fun and friendly. Try their frozen margaritas they are amazing but we warned they are extremely strong! 4 of these and I was in bed by 8 o clock. I also had some amazing philly... More 

Thank Livvy3000
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Happy Hour !! and the food is great. Ceviche !!! Whole Grouper !!! Beautiful View !!! And say Hi the the best bartender in Akumal Maybe all of Mexico Rafael !!! and we miss Luciano I whish he would come out of retirement !!

Thank Matthew H
South Padre Island, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What we had was average. Very Americanized. Bar was ok, beer was pricey at 50pesos. Vodka was expensive at 95pesos each. Easy location.

Thank pjmcnulty
The Villages, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner yesterday, Thanksgiving. Food was great but the waiter was a total loser. He did not want to be there and apparently doesn't like his job. If not for him, I'd give this 5 stars.

1 Thank bigwilliejohnson3rd
Akumal2u, Owner at Lol-Ha on Akumal Main Bay, responded to this review

I am so sorry about your waiter! We are investigating because we want all our waiters to show exemplary service, and a love for their job. That has always been our goal. We cannot have anyone on our team that does not show up to work with enthusiasm and does not have customer service skills. This will be taken up... More 

Aurora, Colorado
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned here for our Thanksgiving meal. It is extremely well prepared, and a delight to relax and eat our holiday meal on the beach. There is live music for the Thanksgiving celebration. The staff is welcoming and helpful.

Thank Laura_SU2792MR
Akumal2u, Owner at Lol-Ha on Akumal Main Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate it and are so happy that you enjoyed our Thanksgiving event ! Our staff works very hard to put on special nights like this and we are very proud of them all! Thank you again! Please come back soon. Sincerely Laura B Wolfe Owner More 

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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a blended rating from the 4 adults and 2 kids in our group. We voted mostly 5s and the margaritas put it over the top... definitely the most potent in Akumal so far!

Thank jtdidden
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seriously...I cannot stress enough how wonderful the bacon wrapped shrimp is! My husband ordered a pizza (lobster or crab I can't remember because all I think about is the bacon wrapped shrimp) and said it was wonderful. I've had their fajitas and tacos on previous trips, before I discovered their bacon wrapped shrimp.

Thank RhondaSpot
Brecksville, Ohio
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been dining here for years with family - this time solo. Really like the relaxed atmosphere on the beach with an excellent meal. Restaurant or more casual beach bar both have the same food ! Try it !

Thank Eric H
London, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is beautifully located right on Akumal beach- so the view is great.The menu is wide and everything we had in 4 visits was excellent ( included mix seafood ceviche, burgers, burrito, tacos, bacon shrimp), service is great and prices reasonable. It's a shame that it's only open during the day!

Thank Alan H
Akumal2u, Owner at Lol-Ha on Akumal Main Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your food and your experience with us! We want to let you know that we have service at the beach bar until 9pm daily and at our Restaurant next door until 10pm from December 15th to August 31st. The Restaurant serves breakfast daily all year as well.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal Main Bay, Akumal 77760, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 985 9013
A view of Lol-Ha Restaurant and Snack bar from the tip of Akumal Bay. Lol-Ha offers seafood, steaks, pizza, mexican food and great burgers. It is kid friendly, casual, and has the best view of the main bay. Check for weekly live entertainment and look into our romantic dinners on the beach. Our staff will welcome you and make you feel at home. New management as of 2009. Same owners since 1984.

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