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“Great Food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Turtle Bay Bakery & Cafe

Turtle Bay Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 1 - USD 9
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Cafe, Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cape Cod, MA
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190 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

A nice location, but away from the beach. Great breakfasts, lunches and dinners, reasonable prices.

Visited January 2012
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Boulder, Colorado
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Used to be one of our favorite places to dine in Akumal”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

My husband and I had dinner at the Turtle Bay Bakery and Cafe last week. We have dined here many times over the years for breakfast, lunch and dinner. While the menu has changed over the years, the restaurant has always served high quality food. Last week we were more than disappointed. My husband ordered the parmesan crusted snapper - it was over cooked and had a greasy taste. The potatoes and other vegetables served with our dinner were good. I had the salmon with chipotle butter. The salmon was over cooked in spots and there was no taste of chipotle or butter. My husband and I agreed that it was not a good meal and we were very disappointed in our food and the service. I hope the chef and the manager take notice and make some improvements. We want to see this restaurant succeed.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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College Station, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Delightfully quaint, and surprisingly flavorful!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

Turtle Bay Bakery isn't just a bakery much to my surprise. My wife insisted on having breakfast there one morning, and I honestly wasn't expecting what we found. The entire restaurant is open-air but covered for protection from the sun. There is a surprisingly diverse and comprehensive menu with service for all meals as well as daily specials. We were there for breakfast, and I was delighted by the perfectly cooked, poached eggs on the Eggs Benedict and the fresh, vine-ripened tomatoes. Scrambled eggs were likewise perfectly cooked, but that isn't to imply that eggs were all that was available. Vegetarian and "healthy" dishes are to be found throughout the menu, and not just for show. As much attention to quality is paid to the alternative choices as to the main dishes (my mother-in-law chose to try a "Healthy Benedict" and was quite happy with it). Smoking is permitted in the dining areas (much to my chagrin), and local dogs and cats regularly come through looking for hand-outs, but that is true of all the restaurants in the Akumal area. Over all it was a very positive experience!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Repentigny, Quebec
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Watch out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

Best breakfast around. Lunches and dinner are getting more and more expansive. However, this is a very neat spot to relax protected from the burning sun. No view to the neaby sea, but so what. There is more to see right ?

Visited February 2012
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Gainesville, Florida
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great even for vegetarians!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

I loved that they had huge portions as after all the swimming and walking we did, we needed some more calories! We are vegetarians and the food was healthy, colorful and satisfying! WE also liked the atmosphere and decorations. We want to come back! The only minus was that some smokers sat close by and ruined the meal slightly. Smoking there should not be allowed!

Visited April 2011
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