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Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
+52 958 587 2480
14:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 14:00 - 22:30
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Terrebonne, Oregon
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great meal that might just top anywhere I've eaten - ever! We got there a bit earlier than they opened, so we got a nice bottle of red wine and said we'd be happy to wait. The chef/owner then brought us out an appetizer because he was concerned we were hungry (charming) that was to die for:... More 

Thank lynn r
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic continental cuisine, expertly prepared by the chef!! Lovely patio seating. It was our go to place for our special meals while in Huatulco!!

1 Thank 2Cannucks
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very impressed by chef Thierry and his fantastic dishes. He introduced himself before we ordered and gave us a taste of his smoked tuna that was smoked to perfection! The salads had amazing flavor and the dressing was light and complemented all the veggies. Shrimp in saffron sauce and beef leg were cooked perfectly, the beef fell right... More 

Thank nancy r
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were out strolling and came across this gem. It was a bit late so it wasn't too busy. Our appetizers were very good. Great taste and the portions on the salads were generous. Everyone got quiet as the mains arrived the pasta was served in a classic Tagine dish later we chatted with the chef and he told us... More 

Thank Rickc9
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner is very helpful for special wishes ,he is even the Chef- Cook .This Restaurant is very Romantic . The preparation of the food is great and enough. The price is very fair for all menues. Mucho Grasias to the Owner and the Waiters We was over in November with friends from Barcelo Hotel and enjoyed the hospitality again... More 

Thank 858tom
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after reading others reviews and was very happy. The onion soup and the Vietnamese rolls were amazing. Fish of the day and cream sauce very good. From the time we walked in the service was impeccable and individual. Highly recommend.

Thank nicholasc582
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner and ended up returning on two other occasions...it was terrific! The food is lovingly prepared with fresh, local ingredients in a French-fusion style bringing together the best that each has to offer. The service is outstanding. The restaurant is down a small backstreet...but well worth the hunt. This is fine dining at it's best!

Thank 2Cannucks
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best restaurant in Huatulco! French cuisine with a Mexican twist. First restaurant in Huatulco where the chef visited the table to inquire about our meals. Had the catch of the day (grouper)with a cream and leek sauce, followed by a raspberry Creme Brule. Would definitely go back!

Thank Darlene A
Spring Valley, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This top tier little restaurant is quiet and and tucked away within short walking distance of Crucecita and Bahia Chahue. The prices are very reasonable. I recently enjoyed the hospitality of Thierry and his attentive staff for more than one delicious meal. Tasty Cream of Celery and Tossed Green salad with Goat cheese for a light meal when I arrived,... More 

Thank jmerz2016
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I visit Huatulco several times each year: to surf, do botanical research, and visit my coffee ranch above Sta. Maria Xadani. One of the highlights of each visit is dining several times at L' Echalote and visiting with the wonderful owners and staff at the restaurant. I have personal favorite meals but also enjoy trying something new. And, having eaten... More 

Thank jeffchemnick2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
French, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 2480

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?