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Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco 70987, Mexico
+52 958 587 1135
07:30 - 23:30
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Oakville, Canada
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very nice restaurant in the heart of Crucecita, about a block from the town square. Air conditioned with nice ambiance. Margarita was excellent. Salads were huge and very good, but the Popeye salad could have used more goat cheese. Coconut shrimp was very good. Cafe crusted Filet mignon was tasty but more medium than medium rare. Service is helpful and... More 

Thank Cfhandyman
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Good service, pleasant ambience. Good selection of local and international dishes. Once of the better moles i tasted in Huatulco. They know their clientele and look after them. The tables outside are the best

Thank Vincent L
Vancouver, Canada
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

10 out of 10 food amazing service impeckablem managent outstanding breakfast is out of this world as is dinner if you can get in

Thank waytowayne
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great meal. Very authentic. The town is lovely and very accessible by cab!! The coconut shrimp is fantastic!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was our third dinner out in this region, and we were thinking we had lost our love of moles & Mexican food till we came here. Delicious. The prices are excellent & in line with quality ( cheaper than our "splurge" a la Playa) and the quality of food made us wish we hadn't wasted our few nights here... More 

Thank seatsaleseeker
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Went to Terra Cotta for dinner a couple of visits, it was okay but not spectacular. Spectacular was their breakfast. Fresh juices, coffee blends galore and great food. We shared the Fresh Toast ala cream cheese and it was a large amount of food. Eggs and meats cooked absolutely perfect. Will go for breaky again

Thank HermanRegina
Salmon Arm, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Ate here every morning and evening. Best steak I have had in a long time and certainly in Mexico. Friendly, very well run and reasonably priced.

Thank brewingday
Toronto, Canada
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had breakfasts and dinners with family and friends on multiple occasions during our 5 week stay in Huatulco. Every meal and menu item that we ordered was well prepared and fresh. Tried Chilaquiles and Huevous Divorciados for breakfast and enjoyed these traditional Mexican breakfasts. Dinner items such as steak rubbed with spices and coffee, shrimps in a tamarind sauce... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We sat outside and had really good service. I had a chicken mole dish and my husband had fish in a green sauce. Both dishes were good. We each had a margarita and my husband requested his second one not as sweet as the first and he said it was perfect. We shared the Mocha Cake which was recommended by... More 

Thank scmaggs
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We started off with cocktails, inexpensive and delicious. Then we ordered a Popeye salad which was a very well portion, was able to split it with three. For the main course we each ordered the filet mignon which came with delicious potatoes, vegetables and great tasting meat flavored chewing gum. In all seriousness the meat was extremely chewy it was... More 

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sam c, Propietario at Terra-Cotta, responded to this review

Dear Chris, We are very sorry that we didn't meet your expectations on the night that you dined with us. Your waiter Emilio informed us that you were happy with everything except your meat, which is why he didn't charge you for it. We buy our meat fresh from a local butcher and we buy it in large quantities due... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco 70987, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 1135
When you're in the mood for good times, pleasant dining and great cuisine, Terra-Cotta can't be beat. This air-conditioned restaurant offers an inviting atmosphere that is perfect for casual dining with family and friends. The menu at Terra-Cotta features a wide array of great selections made only from the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Terra-Cotta has established itself as one of Huatulco's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you an enjoyable dining experience every time you visit.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?