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La Habichuela Downtown

Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3158
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“caesar salad” (67 reviews)
“shrimp” (86 reviews)
“seafood” (68 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
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LOCATION
Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lot of blogs recommend this place, and it does not disappoint. Service was the best we had in Cancun (Our waiter Elias was amazing). Food was very very flavorful and fresh

Thank AmjadHZayed
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear AmjadHZayed: Thanks for visiting us, we appreciate your kind comments about our Restaurant, it was a pleasure to serve you! We hope to see you again in a near future. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the best, we always go here our first night in Cancun. Even though we stay in the hotel zone, it is worth the trip, it just sets the mood for the whole vacation! The food, Service and atmosphere are perfect and impeccable!...More

Thank Blueberryhollow
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear customers: We are so delighted that visiting our Restaurant on your first night in Cancun is a tradition for you, most of our clients do not think of coming to this City without dinning at La Habichuela. Thanks for your preference and for making...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my boyfriend for our first meal out since arriving in Cancun. The restaurant is very beautiful especially outside in the terrace where we sat. The waiters were very attentive and food was delicious. I would highly recommend this restaurant. My only negative...More

Thank Rianna097
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to Cancun, you have to eat at this restaurant! It's a little off the beaten path (not in the Hotel Zone) but well worth the effort. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding! Armando Cetina was our waiter and you...More

Thank Darrell C
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Darrell: Thanks for your flattering comments about our Restaurant, we are so delighted that you enjoyed our food, service and atmosphere specially the Mayan Coffee and its preparation. We are looking forward to welcoming back again in a near future. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the downtown location since the year it opened and have had excellent meals each year. This year we thought the famous Cocobichuela was the best ever filled with so much lobster and shrimp. A must try! It was actually a...More

Thank ZZMimi
Habichuela, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customers: Thanks for making us a part of your holidays!! it's been a pleasure to serve you for so many years since La Habichuela opened, we appreciate your kind comments and are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit to La Habichuela Sunset....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderfully romantic garden setting just a stone’s throw from the Palapas Park, with jungle-type shrubbery festooned with fairy lights and dotted with Mayan sculptures and statues. Easily the most expensive food and wine that we had on holiday (and probably at any time in Mexico),...More

Thank SemperteFallant
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere here is great. Beautifully decorated with natural plants and lights. The staff was very professional and friendly. Food was great. We enjoyed our meals.

Thank Feblanco
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This restaurant it a bit more expensive than the others we looked at, but it's worth it. The garden terrace provides a great setting, and is surrounded by copies of Mayan artifacts and statues (all with helpful explanations on the back of the menu). The...More

Thank timpilkington
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great food! We get the seafood parrillada and their dessert was also very yummy. The mayan show was very fun to watch as well.

Thank J3ny
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We had not been here in about 15 years. Everything was as we remember great food and friendly service. The location is not necessarily convenient to the hotel zone so we plan on dinning here after Market 28 and all of our other downtown activities.

Thank ChiTraveler312
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regine7
31 December 2016|
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Response from paulynnita | Reviewed this property |
We spent about $800 mexican pesos for dinner for 2.
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Allison N
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Response from Eduardo P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, did not see the question before. I have been visiting yearly, even with grown up kids (10-12 years old) and don't ever remember seeing a kids menu. But things do change year to year and it's always good to check... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Avenida Coba & Uxmal)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 884 3158
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Description
Located in the center of the city, La Habichuela, has become a legend of Cancun with more than 38 years of operation. Some say that if you don't know La Habichuela, you don't know Cancun. The unique and a genuine ambience of the Mayan culture, attentive service, complete menu of Mexican cuisine,Caribbean seafood , steaks, international dishes, have built the restaurant's strong reputation. La Habichuela was awarded the Five Diamonds Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences & is a proud recipient of the National Best Restaurant Award and the recognition of DIRONA since 2001. La Habichuela is considered a must in Cancun
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