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La Cueva del Chango

€€ - €€€Seafood, Mexican,
38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 0271
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (55 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (143 reviews)
“juice” (167 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:30 Hours
Seafood, Mexican, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

the place looks great from outside, the food wasnt the best but at morning was enough!! Great ambiance

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 days ago

La Cueva del Chango never lets me down. I brought my Vegan niece and she was thrilled that she had so many options. I still looove the Lassies. They are delicious. The restaurant is adorable and the food is so tasty. Glad I was able...More

Thank MJo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here based on a friends recommendations, but we came for dinner (instead of breakfast). The decoration is amazing, you feel in the middle of a jungle. The service was overall very good. But the food itself wasn't anything to write home about. Try breakfast...More

Thank E_Panama
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great atmosphere, set in an open green garden. The food was very good (vegan options are also available). The service was friendly.

Thank angelav15121983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for breakfast 1 morning while staying in Playa. Our friends have been here several times. The breakfast was exceptional and the micheladas were the best. We started with an order of crepes with green sauce for the table. Then we each ordered and...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It definitely has a great seasoning and the prices are accessible, highly recommended. The atmosphere and the place is very nice and relaxing

Thank Harter L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. the setting is so cool you feel like you are in the jungle with the monkeys. Best breakfast for authentic Mexican Outdoor seating in 3 different settings

Thank Roam633567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were at an all-inclusive resort and still made time & paid the $ to eat at this restaurant because it came so highly recommended! It did not disappoint! It was delicious and was like a little jungle oasis from the hot streets of Playa...More

Thank DayTrip825085
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoy eating and hanging out at "La cueva del chango". Their service is great, waiters quick and attentive and the food, no matter what you choose is delicious. I like to bring my family and friends when visiting us. When in Playa del...More

Thank kaytoursmexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Claudio for the rec! Fresh salad, wide variety - cute, cute, cute! Something even for picky eaters.

Thank jennnred
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Questions & Answers
20 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Yes, we do take reservations for lunch and dinner. Not for breakfast though. Do not hesitate to contact me in case you have any further questions or refer to our website.
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20 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay but we do not verify the TripAdvisor account almost at all. Yes we do take reservations for dinner only.
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28 February 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Dear Elizabeth, Sorry. Only cash in US$ or MXN Pesos. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 0271
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La Cueva del Chango is a unique restaurant-bar, not only in concept but also for the natural setting amongst abundant vegetation and trees. The culinary concept is natural Mexican food, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the juices are made with fresh fruit and we also have a bar with an ample assortment of premium brands. The wines we serve are mexican, thus offering and ample selection. In La Cueva del Chango we believe in the Mexican cuisine and offer a high quality product at a reasonable price.
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