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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%
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“brunch” (52 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (151 reviews)
“crepes” (76 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Contemporary, Healthy, Cafe, Wine Bar, 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 via mobile

loved the feel inside the restaurant and had an amazing breakfast, french toast and rancheros. my waiter and staff provided impeccable service. a must eat dining experience.

Thank serrano930
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to this place for brunch, I got the chipotle chilaquiles and one of the fruit juices. The juice was tasty but could have been colder. There was a big portion of the chilaquiles and they were really tasty and nicely spicy. This is...More

Thank Isobel C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been going here for years and never disappointd. We usually go for brunch.. It's like eating in a rain forest. Waiters are outstanding..

Thank pearlhouse
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate here several times as it was so close to our house so can say that all meals were very tasty and reasonably priced. There is a strong emphasis on local, natural and home made. The managers/owners are really on it so service is generally...More

Thank goalsgirl
Reviewed 3 days ago

We heard this place had great breakfast, we decided to book it for valentines dinner. The atmosphere was great, such a beautiful place. When we arrived they lost our reservation and scrambled to get us a table, we saw the guy who we made the...More

Thank MD306
Reviewed 3 days ago

We found this restaurant a few years ago, and try to visit again whenever we are in Playa. It began to rain, but we were lucky enough to be under a tarp in the outdoor eating area.

Thank 272gailh
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is consistent with good food, nice menu and bar selection and great staff. I had an appetizer and salad which was more than enough. My friend went with chicken, potato and salad and had a hard time finishing. White wine was a good...More

Thank Blondie490
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited them 5 times over a 4 week period, four for breakfast and once for dinner. Service, food and prices are excellent. For breakfast, best to be there before 0930 as it gets very busy [and rightly so!].Lovely spot and looking forward to our...More

Thank iains057
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family of 4 recently visited La Cueva del Chango for dinner. It was very crowded and we did not have a reservation. We decided to wait for a table because we really liked the look and ambiance of the place. It was worth the...More

Thank Melismass1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all the ambiance is outstanding. Second the passion fruit margaritas were to die for. I had the pepper filled with cheese pistachios mushrooms topped with roasted pineapple and a mouthwatering red sauce. Highly recommend! My husband had the fish. The portion was ample...More

Thank dshell36
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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, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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