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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” (55 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (143 reviews)
“juice” (167 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

This place is excellent, great tasting salsas and the "conchitas" are superb. I can't wait for my next trip to PdC so i can visit this place again. Gracias

Thank evola2112
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere and setting of this restaurant is definitely the highlight, hidden just off the main avenue it is like walking through a secret garden with plants and trees scattered throughout the venue and a turtle pond through the middle of the restaurant. Food was...More

Thank Jackson M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm going to start by saying: we went there for breakfast, and the the place was packed. But with that said, the service was kinda lousy. We ordered breakfast (which was delicious), and I ordered a cup of coffee... which never came. Then I asked...More

Thank jkjr2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful experience at this local watering hole, good food, not authentic Mexican but close, yes I recommend it, their breakfast is great.

Thank AnMGrace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sweetest place with an awesome outdoor eating area that continues in the garden forever. Great for families or for couples. Cream of habanero soup is a must have!

Thank lmhilliard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the most amazing service. The staff is really accommodating. I am vegan and they have been very understanding on every visit. They have made special dishes on each visit and their food is amazing. I strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Dianaarellano18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food has a home made taste, that makes you feel like home!! benn there several times and I can tell you, it is one of my favorite restaurants for breakfast and lunch in Playa. If you are around go inside and try some food,...More

Thank TotoCancun
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Absolutely love this place ! The ambiance is truly special and amazing. Food was superb . Drinks so good. Attentive service. But the Setting can't be beat. We ate by little waterfall and ponds, with lovely lighting, and so tropical with all the plants. We...More

Thank ShelleyS119
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended by a friend and reconfirmed by the Hotel staff independently. During our stay in Playa del Carmen we have visited La Cueva Del Chango” twice. The ambiance is espectacular, rustic and it feels as if you are in a cave....More

Thank Auzeny L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This restaurant offers a variety of traditional Mexican food, special dishes and amazing tropical freshly made juice of variety of fruits. The setting of the restaurant is jungle based, and its really nice. I not only went once, but went more than 3 times. If...More

1  Thank PacoRN17
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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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
  • 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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