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Cafe Layla

Av. Rafael E. Melgar | 300 yards south of the park, past Pelicanos in front of the Secundaria school, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 104 9831
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“spring rolls” (18 reviews)
“frittata” (11 reviews)
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Av. Rafael E. Melgar | 300 yards south of the park, past Pelicanos in front of the Secundaria school, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Layla's restaurant just for a Sunday brunch in October and found a hidden gem full of surprises! This is a guesthouse with a mini botanical garden tended to with a lot of TLC; a great non-demanding place to stop by for some healthy...More

Thank elikoleva
Reviewed 6 days ago

great food with some great asian fusion options and vegan drinks. perfect for breakfast and lunch or afternoon snack

Thank Climber63709163024
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful restaurant. Open from 8am until 4pm. Great coffee, juices, breakfast and lunch. The salmon omelette is superb and the lobster risotto is a treat. There is even green tea ice-cream. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Writefully
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Layla is a wonderful spot with delicious home made juices and nice breakfast choices. Stop in and relax!

Thank NancyRSanFrancisco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Lucas runs a wonderful quiet cafe. The Lobster rissoto was amazing. I had the mango smoothie and the orangeade, bother were great. Lucas is happy to chat about his recipes and experience. Very reasonable, small cafe, gather with friends. Hang out for the afternoon...More

Thank Laurie A
robintraveler1, Owner at Cafe Layla, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your chill review of our chill little cafe !! I think you hit the highlights of sea views, great foos and friendly vibe..... Hope to see you and your friends back again soon....

Reviewed 3 August 2018

Super tasty, fresh and healthy food options. I love meat, my kid is picky and hubby is vegetarian and we all found food we enjoyed! The owner and staff are wonderful people, giving you great information about where to visit and what to do. Beautiful...More

1  Thank Yin W
robintraveler1, Owner at Cafe Layla, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

We are happy to have offered something satisfying for each of your family ! Our menu is built exactly for that and we look forward to your next visit......We'll be closed from Aug 14 - Oct 16, but back with new items for your to...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Lots of healthy options. The owners are very kind and full of great information! The spring rolls are so fresh and the huevos divorciados were excellent.More

1  Thank Incandesto
robintraveler1, Owner at Cafe Layla, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Healthy and fresh....you GOT IT !! That is what we try to do very day... open 5 days a week 8am-4pm, closed Tues Wed. Many thanks for spreading the word ! We look for ward to serving you again one day soon.... Cafe Layla will...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I have had both breakfast and lunch at Cafe Layla and I can recommend both wholeheartedly! Outstanding food, amazing juices, and the music on Sunday is magical! Go!’nn

2  Thank Lucille M
Reviewed 26 July 2018

On our way back from a shopping trip in Cancun, I decided to try a new place to eat lunch. I had been researching on Trip Advisor and found several places that would meet diverse appetites. After reading through several reviews, I decided on Café...More

1  Thank PuertoDISE
robintraveler1, Owner at Cafe Layla, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Wow... your thorough and thoughtful review makes our hearts and heads spin !!! Many thanks for your support and we look forward to your next meal with us....!!

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Puerto Morelos for his 50th birthday, just us this time...no kids! A local friend referred us to this place, so we had to check it out. It is a bit off the main square, so a lot of travelers...More

Thank Posa69
robintraveler1, Owner at Cafe Layla, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Many thanks for your write up... we look forward to having you and the birthday boy back again in February ! Safe travels.....

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Response from allendrew64 | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for that detailed response. I'm disappointed to hear it's such a difficult process. Like I wrote, I'm certain I selected the highest ratings and the website stored them as the lowest. Frustrating. Thank you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Rafael E. Melgar | 300 yards south of the park, past Pelicanos in front of the Secundaria school, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: +52 998 104 9831
Cafe Layla offers cool sea breezes and lovely sea views with your Mexican Breakfast and Healthy Asian-Fusion Lunch..... Backgammon in the new Lounge area with your cappuccino, teas, smoothies, and Fresh Juices.... Jazz Brunch on Sundays - live music from 11am Eat, drink, chill.......
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