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La Cueva del Pescador

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As featured in 3 Days in Akumal and 1 other guide
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Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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Libertyville, Illinois
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food! Great service!! Wonderful ceviche, shrimp tacos and fria cervaza! Nice to walk to dinner! Love Akumal!

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Thank slong1
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh fish and local seafood well cooked in traditional style. Boquinete fish was really good! It's better for lunch or early dinner, they close the kitchen at 9 PM and afterward you can get only something to drink, which can lead you to find a lot of drunk and noisy people if you stay longer. Im giving an average ratio... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tacos were okay . . . not as tasty as I had elsewhere. The beef quesadillas were very tasty and loaded with cheese. The prices were very reasonable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This low-key restaurant in the middle of Akumal is wonderful. All seafood is of excellent quality and freshness. We went there many times, I recommend the mojo de ajo fish, the lobster, grilled octopus and the shrimp cocktail. The margaritas are great and very strong! Please be aware they do not accept credit cards; fortunately there is an ATM a... More 

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Akumal, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorites were mixed ceviche, whole fried fish, and Langostinos. Great food, price, service and palapa & sand atmosphere. Loved it.

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Boudry, Switzerland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we ate there twice. the prices is decent and the food is good. I had the Octopus and it was amazing,,, they only have fish and some chicken dishes.. no tacos.. good waitering and friendly staff

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's good food all fresh seafood, they make smaller portions for kids meals. Service was super and the menu is in English. I loved the musicians that came they and played a few songs.

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Nashville
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72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pescador is a great, albeit slightly crowded restaurant for a casual seafood supper. Expect to wait for a table around peak times. My wife had the mini-lobsters, and they were fantastic! I had the grouper stuffed with seafood, and it, too, was piping hot and memorably tasty. We would definitely come back. One extra note: we walked next door to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here to order lobster but ended up with the best langoustines! Nice ambiance and great staff, not to pricey. And, Don't forget the margarita's.

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Akumal, Mexico
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu is a bit limited. We have had quite a few meals here and they have all been good. The garlic and butter fish fillet was really nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 9002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?