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La Cueva del Pescador

Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (96 reviews)
“mini lobsters” (17 reviews)
“octopus” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 683 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here for my birthday dinner and the food, atmosphere, music and everything was perfect! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Holli A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice restaurant with Mexican and seafood. Prices are the best in the area, but cash only. Problem was the roving musicians going from table to table. We politely declined a performance but were still asked for money after they performed for the table next to...More

Thank TandD1988
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really fun place with great seafood and beautiful space decorated with lights. Great place for families or groups.

Thank AngelaFairfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife ordered a shrimp salad and the waiter customized it to her liking and it was delicious. I ordered chicken fajitas and was brought shrimp fajitas by mistake. The waiter really wanted me to take the shrimp fajitas but I have never liked shrimp....More

Thank 454murray
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoying La Cueva for years, Our seafood destination - grilled shrimp, fish, cooked any way you want. Just ask! Best prices - tequila, margaritas. Favorite dessert - coconut ice cream with Kahlua.

Thank Kristine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant advertises that if you rent one of their boats for 3 hours of gulf fishing, they will cook your catch for free. Two of us went out yesterday and caught 2 mahi mahi. We and our wives then had our fish for dinner...More

Thank SVC_911
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there tonight. Fish was excellent. Grilled seafood palate only fair. Is spite of other reviews, they Do Not take credit cards.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to eat! Easy to get to. The restaurant has been there long before any of the mega resorts were built and they have a wall of photos in the bar that are really cool to look at.They make awesome margaritas

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went several times during our stay, the food was always fresh and the chips & pico were to die for! From the lobster to the fried fish, grilled shrimp and chicken fajitas all items were prepared freshly and arrived to the table by attentive...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in at La Cueva del Pescador for a cool drink on a hot day during a visit to Playa Akumal. The cantina was recommended by our amiga, Karen. The staff was friendly and prompt. My wife enjoyed a lemon daiquiri...More

Thank Dan M
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5 January 2018|
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Response from pauldoro | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They seemed to be closed in the morning, and we have dined there fairly late (around 8-9 PM). We have never needed reservations. Hope that helps.
Andrew S
20 August 2017|
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Response from Paul N |
Yes. They take credit cards.
Lisa F
2 February 2017|
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Response from cal_dude7 | Reviewed this property |
La Cueva Del Pescador is a good spot for an amazing Mexican dinner, with the prices on food and drinks being quite reasonable. That being said it isn't really a party and nightlife type set up. Heading down to Playa Del... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, 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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