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La Chilanguita

Calle Palomino s/n | Holbox. Lazaro Cardenas, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 1 55 2702 7761
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
24 Aug 2018
“Great little place.”
13 Aug 2017
“Awesome mexican food”
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Latin, Spanish
Calle Palomino s/n | Holbox. Lazaro Cardenas, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

You should make a point to eat here. It’s a great little local place. I had the vegetable pambazo, which was loaded with yummy veggies and melt in your mouth goodness. The young woman proprietor is very nice. She doesn’t sell liquor but you are...More

Thank axasal
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A local in Holbox recommended us this place when we asked for a restaurant where to eat good Mexican food. We loved it. The owner and cook was extremely nice and walked us through the menu to explain what each dish meant. When the food...More

Thank MarionaWill
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for a quick bite and had one of the best meals while traveling in Mexico for last two weeks. Paolina let us watch her cook and she made everything fresh, taking care of my vegetarian needs as well as my friend's carnivorous...More

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! I had the special of the day and it was absolutely the best vegetarian meal I've had on a 3 month trip! My boyfriend had a chicken pambazo and loved that too. Paulina patiently helped us decide and made the visit...More

1  Thank TrailBlazer333601
Reviewed 9 February 2017

my wife and i agree with all the other reviews! really excellent. we had flautas stuffed with hibiscus flowers. fruit drinks are killer. we ate there every day for the week we were on holbox.

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I had read about this little place on the.holboxeno and was excited to try a local and small business. I was pleased... Paulina the owner was friendly, kind and made a fantastic vegetable, cheese and warm potato sandwich (Pambazo)for me...It was delicious... especially when I...More

Thank Jenetix
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located parallel to the main street so easy to reach. When we first entered this restaurant the owner gave us a warm welcome and we felt like visiting friends. The decoration on the walls is typical mexican with pictures of Frida Kahlo....More

1  Thank Ottibri
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We wanted to eat somewhere where the locals ate. So, we asked some locals one evening and they directed us to this place. It was one of the best meals we've had. It was made to order. The quesadilla was filled with fresh zucchini, corn,...More

2  Thank LakshmiCa
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We accidentally wound up here for breakfast. The owners, a husband/wife couple, were terrific and gracious. The food was fresh and delicious. We loved the decor and admired their kitchen and their clear obsession with Frida Kahlo. We had delicious omelettes, fruit/yoghurt/granola and other dishes,...More

Thank wadnic
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I love this place. I've eaten here dozens of times and never a bad meal. The owner is not only a great cook but good friend as well. She helped me with translations and travel plans. I looked forward to her quesadillas almost every night....More

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Restaurant Details

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US$2 - US$5
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
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15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Palomino s/n | Holbox. Lazaro Cardenas, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 1 55 2702 7761
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