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Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
+52 958 587 2480
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14:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 14:00 - 22:30
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good ambiance, good service and a very good dinner — beef medallions in roquefort and chipotle sauce. The meat was perfectly cooked and there was a great selection of vegetables, also perfectly done. The only downside: my companion's oso bucco was tasty but it arrived cold in the middle.

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Thank Tony R
McAllen, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oaxaca is known for its culinary delights and L'Echalote certainly fills this billing. I ordered some beef medallions while my wife had grilled fish with a sweet and sour sauce. Both meals were wonderful and the bill was around $20US. Incredible!

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Thank brianalso
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My wife and I spend 2 to 2.5 months every year in Huatulco and have found many wonderful restaurants that we enjoy going to. This is the only one that we go to multiple times every year. After our first year, the staff remembered out favorite table and made a point of having our favored gin for martinis (Bombay Sapphire)... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I had dinner here and the food was excellent, the waiter was very good, the wine was a perfect pairing for our dishes and we had a very enjoyable experience at this restaurant. We will certainly return in November.

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Thank GRF1956
Oakville, Canada
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

L'Echalote is located on quiet street next to the hotel Eden Costa and around the corner from the Hotel Villablanca. We ate outside on the terrace out front and had an outstanding French inspired meal. The escargots were quite tasty in garlic and butter, followed by an excellent warm goat cheese salad. The French onion soup was simply presented and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We dined here late one evening and it was absolutely delicious. We ordered the spring rolls( I would not order again- go with a salad as it looked great at the next table);then catch of the day (melted in your mouth) and the steak (was wonderful). Crème brulé to end and we waddled out. ( fyi- They are closed Mondays)... More 

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Thank seatsaleseeker
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The ambience was just one of the many things I enjoyed. You have the choice of where you sit. Out front in the open air or inside in the galleria . Be warned because you will have a difficult time choosing from the many dishes offered. The waiters are very professional and attentive. Such a bonus that this special restaurant... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The Salad, the escargot, the filet the dessert everything from start to finish was incredible. Service was amazing as well. This is the best french restaurant i have been to. If your visiting Huatulco this place is a must!!

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Thank Martypet
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stayed at the Villa Blanca, and were so happy to have visited this restaurant right next door. 6 of us enjoyed a variety of dishes. My filet medallions was one of my best meals of the entire week. Good variety of Vino and are waiter was superb! I suggest making a reservation ahead of time. Enjoy!

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Thank deebob
Huatulco, Mexico
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

During a recent stay in Huatulco, I went to L'Echalote for dinner. Wonderful food, courteous service staff, and friendly owners. Everything was so good that I returned the following evening for yet another fine dining experience. Fresh salads, flavorful soups, and a nice variety of entrees. The next time I am in Huatulco, I will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Cuisine
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
14:00 - 22:30
Thursday
14:00 - 22:30
Friday
14:00 - 22:30
Saturday
14:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Zapoteco, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 2480

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