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Alux Restaurant

Avenida Juarez 217-2 | Lote 2 col. ejidal between diagonal 65 y 70, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 206 2401
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Contemporary, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Avenida Juarez 217-2 | Lote 2 col. ejidal between diagonal 65 y 70, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Such an amazing place! The food was great and the staff was very professional. Loved everything about it - the place is so unique and beautiful! Definitely recommended

Thank Marlena94
Reviewed 2 days ago

My brother lives in Merida and came down to Playa del Carmen for a couple of days while we were on holiday. We chose this restaurant as it was recommended by the Rep in resort. it is a great experince, being in a Cenote in...More

Thank SallyB69
Reviewed 3 days ago

The venue is amazing to say the least! Food was very good and price reasonably! The overall experience was an A+. Highly recommended to all, it is now on our to do least every trip!

Thank ohioheat2000
Reviewed 4 days ago

You will not find a more unique place to have a nice dinner. We went for my wife's 40th birthday. I worked with Eduardo their events planner who did an amazing job to make sure this was a special night for my wife. We had...More

Thank McKee B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique Atmosphere We visited Alux during our stay in Playa del Carmen. My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at this nice restaurant. The experience is very unique. I visited caverns before, but never had the opportunity to have a nice dinner in one. The...More

Thank Hernan74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, and unique setting, a restaurant inside of a cenote. Food was very very good and our server Christina was very knowledgeable with our wine choice and menu, she was top notch!

1  Thank mark2122
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As locals we have been to Alux many times over the years. In the past we only visited for a drink and to enjoy the setting of the cave because it is well known that their food wasn't great and was over priced. Against our...More

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is beautiful and very unique! Prices were a little high. Everyone was very friendly! The food was delicious!

1  Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We organized our rehearsal dinner with around 45 people at Alux. My main contact was Eduardo Landell, and he was extremely helpful with all our requests. The event turned out even more beautiful than I thought. All my guest were amazed by how unique the...More

Thank Leyla G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here based on recommendations from a travel group I am a member of. I honestly have no idea what people were thinking recommending Alux. The cenote location is awesome, but the food was mediocre to poor. I ordered a special, deer that was...More

1  Thank Kayt B
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Jodie M
3 June 2017|
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Response from chasingrainbows10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yeah it is pretty bad for mosquitoes, we were there in May. We had a high percentage deet repellant on and we still got badly bitten. You are in a cave remember with lots of stagnant water!Wear long sleeves and trousers... More
Jodie M
10 May 2017|
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Response from Alux R | Property representative |
Hi Jodie: Thanks for contacting us. Our dress code is formal - Casual. We do not allow flipflops (in gentlemen), sleeveless shirt or beach clothes. Best regards,
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4 May 2017|
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Response from Jamie V | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Juarez 217-2 | Lote 2 col. ejidal between diagonal 65 y 70, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
    (Av.65 y Av.70)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 206 2401
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PRE-HISPANIC, MEXICAN AND INTERNATIONAL CUISINE IN AN EXTRAORDINARY SETTING A hole created over ten thousand years ago soon to be discovered by you. Our Prehispanic, Mexican and International haute cuisine is served in any of our various vaults. You can also enjoy a wide selection of drinks and cocktails, including local Mayan specialties.
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