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La Cueva del Pescador

Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (86 reviews)
“mini lobsters” (17 reviews)
“octopus” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed today

After a few lovely hours in beautiful Akumal beach, we headed out and sat at the Cueva del Pescador for a late lunch. So glad we did! My aranchera tacos were lovely and so were my husband quesadillas. We spent under USD 20 for three...More

Thank Bruna G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular restaurant with fairly limited, but great fish dishes, especially the prawn dishes. Not a lot of meat dishes however. The staff are friendly and helpful, but I found the seats rather uncomfortable. Quite often there is some form of musical entertainment.

Thank CrispyHomer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up eating here 3 times during our stay in Akumal. The shrimp and fish tacos were delicious and very filling. The pitcher of margarita is where we went wrong. They asked us if it had enough tequila and when my husband quickly said...More

Thank lacyltodd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must while around Akumal: Delicious food, friendly service, very good prices. Best margarita ever.

Thank Nanook67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to eat before or after going to the beach. We had a shrimp taco (3 pcs) and a fajita with fish, both delicious. We ordered 2 cokes and a bottle of water and paid 315 in total (tip not included). Expect some...More

Thank Roberto P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great ambience, the servers are so friendly and the margarita's are the best we have ever had - just be careful they are strong!!!

Thank wheatie33
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So, this is our third trip to Akumal, and our 6th and 7th time eating here. Generally, when we travel, we try to get to as many places as we can. On the first visit of this trip, we had our usual (I have the...More

Thank scan1man
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Good: Our meal was pretty delicious. Location is the heart of Akumal but you still have to drive to it and pay to park. The Bad: Our waiter was rude right off the bat and then abandoned us entirely. His tee-shirt did say "I'm...More

Thank Cyd'sTips
Reviewed 17 March 2018

we ate here one night and ordered off the menu. 6 people in our group and everyone ordering something different. Everyone was well pleased with their seafood option and the prices are good too. Watch out for the margaritas though....only need one!

Thank kjirovsky
Reviewed 15 March 2018

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
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mapchick
6 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.
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Andrew S
21 August 2017|
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Response from Paul N |
Yes. They take credit cards.
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Lisa F
3 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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