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La Lunita

Hacienda de la Tortuga 2 y 3 Akumal Norte, Q. Ro, Akumal 77729, Mexico
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (67 reviews)
“lamb burger” (18 reviews)
“lobster” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hacienda de la Tortuga 2 y 3 Akumal Norte, Q. Ro, Akumal 77729, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was is a cut above the average fare. Tastefully prepared and creative. The beautiful scenery only adds to the great dining experience.

Thank LeighCaron
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A beautiful hidden gem tucked out of the way! Close to AkuMal. Right on the beach! Amazing fresh food! The locals love it! Had the shrimp cocktail, home made guacamole, lamb burger and fish tacos! Flan for dessert! Deliciousness!! Lunch and dinner - opens at...More

Thank kbamomofthree
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We stopped in La Lunita for a late lunch upon our arrival to Akumal after driving down from Holbox. They were having happy hour at the time, beers were just $1USD!!! We had the fried fish tacos, ceviche, guacamole, and tuna tostadas. The food interestingly...More

Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food was great! We had fish tacos and shrimp ceviche and it was delicious! The view was to die for. Service was good, too. We'd go back.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal at La Lunita at sunset. I had the grilled octopus and it was incredibly well done! Good service too!

Thank Maricarmen G
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The restaurant right on the beach in half moon bay. We ate on lobster Friday. Food, service and particularly the atmosphere were great. I would say that the prices would be comparable to slightly lower than in the U.S., but food quality is higher than...More

Thank SoCalCoug2
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We have eaten here a handful of times in our 12+ trips to the area. All were great, but this last few meals were spectacular! Small restaurant with great beach ambiance on half moon bay! High end cuisine. I had the tuna tostadas which were...More

Thank J Brian I
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I don't know how it is possible that we have lived in Playa del Carmen for 13 years and never dined at La Lunita before last week. My family and I had dinner there on my birthday and I was so surprised. Knowing it was...More

Thank Michele-in-Playa
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Absolutely fantastic! Friendly staff. Wonderful setting listening to the waves lap as you eat lobster, food was perfect. Small romantic open air dinning. Try the lobster you won't be disappointed.

Thank marsaladenver
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We have stayed in Akumal on numerous occasions and always return to La Lunita. Excellent food, good service and great atmosphere. Outside tables with your feet in the sand overlook Half Moon Bay only about 30 feet away. Start with a margarita or glass of...More

Thank Bruce B
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2017|
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Response from Welshjean | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is...plus do not misss Friday night for Lobster Night... Our favorite meal in Mexico!!! We loved their food ...went there three times...always good!!!
2 January 2017|
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Response from Nananddoug | Reviewed this property |
I think it is still on the menu, but not 100% sure. We ate there twice and the food was great, even with special orders.
mark l
1 May 2016|
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Response from ZoAnne B | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they allow you to bring your own wine into the restaurant. Personally this is one of the most expensive places to eat in Akumal, and for the price the portions are small.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hacienda de la Tortuga 2 y 3 Akumal Norte, Q. Ro, Akumal 77729, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: 984-875-9070
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