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Xcalak Caribe

| On the beach street, Xcalak, Mexico
+52 983 130 5580
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  • Excellent80%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
29 Dec 2013
“A Spanishan cooking paella in Maxico. It just doesn't get better than this...”
21 Apr 2013
“Welcome back to Xcalak”
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Seafood, Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
| On the beach street, Xcalak, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

Located just to the left of the middle of no where is Xcalak. The only way you're ever going to be there is if you make an effort to get way off the beaten path. Since I seem to suffer from some affliction which drives...More

1  Thank pacair
Reviewed 21 April 2013

So we arrive in Xcalak, dusty after the drive, and hungry after turning into the cruise ship dock rather than the town strip when we said, on the drive, "We're hungry, let's eat in Mahaul." The Caribe is open, looking deserted at 4 in the...More

Thank KangarooRat
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Freddie, the owner and chef, was charming and gracious. The food was fabulous! We heard about the paella from the local dive shop, so we stopped by and asked if he would have any that evening. No problem. When we arrived he had our table...More

1  Thank Bcieri
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Freddy, Evelyne and Isabell are great people the upstairs bar setting is the best on the coast. great food. Place to go back time and time again. Mike

Thank Mjones6712
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We ate twice at Xcalak Caribe in January 2013 and were delighted each time. Freddy from Spain and Belgium and his wife from Bolivia are amazing cooks (we first had squids and then paella) and they manage to give their food a taste of the...More

1  Thank Gingerlu
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We stayed 3 nights at this restaurant/lodge. Very relaxing despite being with a friend with some emotional/mental distress. Despite that, Freddie makes a paella like none other (well, I've never had it elsewhere but his was pretty awesome!). We didn't socialize with him that much...More

Thank Curtis A
Reviewed 12 January 2013

I have stayed in the large and clean room at Xcalac Caribe, and tried practically all what is on the menu! I have to say Freddy is a wonderfull cook! This is a nice familly run restaurant/hotel, for everyone looking for relax time! Evelyne, Freddy,...More

Thank LosCaterines
FREDDY SIRET S, Owner at Xcalak Caribe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2013

Thanks for your nice comments. I wish next time you can also try our "wrinkled potatoes" the only dish you were missing. And for sure I will take you fishing!!!! We wish you a wonderfull time in the rest of your stay in Mexico. Merci...More

Reviewed 6 August 2012

Freddie is a great cook, best food I found in the area. Lobster tails to die for. Do not get to exotic or demanding, he is a retired expat and he may just take the next day off.

Thank gopbroek
Reviewed 11 May 2012

We had dinner at the Caribe twice out of the 7 nites while in Xcalak. The first nite we had a huge plate of mixed ceviche (amazing) and snapper fillets also huge (perfectly cooked). Tasty mojitos. The new owners are really nice and quite apt...More

Thank powderglut
FREDDY SIRET S, Propietario at Xcalak Caribe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2012

Thank you very much for your comments. Nice to see that we are doing well just starting the business. Next time you will get a paella even for one!!!! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 7 May 2012

Apparently we ate at this restaurant the first week it was open. What luck! Great food, great views, really nice people.

Thank Michael C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | On the beach street, Xcalak, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Xcalak
  • Phone Number: +52 983 130 5580
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Xcalak Caribe Lodge is a small accommodation located in the center of the boulevard of the population of Xcalak. We also offer Spanish and Mexican restaurant. Xcalak is a population of more than 350 inhabitants on the Caribbean coast of Mexico in the municipality of Othon P. Blanco state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Xcalak is located in the small cape called Punta Xcalak, and belongs to the National Park Arrecifes de Xcalak, located in one of the last virgin corners of the Mexican Caribbean, at the southern end of the so-called Rivera Maya, it is the last population of Mexico,border with Belize.
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