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Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco, Mexico
+52 958 587 0165
07:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 23:30
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Cawston, B.C. Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were just looking for a place to have coffee one morning and happened to come across this restaurant. What a surprise! The place was so clean and cool with very attentive staff amidst the lovely decor. We couldn't resist the breakfast menu so had a delicious bread filled with a cream cheese mixture laced with orange which was heavenly.... More 

Thank Cheryl H
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The room is very well laid out. Air conditioning works well but doesn't freeze you out. The staff were very cordial ! We each ordered a salad and in hindsight should have shared. They were delicious but HUGE would have been enough for dinner. We didn't finish them though as we had ordered main courses and suspected correctly that they... More 

Thank Rickc9
Kitchener, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us dined at Terra Cotta Saturday evening and all of us had very good meals but the show stopper was the chicken soup! Service was choppy, no mint to make mojitos...hmmmm ....you would think in Mexico you would be able to have a great Mojito! The desserts looked amazing but nothing for someone that can't have dairy, so... More 

Thank LuLuDe
sam c, Owner at Terra-Cotta, responded to this review

We are very happy that you liked our chicken soup. We make it from scratch every morning, We were a bit disappointed with the score you gave though, and are hoping it was a typing error and not because we don't have mint to make mojitos. We are a Mexican restaurant so our focus is on tequilas and mezcales which... More 

Holland, Michigan
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very nice, upscale restaurant, air-conditioned. You may eat outside also, but sometimes this is a great reprieve from the heat. The food is excellent. Very good variety per menu. The prices are very reasonable. Just love the place!

Thank Gallygirl
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terra Cotta Restaurant has the best food in Hualtuco!The menu has a large variety of authentic Mexican dishes that are all so delicious! The food is fresh and gourmet.The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the staff are all top rate....so friendly and attentive! We highly recommend this great restaurant!

Thank Jackie S
Arlington, Washington
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was so good we ate here three times. If you are in Huatulco, you must eat here at least once! I had steak the first night and it was tender and delicious. Wonderful ambience and worth twice the price.

Thank TCuajao
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast the atmosphere was very nice and the overall food was delicious. We had the French toast along with Huevos a la boloñesa. I would recommend both. The only negative is that the credit card machine wasn't working. Would definitely go back.

Thank Kelly W
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was not nice at all, we didn't feel welcome, the waiters barely spoke with us and made us feel uncomfortable. We realized they were only interested in getting tips which we didn't give. The food was okay but really nothing special. I don't understand why this is number 1 in Huatulco, really doesn't deserve its rating.

1 Thank Josephine C
sam c, Owner at Terra-Cotta, responded to this review

Dear Josephine, I tried contacting you through TripAdvisor to see what was wrong with your service the day you dined with us but unfortunately, I never received an answer back from you. Nico, the waiter who attended you, didn’t realize that you were unhappy with his service or your meal. He is a delightful man who is also the pastor... More 

Monterey, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a foodie and was soooo grateful to find Terra-Cotta. I stayed in La Crucecita for 7 days and had at least one meal a day here.

Thank graphicsjane
Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So lucky to have this restaurant in the hotel! Super breakfast....try the pan frances at least once! Some great Mexican dishes and wonderful salads. Try the Taco soup, delicious and so filling!

Thank 2Cannucks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gardenia 902 | La Crucecita, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 0165
When you're in the mood for good times, pleasant dining and great cuisine, Terra-Cotta can't be beat. This air-conditioned restaurant offers an inviting atmosphere that is perfect for casual dining with family and friends. The menu at Terra-Cotta features a wide array of great selections made only from the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Terra-Cotta has established itself as one of Huatulco's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you an enjoyable dining experience every time you visit.

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