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La Habichuela Downtown

Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 884 3158
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

Travelling from England. This is the second time we have visited this restaurant the first being several years ago. We have visited Cancun twice in the last ten years and on this last visit couldn't wait to return to this restaurant. It didn't disappoint. The...More

1  Thank 11SUZIE1977
Reviewed 5 November 2013

I highly recommend dining at LaHabichuela Sunset located in the hotel zone of Cancun. We had a fabulous dinner in a romantic setting on the patio. A table on the patio is a must so you can enjoy dinner under the stars. We started with...More

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 2 November 2013

This authentic Mexican Restaurant in Downtown Cancun is well worth the trip away from the seaside hotel strip. It offers both tables in a deligtful outdoor 'Mayan' courtyard setting as well as inside for those who prefer air conditioning. My wife and I had a...More

1  Thank robinmbloom
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Hey, downtown cancun can be a daunting place! we went tot he market el centro, and for an early dinner we picked this great place. Unassuming on the street, it is nicely done inside, with a beautiful charming center courtyard. Yes, you would not expect...More

1  Thank mdpm100
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Though we had to walk a little from the bus stop, this restaurant was a good choice. I had the classic Cocobichuela which was good. Kind of like a canjun dish with lobster and in coconut milk. My wife had the ceviche which she liked...More

1  Thank Hansardo
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We have been going to Cancun since 1983. La Habichuela was one of the first places we would go. The tiny little little courtyard in front was our favorite. Then it started to expand and seemed to disproportionately expensive so we stopped going. This year...More

Thank Mshazmat
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Fun place. Decorated in Mayan, excellent service and a show to boot (I don't think the show is every night). Watch everyone's reaction as they come upon the glass floor overlooking a cavern (most everyone steps around it rather than trusting the glass to hold...More

Thank Mike16Chicago
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Ugh, have serious doubts about trip advisor after choosing this restaurant based on the ratings. This place is located in a creepy area of cancun. Maybe it used to be popular, but certainly isn't the case now. Got the bean soup, it was ok. My...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed 16 October 2013

La Habichuela is a Cancun landmark. We always have at least one meal at this beautiful restaurant. The gardens are lovely and very romantic with the lighting and candles. The food is always well prepared and the presentation is a thing of art. It's worth...More

2  Thank CrestviewEER
Reviewed 27 September 2013

My husband and I had dinner here last week with four friends. We highly recommend this restaurant and eat there every year when we are in Cancun. It is one the most beautiful restaurants in Cancun with delicious food and superb service. We went on...More

Thank ibaol
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what is price range
30 December 2016|
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Response from paulynnita | Reviewed this property |
We spent about $800 mexican pesos for dinner for 2.
Allison N
Is there a kids menu
3 December 2016|
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Response from Eduardo P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, did not see the question before. I have been visiting yearly, even with grown up kids (10-12 years old) and don't ever remember seeing a kids menu. But things do change year to year and it's always good to check... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Avenida Coba & Uxmal)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 884 3158
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Located in the center of the city, La Habichuela, has become a legend of Cancun with more than 38 years of operation. Some say that if you don't know La Habichuela, you don't know Cancun. The unique and a genuine ambience of the Mayan culture, attentive service, complete menu of Mexican cuisine,Caribbean seafood , steaks, international dishes, have built the restaurant's strong reputation. La Habichuela was awarded the Five Diamonds Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences & is a proud recipient of the National Best Restaurant Award and the recognition of DIRONA since 2001. La Habichuela is considered a must in Cancun
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