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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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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Margaritas Street # 25 Downtown | In the Heart of Downtown. Palapas Park Main Plaza, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed January 27, 2015

The food was surprisingly delicious here. I had the soft shell crab taco which was lovely. Possibly too much batter on the crab if you are concerned about the health aspect but it was a great combination of crunch and flavour for me. We also...More

1  Thank Rob C
Reviewed January 27, 2015

We got to the restaurant taking the R1 bus from the hotel zone. We allotted 45 minutes was was adequate. The bus stop you want is marked by the only Burger King seen coming into the city center area. It is across the street from...More

1  Thank crackofdawn
Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Four of us went to dinner. The menu was varied and very interesting. The conch ceviche was outstanding. The seafood ceviche was fresh with a hint of spice that accentuated the various fish flavors. Our waiter, Enrique, added tremendously to our special evening. All of...More

Thank wpGIBSON
Reviewed January 21, 2015

A nice Mexican Restaurant. Food was good and at 7:00 they have live entertainment which is nice to have. You can sit indoors or out.

1  Thank funkielady2014
Reviewed January 20, 2015

This downtown Resturant has a lovely, New Orleans style court yard . Do request it for dining. The food is very good, even the breads( not so for most of Cancun). Make a reservation And if you have room for more after dinner walk a...More

1  Thank joramo1120
Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great location by Parce De La Palapas downtown. Excellent setting in the garden area. Very romantic. Food was excellent. Take the R1 bus from Hotel zone and it will drop you off about 4 blocks from the restaurant. If you go on Sunday night the...More

1  Thank Rovercomer
Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is an enchanting place to go for dinner. It's beautiful inside and outside is like a fairyland. Dinner was marvelous, the service wonderful and the margaritas are to die for, but the highlight was the Mayan dancers. The show was evocative and fascinating and...More

1  Thank jtwina
Reviewed January 13, 2015

They were out of a couple dishes we wanted to order, which was disappointing, but the food we got was delicious. The waitstaff was good, and all the females in our party got a free necklace (nothing fancy, but it was really nice). The outdoor...More

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had an early dinner on Christmas Eve before we went to church. We have been going here for over 20 years and we still love it. The restaurant is downtown just off of palapa park. It is small and quaint with an excellent atmosphere....More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed January 7, 2015

We loved the menu, the cozy setting, and the prices. By far one of the best mexican restaurants in Cancun. The owner is funny and the service outstanding.

Thank Adrián G
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regine7
December 30, 2016|
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Response from paulynnita | Reviewed this property |
We spent about $800 mexican pesos for dinner for 2.
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Allison N
December 3, 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
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, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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