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La Cueva del Chango

38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 0271
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (56 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (143 reviews)
“juice” (163 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Contemporary, Healthy, Cafe, Wine Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the fresh fresh fresh, beautifully prepared food. Love all the warm, friendly, attentive staff. Love the tropical garden setting. Love the stream, with turtles, that runs through the seating area. Truely great local menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids and adults alike love...More

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 1 week ago

we ate brunch and two dinners. the place is fantastic, charming and service was terrific. I would recommend this to anyone. they should sell both the salsas nationally. Brunch was terrific If you get the chance you should go to this place. Loved the turtles....More

Thank HollyandFran
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch here after walking around town. They accommodated us (party of 8). Food and location were excellent and vibe was super cool w/turtles swimming in pond. Felt like you were in a tree house.

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely LOVED the atmosphere of this restaurant! I came here with a group of friends for breakfast and really enjoyed the food!! Will come back again!

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Must if you want have a typical mexican breakfast. The ambiance is charming, the service is excellent and the food is very good.

Thank juestlazare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for breakfast but equally good for dinner. Charming atmosphere, good service and good Mexican food.

Thank wanderlustgirl2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently moved to the neighborhood and visited La Cueva del Chango for dinner. The portions were large, the food was incredibly fresh, and the service was excellent! Andreas (the owner, I believe) walked around to make sure the guests were satisfied. He gave our...More

Thank lemonsandpearls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the cutest restaurant right off of 5th Avenue. It looks like a Mexican version of a Hobbit village with a waterfall that spills into a stream that runs through the restaurant with a pool in the middle with fish and little turtles. Definitely,...More

1  Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and excellent food, it can be a wait sometimes but is totally worth the wait. The Chilaquiles con huevo are to die for! and Alex one of the servers (or supervisor) was extra attentive to our needs

Thank Mauriciocarmona77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 enjoyed a huge breakfast at this spot, after a wait of roughly 20 minutes. It’s a really popular place! Drinks orders were when while we waited. Service was good, as was the food, especially the freshly squeezed orange juice. Free refills...More

Thank Denise L
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20 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Yes, we do take reservations for lunch and dinner. Not for breakfast though. Do not hesitate to contact me in case you have any further questions or refer to our website.
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20 March 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay but we do not verify the TripAdvisor account almost at all. Yes we do take reservations for dinner only.
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28 February 2016|
Response from afrieder | Property representative |
Dear Elizabeth, Sorry. Only cash in US$ or MXN Pesos. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38th Street Between 5ta Avenue And the Sea | Zazil Ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 0271
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La Cueva del Chango is a unique restaurant-bar, not only in concept but also for the natural setting amongst abundant vegetation and trees. The culinary concept is natural Mexican food, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the juices are made with fresh fruit and we also have a bar with an ample assortment of premium brands. The wines we serve are mexican, thus offering and ample selection. In La Cueva del Chango we believe in the Mexican cuisine and offer a high quality product at a reasonable price.
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