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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (39 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (145 reviews)
“crepes” (70 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, 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

From fresh hand squeezed juices to homemade breads this place is awesome. I recommend the crepes(for you sweet tooths) and my personal favorite is the chilaquiles(the top one on the menu). Lots of food, you won't leave hungry!! This is one of our regular breakfast...More

Thank Racerboy796
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of these traditional places to eat in Playa. Menu is simple but has lots of options to choose from. Mexican dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients and some breakfast staples as well. We ordered the molletes and the empanadas. Portions are reasonable,...More

Thank rosgari
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though this place offers food all day long, it’s definitely best for breakfast! The line can make you want to go somewhere else, but it usually don’t take too long and it’s definitely worth the wait! The have great juice, Mexican traditional breakfast and...More

Thank SynneG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local ingredients and very innovative tasty and flavorful. Love the ambiance...dinner was perfect. Quick service and generous portions including tasty chips and salsa on the house. Love the ambiance if waterfalls and turtles.

Thank thomas E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Playa from Nov 19 too Nov 25 2017 and were lucky enough to find this restaurant. Food was very, very good and the restaurant itself looks fantastic ! Service was very good as well. Nice and clean and a great way to...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat there two times for breakfast and both time the service, the food and the experience was excellent. The staff is super friendly and helpful . No more to say other than is a most to visit in playa el Carmen

Thank MariaS0310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to Playa and this restaurant is one of the best places for breakfast in Playa. Reasonably priced, great service and incredible food

Thank Rbs7562
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent restaurant with authentic local food served in a beautiful surrounding. We come here every year and always enjoy it.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got lucky the first night. Our taxi driver took us here, and it is wonderful. The food is fantastic, it's not too touristy, and I hear they have all three meals of the day. We had dinner of shrimp, tuna, and tacos. Absolutely fantastic...More

Thank SarahWilton
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Playa del carmen breakfast is awesome, love their coffee, service is great and very affordable

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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$15
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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