We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Providencia

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Location and contact

About
Located at the west end of Zipolite, close to Alquimista beach, it's a small restaurant full of surprises, great food, excellent ambiance, beautiful decor, and the best quality in all the ingredients, always trying to make our costumers have a memorable dining experience.
PRICE RANGE
US$16 - US$19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Reviews (239)
Filter reviews
146 results
Traveller rating
124
12
6
2
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
124
12
6
2
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews turnovers shrimp soup fish taco steak goats cheese incredible value tamarind sauce dirt road place is great off the beaten track pesos per person fantastic food an oasis his team worth a trip
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 146 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been coming to Zipolite for a few months a year for the last 3 years, but I hadn’t visited La Providencia. It’s not far, maybe 100 meters from where I’m staying this year, literally across the street. I was invited by some friends (reservations...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank driver888_12
Reviewed 3 days ago

No beach view and a bit removed, but AMAZING food...have the Tuna 3 ways...YUM !! well worth repeat visits !

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank C6105JMpeterd
Reviewed 3 days ago

When in Zipolite this restaurant is a must, if not the best restaurant, in Zipolite. The Food, Service and Facility are outstanding.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jonathon P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I have eaten at La Providencia Pacos dishes never disappoint us. Last night I had the tuna served on a balsamic and rosemary reduction and it was just delicious. The dishes my family chose were fabulous as well. Service was attentive and we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank DexHerrmann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best shrimp empanadas I've ever had simply amazing. The Africa shrimps, delicious. Totally recommended. The chef and sous chef are awesome. Nice service 👏👏👏

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank justpao88
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant served excellent local fish tastefully displayed. The waitstaff was attentive. It was more expensive than nearby restaurants but we treated ourselves.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank gailb75
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Truly impressive food, owner is so sweet, and the atmosphere is a little oasis. I ate here twice in three days it was so good!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank beckydav84
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is an excellent restaurant!!! The cocoanut shrimps are not to be miss!!!! We also had a fish in Tamarind sauce that was really really good

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 22NettaK
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Full disclosure, I've known Javier and Paco long before moved to Zipolite and opened the place, but even then I found Javier to be a warm host and Paco a thoughtful master chef. To the great pleasure of many, they translated that energy directly into...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank jimmymex
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is now housed on a yard on the road to Zipolite beach. It looks similar to the roadside familyrestaurants in Mexico with a big corrugated roof over a plantfilled courtyard. However, the decor is eclectic, oaxacan angels, papel picado and huge, slightly provocative...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Hampm57
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Providencia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing