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La Lanterna

Calle del Morro 310 | Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
30 Jan 2017
“Great homemade pasta ”
11 Dec 2016
“A Busy Madhouse with Interesting Pizza”
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Calle del Morro 310 | Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I definitely didn't expect to have one of the best authentic Italian meals of my life in Mexico, but this place was exactly that. If things like air conditioning and fancy washrooms are important to you, don't go, but the rest was fab. We got...More

Thank Hanna B
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

You don't go here for the service. Don't expect air conditioning either. You might even wait outside for a while before they give you a table. BUT, the home made pasta makes up for all of it. Especially the pasta with seafood! Heavenly!

Thank SynneG
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We strolled in after a visit at Palapita Tiki Bar - which was a fun place listening to music spin but left when some guy started to play his saxophone and jazzed it up, and driving us out. Going to adjacent Fresh was not an...More

Thank CanadianBoys
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The chef came to the table to help us with suggestions. We asked him to surprise us with the pasta and his choice was far better than what we expected! It was amazing!!! I wish I could have more space to eat more!! I will...More

Thank Alonso A
Reviewed 3 July 2016

good pasta, good pizza, great fish. best italian in puerto escondido. friendly staff, trust the chef

Thank Vincenzo C
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Great food and slow food. Just how I like it. We only had a pizza and a drink. This was one of the better pizzas I have ever had in Mexico. Just one note to the owner/manager. Please do not touch your dog while you...More

Thank Oaxacalife
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The pizzas are made in a gas oven looking like a wood oven. They are very well done. This is what we always ate. Hamburgers not specially good and small. Spaghettis are home made, but rather pricey.

Thank Esther G
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Good meal, italian menu. Very friendly staff. They gave us free shots of mezcal which was really good.

Thank anadelacajiga
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

A great location, Italian is the theme, bruschetta was yum, pizza was fast hot and tasty. Very friendly and attentive staff. Don't walk past it's a keeper

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

It may not have the best or fastest service in Puerto, but this is, by far, the best restaurant around. The homemade, brick-oven pizza is ridiculously good, the simple yet excellent pasta is amazing, and the octopus is simply the best octopus I have ever...More

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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Morro 310 | Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
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