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La Cueva del Pescador

Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (90 reviews)
“mini lobsters” (16 reviews)
“shrimp” (50 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for a night while staying in Akumal. And it was well worth it. I highly recommend the grilled fish simply prepared with some garlic. My wife had fish with a mushroom sauce which she thoroughly enjoyed. Fun atmosphere, great food.

Thank alchilto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guacamole was delicious. Good service. Shrimp tacos are good! A mix of locals and tourist customers.

Thank Tania G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our driver took us to this place. It's not fancy but fresh fish is wonderful. Lots of local families eating there.

Thank clamceypiercy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just simply the greatest! 13 years and i never fail to eat there!! Shrimp tacos, ceviche, aranchera, and the drinks are fabulous! The staff are dear to my heart!

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had grilled baby lobster and it was out of this world. The sides were just as good. Located in the Plaza and has a fun outdoor vibe.

Thank sandyj916
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for Tacos de Cameron's . But we're treated to something better. The margaritas were very good, along with the chips and Pico. My wife ordered the garlic grilled shrimp. They were cooked to perfection, with a garlic and fresh sweet flavor. I...More

Thank Shannon E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was amazing! Every thing from the services the locale and decor. This meal was truly the best of a trip. Unfortunately we discovered it on our last day. My wife had a pasta dish that was one of the specials. All of there...More

Thank sophie2833
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just left this place and was very disappointed in our experience. They were very disrespectful to my family. Not sure if they don't like Americans or women but they definitely had a problem serving us. Be sure and check your bill because we were overcharged...More

Thank Gretchen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, great drinks, great people and great location. The prices are fantastic and the quality...WOW! Enjoy!

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place. Not only great food , fish, but not limited to. You can arrange a fishing trip right at your table and bring your catch back for great preparation. great setting in Akumal. A must try

Thank 411Edc
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Lisa F
We are headed to Akumal in a few weeks. Is there any night life? Bars open late, live music?
2 February 2017|
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Response from cal_dude7 | Reviewed this property |
La Cueva Del Pescador is a good spot for an amazing Mexican dinner, with the prices on food and drinks being quite reasonable. That being said it isn't really a party and nightlife type set up. Heading down to Playa Del... More
Would this be a good place for a family dinner to celebrate a birthday? We would be a party of 8-10. Would we need reservations?
24 January 2017|
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Response from Bendcouple0811 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have lots of room and a festive atmosphere but also family friendly. I do not think you need reservations.
Julie M
How does someone book a fishing trip with you?
23 August 2015|
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Response from William P | Reviewed this property |
LA Cueva only serves fish. Waiters were acting on their own. Simply walk down to the beach or to one of the dive shops. You'll have many options to choose from. None are fancy, only open pongas, like big rowboats. Get... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 9002
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