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Leaky Palapa Restaurant

Calle Pedro Moreno, Xcalak 77970, Mexico
+52 983 165 3223
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Pedro Moreno, Xcalak 77970, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

They were very friendly and accommodating to two vegetarians. The chevre and watermelon salad was awesome. The inside of the restaurant was nice and had a very tropical island atmosphere, but it was REALLY quite hot inside especially for eating the (delicious) entre which was...More

Thank victoriascrimer
Reviewed 7 May 2013

This is the pot at the end of the rainbow! If your lucky enough to have the chance to dine in this quaint beautiful restaurant on your visit to Xcalak. The menu changes and the choice for the evening is tough. Always a perfect meal....More

Thank Clint E
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Nothing like dinner at the Leaky Palapa after a few days holed up in the seclusion of the Coral Garden Inn up North. That such a fine restaurant exists in sleepy Xcalak never ceases to amaze me. Always have to have a dinner or two...More

Thank KangarooRat
Reviewed 9 April 2013

A somewhat belated review as we last dined here in early March, but better late than never. A confession...we are big LP fans, having eaten here about 30 or so times since they first opened in 2007. This is not a detailed review, but rather...More

Thank ejbmgd
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We have been to the Leaky Palapa four times now. Every time has been as excellent! The food is incredible, the service is impeccable and the atmosphere (in the new place) is delightful. I had the scallops two nights in a row because they were...More

Thank calbin
Reviewed 4 April 2013

It is a nice place and the food is great. Seafood of course is very fresh and tasty. The menu combines different kinds of cousine which makes it very special and hard to find elsewhere. Everything was served pretty quick too.

Thank Alejandro A
Reviewed 2 April 2013

It's very hard to sum this place up. The food and service are without question excellent. The place is unique in the Yucatan peninsula. The ladies who run it are utterly charming and incredibly capable. Is there anything more to say? If you are in...More

Thank turkbalikadam
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Just ate at the Leaky Palapa. I was looking forward to a wonderful meal with all the hyped-up reviews I'd seen here on tripadvisor and elsewhere. Well, let me tell you I was not disappointed. In fact, I took my wife, 9-year old son and...More

Thank Brett T
Reviewed 23 March 2013

The food is Awe Worthy! The decor is well thought out; warm, and welcoming. I had Shrimp & Scallops in a Pineapple Butter Sauce. My Mojitos were delicious. Then their Chocolate Love cake for dessert---it was ecstasy on my tastebuds. Completely worth the 45 minute...More

Thank Oeuvre1
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Loved the Leaky Palapa - had a wonderful dinner there. I have no idea where they get the ingredients given everything was so fresh and the nearest big town is over an hour away, but thoroughly enjoyed the dinners. Ambiance is beautiful, service was excellent...More

Thank vlawless
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31 March 2018|
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Response from LadyStBucks | Reviewed this property |
The Leaky Palapa takes pesos, USD, CAD and Paypal.
27 February 2016|
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Response from leakypalapa | Property representative |
Hi we are open Thursday thru Sunday evenings from mid November to mid April Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pedro Moreno, Xcalak 77970, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Xcalak
  • Phone Number: +52 983 165 3223
  • E-mail
Our restaurant combines gourmet cuisine and friendly service in a tropical garden setting. We work to achieve the perfect balance between fine dining and the casual charm of the Mexican Caribbean.
We work hard to create a tapestry of flavor, aroma, color, sound and hospitality - making us a favorite gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. Our restaurant is the place to enjoy great food in a casually elegant palapa atmosphere.
Please check our website as hours may change
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