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El Huachinango Feliz

Merle Green Av | La Canada, Palenque, 29960, Mexico
+52 916 345 4642
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“la canada” (3 reviews)
“low key” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Merle Green Av | La Canada, Palenque, 29960, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

It was not busy but we waited so long for food that I was on the verge of leaving when the food arrived. Also they added a 10 % gratuity on the bill without even asking. Will not go back.

Thank 1foodcritic
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I had the Veracruzana and really enjoyed it. Everything was fresh, the portions were generous and the tortillas were the best out of the other restaurants I visited on the street. This has a great local vibe and prices were very reasonable.

Thank usa.az.explorer
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Place is awesome, food is well serve at a reasonable price. Service is fast, and staff is friendly. Totally recommend.

Thank Diana Z
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We really liked El Huachinango at it's original location a couple of blocks off the main highway in the "hotel zone". it was a local favorite and as the area around it became more exclusive I imagine the rents went up and the trendy places...More

Thank Sandinmytoes60
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I stopped by here on the recommendation from a bell boy at a hotel I was staying nearby this place. This seemed to be a very low-key and unknown place at first, judging by the low crowds. But as I entered and was seated, I...More

1  Thank LSUTGR1
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Staying in the La Canada neighbourhood we chose this restaurant to have a late supper after a day at the Palenque ruins. And what a supper! We had the best fish soup we have ever tasted. It was fresh, hot and beautifully spiced... and there...More

Thank RobbieImeso
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great seafood restaurant. If is extremely well priced and the food is fresh and tasty. the staff were extremely attentive. it is a little quirky and rough , not somewhere to dress up for a " fine dining " experience

Thank Brooke L
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the breakfast and dinner we had El Huachinango! The flavours and freshness of every dish we tried (huevos rancheros, quesadillas, camarone starter & cazuela) were delicious! The atmosphere is lively with locals in every seat, always a good sign and a great people...More

Thank Buggerem
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The food is good, the service is nice and the bill is pretty light so a place I would recommend to tourist staying in Palenque.

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I went here twice as it was local to the hotel. Friendly service, good food. Nice atmosphere. The menu was good and the prawns come highly recommended

Thank Katherine B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merle Green Av | La Canada, Palenque, 29960, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas
  • Phone Number: +52 916 345 4642
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