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La Palapa

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Waterfront Marine Reserve | Acceso a la Playa, Cabo Pulmo 23570, Mexico
+52 624 358 0989
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri 12:00 - 18:00
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San Diego
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318 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You probably won't drive here just for the food. Most patrons are either staying in Cabo Pulmo or doing a day dive or snorkel trip to arguably the best spot to dive in Mexico. The restaurant is right in town and on the water. I ate here twice and had the fish tacos ($6) and fish fajitas ($8). I was... More 

Thank SolarT
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had very good seafood, beef and pork tacos. The service was very good and their patio overlooks the ocean. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank CraigR541
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for dinner, she had chicken enchiladas and I had camerones diablo. We asked for guacamole and they were out, no big deal, so we got chips and salsa instead. My shrimp were delicious, the sauce was well flavored, not too spicy. The chicken enchiladas tasted like they came out of a can. They were pretty but so bland. The... More 

Thank FandL B
League City, Texas
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great view and service. The food was very good and reasonably priced. We will be going back next time we are in town.

Thank Todd B
Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had some tasty shrimp tacos, quesadillas, and guac with chips. Friendly service too. And wonderful sunset watching the pelicans diving. The kids enjoyed it too.

Thank Mark S
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Upon the recommendation of our snorkle crew, we walked next door to this outdoor cafe. Very good! Fresh seafood, solid flavors and very friendly staff. To start I had a mixed ceviche of scallops and shrimp - raw. Fish tacos, shrimp tacos and quesadilla made for a very nice lunch by the surf. Remember, this is México...and on the beach.... More 

Thank TWilletto
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691 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We had about an hour to kill before our snorkel adventure and decided to hydrate at the palapa. It is the greatest place to watch the boats and the ocean and the whales as they are breaching. Location, location, location- the drinks and food were a bit pricey for this area.

Thank IndySig
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This restaurant sits right on the Sea of Cortez and serves up some of the freshest seafood I have eaten. The chef prepares some awesome sauces to go along with the entrees. The staff is very friendly, attentive and make you feel welcome. The prices are fantastic.

Thank GinaP8
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food was fine. Nothing outstanding. Service was ok as well. In general, there was nothing bad about the restaurant, but nothing outstanding.

Thank AKChic007
North Vancouver
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

After a day of snorkeling and whalewatching we had a delicious lunch of Coconut Prawns and my husband had the Tequila Prawns. They we're both to die for!!! Friends had the Chicken Nachos, they'd say pass, very bland. The restaurant is a very modest looking palapa restaurant on the edge of the Marine Reserve with gorgeous views of the Sea... More 

Thank D-squaredU

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront Marine Reserve | Acceso a la Playa, Cabo Pulmo 23570, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo Pulmo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 358 0989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?