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La Cueva del Pescador

Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (96 reviews)
“mini lobsters” (17 reviews)
“octopus” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 702 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Cold Dosxx and fresh seafood it's all good from the Guacamole, Ceviche, Tacos, to the fried fish and shrimp plates it's all great...

Thank ixtlan06
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after we swam. The service is very good, people is really happy and they offer you their best treatment. On the other hand the food is just delicious. I highly recommend the ceviche (shrimp & fish) and the tacos also of shrimp...More

Thank Anavictoria D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place 3 times during our 4 days in Akumal. It is a rather rustic place in a restaurant and entertainment area in the center of Akumal. They have indoor and outdoor seating but best to sit under the trees and watch the...More

Thank DaveK521440
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood platter for 2 is very delicious and cheap! The margarita pitcher is perfectly balanced and low priced. Great conversations with the staff is guaranteed in case you speak Spanish. Every single time I go for vacation to this amazing region I visit my...More

Thank Jorge F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at this place on a whim. The nice waiter roped us in on the promise of fresh seafood. The mixed ceviche was great. We also enjoyed the grilled fish tacos. My wife loved the fresh squeezed lime in the margaritas. They did try to...More

Thank Starrynoc1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only cash! That being said they allowed us to eat and pay the next day, service is great and the food was delicious , we had shrimp ceviche and camarones rellenos .

Thank Karla C
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Have you ever had such an awful meal you had to go somewhere else after to actually have a meal? We did. Let's start with the service which is non existent. From a lack of attention to speed they missed in every way. Perhaps it...More

1  Thank BeachandFood76
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I’d seen on numerous reviews that we could book fishing via our waiter so I convinced my hubby we should do it. He loves to fish and hasn’t in so long since he’s started a business 2 years ago. Where else can you get guided...More

Thank Eatdrinktravel86
Reviewed 12 May 2018

To be honest we thought that as this is one of the few restaurants in this setting the prices would be hiked and the quality would be low. And we could not have been more wrong. The food, service, setting and price were great and...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going to Cueva since the week it first opened, and it’s always reliably good. Very good value for money, healthy (and not-so-healthy :-) ) eating options, great service and good drinks. The grilled fish is always great - try it with garlic, or...More

Thank ScubaDyver
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6 January 2018|
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Response from Eatdrinktravel86 | Reviewed this property |
Currently in May 12-9
Andrew S
21 August 2017|
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Response from Paul N |
Yes. They take credit cards.
Lisa F
3 February 2017|
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Response from Eatdrinktravel86 | Reviewed this property |
We are here May 2018 and everything is quiet after 9 pm even on weekends. But it’s off season.
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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