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La Habichuela Downtown

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Located in the center of the city, La Habichuela, has become a legend of Cancun with more than 41 years of operation. Some say that if you don't know La Habichuela, you don't know Cancun. The unique and a genuine ambience of the Mayan culture, attentive service, complete menu of Mexican cuisine,Caribbean seafood , steaks, international dishes, have built the restaurant's strong reputation. La Habichuela was awarded the Five Diamonds Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences & is a proud recipient of the National Best Restaurant Award and the recognition of DIRONA since 2001. La Habichuela is considered a must in Cancun
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a few good restaurants in the region but this one is the best. If you are looking for a magic experience, please try this place. The service and the food make every penny worth. My husband and I came at this place twice...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank marianaooli
Armando P, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Mariana: Thank you for joining us not once but twice!! We're happy to hear you had a great experience in our Restaurant, that our food and service surprised you, We hope to be in your list of "places to visit in Cancun" and are...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is a well ornate beauty with full of elaborate decoration and paintings. My family m, we were all content with every single part of this place. Good performance and plus, good foods!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Gobe C
Armando P, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Gobe: Thanks for visiting us!! we're glad to know that you enjoyed the food, the service and the decoration and atmosphere of our Restaurant. We hope we will be seeing you again in a near future. Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience is beautiful.Fish fillet with amaranth was excellent. We also enjoyed chichen Itza dessert(chocolate dessert). I will recommend this dinner to everyone.

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Date of visit: August 2019
Thank rajsonali1
Armando P, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Customer: Thanks for your kind comments, it's great to hear that you enjoyed our food and atmosphere, we'll appreciate your recommendation! We hope to see you again in a near future! Best regards, Armando Pezzotti

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was truly a great experience at this restaurant for our vacation in Cancun. Not very far from Hotel Zone and this restaurant served authentic Mexican Food. Mole sauce, sea food made with Amaranth, deserts uniquely prepared are few to mention here. One must visit...More

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Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Rajsonali
Armando P, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Customers: Thanks for making us a part of your holidays!! We are so delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant La Habichuela, it was a pleasure to serve you. We hope to be in your list of "places to visit in Cancun"...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited La Habichuela in May for an exquisite dinner in the magical garden our back behind the main dining room. It is magic. My husband and I visited in 1996, and it has always been our most favorite restaurant memory together. This time,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank gilliansvisions
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service in this restaurant was amazing. The food was astonishing and the ambiance was perfect. All in all, definitely recommended! The wine was very tasteful, and the desert... just look at the photos!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Thijs K
LaHabichuelacun, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customers: Thank you very much for sharing the great experience you had at La Habichuela and for recommending us, we were happy to serve you! We hope to be in your list of "places to visit" in Cancun. We are looking forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have not found a dish as delicious as the Cocobichuela. The restaurant can be hard to find, but it is totally worth it. I’ve been to Cancun 3 times and I always go there. It is THAT good..!!!More

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Date of visit: July 2019
Thank LuchoSalsero1
LaHabichuelacun, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lucho Salsero: Thanks for making us a part of your holidays!, it's a pleasure to serve you. We're happy to hear that you enjoy our food, specially the Cocobichuela and appreciate you're taking the time to share your experience at La Habichuela. We're looking...More

Reviewed July 7, 2019

I'm not exaggerate. they take a lot of time to take order. After take the order food they bring a pieces of bread. After a long, long time finally they bring the food. Which is not exceptional like the way this restaurant announce. The worst...More

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Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

La Habichuela is still excellent after all these years! We have dined here many times for over 20 years and it didn't miss a beat this time either. We had not been here in over 10 years probably, but stayed close enough this time to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank THEONLYMRSHOLLYWOOD1
LaHabichuelacun, Director General at La Habichuela Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2019

Dear Customers: Thank you very much for taking the time to share the great experience you had at La Habichuela, not onlly in your last visit but for over 20 years, it's been a pleasure to serve you. We're happy that you enjoyed the food...More

Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Have been a regular customer for over 15 years. Haven’t been for a while but it’s close to the house and the Chilpachole crab soup is usually tops. No a/c available on a tremendously humid day. The units definitely need overhauling, as does the entire...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Mjasboz
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Response from LaHabichuelacun | Property representative |
Hello! Yes of course! We are a family restaurant! Hope to see you soon!
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Response from FamilyMan13 | Reviewed this property |
It is a night to explore. Depending on age they will have a great time.
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De verdad, no se pero es un sitio lindo.
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