La Cueva del Chango

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Don't settle for heavy restaurant food that weighs you down and is not necessarily healthy for you. Instead, head to La Cueva del Chango, where natural ingredients and food made fresh aid in creating high quality and good for you meals.

La Cueva del Chango

The culinary concept is natural Mexican food, they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the juices are made with fresh fruit and they also have a bar with an ample assortment of premium brands. The wines they serve are Mexican, thus offering an ample selection.

In La Cueva del Chango they believe in the Mexican cuisine and offer a high quality product at a reasonable price. As you peruse the menu, know that their most popular breakfast items are the Chilaquiles, Empanadas, and Homemade Granola; their top-selling lunches are the Stuffed Poblano Peppers and Fresh Fish with Guajillo; and for dinner they are loved for their Habanera Cream Soup, Tuna with Pasilla Chili, and Fresh Fish with Mole and Guava sauces.

La Cueva del Chango is a bar and grill where they proudly serve their take on Mexican cuisine. The formality of the menu and service to expect from this restaurant is informal. This location is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, allowing you and your group to try this restaurant almost any time the mood strikes.


Due to the passably spacious size of the restaurant, visitors may expect to steer clear of extended delays during peak times. Plus, this makes for a great locale if you are arriving with a large group.

La Cueva del Chango is a unique restaurant-bar, not only in concept but also for the natural setting among abundant vegetation and trees. This adorable little restaurant is reminiscent of a secret garden, and as you eat you will be illuminated by the wine glass lights above you. This is without doubt, a cute, romantic opportunity not to be missed.


La Cueva del Chango is situated near the heart of Playa del Carmen.

This section of Mexico has your choice of attractions and landmarks, making this a colorful town. Two of the closest landmark sites from the restaurant include Plaza 28 De Julio Park and El Faro Lighthouse, both of which are just a quick trip away from the restaurant.

Families and couples alike will also appreciate the variety of outdoor activities in the area. Vacationers eager to get in a few good swings should consider reserving a tee time at the nearby popular golf facility, Playacar Golf Course, which is located not too far from La Cueva del Chango. After a long, hot day on the links, refresh at El Faro, which is the most convenient beach and is only three quarters of a mile away. Also relatively nearby, you may notice one or two more beaches and golf courses, as if the choice between these fun attractions wasn't hard enough.

Nearby Restaurants

For guests trying to find another place to eat with some similar types of food or a similar price range, there are lots of nearby dining spots to choose between, including Casa Club. It is found a couple hundred yards from La Cueva del Chango.

But of course, if you want a change of pace, this region of Mexico has a large selection of food and beverage venues that will satisfy all types of diners. For example, you could also try International fare at Las Palapas Restaurant, which is located right on the beach.

Hours and Other Info

Breakfast at La Cueva del Chango is generally $7 to $9 USD, or 90 to 110 pesos.

La Cueva del Chango wants you to eat right for each meal of the day, that's why they are open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Contact Info

Location: 77710 Col. Zazil Ha, 38th Street between 5th Avenue and the sea, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Phone: (984) 147-0271




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