La Cueva del Chango

Av 38 Norte Mz. 4 Lote 3, Zazil-ha, Gonzalo Guerrero, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

When visiting Playa del Carmen, La Cueva del Chango (Monkey’s Cave) is an especially good choice for breakfast. Nestled in a jungle setting with Maya gods peeking through the patio décor, breakfast favorites include fresh papaya, huevos a la méxicana (scrambled eggs with onion, tomato and chiles), warm tortillas and rich, steaming coffee. For lunch and dinner, tried and true stand-bys feature: enchiladas with tangy mole, sprinkled with sesame seeds; homemade empanadas with huitlacoche corn truffle and classic chilaquiles - with or without - chicken. Chips, pico de gallo salsa and guacamole are - of course - a “must.” An ample wine list, beer and selection of Tequilas, Mescals and other “spirits” are available.

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When visiting Playa del Carmen, La Cueva del Chango (Monkey’s Cave) is an especially good choice for breakfast. Nestled in a jungle setting with Maya gods peeking through the patio décor, breakfast favorites include fresh papaya, huevos a la méxicana (scrambled eggs with onion, tomato and chiles), warm tortillas and rich, steaming coffee. For lunch and dinner, tried and true stand-bys feature: enchiladas with tangy mole, sprinkled with sesame seeds; homemade empanadas with huitlacoche corn truffle and classic chilaquiles - with or without - chicken. Chips, pico de gallo salsa and guacamole are - of course - a “must.” An ample wine list, beer and selection of Tequilas, Mescals and other “spirits” are available.

Monkey cave

La Cueva del Chango is a Playa hidden gem. Set in a natural setting, it’s popular with locals and expats for their healthy breakfasts. A perfect way to start your day in peace and tranquility.

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