Yucatán and Campeche States Restaurants

La Pigua

  • Av. Miguel Alemán 179A Map It
  • Col. San Martin
  • Seafood
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/28/2015

Fodor's Review

This is hands-down the town's favorite lunch spot. The seafood is delicious, and the setting is unusual: glass walls replicate an oblong Mayan house, incorporating the profusion of plants outside as a design element. As the sun goes down, candles adorn the white-linen tablecloths, and soft blue lighting illuminates the outside atrium. A truly ambitious meal might start with a plate of calamari, stone-crab claws, or camarones al coco (coconut-encrusted shrimp). Memorable mains include pan de cazón (a shark meat casserole that's one of Campeche's most distinctive dishes) and fresh robalo fish topped with puréed cilantro, parsley, orange, and olive oil. For dessert, the classic choice is ate, slabs of super-condensed mango, sweet potato, or other fruit or vegetable jelly served with tangy Gouda cheese.

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Av. Miguel Alemán 179A, between Calles 49A and 49B, Campeche City, Campeche, 24000, Mexico

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Restaurant Details:

  • No dinner Sun.–Tues.

Published 08/28/2015


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