Coconut figures into a lot of the regional cuisine here. Most nights, local women cook up pots of various local specialties and sell them from the front porches of the two discos or from streetside stands around town; a full meal will cost you around $5.

In addition to the places listed below, for good, fresh local fare, try Cahuita's Taste (tel. 484-8107), a family-run joint on the edge of town with daily specials with daily specials like whole snapper escabeche and rondon. A popular Italian option is Pizzeria Cahuita (tel. 2755-0179), located between the police station and Restaurant Edith.

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