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5ta av entre calles 5 y 7 #433 | 5ta av entre calles 5 y 7 #433, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 107 4108
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Ranked #66 of 254 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Los mejores tacos de Cozumel desde 1978
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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Villa Hills, Kentucky, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

EL Foco is one of the best local places in Cozumel. Close to town, just off the main drag, lots of locals. The menu is handwritten on a large blackboard - the owner brings to your table, will explain everything and is able to customize any dish you want. The Margaritas and Mojitos are the BEST on the island -hand... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is by far the nicest place we have had mexican food in Mexico. The interior might look a bit strange, but the food and the service is great. It is also fun to be able to put your own personal touch to it when you leave, by adding your name to the wall! Go there!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The restaurant find in Cozumel. Very difficult to find anything bad to say. it's a great location - one block off the main strip in Cozumel. the atmospher and service are firxst class. Ate here many times over a week and always smiles and politeness. it's a great atmosphere with the coolest (non intrusive) music. There ios even an open... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I order Suero to drink wherever I go. El Foco makes the best that i tried on the island. When the very first thing you order puts a smile on your face, you can be sure that you are in the right place.

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Lebanon, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is the second time we had visited Cozumel this year, and the second time we had been to El Foco. Again, I must say, absolutely delicious! Walked in with a coupon and they gave it back to me to use again on my visit! They even made their guacamole into a Myan tower. Not to mention I watched them... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The food here is a little pricey, but very enjoyable. Service is very friendly and the chef/owner(?) is extremely humble and appreciative of any business. Will be returning and would recommend this place to anyone considering a meal at Machete instead.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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89 reviews 89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This place is alot harder to find now. the food is still as good as it used to be. They do have alot more seating than they used to. I had to get help from a local for directions.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We liked the food here, and we enjoyed that it was off the beaten path. Make sure you pay in pesos, because their conversion rates will kill ya.

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san antonio,texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great food and service . Finally found where they moved to .just down the street from their previous location on calle 5 . After many many trips to cozumel we always go to el focus it's a tradition with us .

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Baytown, Texas
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287 reviews 287 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place puts out good and simple mexican food. The prices are fair and they also have a full bar. They have moved down the street a little ways but just look for the big yellow lightbulb.

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Additional Information about El Foco

Address: 5ta av entre calles 5 y 7 #433 | 5ta av entre calles 5 y 7 #433, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 987 107 4108
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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