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Playa Bonita

East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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Ranked #26 of 257 restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Ocean breezes, waves lapping at the shore, blue water and sandy beaches! Food was great, catch of the day was delicious! This was some of the better food in Cozumel and beats a lot of the top reviewed restaurant, in my opinion. Well worth the drive! A very casual atmosphere, fyi.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We make a trip to Playa Bonita every time we end up in Cozumel. The views are just beautiful. The food is great and the drinks are amazing. The staff are lots of fun and do their best to keep the party going. Definitely worth a trip to the east side of the island!

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Peyton, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This is an awesome stop on the eastern side of Cozumel and we highly recommend going there hungry and ordering their fish platter. It is worth the stop and worth the price because it is amazing. We also recommend getting there soon as the ocean seems to be eating away at the facility and we’re not too sure how much... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This place is unique. Bring a sense of humor, and be prepared for some "naughty" fun. Great drinks, great food, and view to die for. The boys who "work" here know how to make a lady feel special. It is a lot of fun watching them do their thing. A must stop on the wild east side of Coz.

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Monmouth Beach
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We have eaten here many times over the past 5 years, and Playa Bonita never disappoints. Our favorites are the grilled squid with garlic, vegetables and rice, and the guacamole, which complements the wonderfully spicy salsa. It's a very happy place served by entertaining, friendly staff. The atmosphere is festive and funky; check out all the messages on the white... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We decided to stop here and eat lunch because we miss spending all day here on the beach like we used to. (We loved going to Playa Bonita Beach before the terrible hurricane took all the beach away) We enjoyed our meal of burger and club sandwich. Service a little slow, they seemed to want to wait on spring breakers... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We stop here at least once every time we are in Cozumel. The food is great with a fun wait staff. The scenery on the east side of the island is incredible. Stop here if you get a chance.

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WI
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Good food relaxing but we had over 300 pesos in gas stolen from our car during lunch. Scenery nice but just not good that after 19 years of multiple trips a year we have this experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Best food on the island. Try the fresh fish grilled it's unreal. The lime soup,is great also. We ate there 4 times in 6 days. The mango margarita is awesome.

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Colorado, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This cash-only restaurant serves a super ceviche. We liked the fajitas and tacos, but really we recommend the ceviche.

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