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Playa Bonita

East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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Ranked #22 of 265 restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

3rd time eating here. Overlooks the ocean and service is great. Lobster and Chicken fingers are excellent.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We found this restaurant 9 years ago on our first trip to Cozumel. What a find. It's a drive to the other side of the island but worth the trip! This year I had been waiting 365 days for their garlic shrimp and I wasn't disappointed. Carlos was a delightful server. My husband and I enjoyed the food, scenery and... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This review is both 9 month and 5 years overdue. In August 2008 my family, friends and girlfriend went to Cozumel for a week. While there we discovered this amazing place. It was by far the best place we ate the entire trip. It is located right near the best beach on the island and the food and drink are... More

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Hampton, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We've been to this place 3 times. First, the margaritas our excellent. Second, the view is superb. Three, the service is superb and the staff friendly. Four, the food, no matter what you order is excellent and five, you can have a great meal, fresh ingredients and several drinks for under $30.00.

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Winter Springs, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I am now in my sixth year of stopping at this restaurant when in Cozumel. Located on the south end of the island, you need to rent a jeep/car to get there. I can assure you it is worth it. Quality authentic Mexican food and all prices reasonable. The service is great and attentive. You have to try the fresh... More

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great views, friendly and attentive staff, good food and drinks. A stop we have to make on the east side every year.

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Lafayette, La.
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went here on 5-23-14 while in port on a cruise with my wife and friends. Our cab driver recommended it mainly because it was his bosses place but it was still a great choice. The food was delicious, the drinks were strong, very inexpensive and the view was beautiful. Get the Mexican plate it comes with a little bit of... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We rented a jeep to tour the island and stopped here (we were "bar hopping") for lunch. The view from this little concrete restaurant were amazing. BETTER than coconuts because you are right on the water. The food was fantastic. The pico de gallo was the best we had on the whole vacation. I had the fish tacos (4 tacos... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My wife and I always take a day trip into Cozumel. Rent a jeep and stop at a lot of the beach bars and visit with the local artisans and see their work to pick up happies for people back home as we make our meal time around 1:30 at Playa Bonita. We discovered this little secret about 3 years... More

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I heard the giant margarita was strong and boy was it! It came in a giant glass and was enough for four people. Great taste and supper strong!

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