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Los Otates

Avenida 15 entre adolfo rosado salas y tres sur, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 120 1076
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Ranked #33 of 265 restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $7
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Los Otates has an ideal location, just 3.5 blocks from the ocean, and walking distance to the central plaza and ferry pier.
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243 reviews from our community

91% Recommend
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Love the tacos al pastor! Its deceiving when you pull up. It looks like a shack. But the tables are clean, the food is prepped in a clean visible area. Prices are about $5-6 per person for tacos, soda, and an order of guacamole. We've come here for the last several years. There are very few "gringos" and unless you... More

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Elk River, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Rustic setting, very open and airy. plastic furniture was a little wobbly but the tacos were great. For the adventurous, some of the taco options include beef cheek, brain, eye muscles, and tongue. I opted for the chopped skirt steak and was very pleased with the flavor. The Tacos are served with a couple of salsas as well as chopped... More

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Waldo, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A taxi ride gets you there easily. Small place, corrugated metal roof. Very informal. Tacos and burritos are the specialty. The burritos are different from what one would expect with Tex/Mex. Meat and some greens...that was about it. So went down easily. Not a lot of English is spoken there, and they only take CASH.

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Kyle, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very good service and the food was wonderful. I had the "Gringos" (appropriate :P) and it was delicious! Was a bit warm during the day but kinda comes with being in Mexico in June. Thank goodness for Ice Cold Sol Beer!

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Baytown, Texas
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248 reviews 248 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a great place with excellent tacos and good cold beer. It is a local place and you won't get a taco anywhere for less money. My suggestion is to visit it at night or in April because in June in the daytime it is very warm. Great meal and will return.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place is amazing and consistent quality. Skip the tourist trap restaurants and go back a few blocks. Parking is great. Just pull in and park even in named spaces. Our kids 14, 14, 17 live it!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I had the chorizo tacos and they were amazing! Excellent prices as well, very inexpensive. We specifically asked locals where to eat, and they didn't disappoint! While we were there, around 1-3 pm, we saw several locals come in and take food to go. Many were staff from other places that were on break.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We love to stop for a couple of cervesa and lunch after a day of diving. They have some variety of tacos. The missus loves the Pozole made with pork and hominy. Great soup and well done here.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

This is the local favorite for tacos and Pazole. It stays open late for the late hours munchies. You can't find better Pazole on the Island. It has lots of parking next to it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Consistently delicious food, great service and very reasonable prices. Not fancy but if you're looking for good yucatecan style food, this is your place. Go where the locals go - they know what's good! (Oh and order the jamaica juice - delicious!)

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