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Kinta Mexican Bistro

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5ta Av No. 148B | Entre 2 y 4 norte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0544
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sophisticated food & priced right

This restaurant was nothing short of amazing! The staff was wonderful and attentive. The atmosphere was simple beautiful, you felt transported to a Spanish garden. The food was sophisticated, delicate and very tasty! Best part is, the price is lower than expected for a restaurant of this caliber... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
JKep
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was nothing short of amazing! The staff was wonderful and attentive. The atmosphere was simple beautiful, you felt transported to a Spanish garden. The food was sophisticated, delicate and very tasty! Best part is, the price is lower than expected for a restaurant of this caliber. We'll be back for another bite soon!

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We dined here twice and both times were seated in the garden. I love the intimate feel of the garden; it is beautiful with hanging lamps and contoured paths. The canopy of a huge mango tree gently filters the bright light of day and adds a nice jungle feel. The wait staff were courtesy and attentive. And the food was... More 

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Midwest
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed this restaurant so much that we went twice in the week we were on the island! The garden setting is lovely and the servers were all very nice. On our first visit there were several larger parties and our service was a little less diligent than the second evening. That evening the owner was in the house visiting... More 

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Benton City, Washington
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18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Gourmet food, lovely service located on the north side of downtown. We enjoy the sister restaurant Condesa even more, but Kinta is very nice as well.

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Loved this place ...with Rene fr Texas and Kris, fr CT, USA. creative take on Mexican cuisine.....2 nights in a row.......pork fr the new oven was amazing. All even better than sister restaurant Kondesa, a

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Southern NJ
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5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This gorgeous restaurant was recommended to us when we ate at its sister location, Kondesa. Definitely go for dinner and sit outside in the garden area. It's a little piece of paradise. The filet mignon was the best steak I have ever eaten on an island ANYWHERE. (And since I don't eat any fish, I've tried a lot of steaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A lovely restaurant that is really affordable. Dining outside in the garden/patio lit with fairy lights. Friendly staff and there is a friendly resident cat! The prawn and scallop enchiladas are delicious! They also have live music on some evenings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

My husband, son and I had dinner, it has become a must place to go every time we visit Cozumel. We started with the Kozumel and Kinta salads.... Both were two of the most fresh and flavorful salads we've had, they would make a great light dinner with maybe a little more protein added. Great food and Renee was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A romantic place to eat in San Miguel, Cozumel. The food is fantastic. The service is good. It is located in a quaint area. You won't be disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have eaten at Kinta on prior trips and generally had good experiences. Dined there twice on our last visit and frankly I was disappointed each time. The ambiance is fine if you are seated in their small courtyard but we heard complaints about the noise level in the interior area (from some who moved back outside after a brief... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5ta Av No. 148B | Entre 2 y 4 norte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 869 0544

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?