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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: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 556
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  • 113
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
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
Love the new Patio Hearth

Have been coming to Kinta for years but the new patio hearth really added to the enjoyment by expanding the menu options. Excellent service and atmosphere, if you go definitely try the fresh catch!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Mike L
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband and I were hear during Spring Break with our 24 year old daughter. We have been vacationing at Cozumel for 10 years and were excited to try the new upscale restaurant. Unfortunately, our experience was not good. The restaurant had a beautiful garden setting, but our waiter was not attentive and the food was not impressive. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Have been coming to Kinta for years but the new patio hearth really added to the enjoyment by expanding the menu options. Excellent service and atmosphere, if you go definitely try the fresh catch!

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guatemala
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49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Tried all of the appetizers and all were great: Panela cheese, empanadas, tacos, black bean soup, etc. then tried the ribs which were delicious and the Dorado Special which was amazing.

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Possibly the best chicken I've ever had. My son had Mahi Mahi and it was perfectly prepared, my husband had ribs they there were excellent. This is a beautiful little place, and as I understand it you should plan way in advance if you will be in Cozumel during the high season. During the off season you won't have a... More 

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Los Angeles CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We ate there one night and really enjoyed it. Staff was extremely attentive and the food was absolutely delicious! It's a very romantic setting outside and the ambiance is perfect.

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Kinta has a standard kitchen and an outdoor grill and they have several specials each night. Fresh seafood with an inventive flair.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Truly a great dining experience! Being from the New Orleans area we know a little bit about food...this ranks as good as any I've been too. Everything we had was phenomenal (can't say that about many, if any restaurants)! Our only mistake is we didn't have more nights to go back. This restaurant alone makes Cozumel a dining destination. And... More 

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narberth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We shared the zucchini blossoms stuffed with 3 cheeses in a light tempura with roasted red pepper sauce. Then Dee had the filet mignon with a gratin of huitacoche and Chihuahua cheese, mashed potatoes and poblano pepper sauce. I had the grilled scallops and shrimp with tomato corn salsa, cilantro pesto and rice.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

As with Kondesa, we always make it a point to visit Kinta when we visit CZM. So glad to find everything still wonderful and going strong, including the blind cat (who is so incredibly sweet!) Don't think we had a bad dish, and the addition of the "grill menu" seems interesting, although the dish timing/communication between the kitchen and the... More 

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Richmond, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The food was generally good. The menu choices were a bit deceptive, in that the spinach salad that you could add a fish filet to, and was supposed to include shrimp, didn't. Failed to mention if you added the fish, the shrimp went away. Should have stated the fish was a substitute. The fish was also very dry, and we... More 

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Additional Information about Kinta Mexican Bistro

Address: 5ta Av No. 148B | Entre 2 y 4 norte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 987 869 0544
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
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
Average Prices: USD $15 to $20
Cuisine: Mexican

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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 to $20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?