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Kinta Mexican Bistro

5ta Av No. 148B | Entre 2 y 4 norte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
987 869 0544
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Ranked #3 of 257 restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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North Royalton, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

The staff here is wonderful and the food was ok...I had the pork tenderloin and it was just ok. The seating is outside and at night we were eaten alive by mosquitos! However it's Mexico and that happens. The service was fantastic and that makes up for the overall rating. The carrot cake was the best part of the meal!... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

We're frequent visitors to the island and have ate at kinta before.. They have a beautiful outdoor patio and it doesn't matter what you order- the food is displayed like a work or art- and in past experience, tastes as good as it looks! My complaints for this visit: before going to the restaurant, We checked out their menu online... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Best meal we had on the island. Fantastic service, lovely setting in the backyard and the food was superb. Left us feeling wonderful!

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Eating at Kinta was one of the dining highlights of our time in Cozumel. What a delight to walk through the restaurant and into the charming courtyard in back. It was just beautiful and exactly the type of experience we were hoping for. Every dish we had was incredible. The staff was attentive and friendly. Don't miss this place on... More

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Cozumel, Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There are nothing but great things to say about Kinta!!! My favorite is the almond-encrusted pork tenderloin - it's absolutely perfect every time. The white sangria is to die for as well. The service is attentive without being overbearing, the atmosphere is quaint and romantic, and the food is always spot-on! Kinta gets my highest recommendations!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

A welcome break from basic Mexican food and nice to have something a little more upmarket. Gorgeous setting, worth the price for a special night out.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We loved the outdoor atmosphere and ambiance. The only drawbacks were the loud Americans seated next to us which dampened the romantic vibe, but that is difficult to escape in Cozumel. The staff was very attentive. The food was very good but not spectacular. We actually tried to go back a second night but had not made reservations and could... More

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Long Island, NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We are from the New York City area. We came to Kinta this week with friends who own a vacation home in Cozumel. Great atmosphere and ambience. The food was fantastic. Our waiter was great!

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Scottsdale, AZ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

So after reading all of the amazing reviews here about Kinta we had to try it on a recent trip. I really liked the restaurant and thought it was very good, but everything came up a bit short of being great. The food, the décor, the ambiance, the service....everything was just a little bit less appealing than I thought they'd... More

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Sioux falls
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The patio in the back was outstanding as well as the margaritas! I ordered a salad to start and it came on two plates? Our waiter advised us "we know what old people like". I'm 48 and my girlfriend is 45 :( The stuffed chicken and vegetables was less than average but the tortilla soup was very good. Maybe they... More

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