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The Thirsty Cougar

Rafael Melgar entre calle 3 y 5, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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Ranked #21 of 247 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Thirsty Cougar is right on the waterfront in beautiful downtown Cozumel Mexico. This is the second venture from the creators of Wet Wendy's Margarita House, only we kept everyone's favorite creations and added an unbeatable view and smaller format. If you're down for a week or just a day, you can't beat our kitchen or bar to deliver just what you need! We hope to see you soon, Jazmine, Niko, Leka, Carlos, Klara and Chad.
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cleveland,ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

while recently in Cozumel for vacation we walked right up to The Thirsty Cougar & my wife wanted to try it for lunch. We were met by a gentleman originally from South Africa who cleaned off a sidewalk table that we could sit & enjoy the surroundings. After checking out the menu we ordered their Garlic & Coconut shrimp. It... More

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Calgary, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have a home on the island and were guests of friends at The Thirsty Cougar on Oct. 17. The service and food were good. A small band was playing on the sidewalk this evening, and they were ok but far too loud to have a conversation. And yes, cougar wanna-be's actually hang out here. Frozen Margaritas are their highlight... More

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Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were on the NCL Sun where the food was mediocre. I was dying for some authentic Mexican cuisine so we gave The Thirsty Cougar a try. Wonderful chicken rajas tacos, fish tacos and shrimp tacos! Fresh, flavorful, fast and fabulous!! I brought a delicious blackened chicken burrito with a mouth-watering mango salsa back to the ship with me which... More

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VA Beach
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Patio dining on the main road, great steak nachos and huge flavored margarittas. We go there every time we visit Cozumel.

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Edmonton,Alberta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Great place. Friendly staff, margaritas are second to none. Service was amazing. I guess all I can say is that since I've been there many times before is that they changed the burger patties which took the burgers from the best to the worst. Just my opinion.

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oz
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85 reviews 85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Every trip to cozumel includes Pink Panthers at the cougar. This is the best people watching spot on the island. Was so sad that we missed our favorite waiter Peter this trip But he works hard and deserves a vacation too. Love the live music on saturdays !

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Sometimes I'm skeptical about ceviche, but theirs is to die for! I only went once but others in our party went three times in a row. Prices are normal for cozumel but I like the outside bar seating.

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Houston
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

While visiting Cozumel on a cruise port stop, we strolled into this great little place. We were looking for real Mexican food ( not Senior Frog, etc.) Just a quiet place for a Margarita and some nibbles. The Margarita was great! Piled at least 6 inches above the rim of the glass. 4.5 oz of alcohol, biggest Margarita I've ever... More

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orlando
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It really wasn't a mistake vs. busy busy place. My frozen strawberry margrita got overlooked. However they gave me a Pink Panther till mine was served. WOW!!!! This was a drink you expect to find in the islands. The staff was wonderful. We had the chips/salsa and guacq. best I have ever had. Skip Senior Frogs and Margritiaville. Too commercial.... More

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Cozumel, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I go to The Thirsty Courgar quite a bit. 1. for their amazing burritos! 2. for their excellent service 3. great live music on the weekends. It's one of the best bars on the main street and they always play some great music.

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Additional Information about The Thirsty Cougar

Address: Rafael Melgar entre calle 3 y 5, Cozumel, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 987 869 0214
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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