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The Thirsty Cougar

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Rafael Melgar entre calle 3 y 5, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Thirsty Cougar is right on the waterfront in beautiful downtown...
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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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
Great Food

Wow we loved this place. I had the coconut shrimp and it was delish. Husband had the chicken nachos and the plate was rounded high with food. Fun atmosphere, great food, hard to beat this one!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
jillandbilly
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

Wow we loved this place. I had the coconut shrimp and it was delish. Husband had the chicken nachos and the plate was rounded high with food. Fun atmosphere, great food, hard to beat this one!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stopped by on a stroll through town and were surprised by the fun atmosphere and yummy food! Fish and shrimp tacos were awesome! Staff was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We live on the mainland across from Cozumel and we always stop here when we come over. The staff are friendly and helpful and the frozen fruit margaritas always taste fresh and nothing is better on a hot afternoon. Great place to meet friends, watch the sunset, and chill out.

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Sand Lake, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Thirsty cougar has great drink and food options. The frozen drinks and el catera margarita are awesome. We make it a daily stop when in Cozumel on vacation. They have the best bartenders and wait staff we have encountered in our two trips.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We went to Cozumel with the intent of having killer drinks at this establishment. To bad after a few emails sent back and forth inquiring about good times to come visit. We decided to go on Sunday. You would think they would let you know that they are CLOSED on Sunday. Thanks for that little tidbit. I had been to... More 

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103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We actually heard about this place while watching the owners find a house on an HGTV show a few weeks before our trip. We walked by many times during our visit and decided to stop in one evening for a light meal. It's a fun setting right on the main drag and fun to sit and watch people. We had... More 

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Howes Cave, NY
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

What a fun place. We stopped in Tuesday and Friday. The bartender was awesome. Did not eat any food but it looked good. Many different flavors of drinks. Convent location with outdoor seatinf

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

The food and atmosphere were wonderful. Peter went out of his way to accommodate our family. The staff even assisted with our activities after our dining experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great margaritas and service couldn't be better. Even the children enjoyed their virgin margaritas. We were even told to write down a playlist and they played our songs.

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Highland, California
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stopped by while shopping during our cruise stop....how could you not stop after seeing those delicious frozen margarita's when passing by? Great place for a break and have a drink. Great service, good food, free wi-fi. Great people watching spot - although plenty will be watching you and asking about your drink!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

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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