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New Especias Restaurante

Calle 3 Sur | Entre 5ta Av Sur y 10ma Av Sur, Cozumel 77600, Mexico (Formerly Especias Restaurante)
9878697947
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Ranked #42 of 254 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Tue 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Colorado
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Really better than I expected. It is completely different than the old especias. Great location. The owner is a chef with a passion. I hope he can keep the fire burning. We had lion fish. Which was great. Lots of good seasoning and veggies. I had the fettucinni del mar. Always a crap shoot but they did a fine job.... More 

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New York City, New York
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151 reviews 151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

New = New owner. The warmth and atmosphere of the old Especias was missing, and the food was not quite as good as it used to be, but the service and food were still excellent and remains one of the best restaurants on the island.

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Shoreview, Minnesota, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On our first night in Cozumel we were at a corner looking for a restaurant when the owner of Chocolateria asked if she could assist us. We asked her for a recommendation and after review the option within a block she suggested the New Especias Resturante. Three in the party had King Fish and one had salmon. The food was... More 

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dallas, tx
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner. First floor bar, second story open air with a beautiful view from the balcony. Complimentary peach wine was delicious as was the bruschetta. All three entrees were off the daily specials, we're prepared fresh, cooked perfectly and tasted great. We had the fettuccine carbonara, lion fish with tomatoes and pesto, and chicken saltimbocca. The fresh lemonade... More 

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Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Last week we went to one of our favorite Cozumel restaurants, Especias. The menu has changed and apparently the owner as well. We were promptly seated and within moments were brought locally made peach wine and bruschetta (we hadn't asked for either.) Our servers were very friendly and answered all of our questions, offering menus and daily specials. Our entrees... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We walked by this restaurant as it said it was a combination wine bar/restaurant. From our standards, it really did not qualify as a wine bar, meaning you can order flights or there is a selection of wine by the glass. What it really meant was that they offered a small selection of wines, though many of them were Italian,... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I went to this restaurant late last summer and have been meaning to write a review since then. But I think the fact that I've been thinking about this restaurant and the meal I had there for almost a year shows how good it is! Great Italian food but prepared nicely with local ingredients, especially the lion fish! Kind chef... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My husband and I didn't expect much when we came after we went to guidos earlier in the week. We both love Italian and we're very suprised! Amazing! I had the gnocchi which was homemade and the sauce was so fresh and light! Very romantic if you get to sit on the upstairs patio.

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San Diego, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had the lobster and the lion fish gnocchi. Both were delicious and the tiramisu was to die for. The owner is from Rome and he is also the chef and is very nice and came and chatted with us. The staff was very knowledgeable and was always there when you needed anything. I would definitely come back here next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I read the reviews on this restaurant and they were 100% accurate!! Save room for the tiramisu because it was decadent! Tammy K.

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Additional Information about New Especias Restaurante

Address: Calle 3 Sur | Entre 5ta Av Sur y 10ma Av Sur, Cozumel 77600, Mexico (Formerly Especias Restaurante)
Phone Number: 9878697947
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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