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More Photos * Add to Trip * Avenida Juarez and Avenida Abasolo, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Ranked #52 of 160 Restaurants in Isla Mujeres
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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sartell, mn
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93 reviews 93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My wife and I dined here on a Sunday evening. There are six tables and all but one was full. We took the last table. My wife ordered the pork chop dinner which she felt was one of the best she had eaten. I ordered chicken fajitas which were also good, but not quite as good as her pork shop.... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Cheap and good service, good food, amazing ceviche and brochette/kebab. The owner speak some English and like to converse. Well located, rustic and real Yucatan food. You have to go to Poc Chuc, you will not be disappointed..

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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I've been going here for years. It is one of the few local loncherias left down town. They've raised there prices over the years, but it's still a great deal. It is authentic Mexican food that never fails to satisfy. We always start with the fresh guacamole and usually have the tacos. The fish tacos are excellent, made with fish... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We have eaten at different places in Playa, Cancun and Isla, at different price ranges. This one tops it all. Fresh homemade real food. Nice portions. Tiny place, outrageously great food. Loved the empanadas! Loved the avocados stuffed with tuna salad! Loved the fried bananas! Loved all the fish! Will come back

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Loved the variety and quality! Great prices, fast service, and friendly staff. Be sure to try their Chaya natural drink made of native leaves and lime.

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Kansas
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144 reviews 144 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Picked up a fresh bottle of mandarina juice at the mercado and then stopped for breakfast at Poc Chuc. Huevos rancheros was standard fare but the huevos moutelenos was outstanding. Both were an excellent value and the service in this "comida econimica" was terrific.

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des moines
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103 reviews 103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

How do I begin and end? Outside looking at the menu and the waiter comes out and after I asked him he said tea is included. So I order the special with black tea, fruit plate, juice, eggs and chorizo. He brings the tiny juice and tells me the tea is xtra. No prob, just bring it. Long wait, tea... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

They have 2 locations - great food at both! Real Mexican food - try the chorizo tacos...or the shrimp tacos - YUM!

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Nueva York, Nueva York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

For an alternative away from the tourist fare around the centro, and a break for real Yucatan food, this is perfect. Frequented by locals, the service is not only excellent; genuinely friendly and welcoming. Great panuchos, superb sopa de lima. Make sure you visit on a sunday morning or lunch at most: they cook cochinita pibil sundays and all locals... More 

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had 2 soups, ok but not as extraordinary as you might think! Portion are a bit smaller, but is a very cheap restaurant! The also have promos during the day!

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Address: More Photos * Add to Trip * Avenida Juarez and Avenida Abasolo, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
Cuisine: Mexican

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