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Avenida Carlos Lazo 1, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
998/877-0301
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Ranked #135 of 161 Restaurants in Isla Mujeres
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dublin, Ireland
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358 reviews 358 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

DO NOT EAT HERE - DISHONEST MANAGEMENT, STAFF I ate here twice and ordered drinks from here several times over a 4 day period... While the food was just about acceptable (I had fish tacos which were bland, while the fish and chips featured fish sparse on flesh) the service was appalling. Prices were not terrible and the location was... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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147 reviews 147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Buho's, which is part of the hotel/cabin complex of Maria del Mar, is open for breakfast and late into the night - if customers are present. It is nothing special - except for the swing bar seats which are rather quaint. The food is of the taco and nachos variety with good margaritas and other tasty drinks - alcoholic and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed at hotel cabanas maria del mar so our included continetal breakfast was at this restaurant. After 3 days I stopped eating here even though the coffee, juice and toast was included/free. The juice is some kind of gross syrupy orange liquid, and the coffee is a really bad instant variety.Even when we ordered food off the regualr menu... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Right on the beach. Swing chairs and fun seating. aA good place to grab a beer on the beach. OK for sunsets.

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Amsterdam
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place has plenty staff but we had to wait over twenty minutes before getting served as they were busy talking to each other and resting at the bar. I later found out that the reason is that they charge the tip as compulsory, at the moment of billing. This is not legal by Mexican laws. Tip is fully optional... More 

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Seattle
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Spent the day on Isla Mujeres and stumbled on Buho's swing bar while looking for a good beach to chill at for the day. Nothing special about the food or drinks, but if you're just lookin' for a fun beach bar in a great location that isn't too crowded, then this will do the trick - it was fun to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Such a beautiful spot on the beach - what a waste not to use this for a great beach bar. Horrible food and terrible service.

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Marysville, Ohio
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49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

We were playing on the beach and it started to rain. We ran in and grabbed a beer and a coke for our daughter. She decided she could use a snack and asked if we could get some ceviche. We ordered the shrimp and fish mix. It was not bad at all and held us over to the rain stopped... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This bar is fine enough to get drinks at while lounging on the beach (though I wouldn't recommend anything mixed, just tequila on the rocks or beers). The food is beyond terrible. This was actually our first meal in Isla Mujeres and all we wanted was some good tacos - what we got was frozen shrimp in tomato sauce and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Give this guy a raise--the best guy in Isla--loved him--so funny. Recommended drinks, a masseuse on the beach (she was great), his service was impeccable--the swings, the moon, the ocean, and Carlos really made our vacation--we went back 4 times while we were in Isla.

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Address: Avenida Carlos Lazo 1, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Phone Number: 998/877-0301
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
Cuisine: Mexican

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