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All 59 Holbox Island Restaurants

Cueva del Pirata - CLOSED

Plaza Principal, Holbox Island, Mexico
969 935 0804
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Had an outstanding italian meal, I had a seafood pasta and my partner a pasta, couldn't recommend them more, very enjoyable

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

The place was recommended as being run by Italians, but any Italian would have been ashamed by the pasta. It was the blandest seafood pasta we have ever tasted, so bad we just sent it back. The waitress was nice and apologised, but then the manageress/owner came over to tell us we were wrong. When asked if the chef had... More

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dallas, tx
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We ate here 4-5 times on our 6 day trip to Holbox. They have the best home made pasta. My son LOVED their gnocci so much, he asked the chef for the recipe so I can make it for him at home. The chef is so nice he chatted with us and gave us the recipe. Pizzas are the best... More

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We were the only ones at 6:00pm. The service was good and fast enough; we surely had to ask twice for the salt and the "salsas" (it can happen anywhere). The pizza was good, not excellent, but better that other places on the island. The salad was also tasty with nice Italian flavors. We did NOT like that the tip... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

This charming little place on the square had by far the best pizza! We came multiple times because their pasta and pizza were so good. All made in house. The Lobster pizza, margerita and El Diablo were all wonderful! We loved sitting on the street front terrace. There is also a wonderful little gelato stand right across the street for... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

We ate some pasta which was quite good, they didn't have pizza that particular day. The chef is italian, and he does the simple italian food you'd eat at home. Nothing spectacular but satisfying and tasty. The service seemed a bit overwhelmed with only 4 tables occupied... but they were smiling at all times. We payed 600 pesos for a... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

place is nice and well located, right in the zocalo. Food is good, we had salads and pizza; everything is good except for the service; too slow and you have to ask twice for everything.

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DF
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Attention at this restaurant is poor compared to other Holbox places.Pizzas are made with good quality ingredients but nothing exceptional.Overall attention Is good but the staff is not efficient,they forgot to order one of our family member's main course and since the kitchen is slow we have to skip that dish.Then we asked for a créme bruleé and we got... More

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cancun
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012 via mobile

If you want poor/indifferent service, ok (but nothing special) food, an obligatory 10% tip added to your bill (which is totally illegal), and a manager with a dreadful client service attitude, then this is the place for you. However, I would recommend going somewhere (anywhere!) else.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

We thought this restaurant was great. When you are in need of something other than tacos, this is a very good italian restaurant. It has a good location right on the central square and some of the tables are out a bit, so you get a decent breeze. We had a small appetizer pizza and then entrees and all good... More

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