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La Parrilla Juan

Domicilio conocido, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+529841350373
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Ranked #16 of 58 restaurants in Holbox Island
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $4 - $19
Cuisines: Caribbean, Mediterranean, Seafood, International
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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Peoria, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The nicest staff around, very attentive and no problem with English. Great view and breeze from atop the building. Had steak and fish while there and both were excellent. Caprese salad was wonderful. But THE bomb are the caipirinhas!

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Woking, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We had high hopes for this restaurant and it was a long way up. We could see the beach and town from that position and the sunset was a bonus. Ate delicious shrimp and could have gone back every night.

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We have eaten in La Parilla Juan many times over several visits to Holbox. Lovely rooftop dining, excellent service, and most important, really good food. I especially like the seafood skewers. Service is very good. This restaurant has been around for a long time and is consistently good.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We went to La Parilla Juan after reading about its great sunset location. Lovely mojitos, amazing sea bass carpaccio up on the roof near the zocalo. Also, Alejandro, our server, was a rock star. A Holbox treasure.

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North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Ate at this restaurant when visiting Holbox. There were so many stairs to get up there, it's on the third floor of the building. But once we got there the view was beautiful. You could see the ocean and town. I got the honey shrimp and it was really good. Try the Amaretto Colada, I had never had this drink... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Juan has put a lot of effort and carino into his restaurant. We have eaten here over the last 8 years and it has always been a very enjoyable experience. Some times as one of the reviews mentioned, the music is not the best, but all you have to do is ask the waiter to change it, and they will... More

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Longmeadow, MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We really enjoyed our meal at La Parilla de Juan. You have to look for it a bit - it's on the third floor of a building (seating is both inside and outside on the rooftop patio) about one block east of the square one the street headed toward the hotel zone. We had lobster risotto and one of the... More

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Chicopee, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Food and location are great. The choice of music is not. Ate one dinner through an entire Macy Gray CD...yuck!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Totally enjoyed my dining experience here. Good food, drinks and Staff. Would recommend everybody visiting Holbox to dine here at least one night. Great balcony seating.

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Behind the Pine Curtain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We ate at Los Peleones, El Chapulim, Cariocas Pizzas, and Viva Zapata, this was the best meal of all. The shrimp and fish skewers were great. So was the vegetable lasagna. Drinks were just right and the service was good. The rooftop sunset was also a plus. Prices were in line with other top end places on the island. We... More

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