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Buena Vista Grill

Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
984 875 2102
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Ranked #36 of 59 Restaurants in Holbox Island
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 4, 2014
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Lamorlaye, France
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

what about a restaurant that serves old fish for several days, as fresh fish of the day ? it is criminal. Fish had brown flesh, and they were like cardboard, I ordered 4 whole fish, he came i back to tell me he remained only three, and if I wanted a 4th fish of another variety, of course said yes,... More

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Longueuil, Canada
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211 reviews 211 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The Buena Vista Grill is on the main street, just off the beach, which makes it a nice place to come for lunch. The menu features mainly fish and seafood. I chose the fish fillet Yucatecan style, where the fish is baked in a banana leaf with onions, tomatoes and sweet peppers. The portion was huge (I had difficulty in... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I went here for lunch with my sister. We had a green salat each and shared a large plate of white fish ceviche. It was simply delicious. The salat had fresh and sun matured tomato and avocado. The ceviche was just simple and fresh. Onion, fresh tomato and plenty of coriander and lime. I can definitely recommend this place. Also... More

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Seabrook, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We ate here a couple of times. they do not open till 11am so we stopped and had a very nice meal...Our Waiter was so attentive, I had asked for Coconut water and he actually had someone go get one..and the next 3 times we were there it was available. on our 3rd time. he had it chilled. Now its... More

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North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Great place for lunch, close to the beach and they have the best shrimp ceviche. We were hoping to go here for dinner but never made it. Good outdoor seating.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We found this restaurant by mistake while hiding from the rain and we were not disappointed. The lunch was very fresh and the ceviche was delicious. Try the Banana leaf wrapped filet and the grilled shrimp.

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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

What a find. This was the cheapest of the places we ate at but the food was beyond anything that the exterior might have led you to expect. On our first day we say the local fishermen taking their catch in here so thought that we'd give it a try. It closes at 8pm so a late lunch was called... More

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Westminster, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We had read that the Buena Vista Grill had good Ceviche, so that's what we tried on our first visit. Indeed, it was outstanding - the best we had on Holbox. We also had fish, which was very tasty and not overcooked. Both nights we were there we were the only customers. It was hard to figure why. Most of... More

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USA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This place was just what the doctor ordered! We enjoyed a super fresh salad each and shared shrimp skewers and some Sols. Great spot for people watching and very prompt service. I would recommend this spot!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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96 reviews 96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

My husband and I visited this restaurant tonight because of the reviews here, but we would never go back. In fact, after eating ceviche, which was not good, and tortilla chips, which were inedible,we left to find dinner elsewhere. And the prices were as much as those of some really good restaurants in town!

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