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Tiburon Ballena s/n | Plaza Comercial el Pueblito, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 179 0108
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Description: El Sushi de Holbox is the best asiatic restaurant in the Island. Our...
El Sushi de Holbox is the best asiatic restaurant in the Island. Our starter, fresh tuna tiradito won the first price on the holbox gastronomic awards. The terrace has a wonderful atmosphere as it is hidden from the noise of the street. Come and enjoy of our chefs rolls as sakana roll, niguiris or just a delicious margarita!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
great sushi

very, very good and delishes Sushi and very friendly staff and owner. I recommend this place to everyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
AlexMarron
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Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Hamburg, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

sushi is fine, but not the best noodles with shrimps and coconut .- too sweet plus the noodles are just ramen noodles, it does not really taste like shrimp, just sugar noodles with chicken.- too much cabbage it is not a must in Holbox, go to las Panchas if you really want something good!

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Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

very, very good and delishes Sushi and very friendly staff and owner. I recommend this place to everyone.

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Edmonton, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Excellent variety and some interesting combinations that we hadn't experienced before. Ingredients all tasted fresh and we knew about cream cheese being fairly standard in Mexican sushi so weren't surprised or disappointed. The service was also excellent and very attentive. All in all, an enjoyable evening watching life go by on the street and eating great fresh sushi!

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Toronto, Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went here mostly for the hubby who likes sushi. Everything looked so pretty that I had to try. It was fantastic. Fresh, flavourful, fantastic. Great service too. My fav meal on the island. It's upstairs so don't miss it. Will definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Hard to believe but true: one of the best sushi in Mexico and possibly beyond lives on this small island! A revelation :-)

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Was not keen on this restaurant and I felt sick after, not sure if it was the sushi or me... so dont really want to give them a bad review. Also Sushi in Mexico is not the same as we are used to in the States and lacks some of the pizazz with special rolls etc... Will not go back... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Really enjoyed our meal here, the maki we ordered were delicious, as was the seaweed salad. Service was very friendly and it was nice to sit and look down at the street below. A nice surprise on Holbox.

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Loviisa, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I have tried sushi all over the world... in smal street bars and fancy restaurants, but el Sushi with it's friendly staff gave us a real experience. Screaming fresh seafood( sushi) with their own special Mexican twist. We ate ther 3 times during our 2 week stay.. We gave the kithchen free hands to surprice us with the best the... More 

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Accord, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We just finished a delicious dinner at El Sushi. Shared a variety of rolls as well as their signature Mi Holbox. Would order everything again. It was all fresh and well presented in a lovely and intimate atmosphere overlooking the main street. And Arturo was especially attentive and glad to help translate the Spanish menu with a smile!

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stopped in for a Sushi Meal and were very impressed by the taste of the food and the fantastic service. We tried some Nigiri and several Specialty Rolls which were all excellent. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tiburon Ballena s/n | Plaza Comercial el Pueblito, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 179 0108

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 15
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

El Sushi de Holbox is the best asiatic restaurant in the Island. Our starter, fresh tuna tiradito won the first price on the holbox gastronomic awards. The terrace has a wonderful atmosphere as it is hidden from the noise of the street. Come and enjoy of our chefs rolls as sakana roll, niguiris or just a delicious margarita!

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