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Pura Vida Sushi & roots bar

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Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
0133 1341 0840
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We visited there at least 3 times during our 10 days on Holbox. The sushi and Asian plates are perfect and they have the best craft beer!! Just don't expect to get your food fast when there is even a small crowd. Expect to take your time!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Mt. Juliet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We visited there at least 3 times during our 10 days on Holbox. The sushi and Asian plates are perfect and they have the best craft beer!! Just don't expect to get your food fast when there is even a small crowd. Expect to take your time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Love sushi places but this place had me going back like 4 times in one visit! Great and cool staff, nice location at the plaza for some drinks and each dish is delicious. They have all the special sauces and I just can't with the extra freshness in every dish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I'm a bit sceptical about sushi at the best of times let alone in a foreign country or even more so a quiet island so I opted to order something that was cooked. I got the teriyaki chicken wok which was great!!!! After 3 weeks of travelling Mexico and eating mostly Italian and Mexican it was nice to have something... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

cool staff, 420 friendly. Met some of the waiters and took us to a beach side ska party. Sushi was decent, awesome ranch dipping sauce

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The best suhsi I tasted. Myt daughter insisted on coming back and she did not even like sushi before :-) Friendly and fast service, prices are very moderate. In the kitchen your wishes are made to come true. I recommend the sushi 3x3 for 120 pesos, it is so tasty and juicy. As for drinks we were ordering mohios or... More 

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Isla Holbox Quintana Roo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fresh Fish & Excellent Presentation. Generous Portions in a very Casual Atmosphere on the Central Parque

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Sushi in Mexico is not the same as in the USA. Was not feeling to well after eating here. Not sure if it was the fish or something else. But not taking any chances and not eating sushi again here. Fish is fresh caught but just not done the way I am used to.... skip this one.

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Charlevoix, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Excellent Stir fry (we had chicken) and the thai salmon grilled on mashed potatoes was outstanding and cooked exactly as I requested. I would definitely recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Located in the town square and no wonder it is busy! We had fantastic Sushi, Spring Rolls to die for and THE BEST Buffalo Wings we have had anywhere in the world! There is a small BBQ outside, wonderful steaks and chicken! We even tried the Wok which was really tasty! The staff is young, works very hard and are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The waiters are really polite, the menu it's varied; the sushi it's good, and the fish dishes have good taste, it's not an spectacular restaurant but the relation between the price and food it's really good. We order 4 differents dishes and 6 beers only for 40 dolllars. You must try one fish of their grill.

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Address: Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: 0133 1341 0840
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
Average Prices: USD 2 - 20
Cuisine: Japanese, Caribbean, Seafood, Sushi

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: 0133 1341 0840

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Caribbean, Seafood, Sushi

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