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Miriam

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Main Square, Holbox Island, Mexico
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing juices

Unfortunately we didn't eat here as they were closed for food however their fresh juices were so good. For 25 pesos we got some unique juices. You must try the chaya juice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
frydayuk1
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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251 reviews 251 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately we didn't eat here as they were closed for food however their fresh juices were so good. For 25 pesos we got some unique juices. You must try the chaya juice.

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toronto
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We didn't actually eat a meal here, but Miriam's sells fresh juice outside the restaurant during the day. Orange Juice, mandarin orange juice, carrot juice, as well as other mixtures. We visited them almost every day for freshly squeezed orange juice, and it was cheap. I think it was like 30-40 pesos for a large (which looked like it could... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's a real mam & pap place; delicious food, large portions for a good price. She is located of the main square. Try her ceviche, guacamole, and empanadas de cazon & raya!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was in Holbox two weeks and ended up here 6 times...had to keep coming back for more! The fish was incredibly fresh, delicious, and well prepared. The environment is no frills but super friendly, and the owners are so kind. I stuck with fish but had it prepared a variety of ways and enjoyed everything I ordered. When I... More 

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SF
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146 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went for a casual late lunch to Miriam's during our trip. Food: The food wad wonderful. We had the Chaya empanada, Fish tacos and Pork tacos, and the vegetarian (bean, cheese, pico, and guacamole) nachos (excellent). Everything was fresh, wonderfully flavored and well portioned. The seafood is fresh. Ambiance: A small shack, more like you local taqueria. Clean and... More 

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Montreal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great place and great owner! Please try the crema de camarones and creme de langoust! The owner speaks mostly spanish but he is just very nice and welcoming! Great food!

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

nice little restaurant tipycall Mexican food nice quesadillas tacos and guacamole. They have a big menu with lots of sea food dishes .

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Ajax, Canada
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

As many have commented this is your typical hole in the wall type restaurant. My wife really wanted to try it, I had some doubts initially, but I am glad we did. The empanada’s were very good, service friendly and the cheque small. This is one of the true local restaurants and I would have no problem recommending this place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Miriam is slightly off the main drag but worth finding. Essentially a small hut with a handful of tables. The menu is pretty simple with Empanadas being the main event. We opted for Lobster Empanadas (lobster being a staple of Holbox Island) and a fillet of fish. Both were simply served but very tasty and everything is made to order... More 

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Main Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We have just finished our first meal at this petit spot and could not be happier. This is our second last night on Isla Holbox and we will definitely dine here again. The husband and wife team were so welcoming to us (not so great at spanish) and patient while we practised ordering our meals. We were delighted with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Square, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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