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“Nice local restaurant with fresh fish” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Abuelo Gerardo

Abuelo Gerardo
10th Avenida 21 Juarez and 2 Norte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 978 872 1012
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Ranked #59 of 264 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Colorado
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40 restaurant reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Nice local restaurant with fresh fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

If you want a great deal on a good fish dinner, this is the place. They get fresh fish from the local fisherman and grill it to perfection. They server you an ample amount of salad, rice and veggies to go along with it. The beer is pretty cheap and they also give you some salsa and chips. I tried their mole enchiladas on another night for 80 pesos and thought that is was a good meal. The ambiance is not great with the fluorescent lighting, but you have to take the bad with the good.

We ate here many years ago, and liked it. Then we thought it went downhill, but now it is really good. Try it.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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St Louis
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Fantastic whole fresh fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Heard about it from some Americans who have been coming here for 20 years. Gerardo gets the best fresh fish of the day and then broils it to perfection. The soups are also wonderful. This is one our favorite new places. I am a food snob and my other favorites are New Especias, Kondesa, Guidos and La Cocay. So if you like that quality of dining, you will love this place. OK on the ambience with a somewhat noisy location on 10th, but the grilled snapper is worth it. They bring you a choice of what fish you want and then they charge by the weight. It was very reasonable. We each had a large bowl of soup, one margarita, and a nice sized snapper for $30. It doesn't get any better.

Visited January 2014
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great breakfast! Good restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Really nice spot for breakfast. Directly across the street from Hostelito if your looking for breakfast near hostel. Good location near the downtown and ferry port. Had French toast (x2) and fruit platter with coffee for about $9. They also brought bread with peanut butter and jam complimentary. Only downside is they played Miley Cyrus the whole time lol

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Really enjoy going to Gerardo's! Pick your own fish from his ice chest, definitely choose the Octopus for starters. Garlic bread and guacamole on arrival, ice cold Bohemia and good service. A great choice for lunch in Cozumel. Sadly the wifi isn't up to much but the food is the reason for going.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“lunch on my aniversary”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Very nice today excelent lunch to celebrete my aniversary thank to all the staff at abuelo for sure I be back.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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