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El Moro

Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 3029
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (95 reviews)
“mole” (48 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

A friendly reliable place - not fancy, but authentic food - family owned - our island favorite after 8 visits over the years. Not AC, but you can't go wrong here

Thank BigBigAl
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

El Moro is definitely not what you find in the tourist areas Genuine hospitality great menu. It quickly became our favorite Highly reccomended

Thank David B
Reviewed August 21, 2015

My husband and I went here two times while on vacation. Both times did not let us down. The service was excellent as was the food. The restaurant is located in the middle of a residential area but was very easy to find. We did...More

Thank jaynic_09
Reviewed August 17, 2015

I have visited this restaurant several times and have always left satisfied. The waiter (Ray) was exceptional. He always greets you with a smile and genuinely makes you feel at home. I believe his father opened the restaurant years earlier in what was his home...More

Thank William L
Reviewed August 17, 2015

A personal favorite of real Mexican cuisine. Don't miss the Sopa de Lima (Lime Soup). Very friendly staff with great service, the quality is escellent. We'll be back next time again.

Thank Rich97
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Every time we are in Cozumel we eat at El Moro's, sometimes a couple times. Everything we've ordered has been delicious. This is truly "home cooked" Cozumel style food at it's finest. The drinks are generous and the food portions are satisfying. The staff is...More

Thank Herb S
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Made two visits this year... Sopa de Lima. Get it. Best I've ever had and it isn't close. First visit I had Sopa de Lima and Conch in garlic butter - both absolutely wonderful. Second visit had Sopa de Lima and the mixed ceviche -...More

Thank aborgman
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

And excellent service too. Margaritas are to die for but be careful as they will hit you before you get dinner! The conch is excellent as are all the shrimp dishes. We ate here six out of seven nights. The family remembers you from previous...More

Thank Akaull
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The waitstaff at this restaurant WORK to keep you happy. On our visit, everyone that my wife and I interacted with was smiling, helpful, and running around the restaurant to keep the customers happy. They are determined to make your visit a happy one. The...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Waiter was very friendly and helpful but we didn't get his name. He spoke excellent english and offered suggestions for entrees which we accepted. The chicken skewer was excellent with rice and black bean sauce. My shrimp meal was outstanding but I have no idea...More

2  Thank Caribbean_Holidaz
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September 10, 2017|
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Response from flyeroli | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we ahve never run into that problem. Since restaurant is in an out of the way location it is a good idea to call and check hours. Sorry for inconvenience.
July 26, 2016|
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Response from zacharias2017 | Reviewed this property |
A B they are not a "seafood" restaurant.. they are a restaurant and have many "home cooking" selections of Beef Chicken & Seafood. And on Sunday they have a great Pork special that is prepared the night before and cooks all... More
June 17, 2016|
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Response from anna s | Reviewed this property |
They don't take any credit cards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $13
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 3029
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