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La Candela

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Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
52 987 878 4471
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Carrollton, Texas
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dive 2 to 3 times a year in Cozumel and always eat at La Candela at least once or twice each trip. You'll find a lot of locals eating here as it's authentic Mexican style cooking, very flavorful and fresh and the service is great a well. Lunch this trip was delicious as always. Topped it off with mamey... More 

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Galena, Ohio, United States
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had shrimp tacos and chicken quesadilla for lunch. Chips were served with spicy queso dip. Nice change. VERY GOOD>

Thank MSL9965
Somerset, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My wife and I have eaten breakfast and lunch and La Candela each day of our latest Cozumel visit. Regardless of the time or the meal ordered, the food has been delicious and the service is superb. Be sure to check the specials on the board outside the restaurant. It has gotten to the point that we don't care what... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Being diagonally across from our hotel we had a few meals here. The first was from their menu. Good, filling and fairly priced. FYI the sauces they put on the table with chips are HOT and HOTTER. Loved the gentleman who served us so came back the following day with 6 Wahoo steaks from one we'd just caught. They cooked... More 

Thank MarticaP13
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

One of the best restaurant in Cozumel mexico price so cheap the food was delicious the waiters was great and also i get to speak with the owner .a Cuban who cook great I really recomend

Thank jose c
Longmont, United States
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Went with friends for their Saturday special of Cuban Pork. Very taste and served with mixed vegetables, spaghetti or rice. One of our party had a stuffed baked potato, which was more than one person could eat. They are also noted for their breakfasts.

Thank Ronald L
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We discovered La Candela by both a recommendation and a walk by. It is only a block and a half from Corpus Christi church. It will be our go to from now on. They have a daily special for 70 pesos that is a lot of food and it was very tasty. Their sauces were outstanding with a poco de... More 

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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447 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

We had fish tacos here. Located on a side street off the main drag in Cozumel. It was ok. Not better then any place I have at home in USA. In fact disappointing. It was good to be in a local place but fish tacos were subpar. Friendly and clean. Service was good. And the price was very good cheap

Thank ms.go-go
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times and had great food!! Will be a place we'll return to next visit . Prices were very reasonable. Good service, selection and quantity. Too bad it isn't open during supper hours. Highly recommend it!! One block east of the Main Street.

Thank NS55
Lower Sackville
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

A small group visited here and enjoyed a great meal. Service was great and food was delicious. A bit off the beaten path but this worked for us. Looking forward to our return visit.

Thank MamaMacNS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 52 987 878 4471

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?