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La Candela

Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 878 4471
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (42 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“fajitas” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Central American, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed May 10, 2015

Cool local place just north of downtown. We love sitting in the open air dining room and just watching the world go by. A few tourists, many locals every time we eat here. The spicy cheese sauce they serve is unique and good - more...More

Thank JohnnyBreadstick
Reviewed May 6, 2015

Asked a local where to eat authentic Mexican. Well this place did not disappoint. What delicious food and served by such nice staff. authentic mexican. The guacamole is worth the trip there. OMG The funny part is the owner is Cuban! His mexican wife and...More

Thank slinky58
Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have been to Cozumel numerous times and prefer the back street behind the main street. While shopping, a local suggested we follow him to a restaurant. It was just great with a thatched roof, indoor or outdoor seating and THE BEST MANGO DAQUIRI EVER!...More

1  Thank susan c
Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Went in 2012! The food was EXCELLENT!!!!!! I got the fish tacos and tried to get some here back home. Not even close. Guess I have to wait until I visit again!

Thank joey n
Reviewed April 28, 2015

Typical Mexican breakfast and lunch served by experienced waiters. Food is always well prepared and fast. Restaurant is always clean. They creamy salsa adds that little bit extra to every meal.

Thank Henriboss1
Reviewed April 1, 2015

We have been to the restaurant several times and love it. It also used to have free wifi. I wanted to refer it to a customer of mine but, the phone and email did not work. Hoping it is still in business. The shrimp fajitas...More

Thank kschinke
Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Good choice of omelettes and burritos for breakfast located a few blocks away from the center of town. Clean and friendly.

Thank John S
Reviewed March 20, 2015

Clean and friendly family owned restaurant. Great outdoor seating and food was excellent. Recommend it.

Thank 2morrowjm
Reviewed February 25, 2015

We happened upon La Candela while visiting Cozumel as a stop on our cruise. We wanted to get off the main street where all the tourist shops were... It was small but had a nice outdoor atmosphere. We had the beef/shrimp fajitas that were great...More

2  Thank Tizzydog
Reviewed February 23, 2015

We where in Cozumel for a one day stop on our cruise - as we were walking around the different areas we found this lovely quiet restaurant- Food was very fresh- we had the chicken fajitas - came with a delicious bowl of Mexican chicken...More

Thank BonnieRenee
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Judy F
What are the current hours? Planning to be on the island again in a month (late March 2016) and want to make sure I get a piece of mamey pie!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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