We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pescaderia San Carlos


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Location and contact

A true hidden gem, with friendly owners, live music, and fresh fish. Excellent hosts, reasonable prices and delicious food.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
Reviews (430)
Filter reviews
376 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fried fish ceviche filet fries cabbage salad hogfish cevice red snapper tortillas chicken place closes complimentary appetizer great fish off the beaten path locals eat different ways authentic experience
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 376 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fresh....great flavor. My wife and I made a side trip from our group sharing a small ceviche and grilled lobster. We ordered a large ceviche to go and everyone loved it.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 36lancem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short taxi from the ferry and it is well worth the trip. The ceviche my wife and I shared and it was delicious.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank vacationmike1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, today we have to visit this picturesque place that everybody talks about, but if you look for it, you will not find it. The locals know it and they recommend it as Nojoch Purush, however, and if you look for it on the street...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TortuosoTraveler
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Pescaderia San Carlos is a fish market in front, restaurant in back, and the family residence behind that, meaning that their front yard is filled with a restaurant. We ordered drinks but dispensed with appetizers, knowing we wanted to share a whole fish and that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank DMartin216
Reviewed March 28, 2019

After reading about the whole fried fish, we had to try it for ourselves. If you like white fish, it’s a meal worth eating. Courtyard doesn’t have very good ventilation, so you may not want to eat here on warmer days as we were rather...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mjsfurkids
Reviewed March 27, 2019

We came in between lunch and dinner around 2pm so not too many people there. We asked the owner for a recommendation and he said he would make us Mexican style fish. We got that, the fish filet and some ceviche. It was awesome! I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sharon E
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Out of the way, not near the cruise ships. Fresh fresh fresh! The whole fried fish was the best, the lobster a close second. Soda and beer only, cash only. Very good!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Irie5678
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

We arrived late on a Sunday (they close at 6:00 and we arrived at 4:00) and the place was packed! I’d dined several times in the past and never seen it like this but also realized I’d never been here at this time of day....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Eardok
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Very good ceviche and pretty good fish tacos. Not too expensive. If you are in the mood for seafood, this is a quality place to go.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hcir614
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

I finally got to try there fried fish and it was delicious. My wife has the fish tacos which were great. The serving sizes were quite large. 4 tacos. My daughter had a huge quesadilla which she devoured. We enjoyed our food while listening to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kurtfish
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 nearby hotels
HotelCoz Top
1 review
.36 miles away
Hotel La Casona Real
163 reviews
.43 miles away
Suites Colonial
159 reviews
.60 miles away
Villas Las Anclas
445 reviews
.66 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 484 nearby restaurants
Island Pizza
8 reviews
.25 miles away
Casa Mission
2,008 reviews
.19 miles away
Mister Taco
105 reviews
.24 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 590 nearby attractions
Galo Art Studio
17 reviews
.41 miles away
Mercado Municipal
50 reviews
.23 miles away
Tankah Divers Tulum
38 reviews
.35 miles away
Parque Arqueologico
11 reviews
.18 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
October 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from ManitouDan | Reviewed this property |
No Uber .. about 5-7 bucks I'd guess on the taxi , No trouble getting a ride
August 5, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ReidSpencer | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. It would be cheaper to convert what you expect to spend into pesos and use those.
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing