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Cozumel, Mexico
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made a short stop here for lunch on our backside trip. I had the shrimp tacos, very good. My lady had the coconut shrimp, and she says it was the best she has had on the island. She has been sampling coconut shrimp at every place we visit.

Thank uphillklimber
Springfield Mo
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot beat the combination of beach, food and drink on Coz. if you do like to drive the island, take towels, get in the water, and take advantage of the bar. you wont regret it.

Thank jteal
Bradenton, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is on the other side of the Cozumel. It has amazing food and the locals are friendly. They offer pictures with a giant iguana and parrots, beach side massages, and a walk around band. It is a great place to swim and relax. Take a van, etc. to the other side of the island and see what you... More 

Thank floridamama718
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Nice place to have a safe and quiet swim with children and elders, just loved it. Enjoy relax nice spa place in that water

Thank hugil
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous ocean views and awesome guacamole! Wish we could have stayed longer. The water was so nice and there was a variety of both locals and tourists here. Enjoyed!

Thank karlynr2017
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

You can spend the day here. Enjoy drinks and good food and walk into a protected beach. (Water is rough in this side of island, reefs make a safe swimming spot here). Service was good also. Beautiful views and great atmosphere. Best to rent a car or moped to get here.

Thank Betsy M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Our group of 10 people was spending the day on motor scooters circling the island of Cozumel. We were looking for a place to stop and take a swim when we accidentally came across the Chen Rio bar/restaurant. It's right on a beach formed by a coral cove - beautiful. There's easy parking right off the roadway. We ordered up... More 

Thank karioris
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

A gem of a place...great food....very scenic...good place to jump in waves if that's your thing.....neautiful soft sand beach .even got serenaded to LA Bamba!

Thank Sandyhoneybee
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 11, 2017

The ocean side of Cozumel is a little rougher than the west coast. This beach and restaurant has a rock formation that juts out into the ocean to form an area where you can easily wade out into the water with a mostly sandy bottom. We enjoying snorkeling and swimming. Many people show up from the cruise ships to only... More 

Thank Joe G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Love this place. I was with a friend and we stopped randomly. The fried fish and their fries were for dying and the service was really good. The only bad of the place is cash only.

1 Thank Irma Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel

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