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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“shrimp” (27 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Cozumel, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here while at the beach today. My 6 year old and I shared the garlic shrimp platter and it was absolutely delicious! The service was a tad slow, but with your feet in the sand and the beautiful Ocean right in front...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Melanielyne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach restaurant offered an awesome platter of fresh Seafood. 4 people paid $170pesos to be sooo satisfied. Fresh lobster tail each, 2 giant shrimp each, fish fillets, an chopped octopus mix, a whole fried fish, some fries, pico de gayo and guacamole. Just awesome!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank addicted_2_water
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for z drink as we were exploring the island. The beach was full of seaweed. Tyevparking was easy. Drinks were $9 for a pina coloda and $7 for virgin mojitos. $5 to have your photo taken with an iguana. Food smelled good, but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anilif
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Delicious food, Excellent service, Affordable. This is a good place to eat, the beach in front of you and feeling the sand on your feet. I would recommend fried fish and octopus with onion, both were very good and a cold beer at the side....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Global_Traveler_DL
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We rented a scooter one day and came across this gem. The food was awesome!! The views were spectacular. Great swim area. Not good for snorkeling since it is on the east side. Highly recommend making a trip to this spot if you get the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shawn M
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Nice little place on the beach with beautiful views. The Seafood platter is wonderful and enough food for 4 people or more. Service was average, but sitting on the beach enjoying the food and views make this worth the stop.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank TXTastyTraveler
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Good food and wonderful view. Fun little shack type feel right on the beach. We went there after going to the lighthouse and Punta Sur beach. Food came out fast too!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is a beautiful place to visit and grab a bite to eat. Great views, good people, and delicious food! We've been here several times and keep coming back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank rsweet68
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We spend the afternoon there the view is wonderful. Micheladas it's ok 80 pesos and guacamole and coco natural must try. But we try coctel mixto 160 and pescado a la mexicana 240 pesos 😲 were not the great.... I think is expensive but they...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Sol G
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We ended up on the east side of the island due to the strong north winds. Not a whole bunch of options, but this one is fine for what it is: A bar/restaurant on the beach. We had some chicken and it was fine, as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank EZWash
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August 29, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from texasag86 |
No. Cash only. Y
May 24, 2018|
Response from JetskiK65 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall a shower but restrooms were fine. Beach has lots of sand and gradual shoreline into water.
enghelicious M
October 14, 2017|
Response from Itskendyl | Reviewed this property |
It’s public! Anyone can go, have a bite to eat/drink, and enjoy the beach!
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Restaurant Details

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