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Al Pie de Carbon

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Corner of Calle 6 Norte & Avenida 5, Cozumel, Mexico
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we found this place with only two nights left. We would have been here every night. We had five people, three people got the Alfredo pasta with lobster or shrimp in it. (Alfredo was not on the menu, but he made it anyway, and it is way better than olive garden). Two people ordered steak and lobster and the... More 

Thank pawpaw211
Clanton, Alabama
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was 14 of us. We have been here several times over the years. You will not find a better steak on the island, also you should try a lobster tail. Great staff and food.

Thank drdwgreen
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64 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We texans take pride in the grill marks and charcoal char that gives the out door taste. Our rib eye was cooked medium ( kinda med rare + that i prefer) But seemed to lack that charcoal grill taste, and may be comparable to sreaks cooked on a range. The chimichurri sauce helped, but i also asked for some A1.... More 

Thank eyelaserguy
Belt, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This was a very pleasant experience. The steak was exceptionally cooked. Get it with the Argentine chimichurri sauce. My only complaint was the cut of steak wasn't the best but I got the least expensive steak on the menu. It still tasted delicious. Came with baked potato which I haven;t had since I've been in Mexico and grilled vegetables, yummy.... More 

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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Local dive guide recommended this place. What a find. This is your red meat fix on the island. Wife had beef tacos said was very good. Friend had lobster pasta. Definitely on the return list next time. Prices are great. Service was very good

Thank bradwest2006
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The Blue Cheese burger is my favorite .....but the steaks are also outstanding!!!!! All of the best....cooked on an open wood fire grill....you can't beat that favor. The atmosphere is very nice and I have always had great service. This is NOT a $4 burger place......this is when you want to treat yourself to something special. Quiet outdoor street seating... More 

Thank ocean303
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Delicious steak and lobster dinner that was very affordable! Best steak I've ever had. Great service and ambiance. Lobster is very common in all the restaurants in Cozumel and this was the best lobster we had there!

Thank Nikkig1031
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Just up the street from our hotel, and being beef eaters, we were happy to spot a steak house! We were the only patrons there so service was overwhelmingly good. We sat by the door and could watch them cook our (frozen) steaks on the wood fired grill. As sparks flew at one point I wondered about the safety of... More 

Thank MarticaP13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

The grilled veges are almost as good as the flavorful, tender beef. Love the loaf of bread with butter, chimichuri, and habanero!

Thank NancyCozumel
Charlotte, North Carolina
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We were looking for a different place, but it must have closed, and this place seemed popular, so we grabbed a table on the sidewalk. I ordered pasta and my DH had a steak. Both were excellent, and not overly pricey. Good choice!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean, South American
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Calle 6 Norte & Avenida 5, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 987-1201874
Steak House y Sea FoodNuestra Especialidad: Langosta a la parrilla y cortes finos y selectos de calidad Angus, preparados a la vista de usted,100 % al carbon, en un ambiente romantico donde podrá disfrutar nuestra amplia selección de vinos.Pregunte por nuestras deliciosas empanadas argentinas.

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