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The Thirsty Cougar

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$$ - $$$
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Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Stockholm, Sweden
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to watch the ocean and the people. Lots of drinks, The frozen margaritas looked awesome. The Ceasar sallad was good aswell as the pasta arrabiata.

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Thank Per N
Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The sidewalk tables, the live music, the bustle of tourists, the heaping pile of freshly made guac, the delicious and refreshing Mango/Pineapple margarita.... what else can I say? AMAZING!

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Deer Park, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good place to sit back relax and watch all sorts of shenanigans. The staff is very friendly, Abraham and Niko were great. We spent two evenings here drinking XX and frozen drinks (yes it was served on a Barbie plate) listening to the live music. The two guys they have playing music are very good. We had... More 

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Thank Jack H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We absolutely loved our food:) The best jalapeno poppers I have ever had!!! chicken quesadilla and a burrito:) Both were yummy! of course we had to buy a shirt;) Awesome staff and we and treated very nice!!!

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Street bar with snacks rather than a restaurant. Lively vibe with loud music and young staff. Wide selection of cocktails which were very well made and large but they were much more expensive than rival (more boring) alternatives

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Edmonton, Canada
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for just a drink, and ended up sitting here for 2 hours! Margaritas were very good. Service was a ten out of ten! Carlos and Manual were amazing waiters! We have walked by this place on all our visits to Coz, and this time we decided to stop in there. We will be back definitely! The... More 

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134 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Cozumel one day off cruise and stumbled across this place while shopping. Food was excellent as was the service. Food is served in very large portions so if you're with a group just order a few things and share.

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Thank Kim_OK
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time visiting and we were looking for local cuisine. We found tge thirsty cougar and had chicken quesida,fruit smoothly and beer. Very good food. Polite clean and eager to please staff. I recommend you visit for a meal when in cozumel.

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McAllen, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cocktails, great location with an awesome view and supermarket wait staff! Recommend the Cucumber Mojito!

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Thank KimJBond
Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch served by Abraham on our recent visit. Peanut butter & chocolate margarita, coke in a bottle, beer, delicious steak nachos, a gulf view & very personable and funny waiters, what more could we ask for?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood, Mexican, American, Caribbean
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 869 0214
Description
The Thirsty Cougar is right on the waterfront in beautiful downtown Cozumel Mexico. Enjoy our outdoor dining room and view of the Main Street and Water! If you're down for a week or just a day, you can't beat our kitchen or bar to deliver just what you need! We hope to see you soon, Tanya, Wepe, Niko, Abe, Alvaro, Melody, Luis, Liz, Alex, Charlie, Hugo, Tim, and Lauren. Stay Thirsty Cougars!!!

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