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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After much research, I have decided these are the best margaritas in the whole world. Service is always great, as well. We usually come for snacks of ceviche and nachos with our margs, and we’ve never had any complaints.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the fish fingers are always perfectly prepared and the drinks are huuuge . 100 different varieties , try them all. Lol

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed June 23, 2021

The drinks were really really good! I had the cucumber jalapeno margarita and was so pleasantly surprised! I wasn't expecting much considering it was water front and very close to the hotels and cruise and ferry ports so really was thinking it would be an...overpriced tourist trap, but the drinks were excellent and everyone around us seemed to be having a great time as well! We had a quesadilla which was nothing special and I wouldn't want to eat there again, but definitely would come back for a few more margaritas! I had a margarita from 3 other places and this was clearly the best I tried. It was also cheaper than a couple of the other ones that weren't as good and didn't have the view. Definitely recommend and will come back for the next trip!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 19, 2021

We stopped at the Thirsty Cougar for drinks after dinner. The service was good and the drinks we OK, but we hated all of the smokers around us. Really ruined the evening at this location. After one drink we decided to take our business somewhere...else.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 8, 2021 via mobile

Once again this last January we found ourselves at the Cougar. It's like going to your local bar. We only get to Cozumel once a year but every time we go to the Cougar Renaldo and Omar make us feel like we never left. The...drinks are great and the Jalapeno poppers OMG I live for those. We brought friends with us and there was so much food. You guys are one of the first place we go after we check in at the hotel. Here's to seeing you next JanuaryMore

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed May 3, 2021 via mobile

Fun little cantina with bar food. We stopped just for a quick beverage but my wife could only get through 1/2 her strawberry daiquiri. Generous portions and prices reasonable. Friendly service and relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 19, 2021 via mobile

I really loved this place...the glassware immediately caught my attention (and I am now traveling home with 5 affordable and unique glasses of my own), but the cucumber mojito and ceviche hooked me. Really loved it!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 8, 2021 via mobile

Great place for sunsets and some amazing fresh tuna. I believe the owner catches most of the fish served. What a great combo! Don’t skip this place! Ask for the fresh fish!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 2, 2021

One of my favorite places to stop while on the island for a cocktail while shopping downtown. The staff is so nice and the drinks are great!

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 24, 2021 via mobile

The best place for an afternoon frozen drink! Sit at the bar as the bartenders are so friendly. The coconut shrimp are great!

Date of visit: February 2021
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September 12, 2018|
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Response from TimH338 | Property representative |
Hola! Thanks for the question. They start at $7.50us for lime. The get a bit more expensive depending on fruits, flavors, tequila selection etc. Hope to see you soon!!
March 6, 2018|
Response from Meredith H | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to ask someone at the bar, and they will gladly help you!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Thirsty Cougar

Yes, The Thirsty Cougar offers takeout services.

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The Thirsty Cougar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5