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The Thirsty Cougar

Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely spot to people watch and drink frozen cocktails. Guacamole is great, good portion. Share the margaritas between two. Awesome soundtrack!

Thank Sylvia K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to watch the sunset I would go there once a week to watch the sunset. It was across from the public Pier which was convent and have a drink. The Pina colada here are a work of art. They are overflowing and if...More

Thank S8044MNjohnc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun! GREAT people, live music, corner location, OUTSTANDING glassware made from recycled bottles!! Tania is a SWEETHEART!!! Make sure you visit when in Cozumel!

1  Thank kendra m
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at this bar was great! We had a big table fo around 12 of us, and we never ran out of drinks. The bar itself is just like any other bar, but because of the staff, service & location i gave it another...More

Thank Belinda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Life is short.... have dessert first. Had coconut shrimp, potato skins and onion rings ... all good. Friendly service and a great spot for people watching.

Thank KLMer21
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to dinner. Great place to have a drink and enjoy the scenery. Beautiful ocean view and in the heart of downtown. Delicious mango margarita and nachos. Not a tourist trap either.

1  Thank Kris1008
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Good for late lunch. We are really hungry & thirsty after taking 5 hours snorkel excursion. Love the food & drink, fits on sunny day

1  Thank CyFritz
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I came here with my wife after diving two different times for a late lunch. Nico was our server and he was great. Food and drinks came fast but he was always ready for a joke. A friendly waitress (Pamela?) was also really helpful. The...More

1  Thank Scott319
Reviewed August 19, 2018

What a great place to hang out! We were a party of 3, my husband, daughter, 21, and myself. We had been there 2 years ago, and loved the location. We spent 2 evenings enjoying the people watching and the band. We had the same...More

1  Thank Rene V
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Pamela (our waitress) waived us in. We were reluctant but said what the hell. We had a wonderful margarita and Pamela was so friendly. Prices were very reasonable! Will definitely visit the Thirsty Cougar again!

1  Thank petstylist
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Questions & Answers
September 12, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Tim H | 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!!
Dana L
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!
Cassandra M
October 22, 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi Cassandra. Thanks for your interest.. There are 3 cruise terminals in Cozumel. If you dock at Puerta Maya or SSA International a taxi ride is the best way. (Appx 8usd. Ask to be dropped at Pizza Hut as we are adjacent... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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, Wepe, Melody Niko, Carlos, Alvaro, Jorge, Pam, Alex, Charlie, Hugo, GiGi and Tim, Stay Thirsty Cougars!!!
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