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The Thirsty Cougar

Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

We stopped here on a whim just to grab a beer. Ended up there for the afternoon. Great music, awesome staff. We loved it. If I ever go back to Cozumel I will definitley be spending another afternoon there.

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed February 6, 2017

We happened by this little bar just for a quick drink to take a break from shopping. Stayed because of the excellent service and atmosphere! All drinks served in beautiful glass ware that you can buy on site along with a variety of glass products....More

1  Thank cb22_travel
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

We assumed it would be crappy tourist food, but no. What we ate was really good. The beef fajitas we cooked to lusciousness, the fish tacos yummy. The beans and all sides were not an afterthought... they were made with caring and it showed. Even...More

2  Thank Joanna K
Reviewed February 4, 2017

The Thirsty Cougar – While touring Cozumel, our group of 4 decided to stop in for a drink and snack at The Thirsty Cougar. The fun, funky atmosphere invited us and the staff were upbeat. We ordered 3 specialty drinks, 1 margarita, and a plate...More

2  Thank Lanzen
Reviewed February 4, 2017

The Thirsty Cougar was a great and fun place. Good and fun drinks. The food was good and great people watching. The staff was very attentive.

1  Thank Diane B
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Great service from Manuel. Had the fajitas and quest fundido...great food in a great atmosphere. A must stop when we come here. A great hangout.

2  Thank Janis B
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

The staff is awesome and the drinks are delish! Of course you have to appreciate the name. Great place to stop on the main drag to get a frozen Margarita and people watch!

1  Thank kayinvail
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

When in Cozumel, don't miss this local treasure. Sit at a sidewalk table and soak up the ocean view and enjoy the best Margarita and quesadilla on the island. Make sure to ask for Pamela. She will take great care of you. You will not...More

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Not only does the Thirsty Cougar quench your thirst with the most amazing beverages, their staff were more like our family...by the end of the first night! We happened upon this place for lunch our first day on the island and we quite literally went...More

1  Thank Dawn M
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Great food, huge portions and good value for money. The staff are friendly and give great service with a smile.

1  Thank Trevor B
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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
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi Karen! Thanks for your inquiry! No need for a taxi from the Muelle Fiscal for the ferry. We are about 3 blocks South of that dock! Simply walk off dock mak a right and in a few blocks you should see us on the corner of... More
Robert M
October 29, 2016|
Response from GoRockets1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - This message was sent to a reviewer of this location, not the business. Although I agree...they had some awesome glassware!
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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
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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