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Iconic house built in 1903, today considered Cultural Heritage of the Island of Cozumel. Art exhibitions, Mixology and Island Cuisine. Enjoy a tradition in front of the sea. Amazing views (best sunset of the Island). The drinks you have always desire (Best Mezcal at México). Feel free to ask about anything!
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best drinks in Cozumel are at Palomar! The drinks are made by a highly skilled mixologist and the servers are educated on what would be the best for specific taste palettes. The food is incredible and easily shared with a group of people. All...octopus dishes are incredible and well crafted. It’s great to sit either on the porch to people watch or you can eat in their private garden. Absolutely amazing experience!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here and it was amazing! We had a nice view of the water/sunset, the drinks were awesome (I love a good cocktail), and the food was excellent! I had the lobster which was the best lobster I've ever had!! It was marinated with...lemon butter and wow it just tasted amazing! Also the grilled octopus for an appetizer was amazing too, full of flavor! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is fantastic, the appetizers and snacks are delicious and their draft beer is very tasty. It is a few blocks away down the ferry station. Nice little backyard as well

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 28, 2021

Stumbled along this place at 11 pm on a Sunday and had a couple of beers and the Pork Belly Tacos. Gerardo, the bartender was excellent. Nice to have someone to chat with. Met a guy from Hamilton, Canada where my mother lives. I will...be back. Those tacos sneak into my dreams at night. Mmmmm so good.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 10, 2021 via mobile

OMFG we stumbled upon this place and everything is AMAZING. We did 3 starters which are pretty good size plus an entree which was HUGE. Such wonderful flavors and quality of EVERYTHING

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 5, 2021

Wanted to grab drinks and watch the sunset and it was amazing! The mixology was on point. So tasty and the right amount of alcohol. If you like spicy and mezcal get the habanero! Omar was our waiter and he was very nice and great...speedy service.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 22, 2021 via mobile

this little restaurant near the Cozumel museum! Our waiter, Juan, was so accommodating, and the garden in the back had a great ambience. Prices were reasonable and the food was really tasty (try the pork tacos).

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 12, 2021 via mobile

Lovely View Good Service. Just returned from dinner here this evening. Location on the Melacon is great, fun to look out at the ocean and to people watch. Music was a bit loud for my taste, but maybe I’m just an old fogey. Food was...pretty good overall, but there are so many really good places to eat in Cozumel. We had the beef “ceviche” which I enjoyed very much (imaginative and well executed), the pork belly tacos which were just okay and a seafood medley with fideo (very fine short pasta) which was quite tasty. All in all a good meal, but not great. Our server Juan was always ready to help when we needed him and did well.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 10, 2021

Make a reservation, and if you can, sit on the front veranda portion of this 100 + year old building. They have a mixologist who will make an amazing (mezcal) drink for you, and they offer wonderful and unique dishes. We had an appetizer that...was a take on empenadas (infladitas), a main for two made of fish, shrimp, octopus and clams and served in what seemed like a paella pan. It was scrumptous. Dessert kept simple with brown sugar glazed pineapple and ice cream. Watch the world go by on the boulevard and see the ocean, or sit in the courtyard which looked very cozy and comfortable. Prices were very fair. We'll return next year.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 26, 2021 via mobile

El Palomar has really stepped it up with their new chef & outstanding menu! Ambience, food, drinks .... all amazing! Everything we have tried so far has been delicious! Sofrito de Pulpo: Octopus served with roasted onion, mashed avocado, and lemon vinaigrette. Tuna Fried Tortilla:...With chipotle mayonnaise, avocado, ponzu sauce. Empanadas: tuna carnitas (3 pcs) Shrimp Tacos: Mezcal shrimp tacos (2 pcs) Lobster NAAN: With chipotle mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, and avocado. As far as drinks: Paloma, Mezcal Margarita & Carajillo are favorites, as well as Café Borbone "El Verdadero Caffe Italiano"!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Yes, El Palomar Cozumel offers takeout services.

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El Palomar Cozumel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5