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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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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
$12 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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 March 13, 2020 via mobile

Excellent brunch! Great location and view. Beautiful establishment. Great service. Historic location.

Date of visit: March 2020
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AdrianL3215, Propietario at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review our service and food. Kind regards,

Reviewed March 6, 2020

This place has nice views on the porch. The menu is smaller portions and Mexican with a twist. I like getting some variety so that works well for me. Sometimes I will just two small appetizers or split a couple of servings with another person....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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AdrianL3215, Propietario at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2020

Dear Customer, Thank you for your comments they help us to improve our service every day. We hope to see you soon! Best Regards,

Reviewed March 2, 2020

Their tacos are amazing and us every inspiring ingredients. We had the octopus tacos and the Jamaica flower vegetarian tacos. Both used the ingredients very well and transformed them, elevating them to a new level. The 4 leche dessert was better than any tres leche...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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AdrianL3215, Owner at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Hi Collin, Thank you for your detailed review about our food and service. We are very happy to read that you enjoy your Romantic evening at El Palomar :) . Kind Regards,

Reviewed March 1, 2020

I know I'm going against the grain from popular opinion but our meal tonight was lousy . It was lousy on several levels. First some chips and and two types of salsa were delivered - red and green, and my wife said " I swear...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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AdrianL3215, Propietario at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2020

Dear Dan, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review , it help us to improve our service, hopefully next time you visit you will notice the difference. Best Regards,

Reviewed February 21, 2020

I love this restaurant very much, gourmet cuisine! The best octopus! I recommend! You are magicians! Thank you very much!

Date of visit: February 2020
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AdrianL3215, Owner at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Dear Ivan, Thank yo for your kind comments about our "Island Cuisine" and Octopus. See you soon to try more of our menu. Best Regards,

Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

I arrived at El Palomar by chance. Looked more interesting than other restaurants and in the area, and I had a really outstanding meal. The grilled octopus, lobster tacos an the cheese flan were really amazing. Great service. Prices are reasonable. Nice atmosphere, not loud...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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AdrianL3215, Owner at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Hello, We want to thank yo for taking the time to review El Palomar. Hopefully we can have your visit very soon. Best Regards,

Reviewed February 11, 2020

The restaurant is in a nice location right on the main street with nice views. We sat outside and enjoyed the sea views. The cocktails are great although could do with having slightly more alcohol in them (it was hard to taste in some), there...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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AdrianL3215, Propietario at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2020

Dear Luke, Thank you for your comments, and we hopefully see you son! Kind regards,

Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

Cute restaurant in an old house right off the Main Street (non-ocean side but with a great sunset view!) Sat outside on the porch for a sunset dinner - tuna carpaccio, fish taco and lobster tacos were all tasty. Tacos were tiny (be prepared to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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AdrianL3215, Owner at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

Dear Rebecca, We are glad to read that you enjoy a great evening at our Restaurant. Your comments are of paramount importance for us, we really appreciate them and hopefully see you soon! Best Regards,

Reviewed February 10, 2020

What a great spot! We came across El Palomar looking for a late lunch and were not disappointed. The drinks were unique with fresh herbs. The food was beautiful and delicious. The service was great-what a fabulous leisurely late lunch! Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2020
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AdrianL3215, Owner at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Hola Samira, We are glad to read that you enjoy a great evening at our Restaurant. Your comments are of paramount importance for us, we really appreciate them. We hopefully see you soon! Best Regards,

Reviewed February 9, 2020

Love to come here every year. I think it is the most romantic spot on the island. Beautiful place to watch sunset with a couple of cocktails and some nice food. Can have drink & small bites or a meal, menu changes often, great service,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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AdrianL3215, Owner at El Palomar Cozumel, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Hola Samira, Dear Rose, We are glad to read that you enjoy a great evening at our Bar, La Pecadora. Your comments are of paramount importance for us, We hopefully see you soon! Best Regards,

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