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Javi's Cantina Restaurant Bar

Av Juarez # 12 | Two blocks north of Ultramar Ferry, between Av. Madero and Calle Abasolo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
+52 1 998 205 3003
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“crostini” (14 reviews)
“asparagus fries” (14 reviews)
“grouper” (32 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Av Juarez # 12 | Two blocks north of Ultramar Ferry, between Av. Madero and Calle Abasolo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family enjoyed dinner at this wonderful restaurant, the food was delicious and so were the cocktails. If I stayed longer on Isla we definitely would have returned! Do yourself a favor and eat at Javi’s.

Thank kims787
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this place twice last week. Both times we had the fish prepared local style. It is not on the menue but great. The owner's wife is from Chilton County Alabama and true southern style. The restaurant only has 7 or 8 tables so...More

Thank BUtrip
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not only was the food delicious, but the staff was also excellent. My husband forgot his sunglasses there and called them the next day. The staff looked for teh sunglasses and called back to say they found them. everyone was so friendly and helpful. There...More

Thank MKA2010
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by Javi’s for a late evening snack, and were greeted by Marla (Javi’s wife) as soon as we arrived. Service was very attentive, and the food was spot on! There are plenty of good restaurants in Isla Mujeres, but this one is a...More

Thank JoseGual
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love Javi’s! The service is absolutely top notch from beginning the to end. The owners were present and very involved- met all the the patrons at each table. Javi’s Bloody Mary was delicious-yahoo for one that is more than just tomato juice! We had...More

Thank LedbetterLodge
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We accidentally found this place and it was great. I had the parmesan crusted fresh fish of the day, which was grouper and it was delicious. We sat outside on the patio and Javi was playing guitar and singing. He encouraged anyone to come up...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I met two friends and we all had the fresh catch of the day which was grouper. It was grill to perfection. I also had a sangria which was good.

Thank CajunGato
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We dined at Javi’s after reading the great reviews. We were not impressed with the menu or our selection of the special the evening we dined there. We had the seafood platter which included two small lobster tails which were very dry and extremely over...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner one night. I had the cilantro lime shrimp and my partner had the beef kobob and they were both spectacular. Some of the best cooked beef we have ever had it was so tender and juicy. The shrimp were also delicious...More

1  Thank Madeleine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a local, we were looking for great fresh fish. We didn't have a reservation...definitely make one..we were able to sit at the bar. Our fish was mouth watering delicious, and it came with very fresh veggies and rice or mashed potatoes. Everything looked...More

Thank rpenzell22
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Questions & Answers
January 30, 2018|
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Response from MarlaBMartinez | Property representative |
Yes. Please contact us via our website
November 30, 2017|
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Response from MarlaBMartinez | Property representative |
Yes, we accept Visa and MasterCard
Kim S
November 5, 2017|
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Response from MarlaBMartinez | Property representative |
Thanks! We are remodeling our kitchen and will reopen Nov 16.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Juarez # 12 | Two blocks north of Ultramar Ferry, between Av. Madero and Calle Abasolo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: +52 1 998 205 3003
  • E-mail
Javi's Cantina Restaurant Bar is a small, intimate space with a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy, snacks, drinks, dinner and live music. Our full bar includes premium brands of alcohol and Superior Brand beers (Sol, Dos XX, etc) and Isla Brewing Artisan Beer. Our mission is to serve unforgettable food with a twist. Fresh and local... where flavor meets harmony. RESERVATIONS recommended. Walk ins welcome.
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