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South End Bahia | Carretera a Garrafón km. 4.6 Playa Lancheros, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
10:30 am - 7:00 am
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Haymarket, VA
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This beach restaurant is a place to grab several beers, and maybe some chips and guacamole... I wouldn't chance the chicken due to limited refrigeration, however... the fish is freshly prepared, and is something that they are known for...

Thank gkhicks
Helmond, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from Tiburon spending more than anticipated to get our picture with the Sharks, we were hungry and only had 320 pesos. For the equivalent of $22.00 USD (including tip) we got Lancheros fish special for 2, and a beer. This was 3 huge pieces of delicious fish with cooked tomatoes, rice, coleslaw we didn't touch, and a mountain of... More 

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st. kitts
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We shared an order of Tikinxik which was plenty for both of us and delicious. I don't eat coleslaw but my spouse did and developed food poisoning the same evening. This place likely did not pay enough attention to refrigeration. The washroom facility was very dirty & the swimming area was loaded with seaweed the day we were there. It's... More 

1 Thank holababa
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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167 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

On our golf cart quest for a beach at which to spend some time, we landed at Playa Lancheros. Thought we might try the local Tikin-Xic, too, but the beach was primary. We walked through the restaurant and found it to be appealing, but walking out to the beach we saw that it was not. It had been rainy and... More 

1 Thank 10-FT-STOP
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We can't go here without ordering the Tikin-Xic. It is good, but really not any better than the fish you get at the cocktelerias. The highlight of Playa Lancheros is the experience. You have to wait a while for them to prepare your fish, so you have time to just relax, walk out on the pier or just people watch.

Thank Keith C
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The food was good until we went to pay with American money she brought back a bill for $185.00 and we were so shocked we asked why and how the bill was and she informed us that her boss only give $14 pesos for an American $1 (the rate is $17.70 average) My husband said that he was going to... More 

Thank Raquel S
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We have been to Isla Mujeres 5 times and the Tikin-Xic at Playa Lancheros to us is a must. As others said, it does take a little long to get your order, but you are getting a whole fish, you have beers, a beach and a nurse shark you can play with to keep you entertained. It is definitely worth... More 

Thank Matthew W
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch, and we had a great relaxing time. They had delicious food, and live music. I recommend it!

Thank Eglantina M
Wausau, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We stopped for lunch while touring the Island with our rented golf cart. We enjoyed cold beers with chips, pico and guac. We dined on coconut shrimp and fish tacos. Out Of This World good!! Got my hair braided on the beach to boot! Will return!!

1 Thank terryandjim
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

This is a fun place to sit and watch the tourist pile off of the catamarans. It is also a nice view to enjoy while sipping on a cold cerveza or paloma. We tried the fried calamari which was amazing! Great batter and very fresh. We also tried the Mayan fish Tik n Xix. The flavor was good but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean
Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 7:00 am
10:30 am - 7:00 am
10:30 am - 7:00 am
10:30 am - 7:00 am
10:30 am - 7:00 am
10:30 am - 7:00 am
10:30 am - 7:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South End Bahia | Carretera a Garrafón km. 4.6 Playa Lancheros, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: 019981224381

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?