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Restaurant Bar Velazquez

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Av. Rueda Medina, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
+52 998 844 6763
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loveisla
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the oldest restaurants on the island and its seen better days. It’s always been somewhat up and down but a tip is don’t go there unless there are a number of people. For some reason when the restaurant is empty, they don’t even attempt to provide hot, fresh food. If its crowded, you may wait a... More 

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Thank lovesisla
Cincinnati
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our favorite places on Isla. Love to put my feet in the sand and have some shrimp or guacamole. Everything is fresh and affordable.

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Thank IJLK
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We arrived on Isla and wanted seafood. We had a grilled fish dinner with rice, beans and tortillas right on the beach with the fishing boats nearby and the sun setting. Great time!

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Thank Cynthia B
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic seafood. Went for my wife's birthday and it was amazing. Lobster pizza was absolutely delicious. 1.5lb Lobster tail and our red snapper dishes were phenomenal. I asked for a cake for her birthday and they brought the most incredible Key Lime Pie we had ever had. Impeccable service and amazing food. Thank you for a most excellent experience!!!

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Thank MikeandFaithfromIndy
Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

This place was recommended to us by a taxi driver last year....it was the FIRST place we went to eat this year! Truly a hole in the wall type place, but GREAT food, and view. Prices are very good. Only ate there twice this year....our loss!

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Thank Ed J
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

There are many fish restaurants right in a row on the beach but this is my favorite. This the last one on the beach so it's a little more secluded, surrounded by the boats and the dock. We shared the whole red snapper and it was a big meal! Great spot for simple and honest fish dishes.

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Thank LittleRedCorvette76
Truckee, California
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Just before you get back on the ferry to Cancun be sure to stop at Velazquez. It is a family cafe with several of the family members working each day. The coconut shrimp is amazing. The fresh fish is that….. FRESH…..right off the boats sitting on the shore line. We went twice - fish tacos and red snapper are right... More 

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Thank Ldawg3
Hassocks, United Kingdom
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456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

We stopped in restaurant bar Velazquez for drinks before getting our boat back to the mainland. Both service and drinks were good, and not too expensive.

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Thank Edwin F
San Diego, California
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306 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

This is in such a great spot, you would think their prices would be more! Right on the harbor, with tables in the sand? It gives you that island feel while you are dining. The staff is family, and treat you like you are a guest in their home. They have so many fish and seafood dishes to choose from... More 

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Thank elizacass
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

My First and last meal on my Isla Mujeres trips. Fresh caught Snapper or other fish BBQ style called Mayan. Tik in cik Guacamole, chips and all the fixings Open air beach restaurant with kind staff. My Last day on island I buy a dinner. To go. Reasonably priced, and near the ferry dock Recommended to me by locals back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Rueda Medina, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: +52 998 844 6763

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