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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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15 reviews
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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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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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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 375 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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148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 302 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
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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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Thank Dawn H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Our ritual First meal on the island. We love the guacomole and salsa! We ordered Ceviche (conch and fish) it was delicious and plentiful. We always get the Garlic Fish Fillet and it never dissapoints. While the service is slow it helps you ease into Island time.

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Thank Lynne R
Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had great fresh fish here. He had the whole fish and I did the filet. They have tables on the beach and you can sit and eat with your feet in the sand. Prices very good also. Also can enjoy looking at the boats while you dine.

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El Cajon, California
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11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

My wife ordered the fried fish "drowned in garlic", and I ordered a seafood cocktail. We waited a very long (too long) time before they brought out a thin piece of greasy fried fish without garlic and a heaping seafood cocktail unseasoned and so packed with seafood there was no thought about the sauce that makes it a cocktail. When... 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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?