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Buena Vista Grill

Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 875 2102
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Caribbean, Spanish, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buena vista was recommended by 2 local residents when we were asking for fresh, grilled fish options in Holbox. It's run by a family of fishermen, has the look and feel of a homely family run place, just behind the Amaite Hotel on the beach...More

Thank tokyodom
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We sat down and eventually were told that we couldn’t get service for a long while, even though others were seated and eating. Very strange. My husband asked if we could at least order a michelada; waitress said yes. We waited and waited and nothing...More

Thank amy38117
Reviewed July 21, 2017

The sunset brought me there. I ordered a langosta with butter. The butter had never been put in the fridge clearly and smelled very bad when boiled. Rice and carrots were room temperature, in a small portion. The butter spoilt it all. The langosta was...More

Thank valvalvalval
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We went there twice, had some great prawns in different sauces, homemade handcut french fries! Variety of drinks were limited but tasty.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a meal here and noticed several Mexican families at nearby tables. The menu was varied but I can definitely recommend the grilled fish with garlic and the guacamole. The service was attentive and friendly. Our table faced a large wall mural of sea...More

1  Thank Nansea2013
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

I tried this restaurant on the strength of TripAdvisor reviews but wasn't impressed. It was ok, but I had better meals for the same price or less - eg Raices beach bar, la sirenita.

1  Thank CanuckChar
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend the place! Fresh seafood yet delicious and VERY cheap! Service is really good and kind! Its very cosy :) No more plastic chairs as on the photo in the gallery. I really liked it there. It was just simple and very...More

Thank Pimentaway
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Very friendly personnel and really tasty food to affordable prices. Its more in the range of the other single € restaurants on Holbox with main dishes around 120-150 pesos. I can easily recommend shrimps in cream sauce - very tasty!

1  Thank RichardRuben
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Tried two pastas for a late lunch - 60/120 pesos (with/without meat). Not bad, nor good. Choose it if you are on a tight budget.

Thank garfieldpbj
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Lunch here, fish tacos and chicken tacos. Good food and drinks. Fairly inexpensive. Great sea view. Good service.

1  Thank CookyM-G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2102
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