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Barquito Mawimbi Beach Bar & Restaurant

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Calle Igualdad, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2003
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a perfect little laid back bar/restaurant open to the public at Hotel Mawimbi.....sand floors and super laid back atmosphere. They offer light fare and full meals. All the food is basic and mostly Mexican style with heavy emphasize on fresh seafood. My favorite was the shrimp fajitas. The bartenders make the best mojitos I have ever had. Thank... More 

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Thank sp8holly
United States
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Great place with beach front, very rustic but their food is amazing! Great drinks as well, the hotel and restaurant owners work very hard on it and keep the place in super clean conditions.

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lake forest, il
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

My husband had the guacamole and shrimp stuffed avocado and I had the chicken mole.... both delicious!

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2 Thank vwbeetle1
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at casa las tortugas right next store but ventured over many times for lunch and dinner. Very casual and laid back vibe. Darling tables right on the beach over looking the water. Every meal was wonderful and served with freshly prepared ingredients. The ceviche is amazing, the best I have ever had. Highly recommend if you are visiting... More 

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1 Thank Elizabeth S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a very good ceviche and quesadillas! Amazing to enjoy the margaritas from the hammock! Good service and environment.

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Tucson, Arizona
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My hubby and I stayed at Mawimbi for 8 days. We arrived late and ate Barquito for our first meal in Holbox. I had langosta mojo de ajo. It was very good and refreshing. The portion size was also good. My hubby had the skirt steak. His meal was not pleasing to the eye and was a bit dry. The... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We loved this place for lunch so much that we came here twice. Great for the kids too. A perfect beach setting.... how relaxing. Great food.

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Thank kateonhols73
Canada
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We were staying next door at Casa Las Tortugas and didn't actually realize that there was a restaurant here until one of the guests mentioned it. It was a little bit Faulty Towers at points, which quite honestly only added to the charm and character of the place (it isn't as chic as next door but the restaurant is small,... More 

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Thank lutonlassontour
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

There are other places to eat in Holbox and we did, but the food choices in Barquito Mawimbi were consistently great/convenient - and no shoes required!

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Paris France
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Tried it twice (night cocktail hour and lunch ? Staff unpersonal nor welcoming to outside guests. Serves only Corona light which is tasteless. Fajitas de pollo and chicken filets were dry and tasteless. We gave a little push to this dull food with an excellent guacamole and bottled seasoning available on the table. I guess this place is better in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $50
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Igualdad, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2003

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