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El Sushi de Holbox

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Tiburon Ballena s/n | Plaza Comercial el Pueblito, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 132 9507
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So the 9 y/o loves sushi and was thrilled to find out that there was a place here on the island. We stopped in for an early dinner. Husband ordered a beer and I ordered a Caparina. For dinner we ordered a couple of pieces of salmon and local white fish with truffle oil, some noodles and plain rice for... More 

Thank Tonatzin M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Following reviews from fellow travellers, we checked out El Sushi de Holbox for a change from the usual mexican fare we had been consuming during our time in Holbox. Cocktail list was great, definitely recommend the lychee martini! We ordered the salmon sashimi, tuna tartare and the lobster roll - the latter tasting simply suberb. Also good value and fun... More 

Thank Kellie S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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61 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My son really wanted sushi so we stopped in here to try a few rolls. Tho the ingredients tasted fresh, it seemed that there was an over reliance on mayonnaise in the three rolls we tried. Surprisingly enough we preferred the more basic rolls than the one specialty roll we tried. Portions were nice and large, tho they skimped on... More 

1 Thank Jones4Traveling
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We love sushi and eat it often back home in NJ, so it's not the first cuisine we think of when visiting Mexico. However, we decided to drop in for dinner to visit our good friend Aurelio, and we're so glad we did! This sushi has a unique Mexican twist, and the citrus soy sauce and pepper sauces are AMAZING!... More 

Thank Stephen P
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

waited 45 minutes for our 2 rolls and 1 noodles order. there were only 3 tables except us so there is no excuse if there is an excuse for that. i didn't let the food arrive at my table, I told the waiter to give me the check for the drinks because I'm leaving. what a ridiculous place.

Thank עומר י
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The sushi, the gioza and the cake were really good and the service was also excellent. The waitress was so nice, she even taught us some Spanish. Highly recommended!

Thank Amit B
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was good, but it took a while to get our appetizer and even longer to get our food. The delay was much longer than expected.

Thank Gustavo R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I didn't expect to find sushi on the small island of Holbox but we passed this place and decided to give it a try. Glad we did! They had a great menu and some really delicious options for sushi lovers as well as those who want other options like ramen with arrachera steak--yum! We had 3 rolls, ramen and tempura... More 

Thank Erika H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Food fantastic super fresh fish as you would expect. We ordered a selection for the table as a family of 7 and tasted all specials. Only one I wouldn't reorder was the octopus. Service of drinks super slow especially when re ordering a round.

1 Thank Neil N
Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

I've tried sush barsi in the UK but this was very different. You order a type of sushi and get around 10 pieces but in a group you can mix and match and share. My sushi had sweet banana wrapped around the outside and was really unusual and tasty my son had like steak and my husband a chilli seafood... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tiburon Ballena s/n | Plaza Comercial el Pueblito, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 132 9507
El Sushi de Holbox is the best asiatic restaurant in the Island. Our starter, fresh tuna tiradito won the first price on the holbox gastronomic awards. The terrace has a wonderful atmosphere as it is hidden from the noise of the street. Come and enjoy of our chefs rolls as sakana roll, niguiris or just a delicious margarita!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?