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Viva Zapata

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Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
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Block West Of the Main Square 1-2 | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Salmon Arm, Canada
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Eat here twice. Once with my girlfriend an than 2nd time with our new found friend we met from Georgia. Food was good but the service was lacking both visits. Its a little pricy for the Island but most places are compared to other places in Mexico. Open fire grill was great but was very hot even inside the open... More 

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Thank masonjar62
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the Seafood Platter for 2. YUM! Isla Holbox seafood is so fresh it's amazing. Great casual spot for drinks and dinner.

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Thank Amberb00
Calgary
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wouldn't say outstanding but good food and service! Great location and good authentic old-Mexico charm

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Thank murjaq
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the relaxed vibe and amazing food, we went to have lunch and stayed there almost until they closed, the music, food, drinks and staff are great. I'm vegetarian so I can't have a personal opinion on the fish but my friends said it was amazing, my pasta was delicious!

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Thank Aradi F
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a super meal here last night! Really tasty octopus, well cooked. Tried the shrimp too which was excellent. One of the best meals I've had on the Isla!

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Thank Ross L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great cocktails! The food was good too. Fun, laid back vibe. We had two dinners on Holbox and this was definitely the better of the two.

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Thank jnelek
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time to this restaurant and I'm sorry to say that we won't be back. We waited at our table for at least 15 minutes and not a single server came to speak to us or ask us if we would like to order anything. Our kids were really tired and hungry so we just couldn't wait... More 

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Thank Darcy C
Naples, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the more popular spots in town with a lively bar & swing seats..just what you need after a few mezcals?! The staff were attentive & friendly! Big screen TVs ..even here in this remote island

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Thank Jane F
Waller, Texas
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first restraunt we ate at in Holbox based on other reviews. We had a nice mixed ceviche and some nachos. The prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was relaxed.

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Thank ChasmanWaller
Monterrey, Mexico
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Good food, but bad chimney for the kitchen , your clothes will smell like barbacue. Everybody smoke in all areas. Don't go if you hate ruining your food with cigarette smoke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block West Of the Main Square 1-2 | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362
Description
Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica Holboxno

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?