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“Cheap and really good!”
Review of El Foco

El Foco
Ranked #92 of 386 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $40
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner
Description: Restaurant specialized in mexican food, with 35 years of experience and quality in everything we do, characterized for our excellent service and exquisite flavor. We have a lot of special dishes from delicious tacos and appetizers lie famous guacamole and azteca soup to fish and seafood and always caring about special need and tastes of each of our clients.
Reviewed December 21, 2008

My wife and I just love this place.

We were on a ultra low budget vacation this year and were hanging out at the nice La Caletita public beach by the lighthouse (near Caribe Blu hotel) a lot.

Well, you can bring your own there, so besides my cooler of XX, we had leftover El Foco tacos and baked goods from the bakery down the street from Especias.

That beats the tar out of expensive beach club food!!

1  Thank eaton53
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Reviewed July 28, 2008

I'd been away from Cozumel from almost 8 years and was so happy that El Foco is still the same as it was the first time I was there almost 20 years ago! Eat low cholesterol elsewhere so you can load up here! Mexican-style tacos with the proper amount of finger-licking grease. My favorites - cheese and poblano tacos with a side of guacamole and Mexican Coca-Cola. Doesn't get much better.

Thank DivingDebbie
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Reviewed July 20, 2008

I go to Cozumel several times a year and eat at El Foco at least two, sometimes three times on every visit. The food is fantastic, service good and friendly and prices are not outrageous like most the restaurants have gotten to be in Cozumel. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Luv_2B_underwater
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Reviewed July 10, 2008

I will never forget we arrived in Cozumel last year a bit late to go to the Melia Cozumel..and we intended to nap until dinner. Of course we woke up almost at midnight and missed all of the food at our hotel. So we cabbed into town and asked him to take us to someplace GOOD. FIrst he stopped in front of the Hard Rock and we were like NO WAY, we would prefer local food so he drove us up to El Foco.
The restraunt has about 8 tables and the walls have graffitti written all over but the place was packed so we gave it a shot. We ordered the tacos with chorizo and chicken and I must say they were THE BEST I have ever tasted. My wife and I still look forward to going back.
If you are adventerous, have a decent stomach for more local food and dont mind the...casual atmosphere, this is a GREAT place. Inexpensive also!

4  Thank jonfhills
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