We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Gourmet Mexican”

Kinta Mexican Bistro
Ranked #11 of 373 Restaurants in Cozumel
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Des Plaines, Illinois
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Gourmet Mexican”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

A delightful little restaurant with food that could compete for awards anywhere. Make a reservation for a table on the patio where the atmosphere is very romantic. The service is excellent, too--this has become one of our favorite spots on the island.

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
Thank MHub
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

1,006 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    772
    160
    45
    18
    11
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
225 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Fantastic - highly recommended!!!!”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

We would eat here again and again. This was a wonderful restaurant in a quiet location and with a beautiful courtyard setting. It had an extensive menu and some of the very best food we have eaten. A lovely dining experience with an excellent and honest waiter. He was bold enough to say that they took one dessert off of the menu as it didn't taste right...that was good enough for us. The service and food all round was above excellent.

We cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough and so please form your own view and eat here. It will be worth the wait....

Helpful?
Thank ChinaDragon4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Houston
Level Contributor
54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great outdoor setting”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

We have eaten here many times and the outdoor courtyard is lovely. I also enjoy spying the black kitty that lives on the property roaming about as patrons eat. Very cute! We love their cherry bombs-filled with a spicy fish concotion-but you must ask about them as they are off the menu. In other seasons they have delicious squash blossoms!!!
The fish is wonderful-fresh and beautifully prepared!

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank FoodEmpress
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
San Francisco, California, United States
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food and atmosphere!”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Loved our dinner here. Ask for the waiter's favorites or specials - they may not all be on the menu!

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank Brian K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nasty Experience...”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Odd combinations abound. Location way off tract, atmosphere an absolute ZERO. They attempt to be in the worst way an upscaled establishment, but fail poorly. Food, over the top attempt to be a fusion styled cuisine. Results...devastating, heavily overpriced, poor quality and substandard service. To add insult to an overrated "joint" where if your not in the inner circle you can sit in the mosquito infested garden and scratch more than you head why you even stepped into this place. Then you have the displeasure of meeting the owner, an obnoxious American by the name of "Christian" please save us for this horror... Buyer BEWARE..!

  • Visited November 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank ZflyDiver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Kinta Mexican Bistro also viewed

Cozumel, Quintana Roo
 
Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Cozumel, Quintana Roo
 

Been to Kinta Mexican Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing