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“Great food, ambience and professional service”
Review of Kondesa Restaurant

Kondesa Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 387 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $11
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Mexican, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Having a really hard time deciding between Kondesa and its sister restaurant La Kinta for best restaurant we tried in Cozumel... a slight edge to Kondesa for value-for-money, a slight edge to La Kinta for having enough canopies to cover all the tables when it rains :-). But our friends at Kondesa moved everyone under cover smoothly and swiftly, and kept on bringing delicious dishes: mahi-mahi with pumpkin seeds and brussels sprouts puree, properly complex chicken mole, and a chocolate banana dessert stand out in memory. Outstanding service: the waiters knew their dishes and their wines (a few choices by the glass, all going well with the food), and they materialized promptly when needed. A beautiful garden setting: a perfect evening.

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Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice garden setting and good music but to be honest the food was average, sadly after so many good reviews

Wouldn't rush back

1  Thank Brett B
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

Not just the best meal I have ever had in Cozumel, but quite possibly the best ever. The setting, the food, the ambiance and vibe all add up to one amazing experience. The Tres Guak is heaven served in 3 bowls. The queso fundito in one. The owner passes among the tables to ensure all is well. Do yourself a favor, do not pass this place up !!

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Thank Bobby S
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

We had tried Kinta and found this was their sister restaurant. And it was better in some ways as Kinta. The outside seating is more expansive. Under the large trees with the twinkling lights you feel out in the woods somewhere rather than Cozumel City. Here is the topper. During dinner, my lovely wife happened to accidentally knock over my wine onto my plate, breaking the glass into my food. Like this was something they practiced, they whisked away any evidence of the incident, immediately refilled my wine and within minutes, I had a fresh dish in front of me. And the food is superb. And they try things that are definitely not what you get anywhere else. You will enjoy!

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Thank Dana1020
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

Highly recommended. Delicious, creative, and beautifully-presented dishes in a lovely outdoor setting. The "owner" (Dexter the cat) will come around to visit, and will hop into your lap if you're friendly!

Not cheap, but well worth it.

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