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“Probably the best food on the island”
Review of El Chapulim

El Chapulim
Ranked #15 of 107 Restaurants in Holbox Island
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 19, 2013

Very good fish and shrimps - we did enjoy our dinners here :-) Thank you, Eric! I would certainly recommend this small place.

Thank matkalla_13
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Service is a bit intense and not terribly relaxing. Food ok but couldn't finish it as portion too big and way too rich...

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Reviewed December 30, 2012

AMAZING. Very fresh, no Menu, 3 Choices, very good Food, nice Service. Try it!! We come back for sure!! <3<3<3

Thank Pasusu
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

My friends booked this for their wedding ceremony dinner. 17 of us (from ages 3 - 73) are flexible and casual, and strolled up together. With no menu to choose from, it removed a lot of stresses for our group and for the chef and owner. The chef and owner is flexible to special diets (i am a vegetarian), creative and straight forward. He used the fresh catch of the day, local and traditional styles to create the menu. Two appetizers combined many flavours and ingredients for unique tastes, two main courses to be shared definitely filled everyone's bellies and taste buds, and delicious flan, signature cocktail and coffee were the sparkles throughout the meal. The tables were set on the patio and the sandy street, we rolled up with our own lanterns and the server helped us hang a pinata for the child in us.

Try El Chapulim trustingly and throw away your pre conceived notions of how you want the universe to run. It is delicious to let someone else make the decisions for a moment...

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Thank Kelle G
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

We chanced upon this 'fresh food, no regular menu' restaurant on a side street off the main square. How lucky we were as our meal turned out to be the best we'd had on the island. Fabulous! Don't forget to give the owner's dog Clifford a cuddle on the way out. All in all a great find - you must go!

Thank Emsical
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