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Cozumel can be visited in many different fashions. All inclusive, budget hotel, ocean front condo, or in town villa are all great options here. The selections of food choices are just as diverse, from interesting street foods to finer dining establishments. After visiting many different vacation locations over the years we have settled on Cozumel as our preferred destination of choice. It is the perfect balance of us of, location, beauty, food, price and a great local community.

Good for
  • Solo
  • Friends
  • Couples
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

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17 Places

Wet Wendy's Margarita House and Restaurant

Restaurants

Burritos Gorditos

Restaurants

Cozumel Sailing

Boat Tours, Water Sports, Private Tours, Day Trips

Los Sera's

Restaurants

The Thirsty Cougar

Restaurants

Blue XT Sea Diving

Scuba & Snorkeling, Boat Tours

Del Sur Argentina Empanadas & Grill

Restaurants

Cielito Lindo Bistro

Restaurants

Fogo Do Brasil

Restaurants

El Casino - La Casa Del Mojito

Restaurants

Al Pie de Carbon

Restaurants

Kinta Mexican Bistro

Restaurants

Taqueria El Pique

Restaurants

The Money Bar Beach Club

Restaurants

Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

History Museums, Natural History Museums

Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve

Nature & Wildlife Areas

Playa de San Martin

Beaches

zman96's City Tips

  • Make sure to try to always pay in Pesos and talk to the locals to garner valuable information.
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    Wet Wendy's Margarita House and Restaurant
    Restaurants (Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar)
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    zman96 Says:

    Our favorite hangout on the island. Great staff that works their tails off to make sure you are well taken care of. The margaritas are bigger than your head and very flavorful. The food is also very good here.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    Tips
    • Great place to stop at each night for a drink. Live music 2-3 times a week.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #45 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Outside inside 16/06/2018
    • Off the beaten path but worth it 15/06/2018
    • Wet Wendy's Margarita House and Restaurant
    Address:
    #53 Avenida 5
    Entre Calle 2 y Juarez
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 8724970
    Price range:
    US$6 - US$18
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 - 23:00
    Mon - Thu
    10:00 - 23:00
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 - 00:00
    Fri - Sat
    10:00 - 02:00
    Other:
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    Burritos Gorditos
    Restaurants (Fast food, Mexican, Central American)
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    zman96 Says:

    Excellent in town place for an inexpensive very fresh meal. Eusebio the owner is a great guy to chat with while waiting for an enormous burrito.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Pop and water only is served so BYOB.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • As always, Fantastic! 09/06/2018
    • Delicious 08/06/2018
    • Burritos Gorditos
    Address:
    Av 5 between calle 2 and 4
    Cozumel 77667
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 120 0237
    Price range:
    US$4 - US$10
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    08:00 - 17:00
    Sat
    08:00 - 15:00
    Other:
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    Cozumel Sailing
    Boat Tours, Water Sports, Private Tours, Day Trips
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    zman96 Says:

    This operator runs 2 basic tours that are excellent. The 5-6 hour day time excursion and the sunset sail. Both are tremendous bangs for you dollar. The crew goes above and beyond to make sure you have a great time. Going out on this boat is a must do for us each trip at least once. Many other excursions offer "sail" excursions but don't actually sail like this one does.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • My tip, do this at least once.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #42 of 232 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Family Fun Day! 08/06/2018
    • Family of 8 catamaran day on the water...Excellence!! 01/06/2018
    • Cozumel Sailing
    Address:
    Puerto de Abrigo Marina
    Cozumel 760000
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 869 2312
    Other:
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    Los Sera's
    Restaurants (Mexican, Latin, Pizza)
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    zman96 Says:

    Probably the best tasting pastor I have had on the island. The pastor pizza is fantastic and priced unbelievably well.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Can be very hot, sit near the side walk or order a pizza ahead of time for pick up.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #56 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    • Great place to eat!!! 15/06/2018
    • Great Al Pastor 04/06/2018
    • Los Sera's
    Address:
    Av. Pedro Joaquin Coldwell Esq. calle Morelos
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 100 7848
    Other:
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    The Thirsty Cougar
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean)
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    zman96 Says:

    Awesome people watching hangout right on the main drag. Sit back with a large margarita and enjoy the amazing water views and vibrant town views.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #29 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great drinks and great food!! 15/06/2018
    • Best Margarita....EVER 15/06/2018
    • The Thirsty Cougar
    Address:
    Rafael Melgar
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 869 0214
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$30
    Hours:
    Mon - Thu
    09:00 - 00:00
    Fri - Sat
    09:00 - 01:00
    Other:
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    Blue XT Sea Diving
    Scuba & Snorkeling, Boat Tours
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    zman96 Says:

    This has been my dive operator of choice for my last 6 years of traveling to Cozumel. They are a boutique op that will keep, clean and setup your gear for you each day. Christi's crew, especially Pedro are phenomenal.

    Good for
    • Thrill Seeker
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 304 Outdoor Activities in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • 1st time with Blue XT Sea Diving and SUPER IMPRESSED!!! 15/06/2018
    • Fantastic operation 26/05/2018
    • Blue XT Sea Diving
    Address:
    Marina
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +1 512-650-3239
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    09:30 - 16:00
    Sat
    10:00 - 14:00
    Other:
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    Del Sur Argentina Empanadas & Grill
    Restaurants (Steakhouse, Argentinian, Latin)
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    zman96 Says:

    We have loved this place for years, from its origins as a small empanada take out place to its current invention as a full service restaurant. While the empanadas are still excellent, their grilled items are tough to beat. The fresh catch of the day is always grilled to perfection and pairs with Rene's excellent selection of wines very well.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #47 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    • Steak 05/04/2018
    • Worth the visit 06/03/2018
    • Del Sur Argentina Empanadas & Grill
    Address:
    Calle 3 sur 5
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 871 5744
    Other:
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    Cielito Lindo Bistro
    Restaurants (Mexican, Latin, International)
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    zman96 Says:

    A very good new restaurant just south of the square. The food is excellent, fresh and well priced, especially for the main tourist area.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Make sure to get the menu in Pesos.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #39 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Returning customers 08/06/2018
    • Fabulous food. Great little bistro 06/05/2018
    • Cielito Lindo Bistro
    Address:
    Calle 3 sur Con 5
    Numero 298
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 869 2031
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    13:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Fogo Do Brasil
    Restaurants (Steakhouse, Brazilian)
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    zman96 Says:

    We have only eaten breakfast here and have enjoyed it each time we have had it. The portions are nicely sized and prices are appropriate for ocean front dining.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • If it is not too hot sit outside and enjoy watching the town wake up at breakfast time.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #195 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    • If I could give less than one star I would 02/05/2018
    • very good eats at reasnable price very nice view you wont be sorry 03/03/2018
    • Fogo Do Brasil
    Address:
    Avenida General Rafael E. Melgar
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 869 0864
    Price range:
    US$9 - US$35
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    El Casino - La Casa Del Mojito
    Restaurants (Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Bar)
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    zman96 Says:

    A must stop for us each trip (usually twice). We really enjoy their sandwiches, the Cuban and the Pork Leg are fantastic. All the drinks here pack quite the punch as well. The owner Alex is very friendly and full of interesting stories.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #94 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    • Best Mojito I've ever had, authentic, felt as though we were in Cuba! 26/04/2018
    • average 14/04/2018
    • El Casino - La Casa Del Mojito
    Address:
    5ta Av. entre Rosado Salas y 3 Centro Sur
    Cozumel
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 111 4124
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    16:00 - 12:00
    Other:
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    Al Pie de Carbon
    Restaurants (Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill)
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    zman96 Says:

    When you are craving a steak this is the place. I have been stuck on ordering the Arracherra steak each time lately and it never disappoints. The queso fundido as an appetizer is the best on the island, since it is cooked on their grill it caramelizes fantastically well.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Good place to go on a hot night, they have very good air conditioning.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #62 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    • Romantic 21/05/2018
    • Al Pie de Carbon on Calle 3, great burger, but steak & staff needs help! 27/04/2018
    • Al Pie de Carbon
    Address:
    Corner of Calle 6 Norte & Avenida 5
    Cozumel
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 120 1874
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    16:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Kinta Mexican Bistro
    Restaurants (Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood)
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    zman96 Says:

    Kinta is a well done fusion restaurant that is very different from other places on Cozumel. The menu is always very innovative and the food is fresh presented in a upscale style. A beautiful garden setting accompanies the food well and makes for a great dinning experience.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful meal 12/06/2018
    • Wonderful atmosphere, amazing food, great service.. 24/05/2018
    • Kinta Mexican Bistro
    Address:
    5ta Av No. 148B
    Entre 2 y 4 norte
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 869 0544
    Price range:
    US$15 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    17:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Taqueria El Pique
    Restaurants (Mexican, Latin, Spanish)
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    zman96 Says:

    Cheap eats is the name of the game here. They serve very good tacos here, with the Pasor and arracherra being the standouts.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Sit towards the door as it can get hot when the breeze dies down.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #44 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Off the beaten track 01/05/2018
    • awesome 20/03/2018
    • Taqueria El Pique
    Address:
    30th Ave
    Cozumel 77622
    Mexico
    Phone:
    872-46-28
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    18:00 - 01:00
    Other:
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    The Money Bar Beach Club
    Restaurants (Mexican, Bar, Seafood)
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    zman96 Says:

    A great place to visit during happy hour. The two for one pricing makes this place worth visiting. The water view are magnificent, especially at sunset. They have good live music many evenings that add to the ambiance nicely.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Go during happy hour.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #66 of 344 restaurants in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • average food with superior staff and location 15/06/2018
    • Great location, average food 12/06/2018
    • The Money Bar Beach Club
    Address:
    Carretera Costera
    Zona Hotelera Sur Km 6,5
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 869 5140
    Price range:
    US$73 - US$1,150
    Hours:
    Mon - Thu
    07:00 - 21:00
    Fri - Sun
    07:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
    History Museums, Natural History Museums
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    zman96 Says:

    A interesting place to spend some time during a rainy day.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #46 of 164 things to do in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice little museum 29/05/2018
    • Good place to find out more about Cozumel 27/05/2018
    • Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
    Address:
    Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 4
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    1 11 52 987 21 475
    Other:
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    Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve
    Nature & Wildlife Areas
    See more photos
    zman96 Says:

    Located at the southern end of the island, this is a must visit. Make sure to stop on your way to the lighthouse and see the crocodiles in the lagoon. The beaches are amazing down here and the water is impossible to describe.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #26 of 164 things to do in Cozumel
    • Excellent natural habitat area to observe local flora, fauna, lagoon & beach 21/04/2018
    • Paradise! 08/04/2018
    • Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve
    Address:
    Carr.Costera Sur Km 27
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +52 987 872 0914
    Other:
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    Playa de San Martin
    Beaches
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    zman96 Says:

    Our favorite beach on the east side of the island. This is one of the largest stretches of beach on the island. Set up near the life guards. They are good to talk to about the water conditions as this area can be quite treacherous in certain conditions.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #18 of 164 things to do in Cozumel
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Most Beautiful Beach on East Side in Cozumel! 29/04/2018
    • Gorgeous 22/04/2018
    • Playa de San Martin
    Address:
    1.5km Sorth Of Playa Chen Rio
    Cozumel 77600
    Mexico
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