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El Moro

Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 3029
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (89 reviews)
“moles” (38 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We met a couple on a snorkel trip and they recommended El Moro. This place is well off the tourism corridor and if this is your first time in Mexico you could be concerned about where the Taxi is taking you. It is safe, don't...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go with the wait staffs recommendations, and so good!!! We had the Chulate yucateca and beef De Cuba. We also margaritas were top knotch!

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love El Moro! This is a hidden gem hidden in the local part of town. We came here two years ago after being suggested by one of our local friends. It's deep in the heart o Cozumel. Family run and owned since the 60's....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually save El Moro for our last dinner on the island. It's a little off the beaten path but only a 75 peso taxi ride from town square. We were greeted as family and as usual had difficulty selecting our dinners from the extensive...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorites in Cozumel. Not unusual for us to dine there more than once during our stay on the island. It is a friendly family run business. The service is second to none and the food is superb with large portions...well worth the...More

Thank cgmanuel
Reviewed 23 May 2017

While the place doesn't look like much when you walk in, the warm service and wonderful food more than make up for it. We had the amazing seafood platter and the mole chicken. Both were excellent. Be sure to try the lime soup - even...More

Thank jujube
Reviewed 17 May 2017

El Moro is as good as food on Cozumel gets. Period. El Moro has been #1 on our top 5 Cozumel restaurant list since we discovered it 4 years ago and we’ve been to the island since 1987. Do what we do: don’t even pick...More

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered a plate for two that had a variety of non fried sea food. It was amazing !! Price is accesible.

Thank Nestor A
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Still the best! After 32 years of dining here, it is still great! Small family owned from 1977! Located back in the city, just ask the taxi drivers. Great food at very reasonable prices! Our favorite is the grilled Yucatan Pork Chops! We have never...More

Thank Haden L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We have returned to Cozumel for a 2 week stay and have already been twice in the first week.The second time we we went was with a couple we met who had never been. They agree that it's the best. The family owners are so...More

Thank buzsaw8
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there any type of meat served? Like fajitas or a plain hamburger. My husband is highly allergic to fish and does not eat seafood except for crawfish.
26 July 2016|
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Response from zacharias2017 | Reviewed this property |
A B they are not a "seafood" restaurant.. they are a restaurant and have many "home cooking" selections of Beef Chicken & Seafood. And on Sunday they have a great Pork special that is prepared the night before and cooks all... More
What credit cards do you take?
18 June 2016|
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Response from anna s | Reviewed this property |
They don't take any credit cards
What are lunch hours on Wednesdays?
21 March 2016|
Response from El_Moro_87 | Property representative |
Hello :D We start from 1pm till 10:30pm. Thank you!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 3029
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