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Playa Bonita

) #45 of 321 Restaurants in Cozumel $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Seafood
East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (30 reviews)
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Caribbean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in late our first day there, two years ago. The grill was already shut down, but my kids and husband were there for the souvenirs and sunglasses. I got bored and ordered a Margarita. And oh. my. word. SO GOOD. They pack a wallop...More

Thank Misty K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my friend's and my second visit and the restaurant was still as we had remembered it. The food and people and atmosphere was fantastic. You have to get past the "book cover" and go inside to really enjoy this place. The water comes...More

Thank wendy345
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We didn't eat there, so I can't rate the food. But, some people seated next to us seemed to enjoy it. This is a great place to stop and have a drink and take in the beautiful beach view. Don't be scared by the appearance....More

Thank sclem755
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

They would not let me drive back to ventanas after 2 many margaritas. Great guys and great margaritas . They will keep you safe.

Thank randsintheus
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Fun bar and good food. The building seems to be falling down around them, but it is clean and the people are very welcoming. Service was great and atmosphere was fun. They give free tequila before you leave. Beautiful views!

Thank Betsy M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

You can't beat the view and location. Pass all the other restaurants and go here. The best margarita by far and the medium will satisfy 4 people. If you are lucky they will pour shots for the table out of a penis bottle.....

Thank clotn
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We rented a scooter and travel the whole island around. I totally recommend this trip (you can rent a car as well) Eastern beaches (public) are incredible! There are several restaurants (notice that they close at 5pm) and sight seeing points you can not miss.

Thank Silvana F
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Rented a car for the day as we were here with our cruise ship and head down the usual tourist stuff already. Wanted to take a ride over to the quieter very beautiful far side of the island. Stopped here for lunch, had some terrific...More

Thank abster70
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Service was very slow. We waited 20 minutes after ordering guacamole as appetizer to find out they ran out. All the food was extremely salty. The cubes of fish in fish tacos were tiny and over-cooked. Overall a disappointment.

Thank Mama-Kz
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Fantastic drinks, food out of this world. Very entertaining waiters. I have visited this cantina for seven years. This place is located on a bluff over looking the water. Each year the ocean erodes away the beach and eventually the cantina will be gone. Everyone...More

Thank tms68
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How do you get there for the day? We are taking a cruise and would like to spend the day at Playa Bonita... Can we just get a cab from the cruise port over the Playa Bonita? Once we get there how do we go about getting back to the ship? Thank you, Katie Bailey
14 April 2015|
Response from davenlu20002000 |
It's a little late to answer the question for this particular person, but I am hoping this answer might help others. We worked with a taxi driver named Roger (987-117-6129) while we were there. We just called him directly... More
Hi, Our Cruise Will stop in Cozumel for a day and we have read that Playa Bonita's Beach is a must see. We would like to know how to get there from downtown (Port)? ByJeep or taxi ? How long or how far it is? As well as suggestions and recommandations. Regards, Simon
2 February 2015|
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Response from ryan s | Reviewed this property |
We first found Playa Bonita on our honeymoon driving the island on a motor scooter. You can rent one right outside the cruise port for $50 or so I would guess. The island has a scooter path for some of the ride. It is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
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