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La Candela

Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 878 4471
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (45 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“cuban pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We had a great time, lovely inexpensive typical food. The staff was very friendly. Just off the main road with nice outdoor seating.

Thank Claudio P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Good place, friendly staff, a few speaks English. We both took the fajitas, the onions was perfectly fried, it was a good lunch.

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We found this place after a day at the beach and ask the taxi cab driver to bring us to a place where locals eat . This place is great the food was fantastic the salsa is a bit different than normal salsa this one...More

1  Thank sfresta
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We usually have one to two meals here each trip. This time it was just breakfast but as always, delicious, and large servings! My husband and I split and omelette and the plate of fruit and had coffee. The chilaquiles are great as well. We...More

Thank farish2
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Soup, main, two sides (with tacos) 90 pesos. You can't beat that. Good home cooked food. This is a regular stop for us. Never disappointed! Friendly and accomodating staff.

Thank mags0828
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Across from Flamingo hotel where I stayed. Excellent outdoor ambiance (they also have indoors). Cheap, fast, FRESH & DELICIOUS.

Thank A J
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Rode our bikes to La Candela for lunch. Had Cuban sandwiches today. Better than the ones we had in Havana. We should have shared one sandwich as they were huge. Each took half a sandwich home for another meal. La Candela is noted for their...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We've been coming for lunch every time we visit. The takeout/daily special never disappoints. Chicken, pork or stuffed peppers, fresh vegetables, rice etc. This has to be the best lunch for the money on the island. Just left Cozumel on 10 Feb and looking forward...More

Thank Don F
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was in Cozumel this past December and friends and I wanted to get together pre- holidays: they selected La Candela. We arrived early at 8 am, the place was ready to go: tables set up, good things cooking in the open kitchen, friendly servers...More

Thank lizrodavis
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stumbled upon La Candela after walking about 30 minutes from where our ship docked. The food was really enjoyable and atmosphere COMPLETELY authentic. From the pico de gallo to the fish, shrimp, and chicken tacos.........all were delicious. The fish dinner was also a tasty...More

Thank Roger W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 878 4471
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