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Pescaderia San Carlos

Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (29 reviews)
“ceviche” (153 reviews)
“filet” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have the best guacamole, ceviche and pico!! We took some back to the condo to have for the week and it was fantastic. We ate Mother’s Day lunch there and picked out our own fish for them to fry and it was delicious. So...More

Thank Kellywmendez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in the USA on the coast ,I have my entire life. I love seafood any way I can get it. My husband and I had heard of this place through trip advisor and wanted to give it a try. What can I say...More

Thank DC5SWA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Cozumel often and Pescaderia San Carlos is, out of all the great restaurants on the island, one we try not to miss. It’s an unassuming front, in a very “local” neighborhood, and a taxi ride from downtown. But, in spite of the...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had PSC on my list for a while now and finally visited this April. Showing up around 11:30 am, we were the only customers, but that didn't deter from the experience. We ordered the grilled, garlic fillet, passing over the fried fish I've seen...More

Thank Emiley P
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

It's a fish monger. The Interior is basic. Great service, good English speaking service. We had a selection of concha with garlic , fish tacos (garoupa) and lobster Mexican style. There was two lobster tails- taste was ok. Was over grilled. The food is good...More

Thank nolanar
Reviewed 12 April 2018

It is a place where locals eat seafood, and it is very good. I ordered fried fish, and it was a very good portion and as a side, it came with rice and vegetables marinated with lemon.

Thank JaguarCondos
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Ceviche here is wonderful and so fresh. Our family loves this place. However, they close early (6 pm) and only take cash. But it is worth a visit for the fresh fish- recommend the fish tocos and the breaded fish filet. Their fresh fruit drink...More

Thank Shane W
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Trip Advisor appears to have done this place well as it was very busy on our visit, but the food is great. Off the beaten path and Still able to get right in. We had ceviche and whole fish, and they were both excellent. Recommended!

Thank AmericanIngenuity
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This is a MUSTTTTT DO when in Cozumel. A humble hole in the wall where locals eat (which is always the best food). Looks like a mom and pop shop the staff was kind even gave us a free ceviche on the house which was...More

1  Thank Ana H
Reviewed 25 March 2018

My family and I ate here on our most recent trip to Cozumel. My sister and I shared the fried grouper (whole fish) and it was fantastic. My parents each got the fried hog fish, and both said it was the best they've ever had....More

Thank Faith B
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9 October 2017|
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Response from ManitouDan | Reviewed this property |
No Uber .. about 5-7 bucks I'd guess on the taxi , No trouble getting a ride
Ken F
5 August 2016|
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Response from ReidSpencer | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. It would be cheaper to convert what you expect to spend into pesos and use those.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 8727440
A true hidden gem, with friendly owners, live music, and fresh fish. Excellent hosts, reasonable prices and delicious food.
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