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Pescaderia San Carlos

Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (28 reviews)
“ceviche” (154 reviews)
“filet” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been coming to the island for nearly 25 years at least twice a year. This is a must stop on each trip to see Diego and have fish for lunch. You won't leave hungry and probably won't need dinner!

Thank froggy724
Reviewed 6 days ago

I usually eat there every Friday, no meat,must take a taxi, its on 50 bisque, very walkable if you are in shape, up juerez, to 50 bisque ,turn right one way street so you must walk to go this way....about 8 blocks......about 125 pesos, you...More

Thank raymond h
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the fried, whole fish. We chose it from the cooler. There was enough for two. It was delicious. It was very fresh. It came with a little salad and rice with corn. Warm tortillas were provided and hot sauce. We made fish tacos....More

Thank Mrs S
Reviewed 1 week ago

That's what the locals will tell you, and they are dead on. I was there for lunch and ordered a grilled fish platter, which comes with a coleslaw type of salad and some rice. The fish offered today was a Pargo (Snapper) grilled to perfection....More

Thank Zuhair K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told that the ceviche at this place was "the best in the world". It might not be the best, but it is certainly in the top three! The neighborhood is safe but ugly. Our taxi from the pier took us through a poor...More

Thank drphilatl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was worried that all the attention this place had gotten from tourists that it would change, and not for the better. Nope, it’s still as good as when I first visited it about 10 years ago. Fresh fish at a fair price. Complementary ceviche...More

Thank R2492GKwilliaml
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the hog fish. Comes deep fried as a whole fish. It was so good I almost ate the bones. Also the fillete empanisado is grouper. ..absolutely wonderful.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anytime we go there our expectations are high. I always have wonderful meals when I eat there. You can also purchase fresh fish caught that day at the front of the store to take home and make yourself if you want to. The owners seem...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I went three times – once on a Sunday, which is family day. I recognized another restaurant owner there then – so it is a popular spot with locals. Ceviche is served as a complimentary appetizer, which I loved. I got the grilled...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small place that close by 6 pm. The fresh fish is off the charts!! you can literally go to the cooler and pick the fish you want from that mornings catch. I recommend the whole fried fish. It is the best. The...More

Thank Andrea J
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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