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Chen Rio

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“shrimp” (26 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Cozumel, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Delicious food, Excellent service, Affordable. This is a good place to eat, the beach in front of you and feeling the sand on your feet. I would recommend fried fish and octopus with onion, both were very good and a cold beer at the side....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Global_Traveler_DL
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We rented a scooter one day and came across this gem. The food was awesome!! The views were spectacular. Great swim area. Not good for snorkeling since it is on the east side. Highly recommend making a trip to this spot if you get the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Nice little place on the beach with beautiful views. The Seafood platter is wonderful and enough food for 4 people or more. Service was average, but sitting on the beach enjoying the food and views make this worth the stop.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Good food and wonderful view. Fun little shack type feel right on the beach. We went there after going to the lighthouse and Punta Sur beach. Food came out fast too!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a beautiful place to visit and grab a bite to eat. Great views, good people, and delicious food! We've been here several times and keep coming back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank rsweet68
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We spend the afternoon there the view is wonderful. Micheladas it's ok 80 pesos and guacamole and coco natural must try. But we try coctel mixto 160 and pescado a la mexicana 240 pesos 😲 were not the great.... I think is expensive but they...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Sol G
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We ended up on the east side of the island due to the strong north winds. Not a whole bunch of options, but this one is fine for what it is: A bar/restaurant on the beach. We had some chicken and it was fine, as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank EZWash
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We decided to stop and relax and grab some Mexican food for lunch. The food and drink arrived quite quickly and we just relaxed & took in the scenery. The restaurant was quite full and there were people also on the beach. After we finished...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Brian B
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

What fun Chen Río is! Sitting outside watching people splashing In the water, having cold drinks and a seafood tray was the best! Service was excellent and menu selections were super!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Our friends and I took a taxi from the port. This was my second visit in as many years. The restaurant is located on the beach. You sit under thatch palapa. The margaritas are tasty and gigantic. The food especially the seafood platter is large...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank JetskiK65
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Questions & Answers
30 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from texasag86 |
No. Cash only. Y
24 May 2018|
Response from JetskiK65 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall a shower but restrooms were fine. Beach has lots of sand and gradual shoreline into water.
enghelicious M
15 October 2017|
Response from Kendyl T | Reviewed this property |
It’s public! Anyone can go, have a bite to eat/drink, and enjoy the beach!
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Restaurant Details

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