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El Varadero

Calle de Septiembre 16, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
+52 998 877 1600
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cuban sandwich” (33 reviews)
“pork” (14 reviews)
“fried fish” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle de Septiembre 16, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went via boat for a quick lunch. Server was nice and service was timely. We had Mexican beer and Mojitos, the Mojitos were delicious. We also ordered a mixed ceviche, made with white fish and assorted seafood, portion was enough for three to share...More

Thank rosgari
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us arrive at El Veradero just as the music was starting. What an enjoyable accompaniment to a delicious meal! We ordered a seafood platter that was soooo good. We finished every morsel of the platter but not all the sides, we were so...More

Thank asenior
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what an amazing experience. We were directed to seek this hidden gem from our B&B Proprietors as we were looking for excellent authentic Cuban food. The journey to locate the El Varadero made the experience even better, as it is off the beaten path and...More

1  Thank fresew
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Yesterday, my wife & I had exceptional mixed ceviche & the best Cuban sandwich we’ve ever had. Stretched to two additional meals and I liked the habanero lime salsa and bottled salsas from Chetumal. Not inexpensive but a great value! Memorable decor includes photos of...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

You can sit out by the water on the laguna side to enjoy this Cuban restaurant. the mojitos are fantastic! Staff was wonderful. Grilled octopus was divine!

Thank lesliehein
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Some of the best food in the island. Fried fish and tostones are amazing. Great fish ceviche and killer tronchos. Mojitos are not the best ironically and service is a hit and miss. Prices are high for the kind of place you are in but...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had a great lunch here, the Chef once worked for Fidel Castro so he knows Cuban food! We had a rolled Pork dish and garlic grillled grouper. We loved it and when talking with our local friends, they knew it as well. Highly recommended!...More

Thank ColoradoKtraveler
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great cuban food right on the lagoon. Ask to see the fresh catch and they will let you choose the one you want grilled for dinner. You can also bring your own catch there and have them cook it for you. The atmosphere is old-school...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Cuban restaurant off the path of tourist and noise. Cuban chef on site, food is prepared when ordered and taste is very good. We ordered cuban tortas, steak stuffed rolls with vegetables ( very good). Service is friendly. There is another restaurant on the back...More

Thank Vnicoloff
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Worth the trip away from North beach...had chicken fricasse, tostones, sweet plantains and guacamole as well as drinks. Food was great, service outstanding and the live band topped it off.

1  Thank toxypharmgirl
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Questions & Answers
15 November 2016|
Response from soneill0918 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. We are wanted to hear music so we went on a Saturday. Music 3-7 on Friday, Saturday, Sunday. I think they are only open until 8pm. Sorry I can't be more help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Septiembre 16, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: +52 998 877 1600
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