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Viva Zapata

) #7 of 70 Restaurants in Holbox Island $$ - $$$ , , Mexican
Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (64 reviews)
“shrimp” (74 reviews)
“stone crab” (8 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
10:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 601 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overall good meal but painfully slow service and a long wait to pay the check which is probably on par with other restaurants in this laid back island.

Thank KatyZell
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly bartender, daily special was a Mexican Mule and it was fresh and crisp! The pescado was superb and for 150 pesos a great value. Staff was friendly and gracious. Definitely would recommend!!

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first night in Holbox, we asked our hotel staff to recommend a restaurant to us. They said that Viva Zapata was a great place to go for your first night because they have a little bit of everything. The restaurant is adorable- from the...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are the type of travelers looking for authenticity, this is not it. Viva Zapata a restaurant that caters to tourists, no authentic, local food place. Prices are also high ( expected). So if not adventurous, this is a place for you, if wanting to...More

Thank Vnicoloff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat fish or pasta. One of the best pasta's i've ever had. The atmosfere is really nice as well, as they have swings at the bar where you can sit on. Only thing is a couple of us got sick that night...More

Thank Babet W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had this amazing 800gram grilled lobster! It was amazing. Great setting in downtown Service a bit too slow

Thank Angelica H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's back from the beach a bit but worth finding. Everything is simple and fresh and well presented. The grilled fish and vegetables was excellent as was the steak frajitas. Octopus was good but had too much sauce and therefore masked the flavour and texture....More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just off the Downtown Sq, nice place to stop for dinner. The five of us all got something different, everyone enjoyed what they ordered. They by far had one of the best bars---nice swings etc and signature cocktails unline anywhere else on the island

Thank jeffpags
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there ! Got a table right at the entrance ! , we ordered the parrillada with lobster , fish, octopus (really good octopus !), mussels, it was great until the flies showed at the same time than the parrillada , a whole cloud...More

Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has an inviting appearance from the outside and once you arrive, the people of the staff are very helpful. The food and shakes are very delicious! I really recommend the restaurant.

Thank Carlos G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362
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