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Pura Vida Sushi & roots bar

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Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
+52 33 1341 0840
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Summertown, Tennessee
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a bit pricey but always well executed sushi, with a menu that gets wider by the year. They can also do pescado entero from the day's catch and charcoal grill a mean rib-eye.

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Thank Peaksurfer
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the most delicious sushi that I've ever eaten. If you want to eat really good sushi, this place is a no-brainer.

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Thank Rob D
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's ok food, rather pricey, unusual sushi from what I know, tastes good, would not choose it again though

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Thank whyagain
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys make great sushi and teriyaki dishes as well as local seafood favorites. They have the best selection of Mexican microbrews. Late night in the upstairs bar, midnight to 3am, this is the spot where the whole island goes to party.

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Thank Tyson L
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for some drinks before dinner. The cocktails were really fresh and tasty. Best Pina Colada!

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Thank Paula S
Zurich, Switzerland
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Nice sushi and food, lazy, but funny waiters.... Nice place to have a drink, may its the most frequented street in holbox

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Thank 372Antonio
Portland, Oregon
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of maki rolls for dinner. The tuna with sesame oil was especially good. Not bad for Holbox!

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Thank SelectiveTraveler99
Silver Spring
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by to try some of their craft beers and were so impressed! The selection is massive for the island... we did not see any restaurant in our 2 weeks in the Yucatan or QR which had such a large number of beers! They are not comparatively cheap (some as high as 80 pesos), but it's... More 

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Thank Jennifer F
Helsinki, Finland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

March 2015 FOOD: Excellent! This was our favorite eating place in Holbox. During 2 week trip there we went many times to Pura Vida. We had different sushi plates there and it was the best sushi I have ever eaten. And I don´t even like sushi that much! Food was fresh and nicely presented. We still miss that food. SERVICE:... More 

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Thank LadyAur0ra
Baltimore
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place had good sushi with a twist. We had a roll with beef in it. The sushi was great and we were able to sit outside right on the main street in front of the square. Service was good and we even found some craft beer here.

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Thank Katy0800

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 33 1341 0840

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?