Must see restaurants in Isla Cozumel

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    Top Choice


    Putting a gourmet twist on Mexican classics, this chic bistro is one of the best restaurants on the island. The Midnight Pork Ribs are a tried-and-true…

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    Known for its Chicago-style deep-dish pizza and friendly neighborhood expat bar, 'Ohana (meaning family in Hawaiian) definitely feels like home. The owner…

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    Guido's Restaurant

    Drawing on recipes handed down from her father, Guido, chef Yvonne Villiger has created a menu ranging from wood-fired pizzas and homemade pastas to…

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    Camarón Dorado

    If you're headed to the windward side of the island or just want to see a different aspect of Cozumel, drop by the Camarón Dorado for a bite, assuming you…

  • Jeanie's

    The views of the water are great from the outdoor patio here. Jeanie’s serves waffles, hash browns, eggs, sandwiches and other tidbits including…

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    La Choza

    An excellent and popular restaurant with a garden at the back, La Choza offers regional Mexican cuisine, with classics like chicken in mole poblano (a…

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    Diez Con Quince

    Mexican and gringo-friendly breakfasts such as eggs Benedict are served in a peaceful rear garden at this affordable restaurant. The menu also includes a…

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    Burritos Gorditos

    This welcoming little burrito joint prepares the typical vegetarian, chicken and beef varieties, or you can experiment with Yucatán-inspired cochinita …

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    Taquería El Sitio

    For something quick, cheap and tasty, head over to El Sitio for breaded shrimp and fish tacos or a huevo con chaya torta (egg and tree-spinach sandwich)…

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    El Coffee Cozumel

    A tempting array of fresh-baked goods and organic coffee from the Mexican highlands make this place popular with locals and visitors alike. Pies are made…

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    Cocina Económica Las Palmas

    This place really packs ’em in at lunchtime. And though it gets hotter than Hades, you’ll love the Maya favorites such as poc-chuc (grilled pork) or the…

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    Pepe's Grill

    This is traditionally considered Cozumel's finest restaurant and the prices reflect its reputation. The menu focuses mainly on Angus steaks, pastas, fresh…

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    Taquería Los Sera's

    The late-night, go-to spot for al pastor (spit-cooked pork) and chuleta (pork chop) tacos. Locals rave about the al pastor pizza; we say it's a cheesy…

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    El Foco

    Looking for a late-night taco fix? These folks have got your back, in a very tasty way. El Foco offers a variety of simple, tasty treats, served with a…

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    Mercado Municipal

    Visit this downtown market for your daily supply of fruit and veggies; it's also a good place to munch on cheap eats.

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    Zermatt Bakery

    Unlike many Mexican bakeries, Zermatt bakes its pastries, cakes and wholewheat bread in the early morning.

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    Pancho’s Backyard

    Atmospheric Pancho's is set in an early-20th-century building with a beautifully decorated courtyard. The food’s not bad, either, focusing on Mexican…

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    Head to this mega-market to sort out your picnic lunch and to get supplies.