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Cozumel

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Kinta Mexican Bistro

91 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Sister restaurant of the popular Kondesa, Kinta focuses on contemporary and creative Mexican fare — Afar Magazine

Both nouvelle and regional Mexican cuisine are hard to find on Cozumel, but chef Kris Wallenta is determined to fill that niche. — Frommer's

Once you've discovered the blissfully air-conditioned dining room, romantic outdoor garden, and impressive menu, you'll likely return. — Fodor's

Putting a gourmet twist on Mexican classics, this chic bistro is one of the best restaurants on the island. — Lonely Planet

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La Cocay

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This casually sophisticated dining room and garden is a local favorite. — Fodor's

Twinkling white lights draped across the eaves reflect this cozy restaurant's name, which means "firefly" in Mayan, and which serves the most original cooking on the island — Frommer's

He serves up good pasta dishes, salads, steaks, seafood—something to suit every craving. — Concierge

The restaurant's open-air dining room is enhanced by the glimmer of fireflies (cocay in Mayan). — Travel + Leisure

Romantic, coconut-scented candlelight and an intimate atmosphere make this snazzy restaurant a lot of fun. — Lonely Planet

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Pancho's Backyard

Mexican 85 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Cheery marimba musicians play trilling tunes during lunch at this downtown courtyard spot, when cruise-ship day-trippers arrive to tuck into fishbowl-sized margaritas and deep-fried chimichangas. — Concierge

To find this restaurant, walk through the Cinco Soles shops to the colonial building's interior courtyard. — Travel + Leisure

Marimbas play beside a bubbling fountain in the charming courtyard behind one of Cozumel's best folk-art shops. — Fodor's

Pancho's is very atmospheric, set in a beautifully decorated inner courtyard. — Lonely Planet

Despite its popularity with visitors, the number of locals also eating here attests to Pancho's authenticity. — Frommer's

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La Choza Cozumel

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Cooks whip up poblano chiles stuffed with shrimp, pescado tikinchic (fish baked with sour orange and achiote ), and pollo en relleno negro (chicken in a sauce of blackened chiles) in an open kitchen. — Frommer's

Locals and expats gather here for breakfasts of migas and the daily lunchtime comida corrida (a set-priced meal with a choice of appetizers and entrées). — Fodor's

Close to San Miguel's central square, the palapa restaurant is justly renowned for traditional Mayan food with complex, rich sauces. — Travel + Leisure

Dependably interesting regional Mexican cuisine keeps La Choza filled with first-timers seeking safe experimentation. — Concierge

An excellent and popular restaurant specializing in regional Mexican cuisine, with classics like chicken in mole poblano. — Lonely Planet

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Guido's

83 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Lingering over the homemade coconut ice cream with Kahlúa can make you feel you're part of the local cognoscenti—so it's no wonder island visitors tend to drop in again and again. — Concierge

The inviting terrace, with director's chairs and rustic wood tables, makes this a restful place in daytime and a romantic spot at night. — Frommer's

Chef Yvonne Villiger works wonders with fresh fish—if the wahoo with capers and black olives is on the menu, don't miss it — Fodor's

Guido's varied menu ranges from homemade pastas and wood-fired pizzas to stuffed pork chops and prosciutto-wrapped scallops. — Lonely Planet

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El Moro

82 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

You don’t often encounter waiters who call you "mi amor" (my love) and hug you as you enter and leave, but that's the norm at the Chacón family's neighborhood restaurant. — Frommer's

You'll have to work hard to find El Moro, but your perseverance will be rewarded with one the better meals in Cozumel. — Fodor's

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Le Chef Cozumel

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Dining is an all-day affair at this tiny café and restaurant, which features six tables inside and another six outside. — Fodor's

The menu of Le Chef Cozumel is a bit all over the map, with baked Brie, lasagna, pastrami pitas and tuna sashimi among the plates you can order. — Afar Magazine

Sipping a fine Cab while nibbling on a perfectly prepared Caprese salad at one of six sidewalk tables makes one want to linger at Le Chef for hours, and locals often do. — Frommer's

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Alfredo di Roma

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The opportunity to dine graciously amid crystal and candlelight (and blessedly cool air-conditioning) is just one reason to book a special dinner at Alfredo's. — Fodor's

Chef Sergio Leoni serves Italian classics—seafood risotto, grilled sea bass and fennel—in a stylish setting, with formal service (an especially solicitous waitstaff, a surfeit of white linen). — Travel + Leisure

Named for Alfredo Di Lelio, dubbed "La Maestosissime Fettucini" for creating the sublimely rich Fettucini Alfredo in 1908, this intimate, candlelit dining room is the island's most elegant restaurant — Frommer's

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Burritos Gorditos

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If you’ve got a hankering for a hole-in-the-wall place that serves cheap, delicious meals, Burritos Gorditos fits the bill. — Fodor's

This friendly little burrito joint prepares the typical vegetarian, chicken and beef variety, or you can experiment with Yucatán-inspired cochinita (slow-cooked pork) or apple-cinnamon-flavored burritos. — Lonely Planet

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Kondesa Restaurant

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You can't miss the hot pink and turquoise exterior of Chef Kris Wallenta's second restaurant—it features a palapa-covered bar that opens onto a dimly lit garden dining area. — Fodor's

Mexican, Asian and Mediterranean influences meet in the kitchen at this contemporary, casual restaurant. — Afar Magazine

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Coconuts Bar and Grill

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This fun-filled beach restaurant and bar sits on the highest point in Cozumel, which really isn't saying much but nevertheless offers a magnificent view of the Caribbean. — Frommer's

Classic rock and reggae tunes play in the background while crowds down cervezas, fish, fajitas, and garlic shrimp. — Fodor's

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Restaurante Del Museo

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On the terrace off the second floor of the Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, the Restaurante del Museo serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 7 am to 11 pm — Fodor's

The museum's rooftop restaurant and cafe remains my favorite place in San Miguel for breakfast or lunch (weather permitting) — Frommer's

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PEPE"S

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This popular second-story restaurant has a casual yet elegant steakhouse feel. — Fodor's

This is traditionally considered Cozumel's finest restaurant and the prices reflect its reputation. — Lonely Planet

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Casa Mission

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Part private home, part restaurant (and owned by the same family since the 1980s), this place evokes a country hacienda in mainland Mexico. — Fodor's

Seafood restaurants abound in Cozumel, thanks to its Caribbean location, but Casa Mission is widely considered to be one of the best. — Afar Magazine

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El Foco

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Popular among locals, this taquería has moved a few blocks down from its original location; however, it's still charming and remains open late (until 2 am daily). — Fodor's

Looking for a late-night taco fix? These folks have got your back, in a very tasty way. — Lonely Planet

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