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C 9A N 111 B, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 986 866 7318
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice Restaurant directly at the Mallekon (harbour) in Rio Lagartos. They serve the best fish we had in Yucatan! The prices are ok and the Margarita taste very good. Friendly staff and fast service. We stayed two nights in Lagartos and had breakfast and dinner at Perico Marinero because we liked the food and view of the Ria (lagune)... More 

Thank Larshi12
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We enjoyed stopping here after our boat tour. The food was very generous portions We ordered the seafood platter for 4. It was so much food it would have easily fed 8. The service was good. Our only issue was the wind was annoying at our table. Small price to pay when escaping the frozen north land.

Thank John R
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122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The place has excellent food and good prices. On my table was...lobster shrimp octopus and stuffed fish. Every bite was deliciously good. Service is super. Patience for food service is easy when flamingos are right out the window. Laid back Yucatan! Relax and enjoy!

Thank HandsawCreek
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Visited after a flamingo tour for a quick bite but it turned out to a full meal. All the dishes were served at once - salad, soup and main dish, however you just can't have high expectations for a local waterfront restaurant like this. Great food is the reason to go!

Thank AgneRa
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here at the recommendation of our Hotel Tabasco Rio. The place is pricey for the food. But there are few options in town. We had the following for our first dinner: 1) Mixed ceviche - good 2) Octopus a la mexicana - very tasty 3) Garlic shrimp - okay, shrimp is not cleaned just like in most Mexican... More 

Thank Anamika S
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner at the Restaurant eating a local fish, guacamole and drinking fresh lemonade. On the terrace we had a great view over the lagoon and the sunset.

Thank Isabel A
Montreal, Canada
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We came here on a saturday night and while we weren't expecting much, this was one of the worst dining experiences I've had. There was only one waitress and even though there only seemed to be 4 tables, she was totally overwhelmed. I think it took 30 minutes for her to come see us to order drinks. We eventually ordered... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland, United States
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Best food of our trip ! Simply spectacular ! I would highly recommend it ! the views are to die for .

Thank Andrew D
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Food was OK. Probably I did not choose the best food the restaurant has to offer. Tortillas were very good. It was a Sunday and it was really crowded. Locals and tourists were there. The restaurant on the left was empty. I guess we just went for the safe bet. Since the restaurant was so full the waiters were overwhelmed.

Thank Siegfried S
Oaxaca, Mexico
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I've been going to Rio Lagartos for so many years. There are a few new restaurants. I decided to try a new place and was not disappointed. The shrimps cocktail was delicious. Every thing is fresh. I can tell you that there are many bad shrimp cocktails in Mexico. Normally full of ketchup and that's it. At Perico Marinero, they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 9
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C 9A N 111 B, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Rio Lagartos
  • Phone Number: +52 986 866 7318

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