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El Moro

Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 3029
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“moles” (38 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 845 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We found El Moro using Trip Advisor reviews and found a true gem! This is a casual eatery with the best Mexican food ever! We started out with outstanding margaritas - make fresh, no mixes or powders here. They were wonderful and strong. Food at...More

Thank chart57
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

El Moro is one of the top delicacies my girlfriend Fiona and I have had, not only within Mexico, not within South America, but including all the places we have ever been, El Moro is so delightfully exquisite that it has caused us to create...More

Thank Karl F
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Excellent food, have been here 3 times and any visit to Cozumel will include a trip to El Moro! Ray the best waiter/host on the entire island!

Thank k h
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We met a couple on a snorkel trip and they recommended El Moro. This place is well off the tourism corridor and if this is your first time in Mexico you could be concerned about where the Taxi is taking you. It is safe, don't...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Go with the wait staffs recommendations, and so good!!! We had the Chulate yucateca and beef De Cuba. We also margaritas were top knotch!

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We love El Moro! This is a hidden gem hidden in the local part of town. We came here two years ago after being suggested by one of our local friends. It's deep in the heart o Cozumel. Family run and owned since the 60's....More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We usually save El Moro for our last dinner on the island. It's a little off the beaten path but only a 75 peso taxi ride from town square. We were greeted as family and as usual had difficulty selecting our dinners from the extensive...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

One of our favorites in Cozumel. Not unusual for us to dine there more than once during our stay on the island. It is a friendly family run business. The service is second to none and the food is superb with large portions...well worth the...More

Thank cgmanuel
Reviewed 23 May 2017

While the place doesn't look like much when you walk in, the warm service and wonderful food more than make up for it. We had the amazing seafood platter and the mole chicken. Both were excellent. Be sure to try the lime soup - even...More

Thank jujube
Reviewed 17 May 2017

El Moro is as good as food on Cozumel gets. Period. El Moro has been #1 on our top 5 Cozumel restaurant list since we discovered it 4 years ago and we’ve been to the island since 1987. Do what we do: don’t even pick...More

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Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
Response from Haden L | Reviewed this property |
In 32 years of eating at El Moro's, this is the first vacation that I'm aware that they have taken!
26 July 2016|
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Response from zacharias2017 | Reviewed this property |
A B they are not a "seafood" restaurant.. they are a restaurant and have many "home cooking" selections of Beef Chicken & Seafood. And on Sunday they have a great Pork special that is prepared the night before and cooks all... More
18 June 2016|
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Response from anna s | Reviewed this property |
They don't take any credit cards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 3029
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