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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 good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (93 reviews)
“mole” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (40 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

I have been here on two different trips. One 4 years ago and the other several years ago. The food used to be really good, tho this visit it was just average. I'll try it again next time to see if it was just a...More

Thank kikimama
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is a great restaurant in town and a lot of people will tell you it is favored by divers but you don't have to be in Cozumel diving to enjoy it here. This is not a 'nice' restaurant as far as the decor goes...More

Thank JointheHumaneSociety
Reviewed 24 February 2016

you will have to take a taxi, or rent a car or moped, its not far from 65th and jaruez, ask to talk to Raymundo, he is one of the sons that takes orders that is so appreciative of your business, the father makes a...More

1  Thank raymond h
Reviewed 22 February 2016

you can't go wrong: great local food and the service is exceptional. a must visit when you are in Cozumel !

Thank Helgardt D
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We went to El Moro 3 times during our 10 day stay. Food was excellent, but the service is exceptional. Ray was our server each visit and he was so attentive, and described each dish with enthusiasm and a smile. This is a family run...More

1  Thank mjandrews78
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We tried this restaurant after seeing the reviews on Tripadvisor. The restaurant is located well off the main tourist area in town, which gives it a local flavor. The staff were friendly and helpful, the garlic shrimp I had was very good and to top...More

1  Thank ole-olson
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

It's a little out of town on 80th between 2nd & 4th, but well worth the trip if you are seeking excellent, authentic Mexican cuisine. The food is just wonderful and Ray, a member of the family, is the perfect host and waiter. I had...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

We visit Cozumel once or twice a year and we always go to El Moro at least once per trip. They have excellent food. However, if it is busy, you may have to wait awhile. This last time when we arrived, the place was so...More

1  Thank Masq2013
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I will add my appreciation to others' who have eaten here. A fantastic restaurant that is very inexpensive while still being a wonderful dining experience. Great food and a most decidedly local flare. Friendly and incredibly polite local children who couldn't have been more than...More

Thank davidF4258SS
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Don't let the distance from town, or most of the resorts on the east side, deter you from checking out El Moro. This is an amazing family owned restaurant that hands down has some of the best food on the island.The staff is polite and...More

Thank Ron D
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
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Response from flyeroli | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we ahve never run into that problem. Since restaurant is in an out of the way location it is a good idea to call and check hours. Sorry for inconvenience.
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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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