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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 11 January 2016

Not only was the food terrific, but we felt as though we had been invited to a party. The place was full of regulars, American AND Mexican, and everyone seemed to know the owner. Decor was cheerful, margaritas were big, and the shrimp ceviche was...More

Thank Marjorie F
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

They honestly have the best Sopa de Lima (lime soup w/ chicken) that we've ever had. And it's not even close. The chips and salsa (Pico de gallo) are also dynamite but warning the salsa has habanero and is very hot!!! Our waiter must've noticed...More

Thank sip217
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

If you're in Cozumel you have to go to El Moro for dinner. The drinks are incredible and the mole enchiladas are like candy. Some of the best and food I have ever had. The family owned atmosphere is incredible and you can tell the...More

Thank dhen06
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We discovered El Moro on a trip 5 years ago, and in revisiting it found it to be as delightfully low key and delicious as we had remembered, so much so that for our last evening our 15 year old requested that rather than exploring...More

Thank HRH921
Reviewed 30 December 2015

When I read that people say it was loud it makes me cringe! When you know that it is a place where people are enjoying themselves it means the food is great and they are ecstatic and enjoying themselves with great food. To me it...More

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 30 December 2015

On an island full of friendly people, this restaurant stands out. Your first visit, you are treated as a welcome visitor. Your second, as an old friend. The food is wonderful, the prices reasonable, the service excellent. The fish - prepared in many different ways...More

1  Thank dynamicstillness
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Our server was so fantastic, happy, excellent recommendations. We tried two fish dishes and burritos - everyone loved their choice and we topped dinner off with real mango and coconut ice cream, wonderful! Very good prices too! We walked from our ocean front hotel at...More

Thank 200lorim
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This restaurant is off the beaten path but well worth your time. We believe this is the best place to eat in Cozumel. The restaurant has many menu choices and is known for its' shrimp dishes. The portions are extremely generous and the customer service...More

1  Thank Jeni_J08
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Our dive leader suggested El Moro for the mole. We had the mole and rice appetizer, the lobster Moro, a chicken burrito, and the fish en papillote. The meal was excellent, but what really impressed us was the service - the best on the island....More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Great local food and fantastic service. You feel at home when dining at El Moro. The menu is extensive and mostly Yucatan based. Never had a bad meal at El Moro. The margaritas are killer great. I like the fish papillote and my wife likes...More

Thank BigBird57
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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