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Playa Bonita

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Seafood
East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (30 reviews)
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is our 3rd trip to Cozumel and our 3rd visit to Playa Bonita. The food is excellent as is the service. It is always fun and enjoyable visit when we have been there. Just look out for the giant man statue and enjoy a...More

Thank bob27317
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit (3 separate trips) to Playa Bonita and it is still one of my favorite places. It is just so unique compared to other places on the island. The food is great, the drinks are great, the service is great, and...More

Thank SouthernBeachGirl
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here this past week and loved it! On the "other side" of Cozumel, it's a gem with great views, drinks and service. It's a bit worn from the weather over the last few years, but definitely worth a stop and a drink!

Thank Juli A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

On the wild East side of Cozumel, is our longtime favorite, Playa Bonita Bar & Grill... super shrimp & lobster, fine beers and mixed drinks. They are Closed on Sundays, and the sign just says "CLOSED" - but no worries, they are up and running...More

2  Thank Hunter T
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Over the last several years I have seen this place slowly be taken by the sea. Nice people, cold beer, and decent food. In a few years it will be gone.

Thank cokerbud
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Love the food - service - margaritas! Beautiful setting on the ocean!!! It is a little bit of a drive from the port but well worth it!

1  Thank LynetteHolmes
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My only complaint is they close too early! Probably for those who come on cruise ships, but the food, drinks, and view are wonderful. You feel a bit off the grid but it's awesome.

1  Thank Ashlduncan
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a bit of a drive, but worth it! It is right on the ocean with beautiful views. The drinks are great. Their small margarita is what I would call a large back home. Food and service were excellent. We went twice during...More

Thank zoesugarbaby
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The setting was impressive, the service was very good....... The food and drinks were expensive and nothing to shout about... Other than the cost! Definitely taking advantage of the tourist. ..... No showers to wash yourself off after swimming, and bathrooms were filthy.. They really...More

Thank cannonater
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We hired a jeep (which is the subject of another review) and drove around the island. Looking for somewhere to stop we came across this little unassuming place and decided to take a chance. Good choice. The food was delicious and the service friendly. The...More

Thank LarsSawyer
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lvanglkat
14 April 2015|
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Response from davenlu20002000 |
It's a little late to answer the question for this particular person, but I am hoping this answer might help others. We worked with a taxi driver named Roger (987-117-6129) while we were there. We just called him directly... More
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Simon B
1 February 2015|
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Response from ryan s | Reviewed this property |
We first found Playa Bonita on our honeymoon driving the island on a motor scooter. You can rent one right outside the cruise port for $50 or so I would guess. The island has a scooter path for some of the ride. It is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
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