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Playa Bonita

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Seafood
East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (31 reviews)
“guacamole” (26 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
East-coast Rd, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat on the East side. We were recently in Cozumel for a day on a cruise, and I took a group of 17 people here for lunch. Everyone loved their food and drinks. Plates were so large most were...More

Thank Patti P
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Been here in the past. Food was very good. I ordered the whole fish with garlic and butter and wife had chicken tacos and couple of drinks. Service was good, very attentive. Reason I gave it a poor rating is because we were seated next...More

Thank mushroom402
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Had lunch and drinks here on a trip to the East side. The place has a really funky feel to it and it was fantastic. Great food, cold drinks and the view is amazing. Ask them to show you the extra large margarita glass. It's...More

Thank Sean W
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We went to Playa Bonita while our kids surfed. To be honest, the place looks rough. It took a beating from hurricane Wilma and now is not much more than a shack on a hillside overlooking a bay. There is literally nothing else around so...More

Thank Treyriley1
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Leo from Tours Plaza bought us here for lunch. So glad he did. The food was amazing and the servings were extremely large. With drinks and food for 3 it was just over $30. Guacamole there is a must. Also chicken enchiladas was one of...More

Thank Glamgirls123
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We love this place. We have been eating lunch here for 20 years when we tour the windward side of the island. Unfortunately it is slipping into the sea. The currents in the ocean have changed since Hurricane Wilma and the beach and the building...More

Thank luvfun2
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We stopped in for a late lunch while cruising the coast and ordered guacamole, grilled fish and fish tacos. Everything was delicious and wonderfully prepared. The place looks super basic from the outside but the food was terrific.

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I'm so sad that our favorite place in Cozumel is on a major decline. We have had so many great times here in the past. Despite the history (since 2012 see reviews), I can no longer recommend this place. The past great entertainment was gone,...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This has been our stop in Cozumel every time (9 times). It has gone from being amazing, accommodating, and a good value to overpriced and overrated. There were 11 of us and we requested to sub shrimp for beef on one of their combos -...More

1  Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My wife had the whole fish (Grouper) and I had the fish fillet (Mahi Mahi) and both were excellent! The restaurant has a great view as well and a fun atmosphere, although it doesn’t look much like a restaurant.

Thank BetsyTroy
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Marissa I
27 February 2018|
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Response from bob27317 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably an hour to the far side of the island. I lost all sense of NESW on our trips there. We just were there both service and the Iguana tacos were GREAT
Amy R
13 January 2016|
Response from vflaca |
I would like o know myself..planning a day trip to Cozumel and I’m looking into spots...
14 April 2015|
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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Restaurant Details

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