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La Candela

Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 878 4471
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (50 reviews)
“soup” (14 reviews)
“cuban pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 9 February 2018

We went to this restaurant for lunch it has a very good varied menu and the food and service was excellent. I would eat here again for sure.

Thank Chang-Siam
Reviewed 1 February 2018

One of the house ''specialties'' was Mayan fish, supposedly marinated with achiote (but I could not taste any), supposedly baked in banana leaf (it was done in tinfoil instead). The Chile relleno seemed to have been deep fried the day before and reheated in a...More

Thank Mitch F
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This is our go-to restaurant on Saturday afternoon when their specials include Pulled Pork platter or authentic Cubano sandwich. We also visit often for breakfast and enjoy their hot cakes, which are the best on the island. Only one block off the Melgar (main street)...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Only took one drink at one tourist trap on the Malecon (Say no to Pancho's) to realize if you want great, authentic food in Cozumel, you leave the Malecon and explore a little. Just one block off, we spied La Candela on the corner. What...More

Thank chezington
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

People are constantly asking me where to go to find a nice, traditional Mexican meal at a good price. This is it! I’ve been coming here for years and the service and food is SUPERB! Thank you amigos!!

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is the best lunch on the island. The food is home cooked and consistently great. The service and specialty drinks are excellent

1  Thank Martha M
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Great food we had to come back twice. First we ordered the lachon Sunday special... amazing we ordered a second! The second time we ordered the beef/steak fajitas, it came out sizzling, sauces are amazing, we couldn’t order a second because we were too full...More

Thank RobProPhoto R
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The food here is fabulous and the attentiveness of the staff superb. We had lunch and came back the next day for breakfast. Everything is made fresh! Fresh squeezed orange juice and amazing mojitos.

1  Thank 50shadesoforange
Reviewed 7 November 2017

You walk into the restaurant (coner of 5th ave & 6th st, a block from the museum) and they have a steam table immediately to your left. If you stand there the chef will come out and show you all the specials for the day,...More

1  Thank JRCZM
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were referred to this restaurant by one of the locals. The food and service was excellent! It was nice to be off the main street (only one behind) from all the noise and traffic and enjoy a more quiet lunch too....More

Thank Mary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 878 4471
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