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El Pique

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30th Ave, Cozumel, Mexico
872-46-28
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19:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended by our hotel manager and I'm SO GLAD he told us about it! We went twice it was so good. It's cheap, it's tasty, and most importantly it's not full of massive tourist groups. We never paid more than £6 each for beers and food together (and we ate a lot!). It's very rough and ready... More 

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Thank Sophie H
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here several times throughout our stay here in Cozumel because the food and service were so great! Fast and friendly service at an affordable price! $26 Pesos for a beer and $16 Pesos per taco, El Pique made dining-for-two easy!

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Thank HappyDiver10
San Bernardino, California, Usa
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been traveling to Cozumel for 16 years and every trip we always find a new palce that we have missed every other time, that place was El Pique. Now this place is not for the "all-inclusive" traveler. This is the type of place you eat at if you want to eat like/with the locals. The food was EXCELLENT.... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We love to visit the eateries that the locals inhabit. This is definitely one of them, and the food is fabulous!

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Thank WandooIt
Omaha, Nebraska
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

they are not open for breakfast and lunch, they are open for dinner, get there early,locals order to go, and it gets busy,i eat the chicken tacos and a coke in the glass bottle, they have lots to pick from, walk there from the square, it on 30th and Jaurez

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Thank raymond h
Santorini, Greece
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect taco joint! Fast service. Excellent menu variety. Gringas are to die for and they have barbacoa des res everyday!! Love It!b

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Thank Nicky B
Tacoma, WA
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Best tacos we've had on the island. Our friend from Cozumel took us there with his family and it was really, REALLY good! Everything was hot, right off the grill and the made to order tortillas were to die for. They had excellent hot sauces that they put on the table. I could eat here every night! Dinner for all... More 

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Thank Downtown48
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Best place for tacos in Cozumel. A little off the beaten path about 4 blocks east of the square, but definitely worth the walk. Not fine dining but great inexpensive tacos and cold cervesa in a wonderful local setting. Not to be missed.

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Thank Woodpecker39
Oakland, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Affordable and great-tasting corn-tortilla tacos (pastor, chuleta (pork chop), chorizo were my favorites) plus their "pique gringas" - large flour tortilla tacos with melted cheese and meat. Excellent guac. The frijoles are not just beans - they're more of a soup-stew with beans, cheese and meat. Good place to come after a night dive!

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Thank Trvlrk8
Winnipeg, Canada
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125 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

One we found this place for dinner, we just kept going back. The food was excellent and inexpensive. Our regular waiter was awesome...his English was better than our Spanish and he was very attentive. We tried tacos, gringo pique, fajitas (soooo good!) and the guac...all of which were exceptional. This small place doesn't open until 7PM but its a happening... More 

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Thank Lee D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish, Latin
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30th Ave, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 872-46-28

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?