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Paprika Mexican & Caribbean Cuisine

Carretera Costera Sur Km 4.5, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2404
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (22 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
“red snapper” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Carretera Costera Sur Km 4.5, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered 2 seafood meals- tacos and red snapper (catch of the day)- both were expertly prepared and were recommended by our very cool waiter Genaro. Very nice to get away from the Hard Rock Cafe crowd and have a truly worthwhile meal!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank scottestill
Reviewed 1 week ago

Someone at our hotel told us how good Paprika's was for breakfast and dinner. We had a great dinner, the food looked great and tasted great too! The staff was super friendly and they even had free wifi!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank traveltheworld241
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After viewing a very interesting and entertaining film program at the Planetario de Cozumel, the manager recommended the nearby Paprika restaurant for our dinner. Our group was very pleased with the friendly service from Michelle and her staff. The drinks and entrees were delicious. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark16326
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food is fresh and well made and reasonably priced but the menu is limited. a nice place for lunch or dinner

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter69_96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch, and had one of the best seafood dishes we've ever had. The special of the day was fried whole red snapper... unbelievable. Perfectly seasoned and cooked to perfection. Not sure if they'd like this is always available, but I'd stop...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MicJay2012
Michelle G, Propietario at Paprika Mexican & Caribbean Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gracias for you comment. We truly appreciate. It is nice to know that you got a nice fried of the day. We use fresh vegetables and fruits. And the seafood is from local fisherman, next time you visit us please try the fish burger. Its...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Local place with fantastic food and a very friendly staff. The fish tacos were fabulous! Open air restaurant a block from the ocean. A fun place to enjoy great fresh food.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Karen H
Michelle G, Propietario at Paprika Mexican & Caribbean Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gracias for your opinion Karen, We sure share your msg with the team. Thank you for taking the time of letting us know your experience. Hope to receive you soon again.

Reviewed 29 October 2018

In the past this was a great place for dinner, that has changed. They now mirror the cruise ship schedule and are not open for the majority of the dinner hours. We tried to have dinner there on three separate occasions only to find that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ColoWanderer
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This place served up what were, hands-down, the best fish tacos I've ever had. They were so good that I made an account on this website just so I could sing them praises. If you go to Cozumel, you have to go here. I went...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mckenziepd
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Mexican and Carribean is what it says and that is what it is. The cevichaz (ceviche with carrots, cabbage, cucumber and cilantro was very good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank czmdivenut
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The service was terrible. I’ve been all over South America and Europe and I’ve never experienced such a rude attitude from a waiter. I’ve ordered coconut shrimps and they were all brunt and tasted really badly I told the waitress and he yelled at me...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tamar B
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Maraline B
21 February 2017|
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Response from Emul8tinglight | Reviewed this property |
I did see the picture, but I understand enough Mexican history to not be offended. The Mexican culture is made of many shades. Unlike our society in the United States, racism isn't seen the same way. When have you heard of a... More
Aimie A
22 December 2016|
Response from fridakahlomx |
Not silly at all. Yes we do accept US Dollars and also, credit cards. We are close to Puerta Maya and SSA International. Welcome to the island and a wonderfull time here!
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Jim C
13 September 2016|
Response from PaprikaRestaurant | Property representative |
Hi! We open at 7 am and close at 7 pm. Mondays we work from 7 to 4 pm. This three days we have chiles en nogada and they are our special. Thanks and enjoy Cozumel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Costera Sur Km 4.5, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 2404
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Come experience the most delicious fusion of flavors from our Mexican & Caribbean spicy kitchen at Paprika as you enjoy a view like no other of the world famous Caribbean Sea of Cozumel...
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