We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

El Camaron Dorado

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
8th Norte, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 872 7287
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 54: English reviews
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Level Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh, tasty and cheap, but by far our best meal in Cozumel. Still dreaming of the squid tacos... Service was couteous and fast. A must for local tacos and tortes

Thank Fred-et-Clo
United States
Level Contributor
228 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Stopped here on the advice of Jerry and his 5 hour Cozumel tour. Delicious!!! Shrimp ceviche anything is amazing. Very inexpensive but completely delicious. Address may b wrong. It is definitely on Juarez unless 8th N is the cross street.

Thank j0ya0
Panama City Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great local flavor, very clean awesome service. Tried the shrimp quesadillas and heuvos con chayo ..perfect

Thank SweetTea101
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Great tacos and great prices. Looking forward to trying other items. The restaurant is located on Juarez and 120

Thank FoodieWineGuy
Level Contributor
24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My husband and I love the shrimp cerviche tortas and at 38 pesos (currently less than $2 US) the price can't be beat. Friends have ordered and loved the fried shrimp tortas and the tacos and tostados. It's located on the transversal a little past avenue 100.

Thank luvnotworking
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

First, the adress listed is wrong, it is located on Juarez (also known as the transversal that goes from downtown to the other side of the island) just east of the gasoline station located on the corner. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but this place has great food for excellent prices. Very rare to find tourists there,... More 

1 Thank JRCZM
Coimbra, Portugal
Level Contributor
91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I asked the taxi driver for a typical Mexican restaurant with "mexican prices". He took us to Camaron dorado. OMG! The food was amazing and ridiculously cheap! 39$ for 5 people, and we ate SO much! Highly recommended for those who like to eat good food for great prices

Thank Carolina M
Spokane, WA
Level Contributor
53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

It's on the way out of town towards the other side of the island but it's so worth it! I had octopus ceviche and shrimp tacos and my wife had chicken quesadillas. It was all excellent! We had a couple Cokes and the bill was like 10 bucks! Service was very friendly. This place is so worth it! Note...they don't... More 

Thank golfpmac
Level Contributor
176 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after a the tequila tour very friendly service real Mexican food at a great price. Nachos fish and shrimp tacos were very good would highky recomed this spot for the food prices and service

Thank Superlight70
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I ate mexican food in a lots of place in the world and this place is the best i EVER had! Cheap and delicious!

Thank henriquegeaquinto

Travellers who viewed El Camaron Dorado also viewed

Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Cozumel, Quintana Roo

Been to El Camaron Dorado? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8th Norte, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 7287

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of El Camaron Dorado and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from El Camaron Dorado staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?