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The Thirsty Cougar

Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Although service is super, and staff is very friendly, and location is great, The quality of food is just average.

Thank Pablo S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hands down the best margaritas on the island! This place is always busy for good reason! There is usually live music, too! Never had the food, but I imagine it is good! Not a whole lot of seating though!

Thank Meredith H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend we sit at the bar for few drinks. Everything was fine and we had fun. At one point one guy sitting next to us start to speak with us. We find out was one of the bartender working there who finish...More

Thank giuseppe c
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can't go wrong here. They have interesting drinks and a solid Menu. I usually get stuck on the Latin Sausage Sampler(Comes with bread and salad with balsamic vinegar) but I have had a lot of their menu and enjoy it all.

1  Thank NeedAVacationSoon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here a few times to hang out and enjoy a few drinks. Good margarita, awesome view of the water. Wait staff was excellent, Just a great place to hang out and meet other people.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there many times in my 2 weeks vacations, delicious food, perfect cheerfull staff, would recommend it to anyone

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for lunch while shopping in San Miguel. Don’t know how this place got a good review except for maybe their flamboyant cocktails. The food in contrast is no better than mediocre and horrid if you really want the truth. I had a hamburger...More

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so we were on Cozumel for a week and I can tell you we were in here several times a day. The staff here is amazing they make you feel right at home. Please stop in and say hi to Carlos, Christian, Niko, Alvaro,...More

1  Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't usually assume that the places right off the cruise ship docks are the best, but this places was so good that we ate there four times in the week we stayed on the island. The staff is super friendly and the food is...More

1  Thank LeeAnn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: breezy location on the water, great, attentive service. Cons: we had the blackened chicken nachos which were totally forgettable and kinda seemed like a bunch of stuff had been thrown onto a plate. We also had the green enchiladas (fine) and Argentinian sausage salad...More

Thank elena9687
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Cassandra M
23 October 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi Cassandra. Thanks for your interest.. There are 3 cruise terminals in Cozumel. If you dock at Puerta Maya or SSA International a taxi ride is the best way. (Appx 8usd. Ask to be dropped at Pizza Hut as we are adjacent... More
31 March 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi Karen! Thanks for your inquiry! No need for a taxi from the Muelle Fiscal for the ferry. We are about 3 blocks South of that dock! Simply walk off dock mak a right and in a few blocks you should see us on the corner of... More
Robert M
29 October 2016|
Response from GoRockets1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - This message was sent to a reviewer of this location, not the business. Although I agree...they had some awesome glassware!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 869 0214
  • E-mail
The Thirsty Cougar is right on the waterfront in beautiful downtown Cozumel Mexico. Enjoy our outdoor dining room and view of the Main Street and Water! If you're down for a week or just a day, you can't beat our kitchen or bar to deliver just what you need! We hope to see you soon, Wepe, Melody Niko, Carlos, Alvaro, Jorge, Pam, Alex, Charlie, Hugo, GiGi and Tim, Stay Thirsty Cougars!!!
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