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The Thirsty Cougar

) #8 of 328 Restaurants in Cozumel ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean
Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (25 reviews)
“ceviche” (24 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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131 - 140 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great Staff, price and food! The place is just crossing the water and you can have your meal looking to the ocean and big cruise ships. Staff was very friendly and they all made sure we were ok. I would come back and recommend!

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This place is in a perfect location, right across from the sea with tables outside on a sidewalk by the main street. The views are great and it has great people-watching potential. I went there with friends and family, 6 people all together and everyone...More

Thank klaura806
Reviewed 16 December 2016

A visit to the Thirsty Cougar introduces you to a very friendly Abraham and his buddy the bartender and manager whose name we didn't get. The prices were reasonable enough that we tried appetizers along with our burgers. The sausage sampler was definitely worth a...More

Thank ludikriss
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Carlos makes the best margaritas and provides the most entertaining conversation. Everyone who works there is super friendly and provides excellent service.

1  Thank Nichol P
Reviewed 4 December 2016

If your looking for a great lunch and beautiful view try The Thirsty Cougar. I'll keep it simple. We had the steak tacos and the poppers. Both were awesome...the steak was very tender and they gave us guacamole, pico, and lettuce. The best guac of...More

Thank Fio6
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped by the Thirsty Cougar one night while out on the town. The bar is cool as there is a combination inside/outside seating configuration. The bartenders do a great job of keep your drinks full. Also, the bartenders were a blast and helped us...More

Thank kerrycorcoran
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Margaritas are good, nachos are HUGE! It's a cool place to people watch! There may be children selling you things if you sit on the street, my friend made them practise their English before we bought anything from them. We also chatted with a Mayan...More

Thank temrobertson
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to watch the ocean and the people. Lots of drinks, The frozen margaritas looked awesome. The Ceasar sallad was good aswell as the pasta arrabiata.

Thank Per N
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The sidewalk tables, the live music, the bustle of tourists, the heaping pile of freshly made guac, the delicious and refreshing Mango/Pineapple margarita.... what else can I say? AMAZING!

1  Thank meycay
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to sit back relax and watch all sorts of shenanigans. The staff is very friendly, Abraham and Niko were great. We spent two evenings here drinking XX and frozen drinks (yes it was served on a Barbie plate) listening to...More

Thank Jack H
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Questions & Answers
31 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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!
Don D
21 June 2016|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Absolutely! Most of our tables are on a sidewalk and we have a ramp into the restaurant as well! Thanks for your question and we hope to have a chance to serve you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
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, Tanya, Wepe, Niko, Abe, Alvaro, Melody, Luis, Liz, Alex, Charlie, Hugo, Tim, and Lauren. Stay Thirsty Cougars!!!
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