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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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“nachos” (29 reviews)
“ceviche” (25 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
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Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is always my first stop on the island ! Got to have my pink panther and the shrimp ceviche . They are going to be doing some construction soon so I was happy to be there while they were still open . We had...More

Thank wickedwitch2564
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here last night with an amazing preparation of grouper with a garlic sauce, everything on the menu was priced fairly but the staff is the reason to go back!! Service was exceptional, so we came back for breakfast today! The photo is...More

Thank mamaRaury
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came to Cozumel ended up doing a tour around the island.. by the time we came to late lunch we found this amazing spot!! Thirsty Cougar! The prices are reasonable and the service is impeccable!! Despite being locals of playa del...More

Thank Aldo X
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great patio location by the water to sip a mile high margarita! Yum, yum! Ginger became my fav this trip. Food pretty good too.

1  Thank cchurdle
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We came for the sunset and '1 drink' but ended up grabbing some nachos and multiple drinks! The live music is a decent touch and the frozen drinks have a novelty to them.

1  Thank TKandJT
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We only came here for drinks but good lord, those margaritas were good. We're actually writing this review from Europe just because we are nostalgic about them.

1  Thank Gabriela E
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Good margaritas, good food, good service, good price ....need I say more? Nice location to people watch. Would go back. Bill

1  Thank wildbillll
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We stop by here for a drink almost every time we're in Cozumel. They make pretty good Mojitos and a lot of oversized frozen drinks. If you're out walking the square it's a good place to go and cool off on a hot day. Almost...More

1  Thank XinTX
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Had to stop for the name alone- sidewalk barkers finally wore us down. Beer was cold, and the girlfriend really enjoyed a avocado/coconut frozen dessert. Friend liked her mainstream mango dessert as well.

1  Thank CrackerCrumb
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great stop on our last day. Excellent service. Ricardo was wonderful and informative about the island. Beautiful view from patio. A must visit when in Cozumel

1  Thank ALMDJOY
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Questions & Answers
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
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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