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.

Pinguino Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Avenida Rueda Medina 15-A | near Posada del Mar hotel, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
+52 998 877 0044
Today
07:00 - 23:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 39: English reviews
St. Catharines, Canada
Level Contributor
80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I typically give establishments the benefit of doubt on Trip Advisor. However, we had a very disappointing experience here today. This place was recommended by a friend due to its view and economical breakfast. The view is fantastic, looking at Isla Mujeres' Playa Norte. However from the time we arrived we were ignored (and yet the place was only about... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brian664
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Right on the strip. Can seat outside and people watch plus watch boats and beachgoers. Had the guacamole and husband had the beef nachos. Both were very good. Ice tea was cold and good.

Helpful?
Thank Kandi Z
Slave Lake, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went to this restaurant 3 years ago & had their ceviche. Made sure we found it again on this visit. It also has a nice view of the beach.

Helpful?
Thank DebbieLM
Level Contributor
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

My waitress at Pinguino’s stole my phone. I laid my phone on the table. When I didn't see my phone, I asked the waitress if she had seen it. She said no. She then started to take pictures with my phone, which subsequently uploaded to my computer. The hotel was completely unhelpful in retrieving my phone or taking any action... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Kristyn D
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had taken a snorkeling trip to the Island, and weren't scheduled to eat for two more hours. We came upon this quaint and shady outdoor restaurant, and were very happy with the quick service and great food. It was more then reasonably priced.

Helpful?
Thank MelissafromDenver
Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Level Contributor
114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was our third and probably last visit to Pinguino. The view is nice and the location is good, but... The Margaritas were rather small, expensive (100 pesos) and felt watered down. You get Margaritas twice as large and great tasting at Mininos across the street for 80 pesos.Our fish tacos were probably stuffed with stingray, which is a low... More 

Helpful?
Thank ErikE878
Lawrence, Kansas
Level Contributor
76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We needed somewhere to eat after coming off the ferry, before our accommodations were ready. I'm glad we chose Pinguino! We had all our luggage and they had no issue. Our server even moved a fan closer to our table to help us cool down after walking over. The food was tasty and the drinks were good! I had the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Randelwood
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We ordered chicken nachos and a chicken quesadilla for lunch and 2 margaritas. Drinks were horrible, service was okay. They do have wifi. The view was nice. We all had a little stomach ache after wards. Budget friendly!

Helpful?
Thank Hollie C
Denton, TX USA
Level Contributor
94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We stopped here for lunch on a day trip to Isla Mujeres. The restaurant was clean and had a gorgeous view right over the central beach back towards Cancun. Staff was friendly and helpful and the food was really good. We kept it simple-- chicken fajitas and beef arrochada (?) tacos, both served with black beans and rice. For two... More 

Helpful?
Thank Momma B
Hahira, Georgia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The food is amazing and the view is gorgeous. The juice is fresh daily and the menu is even available at the beach.

Helpful?
Thank sgbuckholts

Travellers who viewed Pinguino Restaurant also viewed

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo
 
Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo
Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo
 
Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo
Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo
 

Been to Pinguino Restaurant? 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
50
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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rueda Medina 15-A | near Posada del Mar hotel, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: +52 998 877 0044

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pinguino Restaurant 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?