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El Pesquero

Av Rafael Melgar #4C SM. 2 | Located 50m to the Left of the Main Dock, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 206 9129
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (50 reviews)
“shrimp” (62 reviews)
“guacamole” (30 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Av Rafael Melgar #4C SM. 2 | Located 50m to the Left of the Main Dock, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant for dinner with the family. I ordered a whole fish, she ordered the fish of the day (grouper) and my son had fish and chips. Everything was good. The whole fish was deep fried, moist and tender. The white rice...More

Thank drakave
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tried their mixed ceviche, and even the small size was a meal. Well done, but I prefer my ceviche without jalapenos - the menu did not mention that it would be spicy. My friend had the grouper, but it turned out the waiter was mistaken...More

Thank loongirl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were told to come here and we were not disappointed. We both had the chicken burritos. What a treat.

Thank Darryl S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a fun dinner last night....the Cadillac margarita was a hit..and we enjoyed fresh grouper and the horseback shrimp. The sand floor, very friendly staff...thanks Edwardo!....and spicy picante picante picante sauce made it a great local experience.

Thank Megan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place for seafood and pick this one because there were a number of locals already seated. The next day, our relative who resides in Puerto Morelos took us there again because she thinks it's the best in town.

Thank paul t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious seafood dinner - catch of the day with a spice rub recommended by our fabulous waiter, Miguel. Awesome, attentive service and a great meal. It doesn’t get much better. Thank you Miguel!

Thank Kathy Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We, 2 couples, had dinner here...they guys each had the whole fish, the gals had shrimp...and we were pleasantly surprised by the price ! Fish was cooked to perfection, and delicious, the horseback shrimp were really good - large and wrapped with bacon...the garlic butter...More

Thank green4eva
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best authentic food and we ate in Puerto Morelos. The drinks were very reasonable and well made. We ate the fried whole fish, which we were able to select personally. We also had the fried plantains. A particular favorite of mine was the Pepita Salsa...More

Thank KERNE61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic lunch experience! It is a large palapa with a dirt floor but don’t be fooled this is five star food in an authentic environment. The Horseback Shrimp is a must have and I referred to it as a rodeo of flavor in...More

Thank Weed1106
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would describe this restaurant as quaint with good, but not excellent. Our party of 4 had the fish of the day (grouper) cooked 2 different ways per the server's recommendations. Another had the horseshoe shrimp, and another the surf and turf with steak and...More

Thank brammell
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Jill W
21 September 2017|
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Response from 83heidilynn | Reviewed this property |
We had the lobster it was delicious! They brought lobster tails to the table and let us choose which one we wanted. It was cooked perfectly!
Georgina D
14 March 2017|
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Response from IrishBrewer | Reviewed this property |
Its about 5 kilometers taking the shortest route by road, which kind of winds along the ocean. Taxis are pretty cheap and its in the heart of the city. Its worth the trip into town to see everything and eat local.
21 January 2017|
Response from FunInMD | Reviewed this property |
I know for a fact that El Pesquero will do this for you! Friends do it regularly. Best wishes for a great catch!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Rafael Melgar #4C SM. 2 | Located 50m to the Left of the Main Dock, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: +52 998 206 9129
  • E-mail
We are a tipical local seafood restaurant, worried about our friends satisfaction, thats why we only use the best quality products and ingredients. We offer a good variety of food: guacamole, shrimp quesadillas, fish fillet, ceviches and coctails, shrimps, lobster, conch and some house specialities. We also offer some drinks and coctails like margaritas, pina colada, daiquiris, cazuela with tequila, margachela (margarita with a beer), beers, sodas, fresh waters and some spirits and liquors.
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