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La Parrilla de Juan

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Calle Damero y Carito | 2º Piso, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 807 4032
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Neat rooftop restaurant, and cool atmosphere. My girlfriend and I had a couple of salads and a mixed grill plate for two. Everything was tasty and fresh. Would recommend to a friend, and would return myself.

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Thank Timothy Y
Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They have a simple menu but they have a little of everything and food was delicious. It is a laid back restaurant and seating is ok. The owner was nice and we felt very well fed and taken care of.

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Thank carla2ph
St. Catharines, Canada
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed many good meals while visiting Holbox, but I must say my husband is a red meat lover and his quest for a delicious steak is never ending. Well we found it tonight!! We had walked past La Parilla de Juan several times in the past as it is easy to miss since it is a roof top... More 

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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this restaurant last night and ordered the mixed seafood platter for two - one of the two house specialties. We were brought fresh bread and sauces - chimi churro which was lovely and another which were were Arendt was "spicy". From past experience I have learned "spicy" really means dangerously hot so I jokingly but clearly told the... More 

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Thank Oceantech
Parrilla D, Director General at La Parrilla de Juan, responded to this review

Hi There, I am very sorry about your experience with us, but the waiter should tell you when he take your meal, about this red onions and habanero oil that we use for decoration and flavouring the food, i asume he didn't undertand you and is hard to find good english around here for service, we are in training studing... More 

San Francisco,CA
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think the thing you notice the most here is that the chef (Sebastian) really cares about your experience. And the owner is very kind and friendly. They seem like they really care about your experience. The fish I had was fantastic. Grilled grouper Tikin Xic style (Mayan style) was delicious. The Malbec was also good- everyone enjoyed their food... More 

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Thank luv2travel0604
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you can do the stairs (3 flights up), it is definitely worth it! BEST steak ever (ribeye)! Lobster ravioli was great, too! We will be back!

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Thank Phyllis L
Cottonwood, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Both the grilled seafood and steaks were excellent. The best octopus we have ever had. Cocktails were well made. The people were warm and friendly. Eat on the porch for a beautiful sunset. Our favorite in Holbox.

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Thank Eric G
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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant promised fresh food, but after a couple of hours we started to feel really bad. It ended up with my girl getting really sick because of food poisoning. All thumbs down!!!

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Thank Andreas S
Parrilla D, Propietario at La Parrilla de Juan, responded to this review

Hello, I do not understand why if 80 guest had dinner with us every day, and for more than 25 yrs, i had not complain about bad products, or any at all about sick customer, i think you may have another way to try to put us in bad situation, but our GUEST know what we Cook with all love,... More 

Conway, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Once you make your way up the stairs you are in a lovely rooftop restaurant, with very friendly waiters and great food and very nice, laid back ambiance - a welcome change from the places on the main square which are often quite noisy. Wish I could have gone back for a second meal!

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Thank PollyB550
Merida, Mexico
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This amazing place had it all: terrific view, warm and welcoming ambiance, jovial service, great food. My guess is everyone else felt as we did: they were glad we had chosen La Parrilla de Juan, and they were going to attend to us in a way that proved it. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Teresa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Mexican, Barbecue, Argentinian
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Damero y Carito | 2º Piso, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 807 4032
Description
We are a restaurant with a fusion of mexican and argentinian food with the touch of holbox locls . Our atmosphere is very romantic and cozy. It is an exclusive terrace where you can enjoy the sunset . Our specialty is seafood , steaks and vegetarian food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?