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Viva Zapata

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Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
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Block West Of the Main Square 1-2 | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
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10:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service, the staff is super friendly and food was very good, a little expensive but is worth it

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Thank KatGlass1205
Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great sea food, specially the lobster and the ceviches. It has a great ambience for a dinner night out.

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Freehold, New Jersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you love fresh grilled seafood then come here and get the seafood platter for two. It was heavenly and a great value. There was an entire grilled grouper, lobster, crab legs, octopus, shrimp, mussels clams and ceviche. So fresh and the wood fired grill gave it an exquisite flavor.

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Thank cmarshgor
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a cool spot to hang out. We liked sitting in the swing chairs in the front. All the food we had here was really good and the queso fundido was outstanding. A big plus that they are one of the few places in Holbox to take credit cards too!

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Thank Robert M
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is pretty and the food is unbelievable, you definitely must to try the ceviche, lobster in any style and the octopus. The service is quick and good drinks as well. Is a must to try at Holbox ( I am been in the island 4th times)

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Thank Tesstsy R
Sacramento, California
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We got this place up late in the evening for a really good cocktail. Sitting at the bar, you can share stories of travel and practice your Spanish if you so inclined. Many different types of Martinis and liquor drinks that will make the walk back to your hotel an adventure in itself. I have heard the good here is... More 

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Thank kellybike
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant twice. Both times very slow drink service - first round came just before the food and later drink orders (simple soda or beer) took +10 mins! The restaurant wasn't full and there was lots of waiters - so seems like laziness not seen elsewhere on the island. The food is good and cheap though. E.g. 200 pesos... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is just AMAZING and the price is pretty decent. I enjoyed every plate, the only bad thing is that waiters and waitresses are not well organised, I had to stand up and get my cutlery, I stood up two times to be able to order something, mainly drinks, etc. One of the waiters noticed this and apologised with... More 

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Minneapolis
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening started of great, we had a very attentive server and the drinks and apps were good... then it kinda went down hill and I should have known better. Smoke filled the outdoor dining area, service slowed down, food was just ok .. They did not have the fish I wanted and it was just grilled fish so I... More 

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London, Ohio
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd read great things about this restaurant and left a bit underwhelmed. The staff offered a decent service but I just felt the food wasn't great. I ordered the lobster and it was over cooked. It was nice to go for a change of scenery but it wasn't anything special.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 23:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block West Of the Main Square 1-2 | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362
Description
Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la isla. Comida tipica de Isla Holbox

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?