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Miriam

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Main Square, Holbox Island, Mexico
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kept passing this cute, unassuming corner restaurant on our walks to town from our rental house. We would note the advertised lobster empanadas special and comment that we needed to try them sometime before we left Holbox. On New Year's Day few restaurants were open and we found ourselves walking back home to eat after striking out in town.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I arrived on the island Tuesday night (27th) and were so excited for this trip. We had a couple of drinks in the center and tried to get a table at Viva Zapata but were so hungry that a 15min wait felt too long. We saw Miriam just a couple of feet away and the sign for... More 

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Antigo, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

On one of our many walks around town we spotted Miriam's, a few small tables outside and a couple inside. My wife had the Nachos and being American I had to try the burger they have advertised. May I just say the burger was outstanding. As a plus it came with a cold beer. So good we stopped back during... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Located in a neighborhood, sidewalk or indoor dining. We were the only people there. Garlic grilled shrimp (delicious) and grilled fresh fish filet (not sure what kind). Everything was fresh and service was good. Recommend

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Waller, Texas
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We ate their for lunch. We had a shrimp and fish ceviche. It was very good and unique flavor. The warm red salsa with homemade chips was a pleasant surprise. The green salsa was habenero and spicy hot but I liked it. My wife had a corvina fish with a creamy cilantro sauce that was very good.

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Thank ChasmanWaller
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Good guacamole and chips but the lobster empanadas couldn't be choked down. Also, located on a somewhat busy corner if you sit outside.

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Thank deanna p
New York City
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Best food we ate in Holbox. Miriam restaurant is the type of place where you truly know your food was prepared just for you, with the absolute freshest ingredients . Miriam is the cook and her husband is the waiter. The food is the best we had in Holbox. This restauarant is also well located - one block off of... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

My hubby and I enjoyed a peacful lunch at Miriam. The owner was accommodating and willing to please us. We had queso fundido for an appetizer and I had pork nachos. My hubby had pork tacos. Lunch was sufficient and inexpensive.

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Thank wkotch
Flagstaff, Arizona
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Cafe Miriam is located a little off the main square, so it's not right in the middle of everything. The owner is super engaging and he basically talked us into coming in, which I'm so thankful for. The guacamole was fabulous, as was the passion fruit sauce - my husband had it on shrimp and I had it on a... More 

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Michigan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Small family owned place, everything made to order fresh - nothing already prepared, not even the sauces. The owner was very engaging and friendly. We had a great meal - lime soup (sooo good) lobster with coffee sauce, fish - we loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Square, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island

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