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.

El Moro

Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 3029
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (91 reviews)
“moles” (38 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (894)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 845 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Moro is a bit difficult to find, but it is worth the quest. You will be greeted by the nicest owner on the island. Ray will take care of you like you are family... because to him, anyone who eats at his restaurant IS...More

1  Thank mjbryant50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time here but it won't be my last ! Great food and the staff is super sweet ! I had the shrimp and it was amazing . The ceviche was super yummy .

Thank wickedwitch2564
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us had dinner at this family run restaurant last night, and it was delicious, start to finish. Our friends had eaten there, so knew what to order, but I understand that if you aren't sure, just ask Ray, and he'll make it a...More

Thank vwolfvoa
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I have been coming for years and tge food and service are great but they have redone the entrance and floors and ut is more dangerous that walking on wet ice. I will go back but will only stay if I can sit at table...More

Thank diver910
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I'm so glad we finally made it out here because it was one of our favorite dinners on the trip. Service is great, beer is cold, and come on a Sunday for the delicious pork special. It is roasted all day with a black chile...More

Thank xAngelaMarie
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Really nice and delicious food. The service is great. We only had credit card, and they even managed to arrange for a card terminal. If you go from pier, I recommend you to take any kind of transport, we went walking in the sun and...More

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We have been eating at El Moro for 20 years and went again twice during our last trip. Ray's family has been a welcoming and enthusiastic host and accommodated our small party and later our large party with ease. He is quick to explain dishes,...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

On vacation we love to try different places to eat and seldom repeat a restaurant, we went here 3 times (unheard of for us). Just ask Ray what her suggests and go for it, we loved ever dish he recommended. It is off the beaten...More

Thank wildbillll
Reviewed 4 August 2017

First time at this restaurant and we were not disappointed. We loved it and can not wait to come back and eat here. Definitely worth the trip from downtown!

Thank Toni2d
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

After 10 days on Cozumel, my wife and I had the chance to visit many different restaurants on the island and this was definitely one of our favorites. The owner was a fantastic host who made us feel very welcome and offered us numerous samples...More

Thank CNorris82
Nearby Restaurants
Casa Mission
1,680 reviews
.58 km away
Pescaderia San Carlos
330 reviews
.75 km away
La Perlita
588 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Parque Arqueologico
9 reviews
.55 km away
BLUE Project - Dive Shop
348 reviews
.71 km away
Dive Bros Unlimited
140 reviews
.52 km away
Chocolates Kaokao Factory tour
650 reviews
.41 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
Response from Haden L | Reviewed this property |
In 32 years of eating at El Moro's, this is the first vacation that I'm aware that they have taken!
26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from zacharias2017 | Reviewed this property |
A B they are not a "seafood" restaurant.. they are a restaurant and have many "home cooking" selections of Beef Chicken & Seafood. And on Sunday they have a great Pork special that is prepared the night before and cooks all... More
18 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from anna s | Reviewed this property |
They don't take any credit cards
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 3029
  • E-mail
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