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El Moro

Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 3029
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (96 reviews)
“mole” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (39 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North 75bis, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had to leave the all inclusive hotel and eat at El Moro's! After eating here for the past 35 years, it still has the best Mayan food! We both had the Mayan Pork Chops which were butterflied with grilled onions! Our total bill for...More

Thank Haden L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss this one. Very good food. We always stop hear at least once on our yearly visit to cozumel.

Thank kgirl320
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Another good local restaurant. Off the beaten path away from the touristy strip. No cc’s accepted. We had garlic shrimp, chicken burrito, tortilla soup, shrimp cocktail all good. Frequented by divers and those who knowwhere to go. Very friendly staff.

Thank Two-Mile-Hi-Diver
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We had supper at El Moro on Wed. March 21 and Ray did a great job! We have eaten here a number of times and have never be disappointed with any thing we have ordered. Will definitely be coming back!

Thank rgenske
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Every time we are in Cozumel we always stop at El Moro for some delicious food. The owner greets us every time. For amazing Mexican cuisine El Moro is the spot. The nachos are out of this world!

Thank ScubaVegas7
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I’m so surprised reading all this great comments here about this restaurant! The service?.... no credit card accepted! They take your dollars at $16 when it is $19 every where else ( bank includes)! The food is poor and was serve almost cold! The famous...More

Thank travelingharp
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Traditional Mexican food place. The staff are the best & they make you happy with the best food, Love to eat here.

Thank DDHill
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We liked this restaurant a lot. I had the Fish Fillet Veracruz and it was delicious. the drinks are also amazing. The restaurant is medium size and it gets busy but they are not slow. They are really friendly. Recommend it!

Thank Poli-ca5
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the food and drink, but I caught them trying to rip us off. The menu has two different fish dinners wrapped in foil…one comes with shrimp at 220 pesos and the other is plain (and is a lower price). My husband doesn’t eat shrimp,...More

Thank KCLBoston
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a family owned restaurant. The food was delicious and the staff mad is so very enjoyable and fun. It was a family atmosphere and hugs with everybody who worked there when we left. We both had Mexican chicken dishes which were delicious. It...More

Thank Caribbeandan
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11 September 2017|
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Response from flyeroli | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we ahve never run into that problem. Since restaurant is in an out of the way location it is a good idea to call and check hours. Sorry for inconvenience.
26 July 2016|
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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|
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Response from anna s | Reviewed this property |
They don't take any credit cards
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
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