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La Perlita

Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lion fish” (235 reviews)
“seafood” (106 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love it there. Had lion fish and definitely will do it again on next trip. Second trip to la permits this trip and it's definitely a place to return to

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went to La Perlita twice on the same trip with our children. My daughter loved eating lyon Fish. It's a small family owned restaurant. Not fancy at all, but the fish is fresh and well prepared. It's a local and simple restaurant, owned by...More

Thank Mariche21
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We never miss La Perlita when in Cozumel. Freshest seafood prepared authentically. Try the Lion Fish if they have it.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Always good food and friendly service. It is a small place and can be slow if there are large parties ahead of you, but worth the wait. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food is excellent. We had beer and wine, but the place...More

Thank arvinpeltz
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It's so hard to please my mother in law, who grew up in Belize, when it comes to fish but she said it was the best ceviche she's ever had. The Lobster was great and so was the shark empenada. Wonderful little hole in the...More

Thank Hoosierdaddy123
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Conflicted because first visit was outstanding on Lionfish Special night, food was outstanding. A diver at another table was bragging about their Monday night Lobster Special. We returned on Monday and had the same waiter who recognized my wife because she is a native speaker....More

Thank Bill-Beany
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Having seen its high ratings on TripAdvisor we had to visit it during our trip to Cozumel. This restaurant is little set back so would need a small cab ride. A very laid back feel to the place which seemed to be run by some...More

Thank Vic K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I have to say that LaPerlita has the best lionfish around as well as the best michelada. However, on my last trip a couple of weeks ago, I learned that they serve endangered eagle rays in place of shark on their menu. Both sharks and...More

1  Thank M H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We visited for lunch with a friend who was a local. We told him that we wanted to try lion fish and he said this was the best. It truly was delicious!! I highly recommend it and will definitely being going back. Restaurant very clean,...More

Thank TammyD89
Reviewed 31 May 2017

La Perlita has the best seafood I have ever eaten. We always make it a point to go there at least once when we are on the island.

1  Thank Kay B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 869-8343
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