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La Candela

Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 878 4471
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (50 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“cuban pork” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

La Candela is open 8 to 5 every day except Sunday. My wife and i usually ate here at least once a day for the month.we were on Cozumel. Breakfasts are good and inexpensive (we like the chilaquiles with chicken (pollo) and the fruit with...More

Thank anigre
Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally tried to go here for dinner, but finding it closed then, realized it was only open for breakfast and lunch, so came back the next day for breakfast. Food was terrific, service was quick, friendly and efficient. Price was very reasonable...would recommend.

Thank green4eva
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant for lunch it has a very good varied menu and the food and service was excellent. I would eat here again for sure.

Thank Chang-Siam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the house ''specialties'' was Mayan fish, supposedly marinated with achiote (but I could not taste any), supposedly baked in banana leaf (it was done in tinfoil instead). The Chile relleno seemed to have been deep fried the day before and reheated in a...More

Thank Mitch F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our go-to restaurant on Saturday afternoon when their specials include Pulled Pork platter or authentic Cubano sandwich. We also visit often for breakfast and enjoy their hot cakes, which are the best on the island. Only one block off the Melgar (main street)...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only took one drink at one tourist trap on the Malecon (Say no to Pancho's) to realize if you want great, authentic food in Cozumel, you leave the Malecon and explore a little. Just one block off, we spied La Candela on the corner. What...More

Thank chezington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

People are constantly asking me where to go to find a nice, traditional Mexican meal at a good price. This is it! I’ve been coming here for years and the service and food is SUPERB! Thank you amigos!!

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is the best lunch on the island. The food is home cooked and consistently great. The service and specialty drinks are excellent

1  Thank Martha M
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Great food we had to come back twice. First we ordered the lachon Sunday special... amazing we ordered a second! The second time we ordered the beef/steak fajitas, it came out sizzling, sauces are amazing, we couldn’t order a second because we were too full...More

Thank RobProPhoto R
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The food here is fabulous and the attentiveness of the staff superb. We had lunch and came back the next day for breakfast. Everything is made fresh! Fresh squeezed orange juice and amazing mojitos.

1  Thank 50shadesoforange
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 878 4471
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