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Pescaderia San Carlos

Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (140 reviews)
“fried fish” (23 reviews)
“filet” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We come here for their ceviche—we think it is the best. The large platter is enough for the two of us at lunch.

Thank Sniffies
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this spot on a cuisine tour and it was a great place for the last stop. Had deep fried hogfish which was delicious. The fish was pulled straight from the ice chest, lightly salted and dropped in the hot grease. Crispy on the...More

Thank Perry A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food!! 3 out of 4 had grouper filet, 1 was breaded and fried, 1 was Mexican style and mine was pan fried in a garlic butter sauce. Such large portions and fresh!

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here every time I’m in Cozumel because the fresh fish is the best. Pick your fish, if you want, from the cooler of fresh caught fish and they’ll prepare it however you want. I ALWAYS get the whole fried fish (piscado frito). I’ve...More

Thank R2492GKwilliaml
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to San Carlos a few times and had the great fish tacos. Today I found something better !!!!! The grilled fish with garlic is even better than the fish tacos. Some of the best fish that I have had anywhere. We are staying...More

Thank skiisal0t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing family run fish restaurant where everything really is fresh...the food is absolutely impeccable. You select your size & type of fish in the kitchen, but meanwhile they have brought you fresh ceviche, salsa, chips & tortillas. We ate & ate, accompanied by lots...More

Thank lynmoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little gem should not be missed if you like fresh authentic flavors. Had the fish tacos and shrimp ceviche - both some of the best I ever had loaded with flavor. The owner stopped by our table several times. One of the locals we...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Fabulous food, great atmosphere....The staff is friendly but have limited ability to speak English. Seafood soup is a house special, and it is special...

Thank ZflyDiver
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Grab a cab and make the short trek out here for some great fish. We had the grilled fish of the day with garlic and the fried whole fish. One of the best meals we had during our staying. Fresh and perfectly cooked. The ceviche...More

Thank xAngelaMarie
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My boyfriend and I ate lunch here during our visit in July. This is a very local restaurant and I recommend you check out the menu before arriving if you are not fluent in Spanish (I am not fluent). We ordered a large ceviche which...More

2  Thank Kathryn J
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Questions & Answers
9 October 2017|
Response from ManitouDan | Reviewed this property |
No Uber .. about 5-7 bucks I'd guess on the taxi , No trouble getting a ride
Ken F
5 August 2016|
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Response from ReidSpencer | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. It would be cheaper to convert what you expect to spend into pesos and use those.
5 August 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
No. But prices good and take US.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 8727440
A true hidden gem, with friendly owners, live music, and fresh fish. Excellent hosts, reasonable prices and delicious food.
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