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The Thirsty Cougar

Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (27 reviews)
“ceviche” (24 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 430 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a brilliant bar this was!!! Great atmosphere!! Fantastic cocktails!!! Some as big as your face!! Staff were great fun. Prices ok. Great view out on to the street and across to the water. Music was great and food wasn't too bad either!! Just be...More

Thank Melky65
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location across from the water, ferries etc. An excellent place to sit and people watch. Great drinks, average price. We always spend at least one afternoon on our Cozumel trips sitting on the street patio listening to the great songs they play from all...More

Thank Caro99Toronto
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My fiancée and I went to Cozumel on a cruise for her birthday. While shopping and bar hopping we come across "the Thirsty Cougar". To be honost I've never heard of it. We sit down and get some food and a drink. I'm a big...More

Thank Jeffreyschede
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My friend and I were in Cozumel for 5 days, and as much as we liked trying new places to eat and drink, we kept coming back here. The food was really good, the drinks were amazing, the service was fast, and the atmosphere makes...More

1  Thank djjordan41
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is always my first stop on the island ! Got to have my pink panther and the shrimp ceviche . They are going to be doing some construction soon so I was happy to be there while they were still open . We had...More

Thank wickedwitch2564
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here last night with an amazing preparation of grouper with a garlic sauce, everything on the menu was priced fairly but the staff is the reason to go back!! Service was exceptional, so we came back for breakfast today! The photo is...More

Thank mamaRaury
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came to Cozumel ended up doing a tour around the island.. by the time we came to late lunch we found this amazing spot!! Thirsty Cougar! The prices are reasonable and the service is impeccable!! Despite being locals of playa del...More

Thank Aldo X
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great patio location by the water to sip a mile high margarita! Yum, yum! Ginger became my fav this trip. Food pretty good too.

1  Thank cchurdle
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We came for the sunset and '1 drink' but ended up grabbing some nachos and multiple drinks! The live music is a decent touch and the frozen drinks have a novelty to them.

1  Thank TKandJT
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We only came here for drinks but good lord, those margaritas were good. We're actually writing this review from Europe just because we are nostalgic about them.

1  Thank Gabriela E
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Questions & Answers
KarenMissingMexico
31 March 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi Karen! Thanks for your inquiry! No need for a taxi from the Muelle Fiscal for the ferry. We are about 3 blocks South of that dock! Simply walk off dock mak a right and in a few blocks you should see us on the corner of... More
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Robert M
30 October 2016|
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Response from GoRockets1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - This message was sent to a reviewer of this location, not the business. Although I agree...they had some awesome glassware!
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Don D
21 June 2016|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Absolutely! Most of our tables are on a sidewalk and we have a ramp into the restaurant as well! Thanks for your question and we hope to have a chance to serve you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 869 0214
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Description
The Thirsty Cougar is right on the waterfront in beautiful downtown Cozumel Mexico. Enjoy our outdoor dining room and view of the Main Street and Water! If you're down for a week or just a day, you can't beat our kitchen or bar to deliver just what you need! We hope to see you soon, Tanya, Wepe, Niko, Abe, Alvaro, Melody, Luis, Liz, Alex, Charlie, Hugo, Tim, and Lauren. Stay Thirsty Cougars!!!
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