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El Coctelito

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Avenida Rafael E Melgar | Between 10 and 12 North., Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 1 9871203818
10:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our first day on the island. Service was good and fast. The ceviche is the best we had all trip!! The rest of the food was just average. Looks like a good place for drinks, which we didn't try since none of us are drinkers. Overall, I would go back but with the wide variety of... More 

Thank Ellisfamilyokc
Fountain City, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice open air restaurant just north of the main square on the main street facing the ocean. We dined here once last year and remembered the food being good so we decided to give it a try again this year and it was a good choice. Two of us ordered the catch of the day - whole fish fried -... More 

Thank T0enail
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service at El C was fabulous. My hubby and I shared the fried fish was very tasty, lots of food for our money. The plus is the amazing view at sundown/sunset in the later afternoon. Priceless!!

Thank JW_and_Me
Sujey U, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Coctelito, responded to this review

Hi!! Is wonderful to read this kind of comments, when people has a really good time in El Coctelito... We hope to see you again!! Greetings! More 

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82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to El Coctelito several times over the last few years. Situation is great being just across the road from the ocean, food is good, kitchen is open to view and clean and there are plenty of sinks for handwashing with soap and paper towels. But Oh! the service, at best it was charmingly chaotic, at worst it... More 

Thank Brian H
Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended our Amazing Cozumel Race here and really enjoyed it. The food was good and very reasonable. We had quesadillas and one of the other teams had the coconut shrimp and a fish dish which looked amazing. It's close to the end of the shopping places , so it makes a great stop after a long walk down the... More 

Thank Sindahar
Fort Worth, Texas
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181 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere with a great view of the ocean. We had fajitas and quesadillas for lunch (my friend didn't like the cheese in the quesadilla). Fajitas were yummy. I had chicken and shrimp combo. I usually rate a Mexican food place by their guacamole - this was ok, nothing special. I had a pina colada which turned out to be... More 

Thank Brandi K
Rowland Heights, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our ceviche was so plain and for the amount of US dollars to the peso, not worth it. The Nachos cheese was disgusting. Not to mention you're forced to pay a tip. The guy stood there till we tipped the amount he wanted. I suggest going to a local sea food place for less than half the price. Most over... More 

Thank liddo_marry
Cozumel, Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At El Coctelito's there is always something happening, from good bands to excited Cruise ship persons in the great race Cozumel. Food is good and pricing is fair. I highly recommend

Thank chapmankc
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72 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant in a nice location on the Ocean. Very nice menu and good service. Shrimp appetizers were really good. Would definitely go back

Thank David M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

El Coctelito is a decent place to get a quick bite at affordable prices. It's the Mexican equivalent of an American "sports bar" with your typical bar food fare at decent prices. The food is good (if not spectacular) and filling, and quite affordable if you are spending pesos. We stayed just down the road from here and it was... More 

Thank Dan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rafael E Melgar | Between 10 and 12 North., Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 1 9871203818
El Coctelito the favorite place from locals. Our menu is based in seafood and some variety for those who don't eat them. We have a complete bar wuth the best beverages, free WiFi, kids zone, and an amazing ocean view, where we can look the most beautiful sunsets. A place with different promotions thinking in our locals and visitors. Please, come and prove why we are the favorite place!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?