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Pinguino Restaurant

Avenida Rueda Medina 15-A | near Posada del Mar hotel, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
+52 998 877 0044
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
Avenida Rueda Medina 15-A | near Posada del Mar hotel, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went to this restaurant which is right across the street from the Playa Centre beach. It is an open air restaurant which is right on the strip. The menu is very reasonable. Both my husband and I had the mix fajitas of chicken with...More

Thank Rubyred717
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I typically give establishments the benefit of doubt on Trip Advisor. However, we had a very disappointing experience here today. This place was recommended by a friend due to its view and economical breakfast. The view is fantastic, looking at Isla Mujeres' Playa Norte. However...More

Thank Brian664
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Right on the strip. Can seat outside and people watch plus watch boats and beachgoers. Had the guacamole and husband had the beef nachos. Both were very good. Ice tea was cold and good.

Thank Kandi Z
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Went to this restaurant 3 years ago & had their ceviche. Made sure we found it again on this visit. It also has a nice view of the beach.

Thank DebbieLM
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My waitress at Pinguino’s stole my phone. I laid my phone on the table. When I didn't see my phone, I asked the waitress if she had seen it. She said no. She then started to take pictures with my phone, which subsequently uploaded to...More

1  Thank Kristyn D
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had taken a snorkeling trip to the Island, and weren't scheduled to eat for two more hours. We came upon this quaint and shady outdoor restaurant, and were very happy with the quick service and great food. It was more then reasonably priced.

Thank MelissafromDenver
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was our third and probably last visit to Pinguino. The view is nice and the location is good, but... The Margaritas were rather small, expensive (100 pesos) and felt watered down. You get Margaritas twice as large and great tasting at Mininos across the...More

Thank ErikE878
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We needed somewhere to eat after coming off the ferry, before our accommodations were ready. I'm glad we chose Pinguino! We had all our luggage and they had no issue. Our server even moved a fan closer to our table to help us cool down...More

Thank Randelwood
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We ordered chicken nachos and a chicken quesadilla for lunch and 2 margaritas. Drinks were horrible, service was okay. They do have wifi. The view was nice. We all had a little stomach ache after wards. Budget friendly!

Thank Hollie C
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We stopped here for lunch on a day trip to Isla Mujeres. The restaurant was clean and had a gorgeous view right over the central beach back towards Cancun. Staff was friendly and helpful and the food was really good. We kept it simple-- chicken...More

Thank Momma B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rueda Medina 15-A | near Posada del Mar hotel, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: +52 998 877 0044
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