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La Isla del Colibri

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Calle Tiburon Ballena Colonis Centro, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 1 984 875 2162
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for breakfast in March 2017, the receipt came and we chose to pay with credit card. The 10% service tax were already included but they still charged an extra 5% on the total amount. When we asked for the reason, they said it is a charge from our credit card company (which would have been highly unlikely... More 

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice evening here-ordered a couple of beers, lobster, fish tacos and veg fajitas. Total came to around $65usd. Decent food--store bought chips. Tacos ok, grilled lobster outstanding! But the ambience is the real star here. Quirky decor, cool art, huge margaritas. They also take credit cards. Funky place--may go back.

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Thank sbenhill
Michigan
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere here.The waiters are very friendly! Lots to look at on the walls and ceiling. For dinner we chose coconut shrimp and and garlic shrimp. Food was prepared to perfection and very fresh.Give this place a try. There are a few tables outside as well.

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Thank ponyone
Michigan Center, Michigan
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. Very peaceful, decent food, relaxing and inexpensive. Breakfast was delicious. Service great. Sit outside, have breakfast and watch the island come to life.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

crowded local joint on the corner near the police station...local flavor...big drinks...good food...positive vibes man

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Thank harrygonzo
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here as a family and 2 of the 3 meals were not great but the enchiladas were excellent and we actually came back for them. I ordered the salad "ensalada" in spanish - but this really confused the server. It took them about 30-40 minutes before they came back and questioned what kind of "enchilada"I wanted - and... More 

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Thank TipsyTravels
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very delicious local fare, friendly atmosphere, great fresh smoothies, eclectic area - no shoes required!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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144 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For all of the options for Mexican food, seafood, pizza, whatever... on Holbox, La Isla del Colibri cafe was a standout for bad food. We tried it for dinner because it was popular and seemed always busy. What we got was a mush of steamed rice and shrimp and (I swear) cream of mushroom soup, and a mush of pasta... More 

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Thank Ob3ron
Des Moines, IA
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148 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Various combinations of our group enjoyed breakfast and juice at Los Colibri. We had visited during a previous trip to Holbox and were delighted to see little had changed. The owner is helpful and it's a great place to interact with both locals and visitors.

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Thank IowaTraveler22
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

They have a lot different tequilla brands. The food is not spicial good, but the atmosphere and people are in top 10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tiburon Ballena Colonis Centro, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 1 984 875 2162

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