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El Chapulim

Main Street 123, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 137 6069
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (69 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
“potatoes” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street 123, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was good and fresh, the personal gentle and professional ... I decided to give 4 stars and not 5 because of some points: - when they explain the menu (that is not on card) you have no idea about which price you are...More

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 2 days ago

As explained by other reviewers, the chef comes to your table and describes the four options for the night. Our group tried the three seafood options and gave high marks to all three - seafood stew, grouper in cream sauce, and chipotle shrimp. Each entrée...More

Thank Travelme25
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Didn't eat here - we stopped by twice during our trip and inquired about the menu (four options: fish, beef, lobster or shrimp) but couldn't actually get ANY details about how the dishes wrote prepared (or what they cost) without sitting down. ANNOYING. I get...More

Thank Sperraz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You are being warmly welcomed and presented to delicious cocktails and the 4 dishes of today. No menu. We had dinner twice and all 4 dishes were delicious and Well prepared. We highly recommend the place.

Thank Anja E
Reviewed 6 days ago

No complaints about the food. It's nice, hearty, and fresh. The setting is ok too. Definitely worth a visit. Just have the following in mind: It's not really a "no menu". It's more like a "small menu that changes daily but you cannot see it...More

Thank Thingymajick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the atmosphere. It's a little pricey but we enjoyed the unique experience and the delicious food. Service can be a hit and miss, but overall was very good. I would rate our meals a 4.5 out of 5. Desserts and coffee come from the...More

Thank kat58
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is run by the chef with a fixed menu each night. We had the lobster and tuna - both were cooked perfectly and delicious. They were basted in a very tasty sauce but there was far too much of it so the tuna...More

Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited 40 minutes for the chef to come tell us the FOUR items on the menu. The food came to the table five minutes later. It seems the shrimp in the terrible cream sauce, cold fruit salad and potato's are served all the time...More

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place does not have a menu. everything is made daily with what is in season and the chef reviews the specials with you. Really flavorful food, friendly service and cool ambience.

1  Thank Michael I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a different fixed menu of four items every night. I got the shrimp with creme sauce one night. It was good but not worth the price.

Thank bokashi
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Questions & Answers
19 January 2018|
Response from c2bella | Reviewed this property |
No, It was cash only. No menu and no prices but the cost was very reasonable and well worth it.
22 February 2017|
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Response from Morten I | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your taste of wine. The food bill can be between 30 and 40 USD and the wine can be the expensive part.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street 123, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 137 6069
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