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El Encuentro Holbox

Calle Tiburon Ballena Entre Damero y Pedro Joaquin, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 178 9025
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
2 Feb 2018
“Great Street view, Good Mexican Food”
26 Aug 2017
“Best caipirinhas on the island!”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Tiburon Ballena Entre Damero y Pedro Joaquin, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

At first we were a little concerned as the restaurant was almost deserted; our concerns were baseless as the service was extremely attentive and friendly. The menu had an interesting selection of Mexican dishes. We started with salad and it was fresh and delicious. I...More

Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We only had drinks up on the roof, but they were the best we had all week. My husband is from Brazil and we like caipirihna's. Most restaurants serve them on the island, but these were the best. Others we had at other places tasted...More

Thank stzi
Reviewed 5 June 2017

They advertise tapas but most of the menu is Mexican. Get a table on the terrace. Good entertainment and the band plays until the early hours.

Thank Mexico Bob
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We popped here one night looking specifically for dessert. We enjoyed a Nutella crepe and two for one cocktails. Cool upstairs bar with music and a breeze.

Thank lucylou_melbourne
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice rooftop bar. Looked empty most nights. We only had a drink during happy hour. Very limey and salty Margaritas but sadly no alcohol or at very best, very lttle. At least it refreshed us!

1  Thank BigAde
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for another place after a late night lunch/dinner before going back to the hotel and this was one of the few places open (was like 10pm on Saturday). We didn't eat a lot because we weren't hungry but ordered some bruschette (very...More

Thank Aradi F
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Had a nice drink here with reasonable service. 2 for one on cocktails was one of the cheapest we've seen. A great terrace overlooking the street. Friendly staff!

Thank Ross L
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Service is so slow even they can be 5 in the kitchen, we have to wait more than 40 minutes for two crêpes for my children's, even the restaurant was not full at all.... And food was dry and not tasty. Given the number of...More

Thank Benjamin G
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were so happy to find a place with an actual vegan and vegetarian menu! We had lunch here one day, I had the chick pea 'meat balls' and my bf had the veggie sandwich, both were really good! The service was also great, super...More

Thank Tleee19
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had a couple of pasta dishes and lasagna. Nothing terrible, but nothing made it stand out either. Watch your bill, they tried to get us for an extra 200 pesos with funny math.

Thank burritos_gorditos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tiburon Ballena Entre Damero y Pedro Joaquin, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 178 9025
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