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“Just ok”
Review of El Chapulim

El Chapulim
Ranked #16 of 116 Restaurants in Holbox Island
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We had high hopes due to good reviews but were a little bit disapointed. Food was ok but not great, considering the price. Service was really good though.

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite meals from 2 weeks in Mexico. The chef trained in Canada and delivers really great food based on what's fresh that day. I had a huge lobster that was cooked perfectly with an interesting sauce including broccoli. Great cocktails and amazing dessert. Very highly recommended!

Thank Julian M
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

It's always a good sign when you're waiting alongside lots of locals, and El Chapulim is worth the wait. The menu changes daily dependent upon what's fresh, so it probably won't be the same by the time you read this. I just loved some of their more rustic preparations and we both thought it was great value for the quality of the seafood. If I get back to Holbox, I'm coming to El Chapulim.

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Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This was by far our favourite restaurant. The atmosphere was great but it was the food that blew us away.
This is Mexican food cooked at its best and not typical of the Mexican food served in the other restaurants on the island.
The chef prepares only 4 dishes each evening and they vary every day. The steak and fish was simply beautiful.
The Mexican wine served was also great and very reasonable priced.
It may not be the cheapest but you wont be disappointed.
Cash only

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Thank 189walker12345
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant offers a limited menu based on what is fresh that day. I had an incredible fish prepared in sauce and a refreshing cocktail. Great service, great food. Go early! They make a few dishes and they make them very well.

Thank Rosie S
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