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El Moro

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75bis Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
529878723029
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13:00 - 22:30
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Fri - Wed 13:00 - 22:30
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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been treated to a more gracious host than Ray, or a warmer welcome! We enjoyed our meal at El Moro very much - and the mango margarita, oh-so-good. And then, after dinner, Ray brought us Xtabentun liqueur to sip on. We left feeling like special guests and are so happy we had the opportunity to visit this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing local food , the best pina colada ever! Super nice service! A island must ! We will be back next visit! We loved the nachos and fried bananas !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Solid seafood and extremely nice people running this place. It is a bit off the beaten path, but worth the effort to find. Don't expect white tablecloths. Expect a casual pleasant meal. Oh, and save room for the flan!

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Thank Jim C
Ely, Minnesota
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to El Moro every year. This trip we visited the restaurant twice. The food is excellent as is the atmosphere. The owner shows a lot of pride in his establishment.

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

TEl Moro never disappoints. We brought some friends and after a great meal and spending some time with the owner we decided this place is the best! They make you feel like family!

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Calgary, Canada
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying at a Cozumel dive resort and a couple of the divers invited my friend and I to jon them at El Moro. The restaurant is run by a family - the grandson is the current generation. The owner greeted my dive friends like long lost family - big hugs were exchanged and these guys only come once... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff. Great food! A definite win/win. Recommended for Mexican food! The view from the balcony was beautiful. We arrived around four pm so no wait and had our choice of seating.

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Thank Mollie B
florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had good Sunday meal yesterday-----located several blocks East of the square --cab it---wide variety on menu--a lot of seafood---had the Sunday pork special and garlic shrimp---both meals were enjoyed--reasonable prices===Ray was great--waiter/owner---not fancy and very local appeal---probably not for everyone but we will be back

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Millersburg, Ohio
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are on the island now and went to El Moro on our second night as we couldn't wait any longer. Hester was our server and is the youngest son of the family business. He was very accommodating and helpful in explaining the various dinner choices. The bean and cheese nacho appetizer is the best I have ever had and... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, the owners/staff are the nicest people ever. The food was terrific (we all tried a different soup and all were wonderful.) We asked for a special dessert for our anniversary couple and wow were we impressed. Be sure to ask for the Mayan coffee.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:30
Monday
13:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 22:30
Friday
13:00 - 22:30
Saturday
13:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75bis Avenue between 2 and 4 Streets North, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 529878723029

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