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La Perlita

Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lion fish” (227 reviews)
“seafood” (105 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by with some friends for a fresh seafood lunch! 2 of us had a lobster tail ( a real treat) and 2 had seafood stuffed avocado...all perfectly prepared. Friendly local atmosphere. Jamaica beverage was cold and refreshing. They also serve up lionfish when they...More

Thank PeterLindaK
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I visited La Perlita on our last night in Cozumel, having sampled six restaurants in the week of our vacation. This is a top spot: a simple, family-operated joint well out of the tourist district but an easy walk or taxi ride....More

Thank globetrotter33388
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were directed here by a knowledgable taxi driver. At first it looked just a bit more 'rustic' than I wanted. But after taking a seat and looking at the menu my wife and I chose some fresh snapper, grilled, not breaded and a seafood...More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this out of the way restaurant in February after being recommended by friends. We were disappointed by lackluster service, average food and a significant price increase over last years published prices. However, after reading other reviews will give it another chance for breakfast,...More

Thank flyeroli
Reviewed 20 April 2017

SO I came by this restaurant - which is 30 min walk from downtown Cozumel or a 50 peso taxi ride each way - TWICE, on the hunt for Lionfish. Sadly on BOTH occasions they didn't have lion fish so I had something else. Shrimp...More

Thank KenKenIAM
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went there for 2 things: the lionfish (because it's famous for it) and the lobster. But, it had no lionfish that's day... A little but disappointing... So we took a lobster tail at 700 pesos. It's served with a tablespoon of rice, but the...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I loved that this was not in the touristy area. The sfafff was very friendly . I had the seafood casserole and it was wonderful ! Tasty margaritas . I also had the caramel flan which was quite yummy as well ! A huge menu...More

Thank valori1
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We visited while on vacation with friends. The restaurant is a quick cab ride from downtown San Miguel where we were staying. We had good service and they were patient with our broken attempts to speak Spanish. Our table had a mix of dishes and...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Went there and notice the galley and food preparation area Not clean food not fresh very expansive. 75 US dollar per person

Thank Francesco L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This place was all around average, but had great prices. Server seemed grouchy, we came for lion fish four ways and they didn't have any lion fish at all. Food was ok. Not bad, but not amazing, we wouldn't go out of our way to...More

Thank Nicole W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 869-8343
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