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La Rumba Cozumel

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Cuban, Central American
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Calle 1 sur 10 | Colonia Centro, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 871 7707
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12:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 00:00
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Arlington WA
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to experience real Cuban music, this is the bar for you! We’ve been there twice and will be back several more times this trip. Marco is a world-class bartender and makes the best mojito anywhere. He takes serious pride in his creations. Jesus is the owner and his 3 piece band plays Cuban salsa most nights. He... More 

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Thank Sam S
Camden, Maine
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193 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy a little bit of Havana in this wonderful small lounge/restaurant of the main plaza in San Miguel. We have been several times over the past two years and have been treated to great music and good appetizers and great cubanas. Jesus has been most accommodating and when given advance notice of a party of eight or ten will put... More 

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Thank flyeroli
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This place was a lovely little find. They play great live music almost every nice. On Saturdays they do a salsa class around 8 pm and after you can listen to the music and dance!

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Thank Megan L
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great little place with BBQ tacos out the back. Live music inside, but both times we went it was empty. But if you like good tacos and a beer, this is the place. Much cheaper than other tourist places

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Thank Alex E
Richardson, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Whenever my wife and I travel we wander the back streets to get the local atmosphere and stumbled upon La Rumba and had a blast joking with Jesus, eating delicious tortas Cubana (Cuban sandwiches) and, ahem, drinking a little. Jesus is a real crackup but humble and approachable. We are still reciting some his jokes. Unfortunately we couldn't stay for... More 

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Thank victor_spoils
Saskatchewan, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I always try to look around each town we visit to find that cool little bar that has good food and a friendly atmosphere. And reasonably priced beer! I found this place a few blocks back from the ferry pier. Both owners were great to visit with ie. tons of good stories and had plenty time for their customers. There... More 

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Thank Butchco2
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this place twice during my trip. Fish tacos were good, guacamole was good, and drinks were good. Jesus is a character! We found humor in his humor and we shocked when we heard him sing and play with the band - very good live music.

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Thank Ashley B
Cozumel, Mexico
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

My sister and I went to la Rumba for their 4 anniversary celebration. The band was playing music which was playing beautiful Cuban music...Angel has the best voice and Jesus plays the guitar like not other. The wait staff is excellent and greets us when we arrive and very friendly. The libations are moderately priced.

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Thank CajunGato
St. Louis
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great place to stop for a drink or the whole eve... friendly people and good music! Always a good time to be had!

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Thank Bob82768
Bemidji, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The owners (and their band members) are super talented and accomplished musicians. Their passion for the music is compelling and contagious. They are also very gracious hosts. We highly recommend you swing by there for a set or two. There is also a unique opportunity for newbies to learn how to salsa. On Saturday night, the lovely dance instructor, Lilia,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Cuban, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 1 sur 10 | Colonia Centro, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 871 7707
Description
We opened La Rumba to offer a place with true Latin flavor that is free of touristy gimmicks. We love Mexico and the culture of Latin America and aim to share that through food, drink and quality live music. A good day for us is to have a mix of clientele where locals and tourists come together in a comfortable and inviting space.

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