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New Especias Restaurante

Calle 3 Sur | Entre 5ta Avenida Sur y 10ma Avenida Sur, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 7947
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peach wine” (14 reviews)
“lion fish” (43 reviews)
“pasta” (25 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle 3 Sur | Entre 5ta Avenida Sur y 10ma Avenida Sur, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 285 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Heard nothing but good things about Especias! So, we decided to try it out. Everything we heard was true! The food and service were all 5 star. Their fish dishes were superb. Highly recommend this restaurant. If you are in Cozumel, you have to go...More

Thank HOPPIE19
CZM4You, Public Relations Manager at New Especias Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thanks for writing such a excellent review! Chef Francesco and his team really go all out to ensure each and every diner has a real authentic italian experience. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed 27 March 2017

You have to try this restaurant! Food is wonderful and and the atmosophere is superb! We have been here several times and have never been disappointed! The staff are very attentive and their recommendations are great!

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We always include a couple of evenings here when we're in Coz. The pasta is perfectly cooked, the portions generous. The wine list is very good and the service attentive. A great place to try the Lion fish and invading species that takes special skill...More

Thank CanadaHaze
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The food here is wonderful! The shrinp wrapped in bacon with the wonderful citrus mashed potatoes to die for! And the Tuna...outstanding! Topped it all off with a wonderful Chocolate Cake made on site as we ate dinner! This is a must when you visit...More

Thank jomike2017
CZM4You, Public Relations Manager at New Especias Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thanks for writing such a excellent review! Chef Francesco and his team really go all out to ensure each and every diner has a real authentic italian experience. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed 14 March 2017

New Especias is run by three men from Italy and offers an authentic Italian dining experience- the traditional 2-3 hour meal. This is not a place to go if you are in a hurry. All pastas are made in house and they have gluten free...More

Thank Karen1228
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I normally avoid Italian food outside of my country. My mother is a chef and I believe good cuisine starts from the quality and the origins of the ingredients. I am happy to have found the exception to the rule. Francesco's restaurant is not only...More

Thank Cujoramirez
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely ambience, attentive and friendly service and good food beautifully presented. We sampled fish, pasta and steak. I'd stick with the Italian offerings. Steak was ok but seafood pasta was better. We sat on the balcony and enjoyed the view from above as well as...More

Thank Diver877
Reviewed 1 March 2017

New Especias has become one of two restaurants in Cozumel that we must visit every time we are in Cozumel. The owner, Francesco, is always happy to see returning customers and is an excellent chef. We stayed at an "All Inclusive" but happily paid to...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

New Especias was recommended to us and didn't disappoint. There is a complimentary starter of peach wine and bruschetta. We shared a margarita pizza as an appetizer and filet mignon with peppercorn sauce as the entree, Shared dessert - flan with ginger and pistachios. All,...More

Thank CalgaryAc
CZM4You, Public Relations Manager at New Especias Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks for writing such a excellent review! Chef Francesco and his team really go all out to ensure each and every diner has a real authentic italian experience. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is our 4th year experiencing the authentic dishes of Rome right in Cozumel. Francesco and staff are the best. For me the fettuccine carbonara puts me right back in Rome, my favorite and the fish dishes are my wife's favorite. In our 2 week...More

Thank DanaKathy
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Is on the NEW ESPECIAS FB page...in "photo" there is an album calls Menu ..Thank you! :-) Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 25
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 3 Sur | Entre 5ta Avenida Sur y 10ma Avenida Sur, Cozumel 77600, Mexico (Formerly Especias Restaurante)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 869 7947
  • E-mail
Description
Authentic Italian Restaurant in the middle of the mexican caribbean sea. Home made pasta, italian chef and we are famous for lion fish and sea food.Excelent options for meat lovers. A DIP in ITALY... #newespecias #byfrancescodiroma #bestitalianincozumel
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