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Hidalgo Av | between Madero and Abasolo, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were exhausted from our full day of travel from the states and this place was a great intro into the vibe of Centro in Isla Mujeres. We sorta just stumbled upon it when looking for a restaurant... Servers spoke good English and were really welcoming. Two for one cocktails, like many places on the island. I also remember it... More 

Thank misstabre
North Waterboro, Maine
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Located in a very crowded area of Hidalgo - people tend to pass this by as there is a bit of a bottleneck in this area. If you get away from the typical tourist fare and try some of the regional offerings you will enhance your vacation.. I tried the Seafood Rice and the Whole Mayan Grilled Fish - and... More 

Thank cascobay_10
Metepec, Mexico
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Food took a long time to be served. The dishes were acceptable but nothing to write home about. Also they didn't take credit card.

Thank Gabriel V
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This place is terrible and we haven't even eaten yet. Have been waiting more than 45 minutes for a taco "special". We don't mind a laid back feel, but this place has let us sit here waiting our drinks dry, no chips or salsa, and no explanation. The food may be good, but we have no way of knowing and... More 

Thank Scott M
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We wanted a little taste of the local seafood so we let the waiter work his magic. We ended up with a very nice mix of calamari, octopus, fried and grilled fish, langostino, and shrimp. Everything was quite tasty.

Thank rwilliams625
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Waiting for an appointment, I stopped here since it is near the dive shop. I'm bit surprised after seeing the other reviews, but the fish tacos were crazy super yummy. Service was fine and wifi worked nicely. Since prices are reasonable and the food arrived quickly, I'll probably dine here again during my trip.

Thank Vickie T
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We enjoyed fantastic service and great food at Don Chepo's on a recent trip to Isla. The waiter also was so friendly and attentive, making the good food all the better!

Thank Quint T
Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

My wife and I have been going to this restrain for 20 years. We stopped there last night for a light dinner.We looked at their outside menu and found beef and chicken fajitas for 120 pesos and decided to give them a try. We were given the same menu inside and the price was 120 pesos for the meal. We... More 

1 Thank Getowork
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I didn't like my stop at this restaurant, it was the choice of my gf and I immediately felt like a stupid tourist to have chosen this place. Food and drinks were really basic, you have 3 waiters yelling at walkers in the street to come to the restaurant, what makes me usually run away (still don't understand this marketing... More 

Thank Julien F
Munich, Bayern, Germany
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The restaurant is directly in the touristic center, which I already don't like too much. There's restaurant after restaurant and the waiters stand in front and try to talk you in. Food was okay, though not worth the price, even if it's not a too expensive place compared to other restaurants. But I doubt that a local would ever pay... More 

Thank FiSch85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo Av | between Madero and Abasolo, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres

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