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Buena Vista Grill

Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 875 2102
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (2 reviews)
“a late lunch” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Caribbean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

The sunset brought me there. I ordered a langosta with butter. The butter had never been put in the fridge clearly and smelled very bad when boiled. Rice and carrots were room temperature, in a small portion. The butter spoilt it all. The langosta was...More

Thank valvalvalval
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went there twice, had some great prawns in different sauces, homemade handcut french fries! Variety of drinks were limited but tasty.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a meal here and noticed several Mexican families at nearby tables. The menu was varied but I can definitely recommend the grilled fish with garlic and the guacamole. The service was attentive and friendly. Our table faced a large wall mural of sea...More

1  Thank Nansea2013
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I tried this restaurant on the strength of TripAdvisor reviews but wasn't impressed. It was ok, but I had better meals for the same price or less - eg Raices beach bar, la sirenita.

1  Thank CanuckChar
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend the place! Fresh seafood yet delicious and VERY cheap! Service is really good and kind! Its very cosy :) No more plastic chairs as on the photo in the gallery. I really liked it there. It was just simple and very...More

Thank Pimentaway
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Very friendly personnel and really tasty food to affordable prices. Its more in the range of the other single € restaurants on Holbox with main dishes around 120-150 pesos. I can easily recommend shrimps in cream sauce - very tasty!

1  Thank RichardRuben
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Tried two pastas for a late lunch - 60/120 pesos (with/without meat). Not bad, nor good. Choose it if you are on a tight budget.

Thank garfieldpbj
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Lunch here, fish tacos and chicken tacos. Good food and drinks. Fairly inexpensive. Great sea view. Good service.

1  Thank CookyM-G
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I look forward to the ceviche at Buenavista all year. It is my first stop for lunch wen I'm on Holbox. Have yet to be disapointed.

1  Thank mimac
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for fresh grilled fish in a casual place this is a go to. It doesn't get as much attention as its "ocean front neighbors" although its only 20 meters away from the beach. We had the freshest and tastiest grilled fish. This...More

1  Thank sofiacondes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2102
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