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Pura Vida Sushi & roots bar

Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
+52 33 1341 0840
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (43 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We've tried alot of special crafted beers here! The staff is great, sushi is amazing (mexican style) and the view of the town square is a nice spot to chill. You need to drink some beers here!

Thank Rogier d
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I was with my partner in Holbox. Unfortnately he got realy sick in the stomach, so I went to Pura Vida to order a plate of rice with nothing else. I asked twice for the price, but each time the waiter told me he has...More

Thank stefan_tee
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Guys if you are reading this, cut the selection of craft beers down to 5 or 6 so you can guarantee that they are fresh. Price them in line with the cocktails and offer 4 or 5 with one free. Cut down on the cream...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Right on the Square, so great for people watching. We ordered some tuna as a appetizer and it was out of this world! Fish tacos's were great as well. Servers were really good, nice family atmosphere...

Thank jeffpags
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped just for a couple of drinks, which were nice but then got tempted by the sushi coming out to the table next to us. Only ordered one of the rolls with salmon in but it came out practically vegetarian, I couldn't find one...More

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time spent in this sushi bar. My wife and I went 4 times during our stay on Holbox and had a great experience each time. We were so surprised the first night when the bill came for cocktails and it turned...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this bar nearly every day during our 5 day trip to Holbox. The cocktails were fantastic and very reasonably priced. The frozen margaritas were the best we have had. The staff are very friendly and it is a nice atmosphere in the bar....More

Thank Angela J
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Right on the main square with good view of the action. Seems like a nightlife hangout later in the upstairs bar, but we had sushi. Lots of craft beers, which is not usual in Mexico.

Thank DanMelissa25
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We liked the place at the main square for people watching and the full evening life of Holbox. The food we had was rather average to tasteless. The Stir-Fry was greasy. It should have featured garlic and ginger but tasted of neither of it. Soy...More

Thank CallaBudgie
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A very relaxed, chill atmosphere owned and run by a husband and wife team. My husband and I found this spot while on our honeymoon in Isla Holbox and were immediately in love!! My husband enjoys discovering local and regional beers and we hadn't yet...More

Thank Katrina E
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle tiburon ballena frente a canchas de basquet, Holbox Island 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 33 1341 0840
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