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El Chapulim

Calle Tiburon ballena s/n, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 998 192 2701
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fillet” (2 reviews)
“menu” (4 reviews)
“chef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Calle Tiburon ballena s/n, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice hosting. You choose 1 out of 4 dishes from the daily chef's menu. We had the white fish and the fillet which were delicious! Everything was perfect! Including the service. The best meal we had on the island, and would love to eat...More

Thank ido d
Reviewed 2 March 2017

El Chapulim sits in a store front opening out onto the street. With this setting the diner is left with all of the dust, exhaust fumes, and noise that an unpaved street can provide. They don't provide the visitor with a menu but explain four...More

Thank kabasile
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This place doesn't have a standard menu. The chef cooks 4 main meals a day depending on the best and freshest produce. The night we went, the options were fish fillet, prawns, fillet minion and tuna. The chef comes out and talks you through how...More

Thank lucylou_melbourne
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I love it when the chef comes to your table explains the menu for the evening and proceeds to create a meal that is truly amazing. The service is great and the food is inspirational. Thank you so much for the real treat.

Thank Kermit J
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Twice this year, July and now in December, I'v visited El Chapulim and the quality is really good. Their lobsters at less than 400 pesos are fabulous. Never had meat here, only seafood but that is highly recommendable. Best in Holbox I have tried.

1  Thank CachaoBass
Reviewed 6 December 2015

On our first day on Holbox, we were out front of this place looking for a menu - a man walked by and said: "No menu, changes every day depending on what fresh". Our second-to-the-last-night, we thought we'd give it a try..... we should have...More

1  Thank Phil E
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 19
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tiburon ballena s/n, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 998 192 2701
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