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Josefina's Cocina Con Alma

Open today: 11:00 - 14:00
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A Real Cultural Experience

We ended up walking to Josefina’s from the cruiseport because we couldn’t find a taxi to take us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anita L
Charlotte, North Carolina
Josefina's Cooking Class is a Fantastic Experience

If you enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine and are looking for a unique way to spend your vacation... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melynda M
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Bienvenido! to Josefina's Cocina con Alama. "Alma" the word for soul in Spanish is how authentic Mexican cooking begins. We invite you to explore and taste the many wonders of Mexcian cuisine through hands-on instruction with the wonderful cook...more
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Centro, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a Jan. 1 class with Josefina months before arriving here for our post-Christmas vacation. It was to be the highlight of the weeklong trip, particularly since I love cultures and cooking. But it ended up being a real letdown. First, there were seven...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up walking to Josefina’s from the cruiseport because we couldn’t find a taxi to take us for such a short drive. We had a little difficulty finding it, but everyone we asked for directions along the way was very friendly. If my husband...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anita L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine and are looking for a unique way to spend your vacation, Josephina's Cocina Con Alma is the place to go. She did a great job explaining the origins of the dishes we prepared. We got to experience the marketplace...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Melynda M
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We enjoyed our cooking class with Josefina Gonzalez Luigi on November 17th. The class was relaxing, informative, fun, and professional. Josefina took us to her local market, allowed us to choose some of the dishes we cooked, was clear in her descriptions, and generous with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

Kids really enjoyed cooking and eating! My daughter is now making tortillas from scratch. Thank you Josefina!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eagle46
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Josefina did a nice job with this class. Enjoyed the local market and purchased local cookware there at a fraction of the souvenir prices downtown. Purchased some of the ingredients needed for the class. Hands on for chopping and making tortillas. Most cooking was done...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing experience Rich in history and culture The food was delicious Thank you Josfina and Maria

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a great time with Josefina and Maria. I enjoyed shopping the market and making authentic salsa and pico. My wife is now an expert in making authentic Margaritas!! Enjoyable experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

We were on a cruise and wanted something less crowded and more authentic and outside their planned excursions. This was a fantastic option. A short cab ride from the port and easy to find. The class was 6 total (4 was our group) after picking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elisa b
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were on a 12 day trip to Cozumel, mostly to dive. I was able to convince my husband to do a cooking class with me. It turned out to be an enjoyable day. The market part was really neat to see....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Charles E
17 January 2018|
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Response from leahhatfield3 | Reviewed this property |
No beer there were margaritas and for non drinkers we made aqua Fresca! Included.
20 October 2016|
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Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
Hi - my apologies for missing this question - it depends on where you ship is docked. If downtown Cozumel the site is walkable and if outside it requires a 10 min taxi ride. Let me know if you have any other questions. Happy... More
31 March 2016|
Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
So happy to hear that you joined us. Thank you! Yes, we no longer sell hard copies - it was easier to go paperless, so there is an e-cookbook that is available. Send us a direct email message and we will send you the details... More