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La Perlita

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Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
08:00 - 20:00
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had dinner twice here on this last trip to Cozumel. Got into town on a Monday, and decided to go here for dinner. I had the Lionfish Kabobs, and the wife had the Shrimp Diablo. The kabobs were excellent, but the Shrimp Diablo, though good, was not picante at all. Our waiter told us that Thursdays the Lionfish was... More 

Thank yucatan07
Winnipeg, Canada
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125 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once we found this gem, it became our favourite breakfast spot! Once we tried the shrimp omelette we were sold and came back three other times to sample the fare. Orange juice is freshly squeezed and the coffee was also quite delicious. Our waiter was great and service was excellent. Make the trip to this authentic restaurant and sit down... More 

Thank Lee D
Plaisance, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Third time there and always welcome like a queen by Peter. Had nice grouper fresh filet just caught in the morning. Has also paella last year. Every time we go it's really good never disappointed.

Thank Katou2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited for dinner. We had the Mayan Fillet and the Tikin Xic Fish Fillet - both grouper. Both were excellent. Set back in the "hood", this restaurant it is far from the tourist center. Over the years it has gain popularity by word of mouth and you will find both locals and tourists here. It is one of our favorites.... More 

Thank TS26_11
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic service, food was perfect, & reasonable. Waiter brought out a fresh fish for us to touch & feel before it was cooked. Not sure I have ever had that before. It was grilled to perfection. I will be back next time. Perfecto

Thank bfish12345
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132 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner. The service was excellent, prices were good and the food was delicious. Keep in mind that they only serve seafood. I watched the waited bring out fresh fish for customers to check out. A lot of fish is served in your choice of garlic, grilled or breaded. They also serve several meals of lion fish.... More 

Thank Ted M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had heard many good things about La Perlita. We were not disappointed. The red snapper was excellent and my wife's lion fish seafood salad was amazing. I would highly recommend La Perlita to everyone who visits the island.

Thank Marc D
Apollo Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here every time we visit Cozumel. The food is outstanding and authentic. The deep fried fish is the best ! We will always eat at this place. Very fresh and very friendly staff ! One place I tell everyone to visit.

Thank mendeejonesusa
Potomac, Maryland
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very authentic local atmosphere, great Mexican seafood, thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. Definitely recommend it to others and definitely will be back. The only disappointment was that they advertise all over the place that they are known for "lion fish", their apparent specialty, but that night, they were "out" of lion fish!!

Thank BarbaraF118
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the lion fish at lunch but it wasn't available. I had the octopus with garlic and butter and it was delicious. My friend had the basa and it was good. Prices were a bit high for somewhere off the beaten track. The food was simply plated, but delicious.

Thank FoodieWineGuy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 869-8343

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