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Pescaderia San Carlos

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calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
8727440
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Maryville, TN, USA
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here on the Cozumel Food Tour. Very good ceviche but oh, the fried grouper was amazing. Fresh, perfectly prepared, and very delicious. I would eat there at least once a week if I lived in Cozumel. Even hubby, not a fish lover, loved the grouper and would like to return. A little hard to find but just ask... More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Choose a seat away from the kitchen door, it gets pretty warm. Customers are serenaded for Sunday dinners. Great staff. Fresh daily fish fillet seasoned and cooked perfectly. A little hard to find but well worth it.

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Seal Rock, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very excellent food and CHEAP! Our driver took us to his in-laws resturant. PRIMO! George is the best driver on the island! Great food!!!! And the cook came out of the kitchen and sang for me my fave song: Volvare We tried lots of FREE food because George's family owns it!!!!! Call George!!!!

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New Brighton, Minnesota
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel to Cozumel every year, and every year we manage to find our way to Pescadaria San Carlos for their filete Mexicana a la plancha. The serving of ceviche that the server brings at the start of the meal seems small only because we eat it so quickly and enjoy it so much! We ordered a large portion of... More 

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Thank Barbara M
Marco Island, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fresh seafood, good drinks, prompt service and reasonably priced. A little difficult to find, but worth it!

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute you walk into San Carlos and are greeted with complementary Ceviche to the Whole Fired Fish……..you will be in Heaven. We always visit this Restaurant several times on each trip to Cozumel. To top it off, the owner, Diego, is now like family. He always come by to greet us and give us a hug…….We LOVE Pescaderia... More 

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New Prague, Minnesota
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little restaurant is amazing. It's tucked in a quiet neighborhood away from the tourist crowds and is worth the short, inexpensive cab ride to get there. We originally visited this restaurant last year while we were staying on the island. We returned to Cozumel for one day on a cruise ship this past December and had to eat here... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our cab driver was incredibly surprised that we asked to go here for lunch, as he had never had anyone ask to go there! It is his neighborhood restaurant, and for good reason! The food was as fresh as it could get, and the fish that is available is based on the day's catch. We were greeted with a dish... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second or third visit to Pescaderia. We not only return for the absolutely scrumptious food, but also for Richard and Diego. You are like family when you step through the door. They are hosts in Cozumel like no other. The food is so fresh and prepared perfectly. The conch and shrimp ceviche tastes like the sea. It... More 

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Thank LadyNitrate
Kingsport, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a stop on the Cozumel food tour. Best ceviche ever! Excellent fried fish and the owner speaks English! Off the beaten path for tourist, but worth it to go out of your way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 8727440
Description
A true hidden gem, with friendly owners, live music, and fresh fish. Excellent hosts, reasonable prices and delicious food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?