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The Thirsty Cougar

Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 869 0214
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Great service from Manuel. Had the fajitas and quest fundido...great food in a great atmosphere. A must stop when we come here. A great hangout.

2  Thank Janis B
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The staff is awesome and the drinks are delish! Of course you have to appreciate the name. Great place to stop on the main drag to get a frozen Margarita and people watch!

1  Thank kayinvail
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

When in Cozumel, don't miss this local treasure. Sit at a sidewalk table and soak up the ocean view and enjoy the best Margarita and quesadilla on the island. Make sure to ask for Pamela. She will take great care of you. You will not...More

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Not only does the Thirsty Cougar quench your thirst with the most amazing beverages, their staff were more like our family...by the end of the first night! We happened upon this place for lunch our first day on the island and we quite literally went...More

1  Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, huge portions and good value for money. The staff are friendly and give great service with a smile.

1  Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visited The Thirsty Cougar with friends, they had frozen drinks. A huge serving that had a plate under it, due to the over flowing mixed drink. Huge servings, good food in a prime location on the main strip. Great people watching as well, especially the...More

1  Thank Traveling_Jeffrey
Reviewed 27 January 2017

My hotel was directly across the street so even when I wasn't here, I enjoyed their live musicians on the sidewalk. Fun ambience, decent food. Definitely recommend a stop at their sidewalk bar or cafe tables.

1  Thank Elonna T
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Best place for drinks. Margaritas are next to heavenly! And don't let me forget to tell you about the 5 star bar staff! It is a most go to when in Cozumel, Mexico!

1  Thank Kaitlin H
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Stopped by this place on a recommendation from a friend it's downtown so a lot of people around when the cruise ships are in. Had the Fish tacos and they were great. The chips were also great but I think that every single place in...More

1  Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Really enjoyed our meal. The food was very good and portions were a nice size. The ambiance is great! Thanks Niko for stopping us as we were walking by and showing us the menu. We will definitely be back next year!

1  Thank Florence B
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Questions & Answers
Cassandra M
23 October 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi Cassandra. Thanks for your interest.. There are 3 cruise terminals in Cozumel. If you dock at Puerta Maya or SSA International a taxi ride is the best way. (Appx 8usd. Ask to be dropped at Pizza Hut as we are adjacent... More
31 March 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi Karen! Thanks for your inquiry! No need for a taxi from the Muelle Fiscal for the ferry. We are about 3 blocks South of that dock! Simply walk off dock mak a right and in a few blocks you should see us on the corner of... More
Robert M
29 October 2016|
Response from GoRockets1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - This message was sent to a reviewer of this location, not the business. Although I agree...they had some awesome glassware!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 869 0214
  • E-mail
The Thirsty Cougar is right on the waterfront in beautiful downtown Cozumel Mexico. Enjoy our outdoor dining room and view of the Main Street and Water! If you're down for a week or just a day, you can't beat our kitchen or bar to deliver just what you need! We hope to see you soon, Wepe, Melody Niko, Carlos, Alvaro, Jorge, Pam, Alex, Charlie, Hugo, GiGi and Tim, Stay Thirsty Cougars!!!
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