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Aluxes Coffee House

Avenida Matamoros | Across from the bookstore, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“chorizo” (3 reviews)
“smoothie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Avenida Matamoros | Across from the bookstore, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

If your missing a nice Latte this is the place to go :-) make sure you get a map before traveling to Isla so you can find all the hot spots :-) https://store.cancunmap.com/

1  Thank sjh09
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The staff was very nice and had many recommendations. The burrito was good, but the not the best I had by far on the trip, lacking flavours, added a lot of hot sauce.

Thank ALBQuebec_Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2015

You will come back not only for the delicious homemade banana bread but the hospitality of the Ivan, the owner on Aluxes. He is such a wonderful person and treats everyone like family.

Thank SchramFam
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Great owner. Great food. Great atmosphere! The food took a while to come out even though we were the only people in there, but the owner kept us entertained. We sang and danced together :)

Thank Amira-Gul
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I met the owner, Yvonne, at the BB my husband stayed at in June and he was so nice that we decided to try his restaurant. My husband and I had a great meal, good wine and cold beer. I had a shrimp fettuccine that...More

Thank Christina A
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We first met Ivan in 2009 when his place was just a coffee shop. We've been coming back every visit for his delicious, homemade banana breads. Ivan is one of the friendliest guys we've met - always cheerful and ready to have a conversation about...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Little Ivan is the man! These two dishes are my all time favorites on the island. This little coffee shop also has elegant dining in the evening. Little Ivan and his brother Juan can do magic with seafood. He also does amazing banana bread.

Thank JulieGoth714
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

We visited Aluxes last night for dinner and had a fantastic time. The reggae beats bursting out the speakers gives this place a laid back feeling! The owner dancing away added to the fun. Atmosphere aside, the food here is Impeccable. I ordered the tuna...More

Thank Amira-Gul
Reviewed 12 March 2015

When we come to Isla we usually beeline for this place !:) lol super good mojitos fresh banana bread everyday and the BEST coffee in town! I'm picky about my coffee and this is by far the best Cappucino I've had!!:) it is now also...More

Thank Chiknouk
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Loved having my breakfast there,,,,watching the Island waking up,,and the people starting out there day. Very friendly,and a good coffee to start the day.

2  Thank Linda2281959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Matamoros | Across from the bookstore, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
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