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Buena Vista Grill

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Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 875 2102
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Chilliwack, Canada
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326 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Lunch here, fish tacos and chicken tacos. Good food and drinks. Fairly inexpensive. Great sea view. Good service.

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Thank CookyM-G
Washington DC
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I look forward to the ceviche at Buenavista all year. It is my first stop for lunch wen I'm on Holbox. Have yet to be disapointed.

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Thank mimac
Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for fresh grilled fish in a casual place this is a go to. It doesn't get as much attention as its "ocean front neighbors" although its only 20 meters away from the beach. We had the freshest and tastiest grilled fish. This is a causal and local place but for a fresh fish lunch it's the best... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Very average all round. toilets were dirty and bar was dusty. Food was only OK. No English spoken.Not great value

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

a nice location and very casual beach feel. Decent food and good prices Aplace to get proper french fries if you crave carbs! also, the appetizer called salsa mexicans was very refreshing and delicious.

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Thank Isla_Lisa-and-Mike
ohio
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Waiters are great they don't stand over you when you eat. The drinks were amazing and the food was great we ate here twice instead of the hotel food which was not very good.

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Thank ukfan66
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The place looks like it would need a fix up, bit dirty and old. However I don't focus much of those aspects normally when it comes to restaurants, but on the quality of food and service. Service was okay, but food nothing special, actually on of the worse we had in México. The ceviche was a huge portion, but way... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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103 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

There was nothing terribly wrong with this place - but there are better places very nearby. It's unlikely that we'll eat here again. We had shrimp ceveche and guacamole. The shrimp and guac were good, but the chips served with the dishes were greasy and hard. (not crunchy - hard, as if they had been re-fried). There was only one... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

This place has the best tikinxic fish on the island. The price is fair and the grilled dishes (al carbon) are really good. Went back twice in one week!

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Thank awayala
San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

We where here for the first time and it was very good food. I ordered a guacamole and mix ceviche my wife ordered a fish grilled on banana leave. Everything was great and fresh. Great service for the waitress. Definitely coming back. Location is just steps from the beach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cerca de la Playa, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2102

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