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Viva Zapata

Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (63 reviews)
“shrimp” (73 reviews)
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Bar, Grill, Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great service and ggod food. we stopped here for drinks a couple of times and had dinner one night and were very happy!

1  Thank tikitove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a try , but there are a lot of good choices in Holbox to eat. This place is well run, and the service is very efficient. Food is good and it's a safe choice. Can be busy in evening - we had about 30...More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here on two separate occasions. First, the staff is very friendly, and fairly competent. Now, the food. Each time I had basically the same food. The first time, I had stone crabs, ceviche, and guacamole. Each was excellent, although the stone crabs were...More

Thank Jon W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another gem in Isla Holbox! Staff excellent, ambiance wonderful, and the fresh fish outstanding. Our favorite restaurant on the island!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off I would like to say the place was always packed and I'm not sure why, other than how nice it looks. I had the langosta my boyfriend had the steak fajitas which were fatty and lacking meat. The lobster was tough and overcooked...More

Thank Seanz37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few killer meals here: shrimp fajitas, mixed ceviche, queso fundido, PERFECT rum drinks (try some of the hibiscus salt, so good!). Their habanero salsa is fantastic, as are the tortillas made freshly onsite during dinner time. The business is owned & ran by...More

2  Thank Jenn n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were at Viva Sapota two times during our vacation. First time we had a Seafood plate which tasted really good and the second time we shared a grilled lobster. Good wine selection, great spicy Mojito and a very well impressive organization for both food...More

1  Thank Mia226
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We'd read very favourable reviews about Zapata and it showed a lot of promise on first impressions. The cocktails are great. Unfortunately the mixed grill was not as delicious as we'd hoped - date I say it was a little dry from being over cooked?...More

Thank ACSydneyToLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this place cause we ran out of pesos on our last night and they take credit cards. It ended up being great. I had garlic shrimp and rice and we had guacamole. The prices were cheap and the food was great. The...More

Thank advonefin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate really well, basic mexican but very good! The parillada was amazing and it is supposed to be for two and i ordered for 3 kids and it was more than enough! We had to wait a bit longer than expected (no reservation accepted)...More

Thank Simona D
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Hur är priserna på restaurangerna på Isla Holbox? Vi är sugna på att börja vår semester här och vill helst prova lite olika restauranger. Tacksam för råd och tips! Ann-Britt
21 May 2016|
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Response from pricken | Reviewed this property |
Tycker nog att priserna var hyfsat bra,man kände sig inte rånad! Vi åt mest fisk och skaldjur vilket vi var nöjda med både pris och smak!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Damero 67 Solar 14 | Near to the mail square, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362
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