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Cariocas Pizzas Holbox

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Calle Igualdad 16 | cerca del hotel tortugas, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 114 7101
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Behind the Pine Curtain
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2013

This is some of the best pizza we have ever had and we have had a lot of pizza. We were surprised that we could make that statement about a pizza place on a remote Mexican island. While on the island, we at at Los Peleones, El Chapulim, Viva Zapata, and La Parrilla Juan. Those are all a little more... More 

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Isla Holbox Quintana Roo
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118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I've lived on Holbox for 13 years and have obviously tried ALL the Pizza offerings on Holbox. Cariocas is the BEST! Thin Crust, Real Mozarella Cheese, Generous toppings, & Great prices. Some of the other Pizza Joints on Holbox are living on their reputations, not naming any names. The Owners of Cariocas are REAL ITALIANS. Also to mention their Salads... More 

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1 Thank Whale Shark D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We ate here on our first night in holbox and we were not disappointed! Our waiter was friendly and full of information. We shared the Capris salad to start which was big and very fresh, the only thing that would have improved this dish would have been some pesto. We both had a pizza as our main. They were delicious!!... More 

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Prague, Oklahoma
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This was the first meal we could hardly wait but was not impressed it was quite tasteless simply pizza crust with cheese and some lobster. Expensive $40 pizza. Worth a try but nothing to write home about

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Barrington, Illinois
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013

OK you are on a remote island in the Yuctan and you see a pizza place. Would you ever expect good, no great wood fired oven pizza? Well here you do and more. Great pizza, thin crust wood fired, with seafood to boot. Friendly super casual environment can eat in or take out. Right in the heart of Holbox 1/2... More 

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1 Thank mark s
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

Had the lobster pizza here and was not disappointed. Even without the lobster, the pizza at Cariocas is one of the best I have ever eaten. Service here was also great.

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1 Thank Guitarmc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2013 via mobile

Can't say enough about it. Price was great, pizza was fantastic. It really is some of the best pizza I've ever had, and I can't believe I found it in Mexico! Thin, authentic, crispy crust and a delicious, flavorful sauce. Would definitely recommend stopping here if you're on Holbox.

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Burleson, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We had the veggie pizza and it was very good---a thin crispy crust with just the right amount of tomato sauce. The white wine was good and it was fun to sit outside and watch the people go by on a rainy evening in Holbox. Plus, our waitress was so friendly and pleasant that it made eating there a real... More 

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Lanner, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

You gotta go here and try the Lobster Pizza! Its awesome! And the staff were really friendly had a really cool night!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Proper Italian pizza base (thin and crispy Naples style) cooked by an Italian. So the toppings aren't the real thing (only a close approximation of mozzarella), but in Holbox this is BY FAR the best pizza. Staff are very nice. Good value meal out, especially as you could share a pizza unless you are particularly hungry or have a large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$46
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Igualdad 16 | cerca del hotel tortugas, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 114 7101

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