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La Candela

Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 878 4471
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (42 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“fajitas” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Caribbean, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We usually have one to two meals here each trip. This time it was just breakfast but as always, delicious, and large servings! My husband and I split and omelette and the plate of fruit and had coffee. The chilaquiles are great as well. We...More

Thank farish2
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Soup, main, two sides (with tacos) 90 pesos. You can't beat that. Good home cooked food. This is a regular stop for us. Never disappointed! Friendly and accomodating staff.

Thank mags0828
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Across from Flamingo hotel where I stayed. Excellent outdoor ambiance (they also have indoors). Cheap, fast, FRESH & DELICIOUS.

Thank A J
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Rode our bikes to La Candela for lunch. Had Cuban sandwiches today. Better than the ones we had in Havana. We should have shared one sandwich as they were huge. Each took half a sandwich home for another meal. La Candela is noted for their...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We've been coming for lunch every time we visit. The takeout/daily special never disappoints. Chicken, pork or stuffed peppers, fresh vegetables, rice etc. This has to be the best lunch for the money on the island. Just left Cozumel on 10 Feb and looking forward...More

Thank Don F
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was in Cozumel this past December and friends and I wanted to get together pre- holidays: they selected La Candela. We arrived early at 8 am, the place was ready to go: tables set up, good things cooking in the open kitchen, friendly servers...More

Thank lizrodavis
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stumbled upon La Candela after walking about 30 minutes from where our ship docked. The food was really enjoyable and atmosphere COMPLETELY authentic. From the pico de gallo to the fish, shrimp, and chicken tacos.........all were delicious. The fish dinner was also a tasty...More

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Favored by locals, it has regional specialties as well as the usual fajitas, tacos, etc. There is the regular menu plus several daily specials. Entrees come with soup. And if you have never drunk jamaica, you should try it. This non-alcoholic iced tea made from...More

Thank tom d
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nice environment, decent food. I had a shrimp dish that was good once I spiced it up a little. Everyone else seemed to enjoy their meals just as they were. Our friends who had been there before recommended the mamay pie which is a frozen...More

Thank CindyF89
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is some solid homestyle Mexican cuisine at a very inexpensive prices. This was another spot right by our hotel and we had lunch here more than once. Lunch changes everyday and includes soup and an entree with your choice of sides. Good Stuff

Thank Brock W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 878 4471
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