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La Candela

Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 878 4471
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (50 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“cuban pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

We first visited La Candela a year ago, loved it, and returned several times. It's now a year later, and we've been going to La Candela either for breakfast or lunch about 4 times a week. The owner is Cuban, and he has great English...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Our tour guide suggested this place to eat before returning to the cruise ship. It was a awesome experience. The food was amazing and the service was A plus....try the carrot soup and the cold beer hits the spot!

Thank Mevans251
Reviewed 5 January 2016

It was billed as a Cuban restaurant by the person that recommended it but they offered no Cuban sandwiches or Cuban coffee which is usually my only barometer when evaluating my limited Cuban culinary delights. Many of the dishes on the menu I did not...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We were on a cruise and had a day in Cozumel. We asked our cab driver to drop us off at a local restaurant, not a tourist trap! It was really great! A couple of cold beers along with soup and fajitas!!!! Very reasonable price!!!

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 19 November 2015

A great atmosphere, very friendly people, not too pushy. I love the fish tacos washed down with one of the best Margaritas I had on the island.

Thank Chas A
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Being in Mexico, our small group wanted an authentic Mexican Meal. There are several Tex-Mex restuarants along the main strip "but" a small gift shop recomended this one, only 1 block away. The price is unbelievable and the food was awsome. Since that time we...More

Thank Duane R
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Stop in here to try a recommendation from a friend to try the breakfast and the portions are substantial. Lots of choices nice clean is side and outside dining. My meal was a feast of flavors I called cubmex it's all in there.

Reviewed 5 September 2015

This has become one of our local favorite restaurants for breakfast or lunch (they close around 5pm). This is more traditional mexican food and the crowd is at least half locals. The menu offers a variety of dishes - everything we've tried is good to...More

Thank farish2
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We have not eaten here bur went twice to find out that: The location in the map provided is wrong. It is located at calle 6th and 5th avenue and that la candela is opNen until 5 pm so NOT FOR DINNER

1  Thank WJF1507
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Very nice cuban restaurant right accrpss the ferry pier. You can eat inside (AC) or on the balcony both overlooking the pier and sea. We had an excellent cerviche and quacamole. The waiters have no clue about whine but they take you to their limited...More

Thank WJF1507
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, 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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