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Pescaderia San Carlos

Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (27 reviews)
“ceviche” (152 reviews)
“filet” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was a new experience for us - thanks to Trip Advisor! As this place closes at 6:00 PM we found it best suited for a late lunch after scuba diving when the head is already full of ocean impressions but the stomach empty...More

1  Thank Kees R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not heard about this place until I saw Captain Scala (from MSC) visit it on an episode of Mighty Cruise Ships. We were in Cozumel last week on our cruise and decided to make it our "excursion: for the day. It was well...More

1  Thank MisterBill99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found the place after seing these reviews, it was very very good. We ordered a fryed fish, that we choose, super fresh. It came very fast and it was familiar place, all the people that atended us were very sympathetic and theirselves were the...More

1  Thank LeonardoLuz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing special. The food was ok, the service wasn't very good, and its not very clean. I have a hard time imagining why it had so many 5 star reviews. There are better restaurants on Cozumel.

Thank skywater1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a treasure! The whole fried fish, the fillet Mexicana, and the ceviche were all outstanding! The margaritas were good too!

Thank Peachy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After years of coming to Cozumel we discovered Pescarderia San Carlos!! The little restaurant with GREAT food is a place you should not miss!!. The have the best fish on the Island, the atmosphere is quaint and extremely relaxing. The owner Diageo is more than...More

Thank chapmankc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best fried fish I have had in my Cozumel excursions. The owner took me to the cooler to select fresh fish with cooking options. I have eaten here before and will again.

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A long walk from the waterfront up to Ave 55 bis but worth the walk. Meal starts with a complementary plate of house cerviche, which is delicious, and salsa and tortilla chips. We've been twice and had delicious fried grouper and fried snapper. You get...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Best fish dinner in cozumel !! Off the beating path but well worth finding. Had a great time and the staff was very amazing helpful.

1  Thank Tim H
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We found this place with Trip Advisor after hearing about "The best fresh fish" we were hoping to find something off the beaten path. It truly is an amazing hidden treasure! We were welcomed out back to the tables where the owner himself showed us...More

1  Thank SV_BehaveRarely
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8 October 2017|
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Response from ManitouDan | Reviewed this property |
No Uber .. about 5-7 bucks I'd guess on the taxi , No trouble getting a ride
Ken F
5 August 2016|
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Response from ReidSpencer | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. It would be cheaper to convert what you expect to spend into pesos and use those.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 3, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 8727440
A true hidden gem, with friendly owners, live music, and fresh fish. Excellent hosts, reasonable prices and delicious food.
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