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Javi's Cantina Restaurant Bar

Av Juarez # 12 | Two blocks north of Ultramar Ferry, between Av. Madero and Calle Abasolo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
+52 1 998 205 3003
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av Juarez # 12 | Two blocks north of Ultramar Ferry, between Av. Madero and Calle Abasolo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm at a loss of words to describe Javi's. Exceptional food - ate there every night we went out for food, with the exception of our last evening (we were still fighting over our leftovers!). Service - impeccable. Jose Luis and Josue were so attentive...More

Thank BeachyKD
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the top two places we ate while on the island for 8 days. Must have the parmesan crusted fish. One of the only places to get perfectly rare steak. Zach, the bartender, and the chef were spectacular and personal, customized service....More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything from the appetizers to the entrees here were absolutely delicious! They play beautiful live music, the lighting is perfect, welcoming and comfortable ambiance, and the service was AMAZING! The bartender made me a drink I will miss until I get to go back! It...More

Thank nqure002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here numerous times during our long stay. This place was outstanding! The ambience, the food, the people, the service, the drinks, and the music--outstanding! Owners Javier and Marla have a beautiful establishment here and are beautiful people as well! Such warm, welcoming, and friendly...More

Thank Nancy615
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice it was so good. I think Javi's has the best salsa that I've ever had, loved it! Food was excellent, very reasonably priced, service was friendly. We had the surf and turf and fresh as fresh could be. Salads were also...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Javi’s. I’m a vegetarian, my wife is not, so it’s good to go to a place that caters for both. There was live music when we went, which I always like and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. There are...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 1 week ago

For starters this is one of a few restaurants that carry the local IPA. The food here is fresh and filling. The staff is amazing and the owners greet you with a warm family welcome. Did I mention they have IPA's? The music is always...More

1  Thank fasteddieNy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with our two kids and it was outstanding. Grilled fish of the day was perfectly prepared and extremely reasonably priced. Guacamole was some of the best we’ve ever had. Drink menu was varied and interesting. Service was friendly. Atmosphere was fantastic. Really cannot...More

Thank john s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved loved loved this restaurant! I have been to the island many times & finally was able to dine here this trip. Very pleased with the service & the food was perfecto! The Parmesan crusted fish entree was my favorite meal of my entire trip!...More

Thank LouisianaGypsy222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the real deal. Some restaurants on the island try to imitate the service and quality of Javi's, but they can't come close. Ask to sit in the courtyard.

Thank jwminga
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January 30, 2018|
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Response from MarlaBMartinez | Property representative |
Yes. Please contact us via our website
November 30, 2017|
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Response from MarlaBMartinez | Property representative |
Yes, we accept Visa and MasterCard
Kim S
November 5, 2017|
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Response from MarlaBMartinez | Property representative |
Thanks! We are remodeling our kitchen and will reopen Nov 16.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Juarez # 12 | Two blocks north of Ultramar Ferry, between Av. Madero and Calle Abasolo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: +52 1 998 205 3003
  • E-mail
Javi's Cantina Restaurant Bar is a small, intimate space with a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy, snacks, drinks, dinner and live music. Our full bar includes premium brands of alcohol and Superior Brand beers (Sol, Dos XX, etc) and Isla Brewing Artisan Beer. Our mission is to serve unforgettable food with a twist. Fresh and local... where flavor meets harmony. RESERVATIONS recommended. Walk ins welcome.
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