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Rosticeria La Mexicana

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Hidalgo, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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wendell, ma
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at a similar style chicken bbq on the island in 1994 and honestly, this place was not up to par. The half bird was, well, less than I expected. Tasty but not filling.The beans and rice and tortillas were ok. The price was reasonable but I would have liked more of a meal for the money.

Thank pedrothegringo
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the better ones... small and limited menu back the value quality and taste is excellent. Ate here 3 times in 2 weeks with family of 6... great place

Thank conrad s
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We eat at this little hole in the wall at least once every trip. Great rotisserie chicken with all the fixins for cheap!

Thank Can_we_go
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We got the whole rotisserie chicken which was more than enough for 2. Dinner came with rice, beans, onions, jalapenos and tortillas for a great price.

Thank Cynthia B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Formally one of the better chicken joints on the Island, now average. They don't keep "regular" hours as they list & have become rather aloof with customers...sad

Thank Isla-dude
Watertown, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Whole chicken with sides more than enough for two people. Tender, flavorful, cheap! Been going there every trip I make to the island since the late 90's.

Thank thebakingqueen
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Best rotisserie chicken I've ever had in my life! Entire dinner with rice, Frijoles, pickled onions, jalapenos, and tortillas for only 130 pesos which is about $6.85 USD. You can't beat it! Wonderful family that runs the place...

Thank Janet M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great chicken, one of the best, great value for money, nice service! Chicken and rice with friholes and spicy and tortiias on the side. The best

Thank Ohad H
Malvern, Ohio
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We all agree, this is by far the best chicken we´ve ever had. My husband, myself, and our 5 yr old all LOVED it. My little man said he´s not going to have any more chicken in his life unless it comes from this place! We ordered twice while we were on the island because it was SO good. We... More 

Thank Megan B
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

If I could roast a chicken the way they do here, I would be a very happy camper. So flavorful, and a fantastic value. My wife and I ate lunch here one afternoon, and had a coke, half chicken, rice, beans, pickled onions, sliced jalapeno, and a VERY thick stack of fresh tortillas for the equivalent of $7.94 USD, including... More 

Thank Dustin B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres

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