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Villa Mar

Calle Tiburon Ballena | A Block and Half From the Plaza on the Right, Holbox Island, Mexico
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (15 reviews)
“coconut fish” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
Calle Tiburon Ballena | A Block and Half From the Plaza on the Right, Holbox Island, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went arrived here shortly after sunset - around 8-8:30 PM on Monday, Aug 14 for dinner. They were out of fish!! I was in the mood for seafood and the other seafood menu items (i.e. shrimp) were 30% more expensive. The restaurant area was...More

Thank javil2005
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Pricey even for Holbox, and the food wasn't good enough to justify the prices. We decided to splurge on the lobster after seeing it for 450 pesos on multiple menus, and it was disappointing. Dry, overcooked, and lacking flavor -- we didn't even finish it....More

1  Thank chlofo
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had lunch at Villa Mar based on good reviews about the fish tacos. It was okay, but nothing special.

1  Thank vhatfield
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Stopped by for lunch since this was close to our hotel. The service was good, the food was great and the margaritas were good as well. This is a bar / restaurant right on the beach ... in fact, it almost is part of the...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

The ceviche was absolutely delicious, fresh as can be and lots of it. I had shrimp ceviche large, totally could have shared as portion bIt enough for 2 people. Guacamole very good too. Nice setting on the beach.

Thank AngeKEric
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The food it's good, the place is right on the beach and personnel is friendly. Nothing out of the ordinary, unfortunately in Holbox, standards go down, and prices go up. That's the rule.

Thank Etienne T
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My Boo and I visited Isla Holbox for three days and this bar was the best. It's right off the main road and directly on the beach in front of the "HOLBOX" sign. Far and away the best ceviche on the island, good drinks, friendly...More

Thank Henry J
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Though service was slow, we didn't mind -- we enjoyed the time together on this beautiful beach ;-) Fish ceviche was the best thing we ordered, and it was very good and fresh. Fish tacos were good too. Guacamole was okay. My daughter had shrimp...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Perfectly located Restaurant and Bar at the end of the road that comes from the ferry. It sits right on the beach. We went to bar and sat in the swinging chairs and ordered drinks. We later came back, after swimming and had lunch. The...More

Thank thegarn
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went here for lunch almost every day when in town. The best fish tacos we've found. The full meals for lunch were hearty and substantial, and delicious.

Thank capecodRich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tiburon Ballena | A Block and Half From the Plaza on the Right, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
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