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C 9A N 111 B, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 986 866 7318
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited after a flamingo tour for a quick bite but it turned out to a full meal. All the dishes were served at once - salad, soup and main dish, however you just can't have high expectations for a local waterfront restaurant like this. Great food is the reason to go!

Thank AgneRa
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here at the recommendation of our Hotel Tabasco Rio. The place is pricey for the food. But there are few options in town. We had the following for our first dinner: 1) Mixed ceviche - good 2) Octopus a la mexicana - very tasty 3) Garlic shrimp - okay, shrimp is not cleaned just like in most Mexican... More 

Thank Anamika S
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner at the Restaurant eating a local fish, guacamole and drinking fresh lemonade. On the terrace we had a great view over the lagoon and the sunset.

Thank Isabel A
Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We came here on a saturday night and while we weren't expecting much, this was one of the worst dining experiences I've had. There was only one waitress and even though there only seemed to be 4 tables, she was totally overwhelmed. I think it took 30 minutes for her to come see us to order drinks. We eventually ordered... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland, United States
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Best food of our trip ! Simply spectacular ! I would highly recommend it ! the views are to die for .

Thank Andrew D
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Food was OK. Probably I did not choose the best food the restaurant has to offer. Tortillas were very good. It was a Sunday and it was really crowded. Locals and tourists were there. The restaurant on the left was empty. I guess we just went for the safe bet. Since the restaurant was so full the waiters were overwhelmed.

Thank Siegfried S
Oaxaca, Mexico
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I've been going to Rio Lagartos for so many years. There are a few new restaurants. I decided to try a new place and was not disappointed. The shrimps cocktail was delicious. Every thing is fresh. I can tell you that there are many bad shrimp cocktails in Mexico. Normally full of ketchup and that's it. At Perico Marinero, they... More 

Thank viajerothai
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The ceviche was fresh, tasty and a very large portion. Service was great. They even helped us navigate to our next destination. They're located right on beach boardwalk so the views are fantastic. If you cross the street there's a nice swing right in front of the ocean.

Thank Cassy A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

You must try the Confetti!!!! Food for 3. Bring cash because closest atm machine is in Tizimín at 30 min drive. Ask for the Rio Lagartos tour.

Thank Carlos R
Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

The best fish I've had in at least a few years... I asked specifically for mero (grouper) which nobody else in town seemed to have and is my favorite fish to eat. Their veracruzana preparation was incredible (roasted in a tomatoes & veggie sauce). On the other hand my friend had mero al ají which was absolutely doused in garlic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Mexican, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C 9A N 111 B, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Rio Lagartos
  • Phone Number: +52 986 866 7318

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