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El Foco

5ta Av Entre Calles 5 y 7 # 433 | 5A Avenue Entre 5 y 7, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 107 4108
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (84 reviews)
“chorizo” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
5ta Av Entre Calles 5 y 7 # 433 | 5A Avenue Entre 5 y 7, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This little hole in the wall is absolutely wonderful. The food is delicious, portions are large, service is great and prices are very reasonable. We have been coming here for years and this continues to be a regular stop. While the menu is fairly consistent,...More

Thank Theodore M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We've gone to Cozumel often and this is by far the best food we've had! We went three times in one week. Their tacos are amazing. Margaritas are good and strong also. The waitress we got all three times was great, and the owner is...More

Thank LaurenNJunior
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Ok. I do not lie. This is the best Mexican food on the planet. The tacos rock it out and are super delicious. I recommend the Tim. Martin the owner is so gracious and friendly. Try the conch ceviche. So good. It finishes off a...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

If you want authentic Mexican food at a great price, this is the place to go. Awesome tacos and enchiladas, and Martin is as nice as they come. We will be back.

Thank Jason Y
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We spend a week in Cozumel every spring and have been making the trip for the last six years. We go to El Foco at least 3 times during our week-long trip. The tacos (especially chorizo and al pastor) are delicious. The salsas take them...More

Thank scottie-sparks
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed here the minute we walked in the door! The owner (Martin) is the friendliest sweetest man!! He makes the BEST margaritas!! Go here! Write on the wall!! And enjoy your visit !! We will definitely return!!

Thank Davesmom32
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Went there twice when there for a week. LOVED the tacos there and margaritas weren't too bad either. Price was awesome for a meal for two. Would go back. This review would be 5 stars if it wasn't for my wife using their restroom that...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Man the margaritas are powerful.... tacos and lime soup first class.... owner a friendly nice guy! The atmosphere is nice. See the giant tree - owner said just planted 3 years ago!

Thank Voageur2017
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have been here both times we were in Cozumel. The food was great both times! The first time we visited, the restaurant had just changed locations. (Check the prices on the drinks before you order.)

Thank Minnestoacold
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very small, very nice local restaurant. Been visiting Martin at El Foco for many years and have never been disappointed. Some of the best tacos on the island!

Thank Stephen N
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
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13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5ta Av Entre Calles 5 y 7 # 433 | 5A Avenue Entre 5 y 7, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 107 4108
Restaurant specialized in mexican food, with 35 years of experience and quality in everything we do, characterized for our excellent service and exquisite flavor. We have a lot of special dishes from delicious tacos and appetizers lie famous guacamole and azteca soup to fish and seafood and always caring about special need and tastes of each of our clients.
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