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La Candela

Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 878 4471
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (47 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“cuban pork” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the best lunch on the island. The food is home cooked and consistently great. The service and specialty drinks are excellent

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food we had to come back twice. First we ordered the lachon Sunday special... amazing we ordered a second! The second time we ordered the beef/steak fajitas, it came out sizzling, sauces are amazing, we couldn’t order a second because we were too full...More

Thank RobProPhoto R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is fabulous and the attentiveness of the staff superb. We had lunch and came back the next day for breakfast. Everything is made fresh! Fresh squeezed orange juice and amazing mojitos.

Thank 50shadesoforange
Reviewed 7 November 2017

You walk into the restaurant (coner of 5th ave & 6th st, a block from the museum) and they have a steam table immediately to your left. If you stand there the chef will come out and show you all the specials for the day,...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were referred to this restaurant by one of the locals. The food and service was excellent! It was nice to be off the main street (only one behind) from all the noise and traffic and enjoy a more quiet lunch too....More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We found this restaurant by asking a local resident of Cozumel. WE had lunch there twice due to the food being so good and authentic Mexican food. Our waiter was excellent. They have daily specials that are different every day. Can't say enough about how...More

Thank craig_anna
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We were referred to La Candela by a local gentleman and it definitely didn't disappoint! The chipotle sauce was so good! And the daily specials were delicious! Will definitely make this a stop on every Cozumel trip!

Thank candacemparker
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I was staying across the street at the Flamingo Hotel for the third time this year before I finally visited La Candela. The shady interior was inviting, and it was always open when I went by. I was just in a hurry to get somewhere,...More

Thank supersusanita
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were on the island for 1p days and this was one of only two restaurants we came back to twice! Both food and drinks are fantastic and it is far enough away from the cruise ships that the prices were quite...More

Thank CNorris82
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Our dive master recommended this place. It was two short blocks from our hotel so it was a great deal. The staff was very courteous, the food was amazing. We didn't realize how big the servings were, needless to say we took some home. We...More

Thank Alan S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 878 4471
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