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La Negrita

Allende between Benito Juarez and Rueda Medina, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“manuel” (5 reviews)
“cheese” (3 reviews)
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Allende between Benito Juarez and Rueda Medina, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been eating at La Negrita for the last 15 years and have never had a bad meal. Manuel the owner is an excellent cook and he is a one-man show. He does everything and does it very well. Each time we go to Isla,...More

Thank sssphoenix
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this quaint little place quite by accident and were so happy we did. It's off the beaten path and run by a very friendly man who is also the chef. Food is very flavorful and authentic. Great prices!! We had chicken and...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We eat at La Negrita several times every visit to the island. You'll enjoy quite quick, hot, delicious and satisfying food at very low prices cooked to order and served by the chef.

Thank JHDiaz
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We found this place because our Fodor's guidebook recommended Loncheria La Lomita, which was incorrectly marked for this restaurant's location. Still we decided to give it a try and we were not disappointed! We were tired of over-priced, forgettable tourist food in fancy environments. La...More

1  Thank boethe
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

authentic Mexican food. We enjoyed eating here And would return The owner was a nice man and seemed to take pride in his restaurant.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 29 July 2015

So glad we stopped here for lunch instead of the stretch of restaurants on the tourist stretch. Some of those are good too, but if you want to eat where locals eat, this is it. A golf cart vendor at our table and a hotel...More

Thank vgoh
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Been to Isla Mujeres a few times and discovered this little place last year. We fell in love with the tacos as pastor and the frijoles al pastor. The food is really good and the restaurant is quaint. It doesn't open till around 6pm or...More

Thank Scott111670
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We found this place while out walking one day and checked out the menu. It looked good and the owner was very friendly so decided to give it a try. We had garlic fish, nachos and quesadillas all of which were very good. We are...More

3  Thank mimsNewYork
Reviewed 14 April 2014

New location across the street from the old one - nicer, brighter and cleaner. Manuel's lovely daughter whipped up some awesome quesadillas with chorizo, mushroom and cheese for 50 pesos. YUM!

2  Thank WIBS
Reviewed 27 January 2014

You can have the greatest fish fillets here for 60 pesos. We should have written this review earlier. As we get closer to returning to Isla and looking forward to our favorite spots. We will report back soon on prices and menu - know it...More

1  Thank Joanne H B
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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  • Address: Allende between Benito Juarez and Rueda Medina, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
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