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Pollo Mago

Piazza Principale, Holbox Island, Mexico
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
24 Feb 2017
5 Aug 2016
“Delicious ”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Piazza Principale, Holbox Island, Mexico
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We kept coming back for simple, honest, tasty breakfasts. Nothing fancy. Nothing special, but a great way to start the day on Holbox.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Ob3ron
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered the guacamole, pork, fish with garlic and plantains. All were excellent, we even had a second order of plantains! They are more of a dessert dish with sweetened condensed milk. We came back for lunch another day and ordered the plantains again, a...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank dverchick
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner a few nights ago and was lovely! Definetely one of the cheaper resturants we found! Portion sizes were really good and they gave us loads of extras to go with our meal! The meal itself was lovely and service was great...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The young boy waiting on tables didn't have great English but between my broken Spanish and what he did speak, we were able to order ok. The food was very cheap and the fact they bought out tortillas and dips while we were waiting was...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank the_llama_man
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for an afternoon snack of guacamole and ceviche. Our waiter came to the table with his mouth full of something and the residual all over his mouth. He took our order and seemed to get the only 2 tables mixed up. He...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank jont208
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Stopped in here for lunch, and had the filete Mexicana. It was decent, especially for the price of 110 pesos, and came with rather plain rice and tortillas some lettuce and cucumber. Lime and salsa verde helped add flavour to the fish, and the portion...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Topes13
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch and it was great. Chicken fajitas were nice, only 90 pesos. The Mago fish was excellent. Fried and stuffed with ham and cheese, only 150 pesos. Very good service. We will be back.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We ate here twice during our visit to Holbox. The service was friendly and the food was fantastic. The beef fajitas were the best we had and the fresh hot corn tortillas were amazing.

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Makita04
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Tiny little spot in the square with decent chilaquiles. I had them plain and they were pretty good. My boyfriend had them with chicken and really enjoyed them. Super affordable!

Thank DRPMpls
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Mom and Pop restaraunt across from the square, very near to the ATM upstairs over the "Police dept". We went there twice for a mid day snack. I had Chilaquiles which were fantastic, next time Ceviche. My wife had Ceviche/breaded chicken. All was very good....More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Rob11276
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  • Address: Piazza Principale, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
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