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El Encuentro Holbox

Calle Tiburon Ballena Entre Damero y Pedro Joaquin | Planta Alta, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 178 9025
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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“second floor” (2 reviews)
“waiter” (3 reviews)
“breeze” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Calle Tiburon Ballena Entre Damero y Pedro Joaquin | Planta Alta, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The employes were very friendly. The prices compared to others are good. The Food we had was 2-3/5 stars. All in all 3*

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tobis405
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is my personal opinion based on my experience made during one visit. We arrived and it took a solid 10 minutes after sitting down until we got the menus. After that, it took another 20 minutes until someone took our order. Just in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 828karstenw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of five of us showed up after escaping the rain. Worst decision we made in our three weeks in Mexico. Four of us ordered the fish which was terrible, no flavour and a tonne of bones. Another ordered the burrito, wow, what can...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OnAir61646603913
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal out with my partner, surrounded by other clients who seemed to be waiting forever for their dishes. When mine finally arrived it was the most basic burger I've eaten for European prices , the vendors on the street do a much better...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Happydays36532
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We try with my friends 10 restaurants in Holbox and this one was definitely the worst !!! The service was so so SOOOO LONG, the food was disgusting... (A burritos with a "crêpe" !!! WTF?!) I advice to stay away from this place, except if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Raphaël L
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and i had dinner here during our 3 night stay on Holbox. We chose it because of its great location and nice style (both of which are true). The service was unbelievably slow. Our starters and main meals arrived at the same time...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

We visited this restaurant 5 times during our week stay, twice for dinner, and three times for wine and people watching. Each time we had dinner, we had the shrimp stuffed avocado which was delicious. Other food was good and reasonably priced. Staff was very...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank aslamka
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I´ts a very cool restaurant, 100% Holbox style, variety in the menu, delicious food and drinks, and the price is acceptable!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Diiana K
Reviewed 2 February 2018

At first we were a little concerned as the restaurant was almost deserted; our concerns were baseless as the service was extremely attentive and friendly. The menu had an interesting selection of Mexican dishes. We started with salad and it was fresh and delicious. I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We only had drinks up on the roof, but they were the best we had all week. My husband is from Brazil and we like caipirihna's. Most restaurants serve them on the island, but these were the best. Others we had at other places tasted...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank stzi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tiburon Ballena Entre Damero y Pedro Joaquin | Planta Alta, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 178 9025
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Restaurante orientado a cocina local y regional con variedades veganas y vegetarianas. Servicio casual y degustacion de salsas
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