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On the beautiful island of Cozumel, on and over the turquoise crystal clear Caribbean waters of Mexico, you will find probably Jimmy Buffett’s best location yet.

Stunning view, great food, amazing cocktails and free snorkeling.

Cozumel Margaritaville
Cozumel Margaritaville.

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Freedom In Paradise, Reggae Beach Bar

Cozumel's most laid-back bar and restaurant. Hammocks, food and drink on the beach on the island's windward side.

Reggae music and beach grub in the middle of no-where - this place will seduce you!
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Reggae'n hammocks on the beach.

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Money Bar and Restaurant

Cozumel Money Bar
  New bar and restaurant at Dzul-Ha beach.

Friendly atmosphere, crystal clear water, great views.

Live music many nights, great for events too.

The Miramar Terrace offers a romantic spot to watch the sunset on the island.

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Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach in Cozumel.
Paradise Beach.
  Popular Cozumel beach with well-kept facilities.

Friendly service, good food and beautiful white sand.

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Tony Rome's

Also known fondly as the Embassy Restaurant and Supper Club, US recording artist, Tony Rome, has been serving great food, solving problems and entertaining visitors on the island for years.

Tony has many customers who return year-after-year, and with such familiar service and friendly atmosphere it's no wonder.

The extensive US-Mexican-Italian-seafood menu includes tender imported K.C. beef for those melt-in-your-mouth steaks and a Key Lime Pie that people have been known to fight for.

Opening hours: 3pm - 11pm, daily.

Location: Avenida 5 between Calle Rosada Salas and Calle 3, 1½ blocks south of the plaza.

Telephone: 872-0131.

Email: tonyrome [at] tonyrome.com

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Rock 'n Java Bar and Grill

Caribbean café serving breakast, lunch and dinner. Sandwiches, shakes, burgers, salads, desserts and more.

Eat-in, take away or home delivery.

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm, Sat. 7am - 2pm.

Location: on the seafront (Melgar) between Calle 11 and Punta Langosta.

Telephone: 872 4405

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Zermatt Bakery

Zermatt bakery - fresh bread and pastries daily. Fresh coffee. Room to sit or take away. Open early.

Location: Avenida 5 on the corner with Calle 4.

Opening hours: Mon-Sat, 7am-9pm. Sun, 8am-9pm.

Telephone: 872 1384.

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Hard Rock Cafe

Possibly the smallest Hard Rock cafe in the world!

Great for food, drink and - of course - music. Complementing the usual rock music paraphernalia is an original ceiling mural of a vast underwater setting.

Location: On the seafront downtown (Av. Melgar), between the Main Square and Calle 2, in front of the ferry pier.

Telephone: 872-5271.

Email: lmiranda [at] grupoece.com

Opening hours: 10am - 1am, daily.

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The Coffee

Formally known as The Coffee Bean, this is the best place in Cozumel to get your caffeine fix.

Rich, aromatic fresh ground coffee and other drinks, from espressos to chai tea, to hot chocolate.

Yummy home baked pastries and cakes. Popular place for breakfast and a chat with friends.

Opening hours: 8am - 11pm, daily.

Location: Calle 3 between Avenida Melgar (seafront) and Avenida 5.

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Museum Café

Enjoy the Caribbean sea breeze and a stunning turquoise ocean view from the café on the first floor terrace at the island's museum.

Located on the seafront downtown, watch the people and ships go by as you enjoy traditional Mexican egg dishes for breakfast, such as huevos rancheros, as well as pancakes, waffles and fresh fruit. Lunch is sandwiches, salads and fresh juices.

Location: Avenida Melgar (Seafront) between Calles 4 and 6.

Opening hours: 7am-2pm, Mon-Sat.

Tel: 872-0838.

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Mezcalitos Bar and Restaurant

Relax under the palapas of Mezcalitos. This bar on the Other Side is located right on the beach at Punta Este.

Snooze in a hammock after enjoying a margarita or "Cheeseburger in Paradise".

Great sea and surf views!

Location: Costera Este (East Side Highway) where the Transversal (Cross-island Highway) meets it. About 20-30 min. from downtown.

Opening hours: 10am-6pm, daily.

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Jeanie's Restaurant

Formerly known as Jeanie's Waffle house, this beach front restaurant downtown serves American-style breakfasts and dinner in the evening too.

Take in the ocean views as you enjoy your meal.

A small beach is also available and snorkeling is possible.

Opening hours: 6am - 10pm, daily.

Location: Avenida Melgar (seafront) corner with Calle 11.

Telephone: 878-4647.

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French Quarter

The French Quarter's casual atmosphere, central location and great food make it very popular.

Dine upstairs under the palapa roof, in the comfort of indoor air conditioning, or downstairs at the tables around the bar.

The menu offers everything from fresh seafood, to Angus steaks to Cajun dishes, including gumbo, étouffée and jambalaya.

Location: Avenida 5 between Avenida Rosada Salas and Calle 3.

Opening hours: 5pm-Midnight, Wed-Mon.

Telephone: 872-6321

Email: info [at] cozumelfrenchquarter.com

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Pepe's Grill

Enjoy fantasic views from this nautically themed ocean front restaurant.

Try house specialties like chateaubriand, prime rib, T-bone steak, caesar salad and flambé desserts.

Reservations are recommended especially when many cruise ships are in port.

A children's menu is also available.

Location: Avenida Melgar (seafront) corner with Calle Rosada Salas.

Telephone: 872-0213.

Open daily.

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La Cocay

No other restaurant in Cozumel offers a menu quite like La Cocay.

Their creative chef frequently changes the dishes on offer and serves up delicious Mediterranean-inspired delights with a Mexican touch, such as shrimp tomato and artichoke salad and sauteed sea scallops with a cognac glaze served with rice pilaf.

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Al Pie del Carbon

Now this is a genuine grill! Open flame cooking over real wooden logs.

Grilled veggie on skewers and true Argentinean beef. The grilled fish is also a treat and at a great price.

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Del Sur Empanadas Argentinas

This quickly became one of our favorite places for a snack or light meal.

These empanadas are not what you would expect in Mexico, they are made of special dough and filled with all kinds of mouth-watering flavors.

The tomato, basil and cheese are a favorite, but they are all excellent. They also deliver if you desire.

Rene is the owner and chef and is a pleasure to speak with.

Since changing to this location his menu has expanded to steaks and other food from the grill.

His following expanded along with his menu and you may have to wait for a table.

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World cuisine served in an intimate setting, a must visit while in Cozumel.

Adrian is the owner and chef at this fantastic little place. He is a member of the Casa Denis family and was probably born cooking.

Argentinian and Mexican dishes, his meals are of gourmet quality, how he serves these dishes at these low prices is a mystery.

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The Pub Sports Bar

This is a great little sports bar serving both Mexican and American food.

They have a special of the day for under $6 at lunch.

Karaoke can be enjoyed on many evenings.

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La Herradura

They serve comida corrida until 5pm and then they re-open at 7pm with a full menu including pizza, Italian, seafood, pastas and Chinese dishes as well as Mexican food.

The spicy tangy honey glazed Ahi Tuna is recommended, served Cantonese style over rice.

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Kelley's Bar & Grill

After your first visit to Kelly's you will have found a home away from home.

A favorite hangout of frequent visitors and expats who gather to tell tall tales and watch sports.

Menu items include: chilidogs, Reuben's, giant burritos and some other specialties you won't find anywhere else.

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European dishes like pan-fried braised beef pierogies, falafel with grilled flatbread, shrimp and scallop ravioli, and coconut curry shrimp. Most dishes you will not find elsewhere on Cozumel.

We have heard that it is a must to save room for their citrus tart.

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They have so many great things here that it is hard to choose: olive and blue cheese tapenade, the seafood capriccio over mashed potatoes and the lobster and bacon sandwich, just to name a few.

Many wine drinkers say they have the best wines on the island.

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Can you say Denny's in Spanish? But then we like Denny's!

The food is pretty good and the fried fish was extremely good.

Get a street front table for breakfast and people-watch as all the cruise ship tourists descend and the ferries unload.

This is definitely the place for dinner during Carnival, get there early and have a very long dinner, and a front seat for viewing the parades.

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Mosaicoz can be tough to find, because it is in the restaurant gauntlet on the way to Casa Denis.

This place has truly cheap beers, at around a dollar a bottle and they'll bring you complimentary chips and salsa.

The salad is enough for two and they are one of the best salads on the island.

We get the wood fired "Belize" pizza with a very thin crust and lots of veggies and chicken.

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Wet Wendy's

Owned and operated by a wonderful couple; this is a great place with great margaritas, good food and a fun staff.

The treats are the most imaginative margaritas in the world and the food is also excellent and fairly priced.

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La Tienda Guidos

This gourmet food store and daytime restaurant is by the same owners as Guidos restaurant.

They offer an excellent selection of quality products and a deliciously original lunch menu at an affordable price.

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La Cocay (4)

No other restaurant in Cozumel offers a menu quite like La Cocay.

Their creative chef frequently changes the dishes on offer and serves up delicious Mediterranean-inspired delights with a Mexican touch, such as shrimp tomato and artichoke salad and sauteed sea scallops with a cognac glaze served with rice pilaf.

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La Cocay (3)

No other restaurant in Cozumel offers a menu quite like La Cocay.

Their creative chef frequently changes the dishes on offer and serves up delicious Mediterranean-inspired delights with a Mexican touch, such as shrimp tomato and artichoke salad and sauteed sea scallops with a cognac glaze served with rice pilaf.