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Isla Mujeres Restaurant Guide

The Best Places To Eat On The Island

Updated October 2021

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Welcome to Isla Mujeres

Just eight miles offshore from Cancún is the enchanting island of Isla Mujeres. This magical place has pristine beaches, a laid back vibe and excellent island cuisine. The main restaurant and entertainment area is around Hidalgo Street in the Centro (town center) area located at the northern end of the island adjacent to Playa Norte. However, you can find great restaurants spread throughout Centro, the Mid-Island Bay Area, and the Sac Bajo beachfront road along the island’s western shore. If you’re ready to explore the food scene in Isla Mujeres, take a look below!

Just eight miles offshore from Cancún is the enchanting island of Isla Mujeres. This magical place has pristine beaches, a laid back vibe and excellent island cuisine. The main restaurant and entertainment area is around Hidalgo Street in the Centro (town center) area located at the northern end of the island adjacent to Playa Norte. However, you can find great restaurants spread throughout Centro, the Mid-Island Bay Area, and the Sac Bajo beachfront road along the island’s western shore. If you’re ready to explore the food scene in Isla Mujeres, take a look below!

Where to Eat

The Top Neighborhoods

CENTRO / PLAYA NORTE

This is where everything is happening on the island. Hotels, restaurants, beaches and more. This is at the northern end of the island and most places are easily walkable.

  MID-ISLAND BAY AREA

In the center of the island, the Mid-Island Bay Area is where the various residential “colonias” are. This is a nice area for people who want to immerse themselves in local culture and pretty much hang out where most locals do.

  SAC BAJO

A lovely beachfront road along the island’s western shore with condos, a few luxury hotels and sea view restaurants. Excellent views of the Caribbean with a mixed bag on beach quality.

Budget Options

Lonchería La Lomita. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Lonchería La Lomita. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Lonchería La Lomita

$, Mexican, Latin, Soups

This small gem just south of downtown is most famous for its clay pot bean soup and seafood chile rellenos. Hang out and have an ice-cold cervesa to wash it all down!

Located in Centro

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Los Tacos de Humo. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Los Tacos de Humo. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Los Tacos de Humo

$, Mexican, Latin, Seafood

Los Tacos de Humo is a big fan favorite because of its hunky fried fish tacos and refreshing margaritas. They’re even known for bringing guests a complimentary round of fresh cinnamon donuts!

Located in Centro

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El Charco. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
El Charco. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

El Charco

$, Mexican, Latin, Spanish

If you’re looking for really well-done traditional Mexican food, El Charco is your spot. You can fill up on alambres, tacos, enchiladas, and chicken soup while leaving plenty of cash in your wallet.

Located in the Mid-Island Bay Area

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Mango Café. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Mango Café. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Mango Café

$$ - $$$, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin

Mango Café is a local favorite breakfast and lunch spot with a bright colorful atmosphere and a menu loaded with great tastes for everyone. They have excellent huevos rancheros, breakfast quesadillas, and French toast that you can wash down with a cup of their specialty espresso.

Located in the Mid-Island Bay Area

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Food Carts on the Town Square
Food Carts on the Town Square

Food Carts on the Town Square

$ Public Market

It’s a truly Mexican experience to find some delicious street food in the evenings is at a food cart in the town square. When the sun goes down, these carts open up and serve delicious salbutes, marquesitas, tacos, and empanadas.

Located in Centro

Slowdown Snack Restaurant
Slowdown Snack Restaurant

Slowdown Snack Restaurant

$, Argentinean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly

Slowdown Snack Restaurant is a favorite spot for a change of pace from traditional Mexican food. This Argentine eatery has delicious empanadas, flatbreads, and sliders that you can eat on the beach!

Located in the Mid-Island Bay Area

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Midrange Options

Olivia. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Olivia. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Olivia

$$ - $$$, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Greek

For a unique blend of Greek and Moroccan flavors, visit Olivia. The restaurant serves up heaping portions of sharable dishes, including Greek salad, baba ganoush, and mouthwatering skewers with homemade pita bread.

Located in Centro

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Lola Valentina. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Lola Valentina. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Lola Valentina

$$ - $$$, Mexican, Caribbean, Latin

The food at this creative Caribbean-fusion restaurant will make your taste buds sing! Everything from their blue corn empanadas with tamarind dipping sauce to their coconut French toast is scratch-made.

Located in Centro

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Zama Beach Club. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Zama Beach Club. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Zama Beach Club

$$ - $$$, Mexican, Caribbean, Bar

This hybrid restaurant and beach club concept features food from award-winning chef Federico Lopez. You can enjoy your meal while lying out by the infinity pool overlooking the Mexican Caribbean!

Located in Sac Bajo

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Coco Jaguar. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Coco Jaguar. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Coco Jaguar

$$ - $$$, Mexican, Latin, Bar

Coco Jaguar is a fantastic breakfast spot where you can enjoy delicious, fresh dishes and some live music. Start your day right with their breakfast burritos, eggs benedicts, and fresh fruit.

Located in the Mid-Island Bay Area

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High-End Options

Limón. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Limón. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Limón

$$$$, Seafood, International, Fusion

Guests at Limón can enjoy fine dining in a charming courtyard space. The restaurant has some of the finest steak and freshly caught lobster (cooked right in front of you) in town.

Located in the Mid-Island Bay Area

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Lolo Lorena. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants
Lolo Lorena. One of the best isla mujeres restaurants

Lolo Lorena

$$$$, French, Mediterranean, European

This reservation-only spot is a memorable culinary experience that is a creative fusion of local and European influences. You can try imaginative dishes such as the filet in a banana leaf or the seafood cassoulet.

Located in the Mid-Island Bay Area

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Casa Rolandi
Casa Rolandi

Casa Rolandi

$$$$, Italian, Seafood, International

Enjoy an extravagant dinner with a stunning ocean view at Casa Rolandi. This restaurant serves up tasty seafood plates and pasta dishes. Don’t forget to finish your meal on a high note with one of their scrumptious desserts.

Located in Sac Bajo

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  1. I would never have known about the food carts if I didn’t find your website, YUM, a must visit. So unbelievably great. I just love your recommendations.

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