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Isla Mujeres Restaurant Guide

The Best Places To Eat On The Island

Updated October 2022

Isla Mujeres Restaurant Guide: The Best Restaurants In Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Restaurant Guide: The Best Restaurants In Isla Mujeres

Welcome to Isla Mujeres

Eight miles offshore from Cancún is the enchanting island of Isla Mujeres. You’ll find pristine beaches, a laid back vibe, and delicious island cuisine. The restaurant scene is centered around Hidalgo Street in the Centro area, however, you can find great restaurants spread throughout the Mid-Island Bay Area and Sac Bajo beachfront road. Let’s explore the food scene of Isla Mujeres.

Eight miles offshore from Cancún is the enchanting island of Isla Mujeres. You’ll find pristine beaches, a laid back vibe, and delicious island cuisine. The restaurant scene is centered around Hidalgo Street in the Centro area, however, you can find great restaurants spread throughout the Mid-Island Bay Area and Sac Bajo beachfront road. Let’s explore the food scene of Isla Mujeres.

Isla Mujeres Map

Isla Mujeres Map

Where to Eat

The Top Neighborhoods

CENTRO / PLAYA NORTE

Centro is the heart of Isla Mujeres. This is where everything is happening on the island. You’ll find exciting hotels, restaurants, beaches and much more here. Centro is at the northern end of the island and most places in this area 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 located. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in local culture this is the area for you. You’ll get a more local feel in Mid-Island Bay on Isla Mujeres. 

  SAC BAJO

Sac Bajo is a lovely peninsula along the island’s western shore with condos, a few luxury hotels and charming seaside restaurants. This hidden paradise features unparalleled privacy on Isla Mujeres. You’ll get excellent views of the Caribbean with a mixed bag on beachs.

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 Centro is most famous for its clay pot bean soup and seafood chile rellenos. The friendly service and good prices make Loncheria La Lomita a favorite among locals and travelers alike. Hang out and have an ice-cold cervesa to wash it all down!

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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

Taco lovers can’t miss Los Tacos de Humo in Centro, voted the best tacos in Isla Mujeres. Enjoy inventive and unique takes on Mexican classics at this fan favorite. Don’t miss the award winning fish tacos and refreshing margaritas. They’re even known for bringing guests a complimentary round of fresh cinnamon donuts!

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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 in Mid-Island Bay is your spot. A varied menu that includes traditional dishes is what keeps locals coming back for more. You can fill up on tacos, enchiladas, and fajitas, but make sure to try the steak tacos, they are grilled to perfection. 

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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 in Mid-Island Bay 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.

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

Food Carts on the Town Square

$ Public Market

For a truly authentic experience in Centro find some delicious street food in the evenings 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. You can also find food carts along the beach that serve the same delicious Mexican favorites.

Q'Bravo a best restaurant in Isla Mujeres
Q'Bravo a best restaurant in Isla Mujeres

Q'Bravo

$, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly

Q’Bravo is one of those local spots in Centro that you really shouldn’t miss when you visit Isla Mujeres. Incredible food that starts with fresh eggs and finishes with late afternoon scrumptious classic Mexican lunches. Everything on the menu is local, fresh, and affordable. Breakfast is the star of the show, make sure to try the huevos rancheros or a breakfast burrito

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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 in Centro. Everything served at Olivia is made from scratch daily. The restaurant serves up heaping portions of shareable dishes, including Greek salad, baba ganoush, and pita bread in a beautiful garden setting. Try the curry chicken or one of the many skewers offered, you won’t be disappointed.

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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 Lola Valentina in Centro is a creative Caribbean fusion that will make your taste buds sing! Exceptional service, delicious food, refreshing drinks, and excellent prices have patrons singing the praises of this island favorite. Everything from their blue corn empanadas with tamarind dipping sauce to their coconut French toast is made from scratch daily. Don’t miss the lobster macaroni

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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

Zama Beach Club is a hybrid restaurant and beach club concept in Sac Bajo that features the food of award-winning chef Diego Lopez. Known as one of the best restaurants on Isla Mujeres, you can enjoy your meal while lying out by the infinity pool overlooking the Mexican Caribbean. Try the Chef’s special Mayan Octopus Tacos

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Capricci Pizza & Sfizi: a best restaurant in Isla Mujeres
Capricci Pizza & Sfizi: a best restaurant in Isla Mujeres

Capricci Pizza & Sfizi

$$ - $$$, Italian, Pizzaria

In the mood for some wood-fired pizza or fresh Italian food in general, stop in at Capricci Pizza & Sfizi in Centro. It’s considered the best pizza on the island due to the perfectly baked crusts and beautifully balanced sauces. The warm, relaxed atmosphere of this quaint indoor/outdoor restaurant will have you coming back for more. You can’t go wrong with a classic Pizza Margherita Reale

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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 world class fine dining in a charming courtyard setting in Mid-Island Bay. The restaurant is a fusion of international and Mexican cuisine that features ocean-to-table seafood. Don’t miss some of the finest steak and freshly caught lobster on the island, and it’s cooked right in front of you. 

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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, Lolo Lorena is a memorable culinary experience that is a creative fusion of local and European influences in Mid-Island Bay. Try imaginative dishes such as the filet in a banana leaf or the seafood cassoulet. The ambiance and fantastic service only add to the experience at Lolo’s.

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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 in Sac Bajo. Take a break from the busy streets and enjoy fine dining, excellent service, beautiful view, and amazing food. Inspired by Switzerland and Italy this restaurant serves up tasty seafood plates and pasta dishes. Try the Black Cod cooked Shiro Miso style and the macaroon surprise for dessert. 

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Lola Valentina was one of my favorite restaurants that I went to while at Isla Mujeres. I’m glad it made the list. I’m looking forwards to trying some of these other restaurants on this list the next time I’m there.

  2. Thank you so very much for this guide. I am a solo traveller. 3rd time to Isla, but this is my longest stay at 3 months. I’ve been exploring by trial and error and your site has given me some great insider tips! I now have a list of things to do and places to eat!

  3. 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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