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Holbox Cuisine

The restaurants on Holbox are mostly concentrated around the main square in the center of town. Due to the islands rustic style and natural setting, most of the restaurants have terraces or outdoor spaces where you can enjoy the fresh air and great views of the town.

When it comes to dining out on Holbox, fresh seafood is the main ingredient in a variety of dishes. Choose from shrimp, crab, fish, tuna, clams, and octopus, or sample some of the delicacies prepared with lobster. Try the fish empanadas or the traditional ceviche. To perfectly complement your meal, enjoy delicious coconut water with rum, an excellent local drink.

The majority of the restaurants on Holbox have bar service and they often serve as nighttime gathering places.

Pizzeria Edelyn 

Pizzeria Edelyn Try the house specialty, the famous “Lobster Pizza” and enjoy incredible views from the large roof-top terrace of this restaurant, which is conveniently located on the main square in Holbox. It’s a must for visitors to the island!

Viva Zapata

Viva Zapata RestaurantEnjoy some regional appetizers and international dishes, as well as a wide variety of drinks at this restaurant. It has a Mexican atmosphere and excellent live music.

Holbox Food Festival

Holbox Food FestivalFor the past several years, the Holbox Food Festival (Festival Gastronomico de Holbox) has been a unique event that seeks to promote the best local cuisine with tastings and special menus. In addition, it offers a variety of cultural activities and live music, such as tango, jazz, trova, and more.

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