The island offers a number of tasty restaurants in all price ranges. The restaurants on the waterfront are tourist oriented for the most part; you’ll find more Yucatecan and Mexican spots farther inland. Tiny taco restaurants and stands serve up cheap, tasty meals. Morning tacos of cochinita pibil are served at El Amigo Mario (tel. 987/872-0742), on Av. 5 Sur, between Francisco Mújica and Avenida 35. The doors close at 12 pm. El Foco (tel. 987/107-4108) on Av. 5 Sur between calles 5 and 7 Sur is the best spot for the late-night munchies—it’s open daily 5pm-2am. Zermatt (tel. 987/872-1384), a longstanding little bakery selling homemade breads and desserts, is on Avenida 5 at Calle 4 Norte. It’s open Monday to Saturday from 7am to 8:30pm. On the island’s windward side, Coconuts on Carretera Oriente (Km 43.5) serves decent Mexican and American dishes in a funky, rock ’n’ roll setting beneath a large palapa. Open daily10am–dusk. Two restaurants at Punta Bonita on the windward side serve fresh ceviche, whole fried fish, and other seafood to tables on the sand.
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