Rosa Mexicano

What to expect: Mexican |  Vegetarian |  Cocktails |  Craft beers |  Fish |  Seafood |  Wine |  Signature cuisine

‘Rosa Mexicano was delicious and the staff incredible’. ‘The food was super delicious’. These are just some of the many good comments on Trip Advisor about this special restaurant open from breakfast until dinner in Holbox. Top-rated and awarded a certificate of excellence with wonderful reviews in such newspapers as The NY Times, Huffington Post and Chicago Herald, Rosa Mexicano is a must while visiting the island.

This open-air restaurant just around the corner from the main square serves traditional Mexican recipes with a contemporary twist. The ambience is fresh and modern with a visible kitchen and raised dining area that looks out onto the street in ‘El Pueblito’ – Holbox´s small, quaint shopping area.

The delicious breakfasts are a great way to start your day on the beach. While you can choose from the yummy menu if you’d like, Rosa Mexicano also offers a tasty continental breakfast buffet with eggs or chilaquiles, yoghurt, fruit, coffee and juice. Lunch and dinner menus include a range of quality meat, seafood and shellfish dishes with extremely fresh ingredients. With such signature dishes as tasty octopus enchilada, you won’t be able to resist coming back to try out more of the menu, especially considering the reasonable prices.

The restaurant also has an extensive drinks menu; we are sure you’ll find a number of different tempting cocktails to accompany your flavoursome meal. Don’t miss out on this culinary treat while in Holbox!

We recommend you try


Continental buffet breakfast


Fresh green ceviche or shrimp aguachile with a Margarita Rosa Mexicano – red fruits with a touch of habanero.


Octopus Enchilado or Chicken Molito. Choose from a range of different gin and tonics with serrano pepper and cilantro, or strawberry and black pepper.

Payment type:  Cash Only  |  Amenities: English spoken
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 8am-11pm