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“Great concept”
Review of El Chapulim

El Chapulim
Ranked #43 of 116 Restaurants in Holbox Island
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$19
Cuisines: Mexican, Contemporary
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We stumbled with this place while walking trying to find a place to eat and what a great find it was. We sat down and were expecting the menu and were told there is no menu and the Chef would come out to present the dinner menu. Wow, something new.
My wife had sea bass on a corn and poblano sauce, while I enjoyed the seared tuna steak topped with spicy tamarind sauce. wowsers, both plates were delicious.
The staff is very friendly, the silverware presentation is unique, they put them in a wooden box.
We sat on the sidewalk tables and just enjoyed dinner while watching people go by. I am glad we came across this place, it made out anniversary dinner that much special.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The food was excellent and cocktails were very good.
I ate shrimp 2 nights in different preparations and I loved them.
Set up of the place is very stylish, they took care of every little detail. I really recommend it!

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Food, service, quality, etc. etc. All were outstanding. We enjoyed a delicious steak and fresh seafood prepared in a way that was completely new and extremely tasty.

Thank terrabuona
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We went to El Chapulim on a whim and did NOT regret it. This little gem is right in the middle of town, and has no menu - it's just fresh chef-curated food each day based on the fresh ingredients they acquire. They have a signature cocktail each night, and the chef comes out to explain the variety of dishes available and to answer questions. We both loved our meal and raved about this place! We'd recommend it to anyone and can't wait to go back.

Thank Madisson R
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The chef comes over to offer the special of the day and it was special... every bite was amazing. Be advise it is a cash only restaurant. Efficient service incredible food. Creative chef all for 1000 mex pesos/2...what more can you ask?

Thank ElaBizz
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