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Cozumel Nightlife & Clubs
Just because Cozumel is not as large as Cancun or Playa Del Carmen, don’t think for a minute that the streets roll up their carpets when darkness settles over the island! While it is true, just as with any city, some nights are quieter than others, without question the Cozumel bar and club scene is alive and happening now more so than ever!

It used to be "back in the day" that there were very few party and dance clubs on the island at all so the choices about where to go were simple. Gringos and tourists typically hung at Carlos n Charlie's for dancing until they closed and then at Joe's for live band music afterward. The locals crowd always went to Neptuno and Scaramuche. But those days are long gone since Cozumel's growth these past few years has caused the nightlife scene to explode into a hip and happening scene where the streets come alive again after midnight with all sorts of music styles and venues!

Both visitors and locals alike now have a multitude of party alternatives to keep them dancing and roaming the streets until the last doors close at 5am. No matter if you prefer a hip hop rock beat or the edgy rhythm of techno/new age music or the classic sound of Latin salsa and rumba, everyone can find a place to hang out these days that suits their mood.

These days at any given venue there will be a mix of both locals and gringos partying and dancing. Most of the clubs still do not charge a cover and MANY offer “ladies night” and special promotional events.
Most of the bars and clubs are in the downtown area located not far from each other. You can easily get from one location to the other by walking, although to get to a few of them you may need to take a taxi. Cozumel is a very safe island. Walking around at night here is common and safe and you will see many people be out and about on foot! Normal safety precautions are all that are necessary.

So take a look at our very own Insider's Nightlife Guide and get ready tap into Cozumel's hot tropical island bar scene where the night doesn't even begin until midnight!

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CZM-Beachfront - Downtown Area
"Tiki Tok Restaurant Bar"
Cuisine: American (New & Traditional)
Mexican & Seafood
Location: Ave. Rafael E. Melgar
Between 2nd & 4th St. North
Phone: 987-869-8119
Hours: Sunday thru Thursday
7:00am - 3:00am
Friday thru Saturday
7:00am - 4:00am
Services: Breakfast
Brunch & Lunch
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Live Band and Great Dancing here!!
Hopping waterfront restaurant and bar with live music and dancing daily! Upstairs on the waterfront this place is very popular with the local salsa dancers! Check them out if you're looking to learn or just simply watch some of the HOTTEST Latino salsa dancers around! Band plays a variety of dance music as well.

So kick off your shoes, feel the sand between your toes and enjoy a beautiful sunset with one of our many tropical drinks. Our extensive food menu includes international, italian, vegetarian, and mexican food (just like my mother-in-law makes). Stick around for some dancing. They have a live salsa band every Friday and Saturday nights and a DJ every night. Visit and let your inner tiki tok!

Happy hour daily from 5:00pm to 6:00pm and includes 2 for 1 domestic drinks!
Band Explosion Latina!! Tiki Tok Cozumel Fajitas de Arrechera Tiki Tok Cozumel Oceanfront View

"El Muellecito Cantina Marisqueria" - Great Ocean Views!
Established: 2012
Hours: Sunday
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Monday thru Saturday
1:00pm - 1:00am
Phone: 987-872-4421
Menu: Seafood
Mexican & Caribbean
Location: Rafael E Melgar
& Calle 11 Sur
El Muellecito Cantina Marisqueria
El Muellecito Cozumel welcomes a unique concept on the island; a seafront second story deck where you can get lost within the never-ending sailor men stories the walls can tell thru pictures, trophies, posters and more. A varied menu of great seafood, flavor full appetizers, and finger licking entrees! Then we have the “cantina” aspect of the place offering a wide menu of popular drinks and huge 1-liter cold beers spiced up with singular flavors, and at 7pm… the trendy DJ music turns the little great “restau-bar” into a marine lounge!

GREAT Bar Specials throughout the week!
GORGEOUS Sunset View - Ocean Front! Many Wonderful Drink Selections! Wonderful Seafood Dishes!

"Hard Rock Cafe" - Still Rockin' but in a new Location!
Established: October 22, 1994
Relocated January 2015
Hours: Monday
12:00pm - 12:00am
Tuesday thru Friday
10:00am - 12:00am
10:00am - 3:00am
10:00am - 12:00am
Phone: 987-872-5271
Cuisine: American Burger Bar
Location: Park Royal Shopping Village
Across from Puerta Maya & TMM
International Cruise Ship Piers
Km 3.5 Carretera Coastal Sur
Rock Out in Cozumel!
The Hard Rock Café offers the best rock and the best food with live music, restaurant, bar and boutique. Ideally located just across from the downtown ferry, it's a fantastic place to go and watch the sunset or wait for an arriving or departing Playa del Carmen ferry. TERRIFIC NACHOS HERE!!

Live Music - Every Saturday from 11:00pm to 3:00am!
TERRIFIC Nachos - ROCK OUT BABY! Live Rock Band Every Weekend! TOTALLY ROCKING Liquid Refreshment!

"Jeanie's Cozumel"
Established: 2006
Hours: Monday thru Saturday
7:00am - 3:00pm
Phone: 987-878-4647
Cuisine: Breakfast - American Style from 7:00am to 12:00pm
Lunch - Sandwiches , Burgers &Tacos all Day
Dinner - Mexican & Seafood from 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: Avenida Rafael Melgar
Just north of Avenida Andrés Quintana Roo
(formerly Calle 11 Sur)
Credit Cards: AMEX, Visa and MC
Jeanie's Cozumel - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner!
Under different management since 2005 and just next door to the original location, Jeanie's remains an excellent breakfast place serving great eggs and waffles. Tacos are served in the afternoons in both the traditional fashion, as well as Tex-Mex and then the place turns into a sports bar on weekend nights with live music.
Jeanie's - We Are Here to Serve You! Say HI to the Waffle Guy! Jeanie's Margaritas - Why Try 1, Have a Couple!

"Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Cozumel"
Cuisine: American - New & Traditional
Location: Rafael E Melgar
& Calle 11 Sur
Hours: Monday thru Saturday
10:00am - 11:00pm
Phone: 987-872-7206
Come party beachside at Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville in Cozumel! This beach club/restaurant is ideally located just downtown for those not wanting to venture far from the shopping or other nightlife. Relax and kickback to the tropical sound of Buffet in this fun, lively place and enjoy the beautiful ocean view of Punta Langosta. Featuring DJ music, Jimmy Buffett of course, rock and pop.

Sunset are beautiful here with a couple of 'ritas!

"Viva Mexico Snackbar" - Fun atmosphere! Great view of water!
Menu: Appetizers
Quesadillas, Guacamole and more
Location: Rafael E Melgar at
Corner of AR Salas
Hours: Monday thru Thursday
10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday thru Saturday
10:00am - 4:00am
Phone: 987-872-0799
Fun, lively bar and restaurant with music and music videos!
CZM-Down Town Area
"Fat Tuesday Cozumel - Downtown" - Every Day is Fat Tuesday!
Cuisine: American
Hours: Daily
8:30am - 11:00pm
Phone: 987-872-5130
Amenities: Music
Location: Downtown Plaza
On Juarez Ave. &
Rafael E. Melgar
Every Day is Fat Tuesday!
Let the good times roll here at Fat Tuesday! This bar and restaurant is a very relaxed feel, is a great spot for tourists, has a wide drink selection (but be ready, they pack a punch and are extremely generous portions) and has a nice menu selection of both American and Mexican snacks and entrees. You will also enjoy the great photo opportunities available inside and outside the restaurant and they play a very nice mix of pop, hip, rock and salsa music as you enjoy your cocktails, food and people watch!

Note - there are two locations, the other is in south on the Puerta Maya Pier!
Wild & Crazy FUN at Fat Tuesday's! Who's Thirsty - Come in and Quench Your Thirst! Fat Tuesday Cozumel - Downtown!

"Mama Linda Restaurant & Bar" - Family Owned Cantina Under a Huge Palapa!
Established: 2009
Hours: Daily
7am - 11pm
Phone: 987-869-1053
Cuisine: Seafood
Location: Avenida 25
Calle 2 & 4 Norte
Mama Linda
This restaurant and bar is family owned and located under a huge open-air palapa. They offer a full menu as well as "botanas". Great seafood and Mexican food selections, you will find it a very warm and friendly atmosphere where you can hear live "rock band" music on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. So come join them for the food, drinks and music.
Smiling Customers & They Haven't Even Eaten Yet! Mama Linda! Mama Linda Restaurant & Bar

"No Name Sports Bar" - Headquarters for Viewing Sports in English!
Amenities: 9 Flatscreen TVs
All English Game Reception
Pool ~ Oceanside ~ Beach
Location: Rafael Melgar inside Hotel Barracuda
Across from Mega Super Store
Hours: Daily
8:00am - 10:30pm
Phone: 987-878-4020
Headquarters for Sports in English!
Located at Hotel Barracuda Beach, this bar is now under new ownership and management as of September 2012 and features a pool side sports bar and restaurant that remains a favorite with locals, tourists and ship crew members! Fe flatscreen TVs, this bar is your place for all sports - in English! Whether it's for the Superbowl, the World Series, Stanley Cup, the Final Four or whatever sporting event throughout the year, you can count on this place to be broadcasting in English for all to enjoy.

Excellent stair access to the ocean for swimming and snorkeling as well. Enjoy a beautiful ocean view, amazing sunsets, good food and drinks, lively conversation and of course all your favorite games. Conveniently located with parking across the street the No Name Sports Bar provides a fun atmosphere and the staff is friendly and welcoming!

For ships docked at Punta Langosta Pier downtown, this is the nearest WALKABLE beach area for swimming, snorkeling and enjoying the day. You can shop a few hours downtown and then walk to this place to get some time on a beach with a beautiful view!
Sunset @ No Name Sports Bar Cozumel Just a Bunch of Wild & Crazy Guys! No Name Sports Bar Cozumel

"OHANA Cafe & Bar" - Good Food, Drinks, Music, People & Great Times!
Established: January 01, 2010
Hours: Daily
5:00pm - 12:00am

High Season - opens @ 7:00am
for Breakfast & Lunch

Thursday thru Friday
Live Music starting @ 8:00pm
Phone: 987-105-5154
Cuisine: Mexican
Location: Ave 5 Between
6 & 8 Norte
This family run cafe and bar is becoming a very popular spot for not only locals, but ex-pats and tourists alike. Their tagline "Good Food, Good Drinks, Good Music, Good People & Great Times" really envelopes you from the moment you enter the place. You will often be greeted by the owners, get seated on the outdoor patio and start your relaxing experience all in a nano second as the service is excellent. Featuring live music usually on Thursdays and Fridays around 8:00pm, Ohana has delicious food to compliment the fun, tropical atmosphere. Try the coconut shrimp, jerk chicken nachos and they now serve an INCREDIBLE Chicago-style deep pan pizza that is getting rave reviews. They have great drinks and a very unique selection of tequilas to explore. Try the peanut - it tastes like a reece's pieces and you will be guaranteed to have GREAT TIME!

On the night of full moons this restaurant often gathers a bus load and goes to the east side to watch the moon rise along with good eats, drinks and fun!! Check it out if you're here for a full moon!
Welcome to OHANA Cafe' & Bar

"Senor Frog's Cozumel" - A place to get a little crazy!
Hours: An island favorite for music, food, and fun!
Location: Avenida Rafael Melgar, #551
At Punta Langosta
Hours: Monday thru Friday
10:00am - 1:00am
10:00am to 4:00am
Phone: 987-869-1658
Senor Frog's Restaurant, Bar & Clothesline Cozumel
Señor Frog's located at the Punta Langosta mall is a favorite for cruise ship passengers and locals. Lively, fun and entertaining this is a place to go to let it hang out! Music day and night and drinks flowing!

An island favorite for music, food, and fun!
Fun Times Had By All! Senor Frog's Cozumel - Where Anything Can Happen! Never a Dull Moment in This Joint!

"The Pub Sports Bar" - Good food and great place to watch games!
Cuisine: Mexican and International
Location: Calle 4
Between 5 & 10 Avenida
Hours: Monday thru Sunday
11:00am to 11:00pm
Phone: 987-872 4132
Come to The Pub for great food, and a fun time! Under new ownership and located in the center of downtown this is a comfortable hide-away to watch sporting events, listen to great music, and sing karaoke. They have a full menu and serve a wonderful "menu del dia" for about $60 pesos at lunchtime.

"Toro's Place Bar & Grill" - Food, drinks, music all day, dancing on weekends!!
Cuisine: Mexican
Location: Corner Rafael Melgar
& Calle 5 Sur
Next to McDonald's
Hours: Daily
9am- 11pm

Available for private parties
Phone: 987-869-2429
Toro's Place Bar & Grill
El Toro's place upstairs at the waterfront is one of the newest places to go for salsa dancing on the weeknds. They also have a variety of different music throughout the week. The food and drinks are good and the atmosphere warm and friendly. Open daily. Locals and tourist mix.
Fun Times! Great Views! Club Sandwich & Fries!

"Wet Wendy's Margarita House & Restaurant" - Can We Say TEQUILA!
Established: December 31, 2005
Hours: Monday thru Saturday
10:00am - 12:00am
Phone: 987-872-4970
Menu: Margaritas (DUH)
American & Barbeque
Location: Avenida 5, #53
Juarez & Calle 2 Sur
Can We Say - MARGARITA!!
Great drinks amazing food and lots of fun right on the square! The claim here is that they invented the Margarita - the drink that keeps on drinking ~ and Wendy's bar serves them up big and frosty all day and night. Their restaurant serves up incredibly tasty food featuring Mexican, Hungarian, Barbeque and American dishes. This is a great spot to come relax after a day at the pool or beach. You can also get a little retail therapy done at the glassware and jewelry store that is attached but you might want to do your shopping first before having those big 'ritas!

Current events -

Monday & Thursday - Football Night
Wednesday - LIVE Salsa Music
Friday - LIVE Jazz Music
Bar's Open!!! AWESOME Patio Atmosphere! Who's THIRSTY???

"Woody's Sports Bar & Grill" - A Friendly Place!!
Established: 2009
Hours: Daily
9:00am - 12:00am
Phone: 636-465-3115
Menu: Happy Hour
Mexican specialties
Fish & Chips
BBQ ribs
Chicken Fried Steak
Location: Downtown Plaza
On Juarez
Avenida 5 & 10
Next to 7-11
Beautiful Outdoor Nightlife
Enjoy Woody’s outdoor patio bar or cool off in their air-conditioned dining room. The bar is near 7-11 and an upstairs tattoo shop, so stop in for a quick beer and snack before heading upstairs to get your commemorative Cozumel tattoo memorializing your stay. Enjoy $1 beer and food specials every day! Keep up with current sporting events on DISH Network on the 6 TV's! There are 3 indoor TV's with cool A/C and 3 out on their relaxing patio!
Fun Times at Woody's Great Bar Atmosphere Live Music!
CZM-West Coast - North Zone Area
"Love Cafe Cozumel" - Live Band !!
Established: September 2011
Hours: Daily
10:00am - 12:00am
Phone: 987-107-1252
Cuisine: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Caribbean & Mexican
Soul Food & Southern
Seafood & Vegetarian
Location: Rafael E. Merlgar &
Boulevard Aeropuerto
At Playa Casitas
Featuring live band right on the beach, this restaurant and bar is a local's favorite and it's hard to beat this place for watching the sunset!
CZM-West Coast - South Zone Area
"Fat Tuesday Cozumel - Puerta Maya" - Every Day is Fat Tuesday!
Cuisine: American
Hours: Daily
8:30am - 11:00pm
Phone: 987-872-7582
Amenities: Music
Location: Puerta Maya Pier
Carreterra Costera Sur
KM 4.5
Every Day is Fat Tuesday!
Let the good times roll here at Fat Tuesday! This bar and restaurant is a very relaxed feel, is a great spot for tourists, has a wide drink selection (but be ready, they pack a punch and are extremely generous portions) and has a nice menu selection of both American and Mexican snacks and entrees. You will also enjoy the great photo opportunities available inside and outside the restaurant and they play a very nice mix of pop, hip, rock and salsa music as you enjoy your cocktails, food and people watch!

Note - there are two locations, the other is in downtown Cozumel, off the Main Square!
Incredible Evening Views with Drinks & Snacks! Not Sure Who is Having the Most Fun Here! Fat Tuesday Cozumel - Puerta Maya!

"La Hach Restaurant & Cantina" - Live Rock & Reggae !!
Established: 2010
Hours: Sunday thru Tuesday
9:30am - 1:00am
Wednesday thru Thursday
9:30am - 3:00am
Friday & Saturday
9:30am - 4:00am
Phone: 987-120-1806
Menu: Mexican
Location: In front of Hotel Villa Blanca
Carreterra Costera Sur
Km. 2.9
La Hach Restaurate & Cantina!
Featuring live rock and reggae, this restaurant and bar is a local's favorite and always crowded! With all the drink specials offered throughout the week, it's hard to beat this place! Everyday background music features classic rock and pop (both English and Spanish) and "Live" classic rock and reggae on Friday and Saturday from 11:00pm to 3:00am. Check it out!


Daily - 2 for 1 drinks and 3 for 2 beers for sunsets!

"Playa La Palapita den Medio" - Come and enjoy a lovely local beach club!
Established: 2007
  • Sunbathing
  • Relaxing
  • Gathering
  • Pool
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Private Parties
  • Artistic Shows
  • Meetings and Conferences
  • Weddings and Celebrations
  • Beautiful Sunsets
    Location: Zona Hotelera Sur (in front of Papa Hogs Dive Shop - one mile from town)
  • Cuisine: La Palapita's snack bar offers beer, full bar, soft drinks plus a full menu of salsas, guacamole, fajitas, quesadillas and nachos.
    Hours: Open Daily
    9:00am to 12:00am (depending on nightly event)

    Thursday Night
    Karoake 9:00pm

    Friday Night
    Salsa Lessons 9:00pm to 10:30 pm (Happy Hour 2x1) with Live Salsa Band 11:00pm to 2:00m

    Families are very welcome.
    Phone: 987-869-1406
    Fun and relaxed local beach club that offers music and dancing nightly!!

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    “Typical” cantinas are plentiful on the island however these do remain fairly “locals only” neighborhood establishments. Those adventurous travelers who have wandered back into the regular neighborhoods of Cozumel know that there is at least one cantina every block or two in some areas. Cantinas generally won't "turn away" at the door some one wanting a beer…but just keep in mind that patrons are very local and typically not bi-lingual. Also remember that cantinas close the doors at 6pm so they are not options for late late night partying and dancing.

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