Food and Drink

Food, restaurants, cafes and bars on Isla Holbox

Culinary Variety on Holbox

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When it comes to food and drink, you’ll find an extraordinary variety on Holbox Island. From traditional Mexican cuisine to international dishes and stylish in-food, no wish is left unfulfilled. There are excellent options for a hearty breakfast, snacks and meals for in between, and the nightlife has a lot to offer as well.

We have put together a list of what kind of food and drink there is to discover and where to find the best restaurants, cafes and bars on the island. In addition, there are also plenty of opportunities for delicious street food and offers for Mexican cooking classes on Holbox.

Food and beverages on Isla Holbox


Mexican Food and Drink

Which typical Mexican food and beverages you can discover on Holbox and in other parts of Mexico.



Where to find the best food in every price range on Isla Holbox and what types of restaurants are represented.

Restaurants on Holbox Island in Mexico
Cafes and street food on Holbox Island


Cafeterias and Street Food

It doesn’t always have to be a restaurant. Where to find cheap good breakfast, delicious snacks and local dishes.


Bars and Pubs

Even on the otherwise quiet island of Holbox there are plenty of bars and nightclubs where you can spend an entertaining evening.

Bars and pubs on Isla Holbox

Cooking Classes on Holbox

For culinary enthusiasts who would like to learn the secrets of Mexico’s cuisine for themselves, there is a very special opportunity here. In the centrally located La Puerta Rosa Mexican cooking classes are offered.

Cooking classes at La Puerta Rosa on Isla Holbox
Mexican cooking classes are held at La Puerta Rosa. (Image: Holbox Cooking Classes)

Classes are held 5 days a week in the morning from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and in the evening from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Each day is dedicated to a different part of Mexico and the dishes change according to the season and availability of ingredients. Choices include typical dishes from Mexico City, Puebla, Guadalajara and Jalisco, Oaxaca, as well as Holbox and Yucatán.

Here you will learn how to prepare these delicacies and afterwards you can enjoy your own creations. Participation in the cooking course costs 1,200 MXN (approx. 60 USD) per person in the group rate or 1,750 MXN (approx. 85 USD) for a private course, in each case including drinks.

For more information and to register, visit La Puerta Rosa – Holbox Cooking Classes.