An all-time island favorite amongst locals and visitors alike, Ruben’s restaurant is a must try while you’re on Isla Mujeres, with delicious and affordable Mexican food, in an intimate and cozy environment! Take a seat outside in their little patio area, and enjoy good service, inexpensive food and drinks, and sometimes live music. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu includes some favorite Mexican and Tex-Mex items, as well as seafood, pastas, tacos and much more. Located opposite the market and post office in Isla Mujeres' busy downtown area. Ruben’s restaurant was created by Ruben Chavez Martinez, a well-known member of the community here on Isla Mujeres, because of his big heart, always there for the children of Isla Mujeres, and the adults also in need. Ruben Chavez Martinez passed away in September 2020 after hospitalization due to Covid-19 with underlying health issues. He will be missed! Visit Ruben’s restaurant on Isla Mujeres and find out how you can help contribute to his charitable work that is being continued in his honor.
The beef chimichanga with red sauce is a classic, and has our mouths watering everytime!