• Rock n' Java Caribbean Bar and Grill

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  • White Veg-options
Juice bar

Serves meat, vegan options available. Fresh salad, soup, juice, and several vegan possibilities such as the beet-based veggie burger, tortilla soup, and black bean soup. Vegans be sure to request no cream, no cheese, etc. Reserve ahead, and owner will accommodate. Open Mon-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm.

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14 Reviews

First Review by marta2


Points +28

22 Sep 2023

Must try.

One of my top 3 go to eat places on Cozumel.

Pros: Lots of vegetarian and vegan options, The food was outstanding and went there 3 times i, Everything is cooked in-house. Deserts are incred

Cons: None



Points +716

01 Feb 2023

It was ok 👍🏻

I had the tortilla soup to start, it was really good. Me and husband both liked it. We had hopes for the rest but it was mediocre at best. His was terrible, my burger was ok. The patty itself was fantastic, but the burger was dry even with pineapple and avocado added. Still decent enough though, the burger could be improved with a sauce for v mayo. Cocktails were great


Points +216

18 Feb 2022

Was good, but could be improved

Had the burger, if you ask for vegan they will bring it without mayonnaise. Was a little dry and had to put some mustard and tomato sauce. Would be awesame if they made a vegan sauce.

Pros: Vegetarian burger can turned vegan

Cons: No sauce / pretty dry


Points +90

21 Jan 2022

Good burger

Few vegan options but the burger was good. #Veganuary


Points +142

08 Nov 2021

Was Pleasantly Surprised!

Although i went with the intention of trying the veggie burger after reading the other reviews about it, i opted for the veggie fajitas at the waiters recommendation since i was super hungry. I was not let down. Super huge portion, and they will bring more tortillas upon request. Be sure to ask for some lime and salsa picante - it gives it the perfect flavor. Prices were a little high for Mexico standards, but considering the location, it was expected **(be sure to ask for their menu in pesos/Spanish bc the English menu is in dollars and is more expensive).

Pros: Generous portion size, Staff very accommodating, Food tasted fresh

Cons: Moderately expensive (by Mexican standards), English menu has prices in dollars &more expensive


Points +28

24 Oct 2021

Very good vegan burger

Probably the best vegan burger you will find on the island. Several other tasty vegan and vegetarian options available on the menu. The drinks are awesome! and are 2 for 1 at happy hour. Location is waterfront with a great view.

Pros: Best vegan burger!, Great cocktails, Great view

Cons: None


Points +635

16 Mar 2020

Delicious food

The restaurant might not seem cosy and maybe at first sight you would not go in but you will be surprised by the good food they have. It tasted really delicious, especially the vegan burger which is their own recipe.


Points +190

20 Oct 2019

More praise

Noticed great reviews, but none of them included breakfast. Decided to go and give the oatmeal a try. To my surprise (and not listed on their online menu) they had a tofu scramble—-yummm!!! With a nice side of black beans, this is a great protein-packed way to start your day.

Pros: Clean place, Friendly staff, Good food


Points +44

05 Dec 2018

Best veggie burger I've found

This place has the best veggie burger I've found on the island. The staff are awesome and it's a fun place right on the water to stop for a bite.
They'll bend over backwards to get you anything you need and the cocktails are fantastic.

Pros: Great veggie burger, Easy to find

Cons: Can get loud when packed


Points +56

16 Sep 2018

Veg Friendly On the Waterfront

Cute little place right on the water near the cruise ship port. Lots of vegetarian options and a few vegan options. I’m vegan, had a big salad...fresh & healthy but a little boring. My vegetarian husband had veggie quesadilla that he liked. The staff was helpful. I have an allergy to garlic/peppers/onions and so guacamole is usually a no-go for me, but the chef took it upon himself to make me special guacamole! Very kind. For dessert they had vegan apple pie. We didn’t try it though.

Pros: On the water , Friendly staff , Affordable


Points +82

18 Jun 2018

Earlier reviews are correct

We both had the vegan burger. I had mine with avocado, mushrooms and pineapple. That is what the waiter recommended. It was the best I’ve ever had. Do yourself a favor and eat here.

Pros: Lots of vegan options , The vegan burger is insane, Friendly vegan knowledgeable staff

Cons: None


Points +30

30 Jul 2017


The staff know what vegan means and will help with options. Food is amazing!! The veggie tacos are full of alfalfa sprouts, carrots and beets with a slice of avocado. The black bean soup is very good, a little bit over salt for my taste. The veggie burger looks awesome and my husband said it was great! They also have soy and almond milk. I asked for a mango almond shake and it was delicious!!!


Points +2004

13 Jun 2017

comida para vegans, precios para gringos

Conocí el restaurante mientras planificaba con Happy Cow el dónde comer en Cozumel, y así poder ir a tiro hecho. Me decidí por este restaurante por la review de más abajo y la verdad que quedé muy satisfecha.

De momento, la comida vegana más "especialmente diseñada" que estoy encontrando son hamburguesas. De hecho podría abrir ya un blog buscando la mejor hamburguesa vegetal de la Riviera Maya.

El local es chiquitito en comparación con los otros restaurantes que fui viendo por el malecón de Cozumel. Nos sentamos en una de las mesas cerca de la ventana con vistas al mar.

Sobre la hamburguesa: es la que más consistencia ha tenido de todas las que he probado de momento. Tiene un sabor más fuertecillo a la avena tostada que lleva, pero nada que no se compense con salsas.

Por el precio (más parecido a lo que te cobran en USA por un plato) estaba muy bien, aunque en México se pueda comer más barato.

Tienen más platos vegetarianos que me quede con ganas de probar. OJO pedir la hamburguesa SIN MAYONESA. Y supongo que para el resto de platos habrá que especificar que eres vegan.

Updated from previous review on 2017-06-13

Pros: Local agradable, Variedad de platos veganizables

Cons: Precio mas caro


Points +16

06 May 2017

Wonderful find!

Just stumbled upon this little restaurant overlooking the beautiful sea.
I found a vegan burger. The waiter knew exactly what the ingredients are and it was one of the best burgers I have had. As soon as it fell apart a little I was confident it was vegan and absolutely delish. He said it had beets, oats, nuts, etc. I really wish they would share the recipe. I didn't ask when there but should have. The restaurant was small and friendly. Looking for vegan food in Cozumel you can't go wrong here!

Pros: wonderful food, vegan fare available, friendly staff

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