Dining Options for Guests of Hard Rock Hotel Cancun

While visting Cancun, many look forward to "touring" local restaurants for a deliciously authentic experience.

Hard Rock Hotel Cancun features an impressive selection of on-site dining choices, which means you won't need to go far to sample Cancun's fine foods. Guests who plan to stay for several days will especially enjoy the diverse dining.

Guests at the Hard Rock Hotel Cancun are invited to feast on a wide selection of delicious cuisine in a variety of styles. Choose from Mexican dishes, International fare, Oriental cuisine and Italian meals. Snack and pool bars are available for those looking to grab a quick bite, while room service is offered at any time of the day or evening. There are no restrictions when it comes to dining at the Hard Rock Hotel - you may eat and drink as much as you like, and reservations are only necessary at Zen.

Wine is a thing of pride here, with vintages carefully selected to compliment each meal. They all score higher than 85 in major wine publications and are chosen from Argentina, California, Chile, France, Italy, Mexico, and Spain.

El Mercado

El Mercaco is located in the central lobby and serves an international buffer for all three meals. The dress code is casual, but swimwear is not allowed.


Set in the central lobby near the pool, Frida hosts an outdoor buffet of grilled cuts, chicken, and fish for lunch and dinner. The dress code is casual, but swimwear is not allowed.


Zen serves Japanese cuisine both buffet style and al la carte in the central lobby. Dress is casual, but swimwear is not allowed.


Leonardo is an Italian restaurant in the central lobby that also serves an international buffet at breakfast. Dress code is casual elegance. Collared shirts, long pants, an shoes are required.

The Steak

The Steak is located on the third floor near the jacuzzi area. As the name implies, fine cuts of steak are served a la carte, as is seafood. A snack buffet is also served a lunch.

When sit-down dining doesn't work for you, you can visit the property's snack bar. Here, guests will find a cure for their midday munchies. Also, don't miss the 5 different bars on the property.

And, because room service is always an option, guests can opt to enjoy breakfast in bed, or a quiet, private dinner in their rooms.

Nearby Dining

Because Hard Rock Hotel Cancun is all-inclusive, this means dining is likely included in the price, so you can choose to dine on-site at every meal. Travelers who are curious about the food offered at other locations will be pleased to find several other restaurants in the area. For a list of restaurants in this neighborhood, take a look at the following table.

Restaurants near Hard Rock Cancun
Restaurant Name Phone Style Distance Direction
Bubba Gump Shrimp Cancun (998) 885-3010 Very Casual 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) W
Chocolate City Cancun (998) 840-6496 Very Casual 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) W
Katsuya (998) 840-6014 -- Cancun Beach Hotel Zone --
Hard Rock Cafe Cancun (998) 881-8120 Informal Cancun Beach Hotel Zone --
Jin An -- -- 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) WSW
Jin An -- -- 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) WSW
Hong Kong Express (Delivery) -- -- 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SW
Fred's House (998) 840-6466 Informal 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SW
Harry's (998) 840-6551 Fine Dining 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) N
Bahia (998) 881-2000 Very Casual 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SSW
Champions Restaurant Sports Bar (998) 881-2000 Informal 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SSW
Gustino (998) 848-9649 Fine Dining 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SSW

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