Dining Options for Guests of Hard Rock Hotel Cancun

Stopping by an esteemed dining establishment is a great way to try the locals' favorite dishes.

Visitors planning to maximize on-site restaurants will be excited to learn that Hard Rock Hotel Cancun has a great selection of eating opportunities. The restaurants vary in style from sophisticated to dressed-down, and feature their own menus.

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.

Besides these dining options, the property has a snack bar where guests can grab some quick snacks to munch on throughout the day. Also conveniently located on the property are 5 bars, where guests can enjoy a relaxing evening with a cocktail.

Plus, since the property offers room service, guests here can enjoy a leisurely breakfast in bed, or a private romantic dinner.

Nearby Dining

Some lodgings sell an all-inclusive option, which typically includes the price of meals. Hard Rock Hotel Cancun is one property with all-inclusive plans, so hunting for delicious eats may not be a huge issue for guests. Vacationers who are curious about the food at other locations will be pleased to find something to suit their taste buds. To seek out a must-try restaurant in this area, 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
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
La Capilla Argentina Steakhouse (998) 881-2000 Informal 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SSW

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