Cancun Restaurants

Restaurants found in Cancun run the gamut from familiar to exotic

Photo credit: © Krystal Hotels
 

You will find a vast array of restaurants to choose from in Cancun, including a variety of different settings, price levels and food specialities. Numerous different types of cuisine are offered, so you can be reasonably confident to find whatever you are looking for -- and can easily dine at several different locations every day during your stay.

Mexican Cuisine

Just as you might anticipate, you'll find a number of spots to try local Mexican cuisine in Cancun. This traditional cuisine is a delicious mix of indigenous culinary traditions, Spanish influence, and native ingredients. Be sure to remember that you can click on the link to each restaurant to read more info.

Carlos 'N Charlie's Cancun has a few different cuisines to try, including American and International. Carlos 'N Charlie in Cancun has had a place in the Mexican Caribbean since the 1970s, keeping things lively and upbeat with an entertaining staff that serves good food and drinks.

El Café Mexicano can be found at Ritz-Carlton Cancun and offers a couple of different dishes to enjoy, including pasta and tacos. Families staying at the Ritz-Carlton Cancun will delight in a meal (or several) at El Café Mexicano. Starting each day off with a breakfast buffet, and serving Mexican and World cuisine, this spot has what it takes to satisfy every guest that pulls up a seat. For customers who want to call ahead of time, you can do so at (998) 881-0808.

El Fish Fritanga: El Fish Fritanga PESCADILLAS is an offshoot of the original PESCADILLAS. This spot is a popular bar and restaurant in Cancun serving some of the best fresh seafood in the area. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before booking a room, do so at (998) 840-6216.

Below you will be able to see the 44 eateries offering visitors this type of cuisine.

Mexican Restaurants in Cancun
Name Location Phone Number
Ah Carbon 2.1 mi. South West of Central Cancun (998) 252-4154
Cafe Andrade Downtown Cancun (984) 873-3035
Calypso's 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 883-1244
Cancun Distillery 10.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cancun (998) 885-1086
Carlos 'N Charlie's Cancun Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Eastern part of Cancun (998) 883-4468
Casa Tequila 5.7 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (984) 875-5000
El Café Mexicano 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 881-0808
El Fish Fritanga 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 840-6216
El Mirador 5.9 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 193-2260
El Patio 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres --
El Timon De Cancun Downtown Cancun (998) 886-9891
Gorditas Dona Tota Downtown Cancun --
Habaneros 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7000
Inizio 9.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7400
La Destileria 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 885-1087
La Habichuela Downtown Cancun (998) 884-3158
La Habichuela Sunset 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 884-3158
La Mansion 5.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun --
La Parilla Cancun Downtown Cancun --
La Pergola Caribeña Downtown Cancun (998) 884-3999
Labna Downtown Cancun (998) 892-3056
Labna Restaurant Cancun (998) 892-3056
Los Bisquet's De Obregon Downtown Cancun (998) 887-6876
Los Caracoles 1.8 mi. West of Downtown Cancun (998) 880-0448
Los De Pescado 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun 998-884-83-86
Los Pericos Cancun (998) 884-3152
Maria de Lourdes Restaurant Downtown Cancun (998) 884-4009
Mr. Papa's 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 883-3106
O 6.0 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 891-5555 ext. 5030
Paloma Bonita 6.0 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7000
Pearls Restaurant 2.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 849-4606
Perico's Downtown Cancun (998) 884-3152
Rincon Yucateca Downtown Cancun (998) 884-0732
Rolandi House Cancun (998) 883-1817
Santos Mariscos 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 840-6300
Sea & Stones 8.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7423
Taco Factory Downtown Cancun 8830750
Taco Inn 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun --
Taco Inn Downtown Cancun --
Tequilla Grill 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 872-8383
The Yaxchilan Tavern Downtown Cancun (998) 206-2006
Tok's Downtown Cancun --
Vips Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun (983) 887-8906
Vips Hotel Zone Cancun 5.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 883-0165

Caribbean

Restaurante Natura

Travelers will have lots of opportunities to enjoy trying local dishes during their stay in Cancun. Because Caribbean and other similar styles have features from a variety of cultures and culinary styles, even the pickiest of eaters will find something to their taste at Caribbean-style restaurants.

Cajun Grill is a barbecue option found within downtown Cancun. When you're shopping at Plaza Palma Real and start to feel hungry, head to the food court for a little kick. This spot is unique in the fast food industry in that it serves Louisiana style Cajun cuisine with a focus on fast and friendly service.

A restaurant in the area you could visit is Captain's Cove. The only way you'll get away from dining on seafood at Captain's Cove is by ordering steak -- even the soups are filled with offerings from the sea.

El Caribeño: Kick off your feet and sink your toes into the sand when you dine at El Caribeño, where the casual setting doesn't take away from the flavor of the food. If you are looking to call in advance, you can do so at (998) 872-8300.

Use the table below for more information on related choices in the area.

Other Caribbean Restaurants in Cancun
Name Location Type Phone Number
Cajun Grill Downtown Cancun Cajun (998) 208-7100
Captain's Cove 6.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Caribbean 885-0016
El Caribeño 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Caribbean (998) 872-8300
La Palapa Restaurant 5.5 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Caribbean, International 52 01(998)8 81 14 00
Restaurante La Palapa 2.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Caribbean (998) 849-4606
Restaurante Natura 5.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Caribbean, Vegetarian (998) 883-0585
Savio's Bistro By The Sweet Life Cancun Caribbean, Italian (998) 885-0150

European and Asian

If you and your party are hoping to find some European cuisine, you'll have many different restaurants to pick from in the vicinity. In addition to Italian-style cuisine, you can choose from French and Continental restaurants.

Lorenzillo's is a lunch and dinner spot Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, in eastern Cancun. Lorenzillo's specialized on seafood and lobster in particular. However, they are also known for their several menus. If you have questions, try calling them at (998) 883-1254.

Another food venue to think about is La Palapa Belga. Since 1995, La Palapa Belga has been serving fine French cuisine with a Belgian twist to the people of Cancun.

Hong Kong: Honk Kong offers a wide selections at the buffet, including soups, seafood, pork, beef, noodles, rice, and many other Chinese favorites. They also offer an a la carte menu. The property is located on Av. Cobá 97.

Another restaurant in the area you could visit is Celebrity. Celebrity is open daily for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. If you would like to call before booking a room, you can do so at (998) 193-2260.

You can see more information about related kinds of dining options in Cancun by scrolling to the chart down below.

European and Asian Restaurants in Cancun
Name Location Type Phone Number
Akky Sushi Downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 884-0322
Alfredo Di Roma 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Italian (987) 872-9500
Asiana 5.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Asian --
Bordeaux 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres French --
Buca Di Beppo 1.4 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Cancun Italian (998) 881-8130
Casitas 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Fusion, Spanish (998) 881-0808
Celebrity 5.9 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Continental (998) 193-2260
Cenacolo Cancun 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Italian (998) 885-3603
Chi-Thai Dragon 1.8 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cancun Asian (998) 252-2259
Chinachi Wok 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Chinese --
Domino's Cancun Hotel Zone 5.7 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Italian --
Du Mexique Downtown Cancun French (998) 884-5919
El Meson Spanish Downtown Cancun Spanish 52 (998) 193-31-70
Famous Famiglia Pizza Downtown Cancun Italian --
Gustino 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Italian (998) 848-9649
Hanaichi Japanese & Sushi 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Japanese --
Hanaichi Restaurant 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 883-2783
Himitsu 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (998) 848-7600
Himitsu 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Pan Asian / Pacific Rim --
Hong Kong Downtown Cancun Chinese (998) 884-1871
Irori 1.7 mi. South of Downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 892-3072
Italian Coffee Downtown Cancun European --
Italian Steak House Downtown Cancun Italian --
Italiani's 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Italian (998) 883-3093
Italianni's Almendros Cancun Italian (998) 848-2678
Italianni's Kukulkan Cancun Beach Hotel Zone Italian (998) 883-4041
K's Japanese Cafe 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Japanese --
Karukay 6.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cancun Japanese (998) 898-2432
Kitchen Express 1.5 mi. South of Downtown Cancun Italian (998) 802-2026
La Bastille 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun French (998) 848-7000
La Dolce Vita Downtown Cancun Italian (998) 884-3393
La Palapa Belga 5.2 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Belgian, French (998) 883-5454
Limoncello 5.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Italian (998) 883-1455
Locanda Paolo Downtown Cancun Italian (998) 887-2627
Lorenzillo's 5.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Asian, International, Russian (998) 883-1254
Lorenzo's 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Italian (998) 848-7000
Lucky China Express Downtown Cancun Chinese --
Luna Rossa Downtown Cancun Italian --
Mikado Japanese Teppan Yaki 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 881-2000
Piola Downtown Cancun Italian (+52) 998 802 11 48
Pizza Bonita Downtown Cancun Italian --
Pizza Hut Itzaes 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Italian --
Pizza Hut Plaza Las Americas Downtown Cancun Italian --
Portofino 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Italian --
Rolandi House 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International, Italian (998) 883-1817
Rolandi House Cancun Italian, Mexican, Swiss (998) 883-1817
Ruth's Chris Kukulcan Plaza 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Continental (998) 885-3301
Sabor Italiano Downtown Cancun Italian --
Sasi Thai 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Thai (998) 881-2092
Savio's Bistro By The Sweet Life Cancun Caribbean, Italian (998) 885-0150
Sushi & Ceviche Bar 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 848-7600
Sushi & Ceviche Bar 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 881-0808
Sushi Itto Cancun Downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 887-8399
Sushi Ken Downtown Cancun Japanese --
Taste Of India Downtown Cancun Indian (998) 112-4695
The Club Grill 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Contemporary, Continental (998) 881-0808
The Moongate 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Asian (998) 848-7000

American

American cuisine is especially easy to find in Cancun. For less adventurous diners, there are 28 places serving typical American dishes.

A place to be aware of is Champions Restaurant Sports Bar. Catch the game as you fill up on American bar food like hot wings, hamburgers, and more. To reach them, call (998) 881-2000.

Duna Sports Bar: Duna is open 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. If you are looking to call in advance, do so at (998) 891-4200.

Vips Downtown Cancun offers several different dishes to enjoy, including hamburgers and pancakes. VIPS offers meals perfect for any time of the day and their extensive menu is sure to have something on it that you will enjoy. They can be found at 2 Benito Juarez.

Vips Hotel Zone Cancun has a couple of cuisine options to choose from, including American and Mexican. Find yourself treated like the "very important person" you are, without having to spend the remains of your bank account. Vips Hotel Zone II is a family friendly restaurant where everyone will find something to enjoy. They can be found at 9km Convencion de C.

Just below you can find the 28 options offering this cuisine.

American Restaurants in Cancun
Name Location Phone Number
Applebee's Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun --
Barefoot Grill 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres --
Burger King Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun --
Burger King Forum 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun --
Burger King in Kukulcan Plaza 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun --
Burger King in Plaza las Avendias Downtown Cancun --
California Pizza Kitchen 1.9 mi. South of Central Cancun (998) 884-3359
Carlos 'N Charlie's Cancun Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Eastern part of Cancun (998) 883-4468
Champions Restaurant Sports Bar 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 881-2000
Chevy's 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7000
Chili's in the Forum 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun --
Chili's`La Isla 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun --
Duna Sports Bar 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 891-4200
Hooters Cancun Center 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun --
Hooters Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun --
Hooters Kukulcan Plaza 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 176-8035
Johnny Rocket's La Isla Shopping Village 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (01 998) 883-55-74
Johnny Rocket's Plaza Malecón Américas 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun --
KFC Cancun 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun (998) 568-0100
KFC Uxmal Downtown Cancun (998) 843-6604
McDonald's La Isla 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun --
Starbucks La Isla 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun --
Subway Av Coba Downtown Cancun --
Subway Manzana Cancun Beach Hotel Zone (998) 892-0943
The Yaxchilan Tavern Downtown Cancun (998) 206-2006
Tradewinds 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7000
Vips Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun (983) 887-8906
Vips Hotel Zone Cancun 5.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 883-0165

Other Restaurants

Chef Cristian Morales

You'll find a large number of restaurants offering other types of food in Cancun.

Arrecifes is located at The Westin Regina Resort Cancun and is a local dinner possibility located in Cancun. Arrecifes only serves dinner from 6:00 p.m. until midnight, and is closed on Tuesdays. If you want to call ahead, you can do so at (998) 848-7423.

Bahia is a nearby restaurant to consider. Set right along the each, Bahia is a relaxed spot to have lunch with the whole family. There is a seafood menu for the adults, who may also order a drink from the bar, and a kids menu to keep the little ones happy. If you're looking to call before making reservations, do so at (998) 881-2000.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Cancun: Bubba Gump Shrimp Company came into being after the brand was popularized in the 1994 movie starring Tom Hanks, Forrest Gump. But, nearly 20 years later, the restaurant has now become an entity all its own. If you are looking to call in advance, do so at (998) 885-3010.

Byblos Tacos is a worthwhile eating establishment you might like. Byblos Tacos is open daily from 1:00 p.m. to 11:40 p.m. The property is situated at 108 Avenida Palenque.

Cambalache is a steak house Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, in eastern Cancun. Because it is an Argentinian steak house, most guests order steak -- the tenderloin is particularly magnificent, but the lamb kebabs and empanadas should not be overlooked either. Guests will be able to find them at 9 Kukulcan Boulevard.

Just below are the 55 eateries serving up this food.

Other Restaurants in Cancun
Name Location Type Phone Number
Arrecifes 8.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Contemporary (998) 848-7423
Bahia 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 881-2000
Bubba Gump Shrimp Cancun 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 885-3010
Buenos Aires Grill Downtown Cancun Argentenian --
Byblos Tacos Downtown Cancun Middle Eastern (998) 887-4041
Cambalache 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Argentenian (998) 883-0897
Camblache Cancun Beach Hotel Zone Argentenian (998) 883-0485
Cancun Distillery 10.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cancun Contemporary, Mexican (998) 885-1086
Casa Cafe 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 848-7000
Casitas 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Fusion, Spanish (998) 881-0808
Caña Bava 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 872-8300
Chef Cristian Morales Downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 251-9145
El Henequen 8.1 mi. South of Central Cancun International (998) 287-2200
El Mirador 5.9 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International, Mexican (998) 193-2260
El Palmar Cancun 8.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 848-7423
Fantino 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mediterranean (998) 881-0808
Fonda Argentina Cancun Argentenian (998) 889-9550
Fred's House Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Southeastern part of Cancun International (998) 840-6466
Gopals Downtown Cancun Vegetarian (998) 892-7361
Haagen Dazs La Isla 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International --
Hard Rock Cafe Cancun 6.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 881-8120
Harry's 6.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 840-6551
Harry's Prime Steakhouse And Raw Bar 8.9 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun International (998) 840-6550
Inizio 9.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Fusion, Mexican (998) 848-7400
La Capilla Argentina Steakhouse 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Argentenian (998) 881-2000
La Destileria 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Contemporary, Mexican (998) 885-1087
La Habichuela Sunset 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexican, Tex-Mex (998) 884-3158
La Isla 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 881-2000
La Palapa Restaurant 5.5 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Caribbean, International 52 01(998)8 81 14 00
La Veranda Downtown Cancun International (987) 872-9530
Las Ventanas 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 881-2000
Lol-Ha Cancun Downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 884-3720
Lorenzillo's 5.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Asian, International, Russian (998) 883-1254
Marakame Cafe 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (010) 887-0187
Market Café 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres International --
Oceana 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres International --
Oceano 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 891-4200
Pasteles 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 848-7000
Puerto Madero Cancun 6.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Argentenian (998) 885-2829
Ray´s Restaurant 5.7 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 891-5999
Restaurante Natura 5.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Caribbean, Vegetarian (998) 883-0585
Rolandi House 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun International, Italian (998) 883-1817
Seaside Grill 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Eclectic --
Sedona Grill 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Tex-Mex (998) 848-9648
Sunset Bar 8.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 848-7423
The Buzz Cafe Downtown Cancun International --
The Caribe Bar and Grill 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 881-0808
The Club Grill 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Contemporary, Continental (998) 881-0808
The Deli 6.0 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 891-5555
The Grill 6.0 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 891-5555 ext. 5030
Tierra Market 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 891-4200
Ty Coz 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun International --
Viento Restaurant 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 891-4200
Waves & Sands 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 848-7600
World Café 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun International (998) 848-7600
 

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