Cancun Restaurants

Restaurants found in Cancun run the gamut from familiar to exotic

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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

As you would expect, you can find lots of restaurants to enjoy local Mexican fare in Cancun. This traditional cuisine is an interesting mix of Spanish influence, indigenous culinary traditions, and native ingredients. Remember that you will be able read further details regarding each one on the page by clicking the names.

Carlos 'N Charlie's Cancun has a variety of cuisine options 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. If you have questions and want to call in advance, you can do so at (998) 883-4468.

El Agave Restaurant is a pleasant eating establishment you might try. At El Agave, breakfast is served from 7:00 to 11:30 a.m., lunch is 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the dinner menu is available from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. They're located on Avenida Nader 1 S.M. 2.

El Café Mexicano: 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. You can contact them at (998) 881-0808.

Learn more information on these kinds of restaurants in Cancun by taking a look at the table down below.

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 Agave Restaurant Downtown Cancun (998) 887-4455
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

For those guests who like tasting new flavors that are characteristic of the destinations they visit, Cancun offers quite a few truly local choices to pick from. Since Caribbean and other similar cuisines take advantage of features borrowed from many different converging cultures, just about any type of diner will find something they like at such restaurants.

Cajun Grill is a local barbecue spot found within downtown Cancun. Their typical meat, chicken, and seafood dishes are amplified with a blend of seasonings and sauces that give each dish a kick. Blackened chicken and bourbon ribs are favored here.

A dining venue worth considering 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. You can contact them at 885-0016.

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.

You can use the table down below for specifics about related choices within 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

Vacationers hoping to enjoy some European cuisine will find lots of options to pick from. Alongside Italian cuisine, you will be able to find French and Continental options.

Lorenzillo's has a variety of cuisines to choose from, including Asian and International. For an interesting mix with a lot of choices, try some Lorenzillo's diverse menu, fine wines, and water front scenery.

Travelers might enjoy dining at 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: Looking for a break from Mexican food. Hong Kong Chinese Buffet can help with that. They are located on Av. Cobá 97.

Celebrity is a worthwhile eating establishment worth considering. At Celebrity, everyone is treated like a star. Enjoy gourmet dining each night of your stay at Casa Turquesa.

You can see more about these kinds of restaurants within Cancun by viewing the chart 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

International

International dishes are particularly popular in Cancun. This is a region with lots of cultural diversity, so it's no surprise that there is a lot of culinary diversity as well.

Bahia is situated at CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun and is a lunch possibility located in Cancun. 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 want to call ahead of time, do so at (998) 881-2000.

A nearby place worthy of consideration is Bubba Gump Shrimp Cancun. Though one might not imagine from the name of the restaurant, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company serves more than shrimp, and even more than just seafood. In reality, this restaurant is a bar and grill, and you can order many of your favorite grill classics, like ribs and burgers. If you're looking to call before making reservations, you can do so at (998) 885-3010.

El Henequen is situated at Courtyard by Marriott Cancun and is an International option situated in Cancun. Set just off the lobby at the Marriott Courtyard Cancun, El Henequen is especially popular amongst guests for breakfast, despite also serving lunch and dinner.

Just below you will be able to see the 29 eateries offering this type of food.

International Restaurants in Cancun
Name Location Phone Number
Bahia 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 881-2000
Bubba Gump Shrimp Cancun 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 885-3010
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
Casa Cafe 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7000
El Agave Restaurant Downtown Cancun (998) 887-4455
El Henequen 8.1 mi. South of Central Cancun (998) 287-2200
El Mirador 5.9 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 193-2260
El Palmar Cancun 8.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7423
Fred's House Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Southeastern part of Cancun (998) 840-6466
Haagen Dazs La Isla 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun --
Hard Rock Cafe Cancun 6.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 881-8120
Harry's 6.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 840-6551
Harry's Prime Steakhouse And Raw Bar 8.9 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun (998) 840-6550
La Isla 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 881-2000
La Palapa Restaurant 5.5 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun 52 01(998)8 81 14 00
La Veranda Downtown Cancun (987) 872-9530
Lorenzillo's 5.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 883-1254
Marakame Cafe 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (010) 887-0187
Market Café 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres --
Oceana 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres --
Oceano 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 891-4200
Pasteles 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7000
Rolandi House 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun (998) 883-1817
The Buzz Cafe Downtown Cancun --
The Grill 6.0 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 891-5555 ext. 5030
Ty Coz 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun --
Waves & Sands 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7600
World Café 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun (998) 848-7600

American and Other

Chef Cristian Morales

There are tons of establishments that serve American meals in Cancun. As an alternative, visitors are able to choose from eclectic and Mexican cuisine, as well as other options.

Arrecifes can be found at The Westin Regina Resort Cancun and is a dinner option found within Cancun. Arrecifes only serves dinner from 6:00 p.m. until midnight, and is closed on Tuesdays. If you are looking for something specific and want to call in advance, you can do so at (998) 848-7423.

Byblos Tacos is a restaurant in the area you could visit. Byblos Tacos is open daily from 1:00 p.m. to 11:40 p.m. The property is located at 108 Avenida Palenque.

Cambalache: 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. You'll be able to find them at 9 Kukulcan Boulevard.

Casitas is a nice nearby dining venue to consider. Dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, an impressive wine list, and desserts that are to die for only serve to add to the experience of dining in a casita. If you are looking for something specific and want to call in advance, do so at (998) 881-0808.

Caña Bava can be found at InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cancun and is laid-back and casual Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, in eastern Cancun. For a casual, but more than delicious, meal at the Presidente Cancun Resort, check out Caña Bava. Try calling them at (998) 872-8300.

View the table down below to get specifics about related choices in the region.

Other Restaurants in Cancun
Name Location Type Phone Number
Applebee's Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun American --
Arrecifes 8.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Contemporary (998) 848-7423
Barefoot Grill 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres American --
Buenos Aires Grill Downtown Cancun Argentenian --
Burger King Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun American --
Burger King Forum 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun American --
Burger King in Kukulcan Plaza 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American --
Burger King in Plaza las Avendias Downtown Cancun American --
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
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
Champions Restaurant Sports Bar 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American (998) 881-2000
Chef Cristian Morales Downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 251-9145
Chevy's 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun American (998) 848-7000
Chili's in the Forum 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun American, Tex-Mex --
Chili's`La Isla 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American, Tex-Mex --
Duna Sports Bar 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American (998) 891-4200
Fantino 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mediterranean (998) 881-0808
Fonda Argentina Cancun Argentenian (998) 889-9550
Gopals Downtown Cancun Vegetarian (998) 892-7361
Hooters Cancun Center 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun American --
Hooters Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun American --
Hooters Kukulcan Plaza 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American (998) 176-8035
Inizio 9.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Fusion, Mexican (998) 848-7400
Johnny Rocket's La Isla Shopping Village 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American (01 998) 883-55-74
Johnny Rocket's Plaza Malecón Américas 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American --
KFC Cancun 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun American (998) 568-0100
KFC Uxmal Downtown Cancun American (998) 843-6604
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
Las Ventanas 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 881-2000
Lol-Ha Cancun Downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 884-3720
McDonald's La Isla 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American --
Meson Del Vecindario Downtown Cancun Eclectic, Tex-Mex (998) 884-8900
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
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
Starbucks La Isla 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American --
Subway Av Coba Downtown Cancun American --
Subway Manzana Cancun Beach Hotel Zone American (998) 892-0943
Sunset Bar 8.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 848-7423
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 Yaxchilan Tavern Downtown Cancun American, Mexican (998) 206-2006
Tierra Market 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 891-4200
Tradewinds 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun American (998) 848-7000
Viento Restaurant 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Eclectic (998) 891-4200
Vips Downtown Cancun Downtown Cancun American, Mexican (983) 887-8906
Vips Hotel Zone Cancun 5.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun American, Mexican (998) 883-0165
 

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