Contemporary Cuisine in Cancun

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some contemporary cuisine, you might find yourself with a chance to spoil yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but you can still find a few places in Cancun serving this type of food.

With so much to try, from the fine dining destination known as Arrecifes to the tempting dinner service at The Club Grill, you might come across a dish worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

The following list allows you to pursue the small collection of contemporary places you'll encounter as you're out on the town. On each restaurant's name, click to find out more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

La Destileria

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 885-1087

La Destileria is located in the general vicinity of downtown Cancun; it is 7.4 miles to the southeast of Cancun. In addition to contemporary food, this establishment has a menu of Mexican preparations, making it a great option for guests who want variety as well as convenience.

La Destilleria offers contemporary Mexican food that comprises of traditional Mexican favorites served in a fuller and more rich way.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 848-7423

Arrecifes, part of The Westin Regina Resort Cancun, is located near downtown Cancun; it's 10.1 miles to the south-southeast of Cancun. Fine dining is definitely their standard, so guests who have finer taste as well as a taste for contemporary cuisine will consider the trip worth it.

Like the cuisine, the decor at Arecifes is contemporary, with a funky printed carpet, shelved accent walls, and blue plush seating.

The Club Grill

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-0808

The Club Grill, on the premises of Ritz-Carlton Cancun, is located near downtown Cancun; it is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun. As soon as guests hear about it, they're already here for an upscale dining experience suitable for special nights and occasions; or perhaps just a break from the fare from street vendors and snack bars.

The Club Grill serves a menu of contemporary cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. Some of the more unique offerings include truffled sweet corn soup and chipotle sweet potato puree. For dessert try try the coconut souffle.

Cancun Distillery

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 885-1086

Cancun Distillery is on Km 12.65 Kukulkan. It's 10.0 miles south-southeast of Cancun. Because this is a casual place to dine, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.

Sometimes, the most satisfying restaurants in Cancun are the ones that you find unexpectedly during your daytime travels. However, it's still a good idea to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To find out more details about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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