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Local Experts: Cancun, Laura Winfree

By Local Expert Laura Winfree

5 Best Mexican Restaurants in Cancun

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La Destileria

La Destileria

La Destileria has a reputation as Cancun’s most famous Mexican restaurant, and it’s well deserved. At this beautiful restaurant, you can feast on all kinds of seafood, tacos, salsas, and more, not to mention an extensive list of tequilas to spice up your evening. For an even more exciting meal, take the tequila tour to learn all about how the drink is crafted.

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La Habichuela Sunset

La Habichuela Sunset

Not only does this restaurant serve the most authentic Caribbean and Mexican cuisine in Cancun, it’s also known as one of the most memorable spots for a romantic dinner. Its design is inspired by ancient Mayan architecture and the famous haciendas of Yucatan, and the gorgeous garden sits right by Nichupte Lagoon. 

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Hacienda Sisal

Hacienda Sisal

Styled after the haciendas of the Yucatan Peninsula, Hacienda Sisal is a favorite restaurant among Cancun travelers. In addition to authentic Mexican and Mayan cuisine, you can also choose from a variety of dishes you know and love like fajitas, burritos, and tacos. To add extra flavor to your dinner, ask for the guacamole prepared tableside or the super-spicy “Llorarás” salsa.

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Julia Mia

Julia Mia

Here you’ll find Mexican cooking with a contemporary twist. This sleek restaurant located in downtown Cancun has quickly become a favorite among locals and tourists alike with its captivating style and interesting recipes. Each dish served at Julia Mia is designed to add that “wow factor” to your meal. Choose from mouthwatering options that include seafood, homemade tortillas, Mexican mole sauce, and amazing chocolate desserts.

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Casa Tequila

Casa Tequila

The incredible location sets this restaurant among the best Mexican restaurants in town. Casa Tequila is surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the thrilling Punta Cancun area, a part of town that’s filled shopping, bars, and nightlife. Pick a table on the outside patio and enjoy a night of fun and mouthwatering Mexican cooking.


Visit the 5 Best Mexican Restaurants in Cancun

Casa Tequila
Blvd. Kukulkan km. 8, Cancun, QROO, Mexico
7.3/10

People like this place

Mexican Restaurant
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Julia Mia
Av. Yaxchilan Sm17 Mz 1 Lote 2 (Xpuhil), 77500 Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
8.1/10

People like this place

Mexican Restaurant
1
Hacienda Sisal
Royal Sands Resort (Blvd Kukulkan #32 Section A, 2nd Etapa Zone H), 77500 Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
8/10

People like this place

Latin American Restaurant
2
La Habichuela Sunset
Blvd. Kukulcan, km 12.6 (In front of Fire Station.), Mexico Quintana Roo, Quintana Roo, Mexico
7.8/10

People like this place

Caribbean Restaurant
2
La Destileria
Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 16, 77500 Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
8.1/10

People like this place

Mexican Restaurant
1
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