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Restaurants in Cancún

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Cancún restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Cancún restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Cancún to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Cancún restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Cancún.

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  • Cafe Mexicano at Ritz-Carlton

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This hotel restaurant offers a relaxed version of the Ritz experience—even the waiters seem more at ease than their European counterparts—with the ... More
  • Cambalache

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    This massive Argentinean steak house, located inside a nondescript shopping mall, has an ardent following, and for good reason—its meat dishes, man... More
  • Grill 14 by John Gray

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Chef John Gray, who elevated the Ritz-Carlton’s Club Grill to iconic status in the ’90s with his classical approach to Mexican ingredients, recentl... More
  • La Habichuela

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
      A local favorite since the city’s infancy and by now a must for visitors, the “Green Bean”—run out of the owner’s family home—is the fancy older ... More
  • Live Aqua Cancún

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This adults-only, all-inclusive resort caters to travelers who prefer quiet relaxation over a lively party atmosphere. Sandwiched between the Carib... More
  • Mocambo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Although it abuts a parking lot, this beachfront restaurant offers a welcome dining alternative to hotel fare. Park yourself on the deck under a th... More

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