Restaurants

Top Choice International in Cancun Centro

Peter's Restaurante

Set on one of downtown Cancún’s busiest avenues, Peter’s Restaurante has a homey charm and some of the best cooking in the city. Dutch Chef Peter Houben has blended European, Mexican and international cuisine, with …
Yucatecan in Cancun Centro

Lonchería El Pocito

For authentic Yucatecan home-cooking, locals often recommend this fan-cooled palapa restaurant and it's easy to take an instant liking to the place. The changing daily menu features savory regional classics like que…
International in Cancun Centro

La Fonda del Zancudo

Softly illuminated by strings of lights, lanterns and moonlight, this alluring little restaurant sits within an enchanting walled patio on downtown Cancún’s central Avenida Uxmal. The main menu boasts artisanal crea…
Seafood in Cancun Centro

Puerto Santo

In a gated residential community about 500m south of the Puerto Juárez ferry terminal, this hidden oceanfront restaurant wins over locals with dishes like chili-sauteéd octopus tostadas, fresh ceviche and wood-fired…
International in Cancun Centro

The Bears Den

In this casual open-air restaurant on the second floor of a shopping center, Québec native Christopher Vallieres prepares exquisitely refined dishes like tender pork belly with sake-and-pear purée and seared tuna wi…
Fusion in Cancun Centro

La Habichuela

This elegant restaurant has a lovely courtyard dining area, just off Parque de las Palapas. The specialty is the cocobichuela (shrimp and lobster in curry sauce served inside a coconut with tropical fruit), but almo…
Italian in Cancun Centro

El Tigre y El Toro

Gourmet thin-crust pizza and homemade pastas are served in a candlelit gravel garden at El Tigre y El Toro ('tiger' and 'bull' are the owners' nicknames). Many locals rank this as Cancún's numero uno pizza joint, a …
Seafood in Cancun Centro

Kiosco Verde

The Green Kiosk just might be the most underrated seafood restaurant in all of Cancún. It began in 1974 as a small grocery store and now it excels in well-prepared seafood dishes like grilled octopus and hogfish. Th…
Indian in Cancun Centro

Patravali

The beautifully lit Patravali restaurant is owned by Indian expats living in Cancún. With a central location, it serves authentic Indian cuisine along with creative and colorful cocktails. A variety of vegetarian an…
Italian in Cancun Centro

I Famosi

Owned by an Italian expat and located in one of downtown Cancún’s nicer and older neighborhoods, this local restaurant specializes in authentic Italian cuisine. It has indoor and outdoor seating along with frequent …