Restaurants

Top Choice 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, M$545), b…
Top Choice Steak in Zona Hotelera

Harry’s

Stunning, renowned Harry’s serves house-aged steaks, plus super-fresh fish and a famous cotton candy treat. The architecture’s impressive too, with indoor waterfalls, plenty of decking over the lagoon and two bars –…
Top Choice Italian in Cancun Centro

El Tigre y El Toro

Gourmet thin-crust pizza and homemade pastas are served in a pebbly candlelit 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.
Seafood in Zona Hotelera

Crab House

Offering a lovely view of the lagoon that complements the seafood, the long menu here includes many shrimp and fish-fillet dishes. Stone crab is the specialty, which (along with lobster) is priced by the pound. Both…
Basque in Zona Hotelera

Tempo by Martin Berasategui

Dazzling contemporary elegance and impeccable service characterize Tempo, but it’s the nine-course tasting menu of elaborate gourmet Basque cuisine with a molecular touch that have made this restaurant one of the be…
Mexican in Zona Hotelera

Benazuza

Up to 30 courses of surprising molecular cuisine! The dining experience at contemporary restaurant Benazuza incorporates traditional Mexican-inspired dishes like tacos and chilis that have been transformed into new …
Seafood in Zona Hotelera

Fred's House

One of Cancún’s most beautiful restaurants, Fred’s House features warm contemporary style and tropical gardens by Nichupté Lagoon. At this seafood eatery, you can order oysters from the raw bar, or try their popular…
Fusion in Zona Hotelera

La Habichuela Sunset

Putting a Caribbean twist on Mexican classics with some Italian thrown in may sound like a recipe for disaster, but this regularly recommended restaurant does it in style. Floor-to-ceiling windows with lagoon views …
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 …
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…