Restaurants

Top Choice Basque in Zona Hotelera

Tempo

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…
Top Choice 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 …
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 …
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…
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…
Steak in Zona Hotelera

Harry’s Steakhouse & Raw Bar

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 –…
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…
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…
Seafood in Zona Hotelera

Mocambo

Definitely one of the best seafood spots in the Zona Hotelera, the palapa-covered Mocambo sits right on Playa Caracol and serves up excellent seafood dishes such as whole mero (grouper) and a savory seafood paella. …