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El Caribeno

#227 of 817 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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Kukulcan Blvd 7.5, Cancun, Mexico
+52 998 848 8700
06:30 - 23:00
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77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner here but thought the food was just OK. It's hard to judge fairly when you're sitting on the ocean sipping cocktails. The appetizer was very good but the main course of grouper was a little dry and my enchiladas were average. The service was very good and we would definitely go back and give it... More 

Thank Kim1117
Anchorage, Alaska
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284 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

This restaurant on Presidente Intercontinental hotel resort grounds was a pleasant surprise. We had superb breakfast buffets with a grand variety and selection and a wonderful dinner. The menu was extensive, the food excellent, the prices moderate and the dinner sunset views marvelous. My seared tuna dinner was outstanding, and my friends grilled lobster tails were delicious. I highly recommend... More 

Thank PaulAK2011
Winona, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Not only was the good amazing but the staff, from the front desk to the bus boys was friendly, engaging and totally all about our experience! Outstanding!!!!!

Thank tinabusa61
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We ate here three times at first by virtue of its being in our hotel, Intercontinental Presidente Cancun. We returned twice more, once for my birthday dinner and the next morning for breakfast. Each meal was terrific in its own way. There are two menus, one with local fare, the pasta dishes and some great looking fish options, the other... More 

Thank Alison J
Atlanta, Georgia
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134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Intercontinental. We were surprised with this restaurant as one of the top ones in Cancun. The food is very delicious and served in a very nice look. It is next to the beach with a very nice view. But the most pleasing part of the restaurant is the great service with very friendly staff. Great choice... More 

Thank gyet
Sacramento, California
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132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

The food at El Caribeno is excellent. The seafood is especially fresh and well-prepared. We were looking everywhere for seafood and found it the best here. The flavor is a combination of Mexi-Carribean that is very unique. We went twice during our stay at tried each of the appetizers and all of the soups. Every one was excellent. The wait... More 

Thank suntravel2000
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Ate here about 3 times during our week long holiday. Loved the food. The breakfast was amazing!!! The service was pretty good too.

Thank Melinda A
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

El Caribeño at the Grand section of the Moon Palace offers breakfast and lunch buffet and ala carte dinners with a very nice open rooftop bar! A favorite by most people I am so sure. Sushi outside along with fresh oven baked pizza. Inside you could have a fresh smoothie, great coffee, mexican food, sea food, OMG, so many options... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Excellent variety of steaks, fish and chicken dishes. Try the pasta with seafood it is awesome. They have a great selection of wines and the Sommelier gives pretty good advices.

Thank The_Firefox
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

You are in for a treat if you stop at the Caribeno located in the El Presidente Intercontinental Hotel in the hotel zone. We have vacationed for extended stays in Cancun for many years and this is hands down our favorite place to eat. The restaurant is situated beachside in a gorgeous open air palaypa. Great menu includes wonderful seafood,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kukulcan Blvd 7.5, Cancun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 848 8700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?