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La Joya

#138 of 826 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
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Kukulcan Blvd 9. 5, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 881 3200
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive Mexican buffet with live music and traditional folk dancers. Recommend a reservation for best view of show. Gracious servers!

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1 Thank Julie G
Belvidere, Illinois
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We got here 1 half hour before kitchen was open, so the very friendly maitre di offered our group of 7 adults a free tequila tasting, which was very elegantly done, 3 different tequilas and very informative. Then we were taken into the beautiful dining room for dinner with floor to ceiling stained glass like a cathedral. Food was very... More 

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1 Thank Laura G
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. You think you know about tequila think again. Got a great lesson and great taste. Had the fish specials amazing tasted like they were caught today.

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Thank joseph a
Cancun, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Just go, especially if you're from the states. I thought I knew about tequila because I drink too much, but apparently there's a lot more I didn't know that I got to learn at our complimentary tequila tasting lesson after the fanciest, most impressively served Mexican dinner my wife and I have ever had. Being the first meal on our... More 

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Thank brianwhit2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

La Joya is a excellent gourmet Mexican restaurant at Fiesta Americana Coral Beach in Cancun . The restaurant provides customers with a unique experience, Tequila tasting. We had a fantastic tequila sommelier, Mauricio. It was indeed an incredible educational experience. I strongly recommend it.

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Thank Maritza V
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the tequila tasting at La Joya. Mauricio was very knowledgeable and made the experience memorable. It was great and I definitely recommend!

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Thank chitowndancer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Ate at La Joya for breakfast and dinner and loved it! The shrimp ceviche is wonderful! Make sure to get there tacos at the carving station! And if you want some hot salsa, make sure to get some of the habanero salsa... Just a little goes a long way. Fresh guacamole was divine! I absolutely loved their food and would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Good was great. Grouper was light and tasty. Merida style antonjitos were tasty as well Oscar did a wonderful job with the tequila tasting! Prices were not bad at all for a restaurant in a high end hotel.

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Thank David C
Eugene, Oregon
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting the beach when hunger pang struck. We were right in front of this huge facility and decided to give the restaurant a try. We were early for dinner and had to wait a few minutes to be seated. We were served some sweet potato chips and three salsas. All of them good. We ordered... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

The four of us thoroughly enjoyed this evening; the Mariachi band and the other musicians created a great ambiance, which was only surpassed by the food experience. Our guests shared the rack of lamb and it said it was extraordinary. My wife enjoyed sea bass and my Mexican steak was superbly seasoned and paired with a chicken enchilada, with mole... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kukulcan Blvd 9. 5, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 881 3200

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