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#125 of 1,045 Restaurants in Cancun
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
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Lunch
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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All reviews fish tacos guacamole garlic shrimp octopus cocktail fries fresh catch local seafood plantains cevice red snapper mango dirt floor lagoon side royal solaris wooden staircase hidden place open kitchen
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Reviewed 17 January 2021

Quaint little place to eat. Food is amazing. Great experience. Right on the water. Staff very friendly. Excellent value

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 11 November 2020 via mobile

Looking for local seafood,this place was fantastic, the food was amazing, there were 9 of us in our group between us we tried everything on the menu, there were no disappointments, service was great, this place may not be for everyone it’s very basic no...frills but if you’re looking for amazing seafood, inexpensive dining local type place you should not miss this placeMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

The Pescadillas was my favorite! Deep fried fish tacos just add some table salsa and you are in for scrumptiousness. I recommend the red snapper as well and the shrimp cocktail. Authentic Mexican seafood and very inexpensive. A very unique space to enjoy cold Coronas,...delicious seafood and the sunset. Will definitely visit again on our next visit to Cancun.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 July 2020

For around a buck a piece, you can procure hot, crispy and fresh fish tacos from this hidden gem. Whole fish is fried and prepared for $380 per kilo along with tortillas, onions, tomatoes, salsa and lime. The garlic and fried shrimp are both quite...tasty too. You have a great view of the lagoon and can watch the sunset over the water. The pico de gallo is fantastic and can be procured for around a buck fifty. We came here twice and the only thing my children did not like were the plantains, which were good, but not sweet as they had predicted. The plantains would have been fantastic with condensed milk but were served with crema. If you can find the restaurant, you should come and try it out!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 18 March 2020

Best Fish Tacos and Ceviche around, all while dining right on the Lagoon! A must stop in Cancun. Located right across from GR Caribe by Royal Solaris

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 11 March 2020

A local told us to eat here (12-29-19). My daughter and I ordered the shrimp (Ceviches), the fried fish plate, shrimp & octopus cocktail mixture, and plenty of bottled water. The place had a dirt floor with a thatched roof. It sat right on the...water. The Ladies were making the tortillas by hand over a wood fired grill/stone. Everything was fresh and made right there. Even though the place appeared to be rugged, it was clean and fresh! The staff was all rushing around with sincere kindness for their patrons. It was a perfect start to our first week exploring the Yucatán Peninsula. I would recommend you visit this place at least once while in Cancun. Look for the yellow-painted wood stumps out front. Parking is limited so if you are close, just walk! It is a beautiful walk! MOST SincerelyMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

When you first see it you can’t realize what an amazing experience it is. We tried cheviche, fish tacos (pescadilos), fried fish, guacamole and michelada. Everything was amazing. One of the best places to eat and you can’t beat the authentic experience.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 January 2020 via mobile

We had a few pescadillas and guacamole, was yummie. Simple and very inexpensive. Filled up with guest very quickly.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 17 December 2019

We went out of way to come here and just seeing the open kitchen was worth the trip. The fish taco was deep fried and served plain. It was different but great to try. I especially loved the fresh shrimp in garlic sauce. Just note...the garlic sauce is sour tangy not savory garlicky. Try the grilled bananas! A lady cut huge sweet bananas off a vine and grilled them on open fire! The kitchen and seeing the operation was the highlight here. Go down a wooden staircase to get here. Locals know where it's at of your lost on the sidewalk. PROS: Open kitchen Grilled bananas Garlic shrimp Garlic fish CONS: could be hard to find Weather permittingMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 14 December 2019

Become a local here... sitting by the lagoon, humble as corn, surrounded by locals... it's the real deal. Pescadillas are just excelent and the ceviche is delicious too. Everything is basic but don't be misled as the food is so humbly good. A great winter...lunch in a place off the beaten track which only locals in the know can tell you about. Hidden gem...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Jerry O
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Response from Hockeymomgg | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a good menu. Don’t forget to bring your bug spray. Love this place!
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Safer to drink beer out of a bottle. Or soda or bottled water.
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