We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 598 Cancun Restaurants

Destileria (La)

Boulevard Kukulcan km 12.65, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
019988851086 y 87
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #88 of 598 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: One of the best Mexican restaurants in Cancun. There is a spectacular view of the lagoon and a unequal ambience. The contemporary Mexican cuisine includes a variety of typical dishes and creations of the chef with authentic Mexican flavors. El mejor restaurante de cocina mexicana en Cancun. Espectacular vista a la laguna y ambiente sinigual. Nuestra cocina mexicana contemporanea ofrece una variedad de platillos tipicos asi como creaciones de nuestro chef con el autentico sabor mexicano.
Write a Review

699 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    330
    226
    83
    38
    22
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Food was interesting for sure. It's all about the tequila at his place with a large menu of different tequila to try.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Corvallis, Oregon
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

we had a good meal and good service. only complaint is that they would not let us sit outside since we didn't have reservations (and there were tables open the entire time we were there). good traditional Mexican food. we'd go back!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A nice restaurant in Cancun with a rather extensive menu. The specials marked on the menu were particularly good, quite a bit more so than the other items we tried. Don't go out of your way to eat here, but if you are in the vicinity it is worth a visit. Stick to the specialities and you should leave happy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Barbara, California
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Our best memories of La Destileria are the days (pre-Hurricane Wilma) when there was a dark, candle-lit alcove where we could sample tequila and immerse ourselves into the lovely atmosphere of the place. That area has been converted into more tables and chairs (which we have never seen full). Miss those days. These days? Still OK atmosphere (strolling Mariachi guys... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went back several times during our recent trip. Every meal was great! The interior seating area was a bit cold...the patio seating area was very comfortable with a nice view of the back bay and small marina located directly behind the restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colorado
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have been visiting Cancun for close to 20 years and bringing guests to La Destileria since they opened in the Zona Hotelera. The highlight was always the tequila tour. It originally cost $5US and (understandably) went up to $8. This time we brought first time guests for the tour and we were informed that the new management had raised... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Calgary, Canada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I took a group of 10 people here and I have to say it was our best night out. The food and service were great! They had a traditional Mexican group playing at the table and they were awesome. I would come back in a heart beat. Oh ya don't forget to order dessert, it was the best dessert I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Monterey Peninsula, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Sat on the deck overlooking the lagoon which seemed to enhance the great flavors of the food. The service was great and we will eat there again on a return trip. It was highly recommended to us and we loved it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Springs, California
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

with a great sunset view & plenty of outdoor seating, this place serves authentic Mexican cuisine as well as flights of Tequila for tasting. Try the guacamole which is made tableside...delish.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We went to this restaurant that sits on the lagoon to have a margarita and dinner. It was so good we went back again the next night. It's so romantic at sunset. My husband had the beef tacos that were so fresh and the hot green tomatillo salsa was a great addition. I had the steamed sea bass that comes... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Destileria (La) also viewed

 
 

Been to Destileria (La)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Destileria (La)

Address: Boulevard Kukulcan km 12.65, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: 019988851086 y 87
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Destileria (La) staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?