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Perico's

#142 of 639 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican
As featured in Best Food in Cancun
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Yaxchilan 61, Cancun 77500, Mexico
998-884-0821
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A fun downtown destination

15 years ago, hubby proposed to me after an evening at Perico's so had to go back. This place was still a very fun and entertaining evening... but it was empty! I can't figure it out. The band was great, the food very good, service excellent, and the tricks they pull keep you laughing. It just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Damselfish-VA
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Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

15 years ago, hubby proposed to me after an evening at Perico's so had to go back. This place was still a very fun and entertaining evening... but it was empty! I can't figure it out. The band was great, the food very good, service excellent, and the tricks they pull keep you laughing. It just feels a little awkward... More 

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Broadview Heights
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We went with the family ages 4 to 65. The entertainment is spectacular The food was great too! This was our second trip to Paerico's and it didn't disappoint. I love getting out of the hotel zone and going to a fun Mexican restaurant, there was a Marracci band and so much more. It keeps everybody entertained the whole night.... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I went here during my trip to Cancun because of all the reviews on Trip Advisor and it was only a block away from our hotel. Overall the food was average for such a high price. I can pay less in Texas and get better food. I would consider this your average restaurant. Great if you need something in the... More 

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mandeville, la
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Great fun staff at this restaurant! They really kept us laughing. The music was lively. Just a really fun atmosphere all around! Food and margaritas were average...a bit overpriced for the quality...but well worth the good time we had there.

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Cancun, Mexico
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We have been coming to Cancun for 10 years now and we always enjoyed a night at Pericos. This year was a complete shock! The dance floor is gone along with most of the staff. No more conga line. The prices have doubled, and I had checked the online menu before we went, and it is not current. When we... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We visited Perico's on our recent trip to Cancun. Four families went together, and we were thrilled with the experience. The waiters were great, and played funny little tricks on us. Our kids loved this place. The food was very good, tasted authentic, and the ambience and fun levels were off the charts. Highly recommended if you're visiting Cancun -... More 

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Gurnee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you want to have a good, crazy time with great food, attentive waiters who play jokes on you and their main goal is to provide you with the best service you could possibly have and want, this is the place for you to go! Perico's is always on my list of Cancun favorite places to go. You'll love the... More 

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San Antonio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We visit Perico's every time we come to Cancun. We love taking friends and family as it is always a fun evening. The food is fantastic - try the Al Pastor Nachos - and you must have one of their giant margaritas. The waiters are all fun and super attentive - we especially like Antonio. Plan to be here awhile... More 

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Bernville, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Took bus to old Cancun and despite a 5-6 block walk that was starting to get scary. Found Perico's and it was worth the trip. The server are fully committed to providing the guests with a great experience. Tons of fun and great food. Will make it a regular stop.

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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have been to Cancun several times and never miss going to Perico's Restaurant in old Cancun. It's so much fun. Besides good food and drinks, they always have you laughing and dancing. The Mariachis sing great and the waiters get you up dancing. The décor is great with paintings and figures. They play jokes and just want to make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Yaxchilan 61, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 998-884-0821

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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