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Retorno del Rey #36, Zona Hotelera | The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Cancun 77500, Mexico (Retorno del Rey)
5 minutes away
529988810808
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6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Frantino offers Mediterianean fine dining cuisine in a classical European...
Frantino offers Mediterianean fine dining cuisine in a classical European ambiance with live piano music.
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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Forget chichen itza, Fantino is the place to see in cancun!

I was told by a friend to try the Fantino restaurant at the ritz Carlton, and I was certainly not disappointed. In two weeks in cancun I tried an awful lot of restaurants but this by far was the best! Fantino is a European restaurant which is a welcome change from eating chili with everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I was told by a friend to try the Fantino restaurant at the ritz Carlton, and I was certainly not disappointed. In two weeks in cancun I tried an awful lot of restaurants but this by far was the best! Fantino is a European restaurant which is a welcome change from eating chili with everything. The prices are higher that... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife and I have timeshare during eek 26 which is right around July 4th give or take, so we left our resort and headed to Fantino at the Ritz to celebrate our anniversary. Upon our arrival we were met by the maitre' d who was wonderful and accommodating. He knew my name and made me look great with my... More 

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Lusby, Maryland, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Unbelievable foodie experience. The entrees and service were fantastic! I had the lam and my husband had fish and both were exceptional. The restaurant also has an extensive wine list.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a beautiful and unique dining room, straight out of Europe. Think painted ceilings and ornate lighting. It is very formal feeling and super casual dress won't cut it here. It's not formal, but you should dress nice. The wait staff never appears at your table alone. There are always at least two, usually four. Your plates will be... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Words can't describe how great the service and food was in this heavenly place. By far the best service we have ever had in any restaurant and the food was to die for! We ordered a risotto for our son and he didn't like the pea sauce they made him a new one quickly without hesitation. The fish and shrimp... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Every bite was truly wonderful. From the homemade bread to the desert we loved it all. Our only complaint is that it's hard to carry on a conversation when there are 15 people waiting on you and each one of them always asking if everything is ok. Truly though an intimate dining situation in a small room with a limited... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The restaurant is at the Ritz Carlton. Its n thenpricey side but well worth it. Excellent gourmet level Italian food. Great tasting menu. Top level service. Great for a special occassion or as the romantic highlight of your visit

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was the second best restaurant we ate at in Cancun. The service was incredible, maybe the best service I've ever had. We had a piano player playing different kind of tunes from Beethoven's 5th to show tunes. Only bummer was that men need to wear long pants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The service is exceptional! they were also very accommodating because I am a vegetarian and I don't eat seafood, so I just told them to tell the chef to make me whatever he recommended, and without hesitation they whipped up a great meal. I loved the bread, salads and desserts. Also presentation was very nice. You will feel like royalty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is by far the best restaurant on the property. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious.

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Additional Information about Fantino

Address: Retorno del Rey #36, Zona Hotelera | The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: 529988810808
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 80 - 100
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Retorno del Rey #36, Zona Hotelera | The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Retorno del Rey)
  • Public Transportation: 5 minutes away
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 529988810808

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 80 - 100
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Frantino offers Mediterianean fine dining cuisine in a classical European ambiance with live piano music.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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