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La Parrilla

Avenida Yaxchilan 51, Cancun 77500, Mexico
998-287-8119
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Ranked #111 of 549 restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Sandy, Utah
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

La Parilla is downtown and has a very large menu. Mostly Mexican fare but the steaks are excellent. The restaurant is clean and the waiters are attentive without being overbearing. Live Mariachi music and they will play a selection for you at your table (for $100 pesos) We got a selection called the Mexican grill that had steak, chicken, pork... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

We had a fun evening here with fantastic waiters who bring you your drinks balanced on their heads - terrifying and entertaining at the same time. Food was Mexican and good enough, but to be honest we weren't that bothered as the serenading Mexican band and the magician and continued fun from Te waiters kept us well entertained all evening

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Sweden
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This place has an aura of Fawlty towers. Not because it's funny or amusing but more so in the sense of that it tries to show off and proudly presents a place that's stuck in it's glory days (which I'm guessing were somewhere in the late 70'). Without having been there before (and won't be going there again) I'm sure... More

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Winter Garden, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We were told by several locals that this was the place to go to get authentic Mexican food. we were disappointed in the bland flavor that we received with all 3 dishes ordered. The service was not that impressive either. while I am glad we went I wouldn't go back.

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New York City, New York, Usa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Being in Cancun and eating Resort food the whole time does not do justice to the Mexican Culture and Cuisine. We had asked for a local place to get Authentic Mexican Cuisine and were sent to La Parilla. The place is bold and over the top with decorations, mariachis and excellent food and drinks. It's a little "touristy" and you... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Food was beyond fantastic and the service was even better! The manuel special is the best tacos i have ever eaten!

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We asked the concierge for an authentic mexican restaurant - not a touristy place. Big mistake. I knew I'd been had when the hostess asked what hotel we were staying at and who recommended it. Can you say kickback? Sure enough as soon as we sat down they put sombreros on us and tried to sell me pictures. Then the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were told by several people to visit La Parrilla as it was some of the best food in town. The good was ok, but certainly not the best. Very bland flavor. . It lacked that kick you expect from Mexican food. Add to that, once we finished our meal it took over 30 minutes to get the bill and... More

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Kissimmee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

While visiting Cancun, we decided to try some authentic food and were recommended La Parrilla. The server was so attentive that made us feel very welcomed. We try La Parrilla, it comes with shrimp, steak, chicken and lobster. This plate is fabulous, it has a taste that is incomparable!!! Their margaritas, are amazing too. Try their mango margarita, you won’t... More

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

So we went to Cancun for first time, and we had a rule to visit a different restaurant every day, so one of the restaurants we made a reservation was LA Parilla by downtown Cancun, from the start the staff was very friendly and very customer service oriented, and very attentative, I order a whole fish that came with rice,... More

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