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Bandoneon

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Steakhouse, Seafood, International, Argentinean
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Bonampak Esq. Nichupte | Plaza Vivendi, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 889 9911
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1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located in the best area of downtown (“El Centro”), Bandoneon is a...
Located in the best area of downtown (“El Centro”), Bandoneon is a wonderfully elegant, contemporary restaurant – making it a favorite of locals, and tourists alike. Our menu is designed to satisfy everyone. Each selection is prepared with the finest ingredients and highest quality standards. A special Charcoal Grill provides the perfect flavor to our meat and fish. To complement your food, we recommend that you try one of our fine wines imported from “La Argentina”.
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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A little Puerto Madero in Downtown Cancun

Amazing octopus salad, big chunks of mollusk, as well as ripped tomatoes and avocado! Nicely served drinks, great service, fish and meat are usually cooked to perfection and very good desert. And of course, expect to get a bill to go with the very good kitchen and service! Ambiance is ok... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
ChulettasChoice
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Mexico City, Mexico
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Mexico City, Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing octopus salad, big chunks of mollusk, as well as ripped tomatoes and avocado! Nicely served drinks, great service, fish and meat are usually cooked to perfection and very good desert. And of course, expect to get a bill to go with the very good kitchen and service! Ambiance is ok. But everything else will flow so nicely that you... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was our first time to have a meal at Bandoneon in Downtown Cancun. Whether in the States or in Mexico this was the best meal either of us have ever eaten. The steaks we ordered were perfect. However you want your steak cooked, that is how it is served. It is still hot sizzling on a metal griddle plate.... More 

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We wanted to treat some friends to a wonderful meal and, we were not disappointed when we chose Bandoneon. Captain Jose was the perfect host and he was right on point in overseeing our dining experience. The food was outstanding but it was the SERVICE that was the highlight of our visit!! Absolutely EXCEPTIONAL service!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I tried Bandoneon while in Cancun last week, and it was an unforgettable experience. The atmosphere is beautifully inviting, and set the tone for what was to follow. Service is attentive and gracious without ever being intrusive. Capt Jose went above and beyond to insure our satisfaction, not only with our dinner, but even to make sure... More 

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Will definitely go back when next in Cancun. Superb service, food, drinks! Tiramsu to die for! Best dinner we had!

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Cancun, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Every dollar you will spend here is worth it. The place, the service, the food, the price. It might look expensive at first sight but in the end you will realize it is quite reasonable for what you get.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We had such a surprise in Cancun. There were a variety of reviews for Bandoneon. We wanted red meat for part of us and seafood for the rest. Therefore an Argentinean steakhouse that also has seafood specials sounded good although maybe risky. Our meal was wonderful. The server, Mena, helped us make selections from the appetizers to the dessert. Sweetbreads,... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Went for family dinner and all went very well. The place is such a nice plane to be, the service is quite good and the food is as nice as the service. The menu says the meat is "prime" but I disagree, because however is good, isn't near to be a as u.s.d.a prime. But the prices are right for... More 

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Lavallette, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you liked Cambalache and Puerto Madero then you are going to love Bandoneon. Located in downtown, south of the Mall of the Americas across the street from the American hospital. This is another must do restaurant. You can't get a bad dinner here. This is for the most part a locals restaurant with locals prices, now I am not... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

As Americans coming to Cancun for nearly 20 years - we've had the opportunity to dine at many fine restaurants. One we keep coming back to year after year is Bandoneon! The service is impeccable and the food unmatched. You can't go wrong with any beef selection and we love the provoleta! We have celebrated Thanksgiving here with family for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bonampak Esq. Nichupte | Plaza Vivendi, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 889 9911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, International, Argentinean

Description

Located in the best area of downtown (“El Centro”), Bandoneon is a wonderfully elegant, contemporary restaurant – making it a favorite of locals, and tourists alike. Our menu is designed to satisfy everyone. Each selection is prepared with the finest ingredients and highest quality standards. A special Charcoal Grill provides the perfect flavor to our meat and fish. To complement your food, we recommend that you try one of our fine wines imported from “La Argentina”.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?