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Calle Pina Num 27 Sm 25 | Quintana Roo 77500, Cancun 77509, Mexico
8876337
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6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our expectations may have been too high

This is the first time we ate at l'escargot and based on recommendations we looked forward to our dinner with high expectations. Our expectations may have been too high. The server, Daniel was very pleasant and attentive. The escargot in garlic butter (appetizer) were somewhat bland. The escargot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
JOEandMEG
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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  • Late Night
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is the first time we ate at l'escargot and based on recommendations we looked forward to our dinner with high expectations. Our expectations may have been too high. The server, Daniel was very pleasant and attentive. The escargot in garlic butter (appetizer) were somewhat bland. The escargot at La Palapa Belga are better. The onion tart with bacon and... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Small, hard to find, good reasonable wine, almost like eating in your home. They bake the best bread in Cancun. Be sure to order and take home a loaf of bread. the Chaeubriand for 2 comes with your choice of sauces.The tuna tartar is perfectly seasoned. Escargot are served like you were in Paris. Be sure to leave room for... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

I say this, because. If you are new to Cancun. This Local gem. Is hidden of the beaten path.. Ourselves have been traveling to Cancun. For 20 plus years.. so we weren't concerned with trying a place.. that's not a tourist.only.. take the time..venture out. We will be back for Sure!

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Cancun, Mexico
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129 reviews 129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Frequented by locals and located in a residential area far away from the tourist hotels, the place is run by the owner , there is always very polite staff smiling to guest, the duck pate is delicious, so is the filet mignon, prices are reasonable and wine selection is also wide. There is seating outside and because of the fact... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Our friends took us to this little restaurant. It is one of the most unique little restaurants in Cancun. Worth the trip just to see it. We got there before 6:30 and the gate was locked but the waitress let us in. Small place. We were the only customers. They brought bread which was the best in Cancun. I had... More 

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Metamora, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Just left this perfect restaurant. Fabulous escargot. Husband had filet mignon and I had chicken tarragon. Great bottle of French wine and creme brulee for dessert. A REAL find. An adventure. Cabbie had issues finding but we made it. GO! BG Westmoreland

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Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

L'escargot is a little know restaurant hidden from the tourist area and difficult to find. But it is worth every effort if you like classic french food buttery creamy and rich this is the place to go for french cuisine, a lovely bistro that has romantic and nice ambient and really cozy and romantic. Good food very reasonable prices I... More 

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is one of the very best restaurants in Cancun (it is in downtown Cancun, not the hotel zone, but most of the great restaurants are downtown). The area is hidden so you will need a cab there and arrange to have them pick you up after 2-3 hours. The chateaubriand is a must, and the bernaise sauce is out... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for excellent beef, try their chateaux briand with outstanding sauces. This is a true gem and at a reasonable priceuge

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Orlando, Florida
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130 reviews 130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Our concierge, Pedro, at the Weston Lagunamar suggested this wonderful restaurant. Don't try to find this place yourself at night, even the taxi driver didn't know where it was. It is in a house in a residential area. Not fancy very French. What a refreshing change from the usual resort cuisine. The owner and Chef Catherine was there to greet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Pina Num 27 Sm 25 | Quintana Roo 77500, Cancun 77509, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 8876337

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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