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El Conquistador

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Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 L-49 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 175
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 5
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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
great ambiance, service and quality of food

we had an awesome evening at this 5 star restaurant located in the Royal islander resort in cancun. the evening was embellished by the outstanding guitarist, with terrific versions of a number of standards.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
427john1950
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Mississauga, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is a surprisingly snooty place for a city with casual beach atmosphere. Pros: guitar player is fabulous, the wait staff makes a genuine effort to give you a higher end restaurant experience Cons: the receptionist was rude.we did arrive 30 mins late - our fault. He made us wait another 15 minutes while half the tables were empty and... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

we had an awesome evening at this 5 star restaurant located in the Royal islander resort in cancun. the evening was embellished by the outstanding guitarist, with terrific versions of a number of standards.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very lovely dining experience. Excellent wait staff, very nice ambience and the entertainment is outstanding. Jorge Duran is an amazing quitarist and performs at the restaurant nightly. Be sure to time your meal so you can experience his music.

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LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
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31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Wow, just when you think you have had the best food in cancun, another gem pops up. This restaurant had just reopened in the Royal Islander when we were here last year and we couldnt get in. We went this year and went back for a second night. This is fine dining in Cancun. Candlelight and fine food and service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We are staying at the Royal Sands resort and as such are able to eat at the el conquistador for free the atmosphere was great. They had a guy playing a guitar, who sounded amazing. The food was out of this world! Amazing! Can't wait to go back and eat there again! I had the stuffed fish and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Our overall rating for the restaurant is exceptional...from the professionalism of the staff to the presentation (some table-side preparations) and flavor of the meal. It was enjoyable to watch the presentations at other tables (desserts and coffees)! It is a given we will eat here every time we are in Cancun!

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Lavallette, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This restaurant is located in the Royal Islander and a reservation is a must. This restaurant just hits it out of the ball park every time. Beyond great service and great food. Had dinner here twice to soft music and lighting.Don't miss this one.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Food excellent, along with the service. Soft guitar music in the background. Great place for special occasions.

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Chapin, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This is the Cancun dining find. We dined our 3rd night and returned 4 more nights! It is that great. This is fine dining done correctly. The excellent decor and ambiance or surpassed by the table service and the meals. The chateubriand is melt in your mouth tender and flavorful. The sauces and tableside presentation superb. The lamb chops and... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Enjoyed a lovely meal here as part of the all inclusive package when staying in The Royal Sands Hotel. The food was the best we've had in Cancun. Each course was cooked to perfection. Our waiter Wilberth provided us with a first class service. He was helpful and informative when advising us on the menu choices. We were only drinking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 L-49 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?