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“Enjoyable meal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Destileria (La)

Destileria (La)
Boulevard Kukulcan km 12.65, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
019988851086 y 87
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Ranked #88 of 598 Restaurants in Cancun
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: One of the best Mexican restaurants in Cancun. There is a spectacular view of the lagoon and a unequal ambience. The contemporary Mexican cuisine includes a variety of typical dishes and creations of the chef with authentic Mexican flavors. El mejor restaurante de cocina mexicana en Cancun. Espectacular vista a la laguna y ambiente sinigual. Nuestra cocina mexicana contemporanea ofrece una variedad de platillos tipicos asi como creaciones de nuestro chef con el autentico sabor mexicano.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 restaurant reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Enjoyable meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Good food, great service and reasonably priced. Had a very nice dinner on the deck overlooking the inlet. A mariachi band moved around the restaurant and provided nice entertainment. I would recommend the tequila cheese appetizer. Talk to your bellman before you leave, ours gave us a coupon for 2 free drinks.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Food and ambiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Excellent food and margarita, pleasant staff, and a nice romantic ambiance. They have some great flavors of margarita.

Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

While most restaurants in Cancun's "Zona Turista" are sub par when it comes to good fit, La Destilleria delivered. We could have done without the mariachi band around our table but loved the food.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chandler, Arizona
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7 restaurant reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Definitely Go Here!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

La Distileria is our favorite restaurant in Cancun. Every time we are in Cancun we make it a point to come here. The food is delicious and authentic, the atmosphere cannot be beat and the tequilla is awesome! Make sure you ask for Gummer (Goomer). He was our waiter and so very good, he gave us great service. He had us laughing and he even did magic tricks at the table. We had Tequilla Shrimp, that was prepared tableside and beef tenderloin. Magnifico!! The decor is very nice, after some remodeling and there is paintings on the walls and ceilings, very colorful. It is on the lagoon with magnificent views. Definitely a place to enjoy yourself!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great food, drinks, service and atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Might be a bit touristy, but it was the best spot we hit all week. Ate outside and the sunset was great. Had two young children with us, and the service was awesomely accommodating. The drinks were perfect, mojitos and marguaritas! Shrimp skewers were good, as was the sophas. The best meal of the night was the mixed molcajete, nicely spiced beef and chicken, it was delicious. Only complaint, and it is a small one, is that it does get a little cramped with the marriachi band out on the deck

Visited May 2013
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