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“Wonderful” 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 #82 of 568 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.
Mission Viejo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We ate here during our stay in Cancun and it was wonderful. Some of the best food we have ever had. It is a must do if you are staying in Cancun.

  • Visited June 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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Chicago, Illinois
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44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
“Beautiful Lagoon View”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We found the lagoon view pretty but the food was not as good as some of the other out of the way restaurants in the area where we have eaten. The chicken dishes we had were dry and did not have much taste. The service was good. The prices were reasonable for the area since you could walk and not take a taxi. The margaritas were probably the best...This tends to be a tourist type restuarant and we like to "eat more of the local culture and in smaller restaurants. If I had to compare--I would say this restaurant is like a chain type --like a Mexican Chilli's or Applebees.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Princeton,NJ
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great food. Great service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

If you stay at the Westin, remember to ask for the free drink. It's fruity, low on alcohol, but tasty and refreshing.

The staff was very friendly and accommodating ( we had 15 people and needed 4 separate checks) and made us feel very welcome.
The food was great. I had a salmon dish with fresh red onions in a creamy sauce and it was one of the best salmon dishes that I've had so far.
I highly recommend this place.

Visited June 2013
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San Juan, PR
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“¡La Destileria es Deliciosa!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We stayed at an all-inclusive and decided to try out a Mexican restaurant as recommended by our hotel concierge. It turned out to be decadent! Everything we tried was fantastic - the margaritas, the queso fundido and the molcajetes (see pictures, they tell the story). Our waiter, Luis, was hilarious and very knowledgeable. While there is a nice outdoor terrace overlooking the mangroves/lagoon, it was a hot Summer evening, so we ended up moving back indoors. Tip - If you don't like roving mariachis playing next to you while you eat, make sure to be seated as far away from them as we did.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“cancun restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

One of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever been to.. the service was excellent and the food was fantastic.

  • 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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