We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“The gem of cancun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Gecko Cantina

Blue Gecko Cantina
Boulevard Kukulcan Km. 16 Zona Hotelera | Across the Street From Grand Oasis Hotel, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 840 6935
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #12 of 550 restaurants in Cancun
Price range: $0 - $2
Cuisines: American, Mexican
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Blue Gecko Cantina is a fun filled atmosphere providing excellent quality food for a very reasonable price. No black ties or white table cloths here!
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“The gem of cancun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

By far the best place to eat and drink in cancun. The fiery fish taco is awesome and the homemade salsa is delicious. Plus they have the best drinks in cancun. Do not leave Mexico without going to the blue gecko I promise you'll fall in love with the place. John the owner is real laid back and the staff treat you like your a long time friend. I would honestly go back to cancun just to stop by again. Oh yeah make sure you get a banana monkey drink its the best

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

349 reviews from our community

91% Recommend
    256
    65
    17
    7
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dallas, Texas
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A must try for lunch in Cancun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Great little lunch place in Cancun. The Texas Taco's are a must have! Great owners, Mimi and her staff take great pride in taking care of her customers.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Atlanta
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Delicious, authentic and reasonably priced”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This little local hole-in-the-wall could easily be overlooked, and what a shame that would be. We enjoyed delicious mojitos and tacos plus an appetizer of homemade guacamole. One taco filled an entire basket, so if you order two, you better be really hungry. The sweet waitress/bartender is reason enough to visit! She was charming and sincerely enjoyed people. I recommend the firecracker fish taco for those who like a little spice. The taco (soft) shells even tasted of homemade corn flour! Delicious! Please visit this casual eatery. Save lots of money than if you were to eat at the mall or your hotel!

Visited July 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Logan, West Virginia
2 reviews
“GREAT AND NICE SERVIVES”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

best food every and the drinks were awesome very nice and could talk very good english and there food is all made from there and is all jumbo orders

Visited July 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Tastes like another”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The best tacos in the world. They are big. I wish I had found the place sooner. With an icy cold beer or frozen Margarita, nothing better. Yum!

Visited June 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Blue Gecko Cantina also viewed

 
Cancun, Quintana Roo
 

Been to Blue Gecko Cantina? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Blue Gecko Cantina, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.