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La Destileria

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Boulevard Kukulcan km 12.65, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 885 1086
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1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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CENTENNIAL
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful table with full view of the bay at sunset. Although it was not the time of year to enjoy any crocodiles swimming nearby we still enjoyed the setting sun. The restaurant was not crowded as we arrived for an early dinner. Consequently, we had relatively quick and attentive service which we had not experienced elsewhere. The... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed La Destileria. You can sit outside on the water. There is a mariachi band that plays. We went twice and both times our servers were extremely friendly and helpful. The drinks were great. We got Margarita Love which was worth the price! The guacamole is made at your table. The tres lèches was amazing. The gift shop... More 

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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family visited for lunch on this trip without me, but insisted we head back for dinner our last night in Cancun. I have been here for lunch before and recommended this to many people while in Cancun. We have never been disappointed and the desserts are to die for

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Destileria is the third of our favorite dining destinations when visiting Cancun. Most often we have dined inside however last year we were fortunate to be able to sit outside and it was beautiful. My wife still speaks of how great the table side prepared guacamole was and as always the roving musicians were the best! They are very... More 

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Jefferson, Maryland, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ventured to La Destileria upon the recommendation of our concierge and for my birthday and had a terrific time. The staff provided us small welcome margaritas (for special occasion) upon our arrival and they were delicious (and then we had to have a few more large ones of course). The outside dining on the lagoon was relaxing, beautiful and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went exploring after checking into our hotel and came acrooss this jewel. Friendly staff- quick service and wow we really enjoyed the food. Read in other reviews the food came too fast- for us it was normal and we ate every bite! Don't miss this place the prices were great too.

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Thank Lynn R
california
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place. The margaritas were fantastic. Great outside patio. I had the chile rellano that was delish. My husband had the chicken mole. He loved it. We will def go back before we leave Great views.

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Thank goldengal11
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great spot for a authentic, higher quality Mexican dinner. We sat outside, by the waterfront, where the tables were comfortably spaced, a Mariachi band strolled through the area, and we were able to enjoy a great dinner and conversation. Everything was delicious.

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East Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Cancun every year and one our go to places is La Distileria. This time seemed the same except they can cot cook a steak. There were four of us and we all ordered the bull shot steak which is cooked table side. I should have noticed something would go wrong when the person cooking the steak was... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good Mexican food, with fantastic view of the bay. If you go in the evening you can see the fantastic sunset sitting in the terrace. However we visited for lunch time and it was great by ourself very peaceful and we had great time. Price very reasonable. Ask the waiter to point out where the crocodile is.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Kukulcan km 12.65, Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 885 1086
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?