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Fantino

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Retorno del Rey # 36 | The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun 77500, Mexico (Retorno del Rey)
+52 998 881 0808
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6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Austin, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantino is like hopping to the Mediterranean on your private jet for Dinner. My wife and I enjoyed the Chef's tasting menu and it was simply superb. The staff was attentive without intruding and incredibly nice. But the star of the show was the 9 course meal..Chef's tasting was 6 courses and the Chef added 3 free. Each bit was... More 

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Virginia Beach
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing service and the best food we had while visiting Cancun. Located in the Ritz Carlton, you'd expect the best and that's what you get, except the price is incredibly low compared to what one would expect. Wear closed toed shoes and a long sleeved shirt as the AC is cool and there is a shoe "rule." Top notch setting,... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our dinner at Fantino at The Ritz was a very elegant, leisurely affair. It is designed to be a lengthy dinner, so don't go if you are in a hurry. They presented us with 3 different amuse bouches - all delicious as well as fresh bread and three kinds of olive oil. Portions are small, but certainly sufficient. Prices are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite part of dining here was all of the things I didn't order. We started with a little amuse-bouche. It was a foie gras soup, which I understand was delicious, but I had told the staff that I'm vegetarian, so I got what was probably an equally good tomato soup. At the end of the meal, we received a... More 

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We dined at Fantinos in the Ritz Carlton in Cancun on a Saturday evening in mid January. Reservations were required - and were likely necessary for our group of six people since there was only one table of that size that we saw - but it seemed like tables for two or four people were generally available. Smart casual attire... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

It was a true dining experience. We were waited on hand and foot. Between our courses the chef sent out several items for us to taste. His zucchini soup was fabulous. The recognized us and called us by name when we returned for a 2nd visit. In Ritz hotel. Live classical pianist.

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Canfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Fantino left me desiring very very little! The service was perfection! The food was perfection! Felt completely pampered! Great wine selection! I felt I couldn't go wrong with the Foi Gras, Filet and Tiramisu and Fantino topped all that off with a birthday Chocolate treat... nothing fell short of perfection!

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Holland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

if you are looking for an amazing experience, this is the restaurant to visit. We visited this restaurant while on vacation and it will be one of the best memories of this trip. The restaurant itself is beautifully decorated in soft color. The food was delicious and artfully presented! The attention to each and every detail by the staff is... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We had a fabulous dinner experience at Fantino. The hospitality was outstanding as was each wonderful course prepared by the chef. The serving staff were so friendly and caring. There was an excellent pianist who played wonderful music. All is all a great dinner that we will not forget (and we are returning next week before we leave Cancun)!

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ramsey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Food was fine, but we were not aware of the dress code. very expensive for quality, but we have not been there lately since we were not impressed the last time we went and it was EXPENSIVE!

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Nora R, Quality Manager at Fantino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your experience at our restaurant last year, I was sorry to hear that your experience was not what we had hoped. Our Fantino restaurant is committed to deliver the fine dinning experience is known for. We hope you give us the opportunity to see you back at our restaurant in the near... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$80 - $100
Cuisine
European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Retorno del Rey # 36 | The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Retorno del Rey)
  • Public Transportation: 5 minutes away
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 881 0808
Description
A gourmet tour of Mediterranean cuisine in an intimate and romantic setting.
Dress code: long pants, closed shoes and collar shirt for gentlemen.

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