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Ave. Tulum 260 | Plaza Las Americas Downtown Cancun, Cancun, Mexico
019988847818
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Cancun, Mexico
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111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classic restaurant in Mexico for family breakfast on sunday or coffee and dessert during the afternoon or a mexican style dinner. I love the enchiladas suizas, caldo tlalpeño and the coffee. Service is good The place is comfortable

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Thank NuriaTW
Winter Park, Florida
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being a big fan of Sanborns in Mexico City, this was my second Cancun establishment in a few years. Considerably smaller than the one close to Flamingo Hotel in the Hotel Zone but it felt cozy and inviting. The service was very slow and at times I thought that maybe the lady server who was quite mature was very tired... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This was hands down the worst dining experience I have had during my entire visit to Mexico. I visited Sanborn's because it is one of the few places in the Cancun center that is open late, and I was getting dinner around 10 p.m. since I had just gotten in by bus. First of all, the food was just OK,... More 

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Thank mm305
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I liked this shop it had a touch of the past about it, like how old London department stores used to be before everything become bland soulless white florescent clones.

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Thank Haitchie
Conifer, Colorado
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The quality of Sanborn's food is not as good as it used to be, unless you go for their classic dishes, like enchiladas suizas.

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Thank Leonor M
Longmont, United States
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Visited recently while passing through Cancun. Standard breakfast included coffee and juice. Several choices for breakfast and they all looked good. Had their omelet and spouse had poached eggs. Down side was my first cup of coffee was cold and the second cup was spoiled by bad creamer.

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Thank Ronald L
Silver Spring, Maryland
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Sandborns is always on my list of places to revisit when I vacation each winter in Cancun. The service is attentive & the waitresses are dressed in a traditional Mexican outfit. Dinners are excellent & there is a large choice of meals. Leave room for dessert too. You won't be disappointed eating at Sandborns & the price is reasonable. Be... More 

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Thank tonihoney
Aylesford, Nova Scotia
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Wonderful large shopping mall almost across from our downtown hotel. Every kind of food can be found here also as there are many restaurants to choose from.

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Thank Lindalour
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I love Sanborn's breakfast buffet but this location is the exception. They offer you scrambled eggs in many presentations, so the rest of the options are limited. Quesadillas are not good, the tortilla is so thick that makes them lose attractive.

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1 Thank Keiry L
Sofia, Bulgaria
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

As mentioned in the title this is what you must order. there are plenty of places that make this but sanborns was the first! This is a typical Mexican dinner, there is not special about it but the food is good, clean and cheap. Very satisfying, a must try!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. Tulum 260 | Plaza Las Americas Downtown Cancun, Cancun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 019988847818
Description
Nice restaurant in a shopping center. You can find it all here, gifts, snacks, electronics, and a great restaurant. Very friendly and a variety of fresh fruit juices. Breakfast was wonderful and the atmosphere was cozy. Plenty of parking in the shopping center.

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