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La Tranquita

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Ave. Kabah Mz1. Smz 13. Lote 22. Plaza Zona Zentro, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

I live a block away from this condo at Horizontes Cancun and it has been one of my favourite restaurants since I live here. Be sure to ask for the tuna tartar or the Chicken Napoli style. It is really an Argentinian Steak house but they have many other options. Also Mexican tacos and drinks. It is AMAZING. You won't... More 

Thank JulioTrips
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great local spot, super friendly service, reasonable prices. We ate there 2x in a row. Highly recommend the flank/skirt steak, baby back ribs, tostada de atun, and the tacos. The frozen margaritas are very tasty - ask for 'no-azucar' for a skinny option.

Thank Victoria S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

It was really awesome. We came to eat here on the first day after a long day of travel from VA to Cancun. They were really friendly and the food was fantastic. We started off with a group of 6 and then some friends joined us - the servers quickly adjuste the tables for us and made room for the... More 

Thank Artemia T
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104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times recently with groups of around 8 colleagues. It's a nice, cosy place with friendly staff and good food. Prices are good too, although the cheap draft beer (70 pesos a litre) is not nice, and I would recommend paying a little more for the bottled stuff.

Thank Aid5
Conifer, Colorado
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

Discovered it on this last trip and the food was exceptional. Quiet and a little dark, but the grilled meat was to die for! Mexican grilled meats at their best. Will return.

Thank Leonor M
Isla Mujeres
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156 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

We have been for lunch once and dinner several times. They have a great meat/shrimp platter special on Tuesday nights with chorizo, arrachera, chicken, shrimp, queso fundido, beans, cactus and guacamole with fresh tortillas and chips. Staff is always attentive. Beers on tap as well as bottles, full bar and nice wines. They may or may not have dessert, we... More 

Thank Tiffany-WolrabRoil
Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

We were tired to look for places around (they were closed at 22hrs) so we end up at La Tranquita. We were not disappointed, they had a very nice offer of Parrillada at a very cheap price. My friends (first night for them in Mexico) were very pleased and us eating tacos after a while was really good. The clericot... More 

Thank luisalunac
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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68 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

Went with work colleagues on a Thursday evening. Had a very tasty rib eye steak with salad. Cold beer and live music. Fairly busy mainly with local residents, so probably worth booking ahead. Will definitely be back for more!

Thank trendell26
Calgary, Canada
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

Service was quite poor for our group of twelve. Several orders were incorrect, and staff was not helpful in correcting the errors. Food was acceptable, not amazing.

Thank Calgary_guy_yyc
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Excellent meal, food is delicious, excellent service, the waiters are kind, they gave you a fast and a kind service

Thank Andrés G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. Kabah Mz1. Smz 13. Lote 22. Plaza Zona Zentro, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 019988021841

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