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El Conquistador

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Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 L 49 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Conquistador is a fine dining French restaurant in Cancun. We ate here twice. The service here is exceptional. The décor and ambiance are comparable to many high end restaurants we have been to in Paris and New York. The wine was excellent and Dubois, the sparkling Baja demi-sec wine was crisp and sweet. The food is almost perfect. I... More 

Thank Lilyfrances
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It used to be in the Mayan, now it's located in the Caribbean Resort. Upscale atmosphere in a vacation destination that offers a lot of good restaurants. The service is good. the menu is average, but listening to the music of Jorge Duran makes for a pleasant evening. If it was not one of the restaurants offered in the all... More 

Thank thomasv711
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food and the service was amazing! Willberth, our server was super nice and we really enjoyed our dinner! This was great addition to our all inclusive plan for the Royal sands resort! There are some surcharges on some dishes but over all was very good!! I would recommended!!👍

Thank Annie T
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as part of our Royal Sands all inclusive package. The food and service was superb! My husband loved his lamb, and my steak was perfect. We had the flaming coffee for dessert. We both thought it was the best meal of our entire trip.

Thank chrisnsarah2000
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

A five star restaurant. Quiet atmosphere and top-service. I would not say a family restaurant although some kids with family were here. Excellent steaks and seafood. Fine wine selection with attention to detail by waiters. Expensive but included in all inclusive package through Royal Resorts if staying with them. Great bargain!

Thank Thomas B
Hamilton, New Jersey
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

incredible food and service. Very elegant. did not disappoint. The Chateaubrand was too die for and the mango flambe.. just wow

Thank autumnmyst21
Bryant, Arkansas
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been a hidden pearl at the Royal Resorts for many years. Originally located in the Royal Mayan, it was relocated to the Royal Islander after the Mayan was sold, insuring it's availability for at least another few years. White linen tablecloths, a tuxedo clad maitre d' and live music from classical guitarist Jorge Duran provide an ambiance... More 

Thank rickn97
Southold, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The food was delicious and the service was top notch. This was included in our all inclusive resort plan. I was surprised that such a high quality restaurant would be included. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meals. Of all the restaurants that we tried during our week in Mexico, this is the only one we went to twice. A... More 

Thank 322carolk
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant! Best steak I have ever ordered. Service was impeccable and staff was on top of making sure the team was in tune throughout the meal experience. Highly recommend. This will be on the dinner list during our next visit to Cancun.

Thank Jason H
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Love the El Conquistador restaurant. One of the best restaurants in Cancun and only open only to guests to the Royal Resorts.

Thank Paul M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Seafood, International
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 L 49 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: 529988488216
Offering fine dining, live music and exceptional service, El Conquistador is a jewel among Cancun restaurants. An experience to savor slowly, lingering over every delicious morsel, these are moments to treasure, memories of a magical evening at one of the best restaurants in Cancun Hotel Zone.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?