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“Ok choice if already at Las Isla”
Review of Blu Restaurant

Blu Restaurant
Ranked #762 of 977 Restaurants in Cancun
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Dover, Delaware
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Ok choice if already at Las Isla”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Ate dinner there because they had plenty of TVs to watch NFL and we were already at the Las Isla shopping aea.

I agree with the other 'average' reviews, no need to repeat except:
1. The staff is agressive to get you to try their place. They give out cards that will get you 2 for 1 drinks (these are a good deal).
The aggressiveness is due to the fact that: a) this part of Las Isla contains 6 resturants; b) all are next to each other; c) all with views of the lagoon.
2. Our server was good - he knew the menu, was polite (not aggressive), and promptly served our order.
3. We ordered grilled fish (grouper). Portion was average for price, tasted fresh, and mildly seasoned.
4. The magician (and other performers) are just 'doing their thing'. We waved him off and he went elsewhere.

Bottomline: If the menu appeals to you and you want a reasonably-priced meal (not great/not bad) give it a try.

  • Visited November 2012
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Decent but not impressive”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Blu is located along a trip of restaurants facing the bay. Employees of the restaurants are very aggressive and harass you into eating at their places. The waiters at Blu were the nicest so we chose them. However, the food was decent but not great. Price wise, it was okay. They claimed that their seafood was their speciality but the fish I ordered (the speciality of the specialities) was flavorless and not worth its price. The lime soup I ordered was good but not nearly the best I had on the trip. Our waiter was nice but could have been more attentive to us. To make matters worse, they have some sort of magician working on commission there who stalks you until you're done eating to preform some magic tricks expecting a tip from you. Fortunately, we were able to avoid that, but others we not so lucky. On a positive note, the band they had playing there was very good and the margarita was pretty good. Long story short, it was decent but nothing noteworthy.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank sam c
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Victorville, California
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“good food not so great service”
Reviewed May 30, 2012

This is a ok resturant our waiter wasnt the best and lost focus of us when a bigger group came we had to call him over for him to come to our table .. the food was good came out pretty quick .. the food price is resonable...You just have to watch out at the end because the waiter puts what they want for the tip which i dnt think is correct it should be based on service not from what they want..

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank TRAVELINGFAM951
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north carolina
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Try their breaded shrimp tacos”
Reviewed February 19, 2012

My wife and I tried this restaurant for lunch. Service was excellent. Food very good. And the view across the bay was wonderful.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank NorthCarolinaBilly
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Bloomington, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
180 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Good seafood on the lagoon”
Reviewed February 14, 2012

We tried out this place for the first time last night. The service was excellent and the fish was tasty. We also thought the price was reasonable.

They have several tables outside with a nice view of the sunset over the lagoon. Not a bad option centrally located in the middle of the hotel zone.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank Lancburm
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