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“The gem of cancun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Gecko Cantina

Blue Gecko Cantina
Ranked #19 of 869 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, International, Contemporary, Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Blue Gecko Cantina is a fun filled atmosphere providing excellent quality food for a very reasonable price. No black ties or white table cloths here!
1 review
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“The gem of cancun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

By far the best place to eat and drink in cancun. The fiery fish taco is awesome and the homemade salsa is delicious. Plus they have the best drinks in cancun. Do not leave Mexico without going to the blue gecko I promise you'll fall in love with the place. John the owner is real laid back and the staff treat you like your a long time friend. I would honestly go back to cancun just to stop by again. Oh yeah make sure you get a banana monkey drink its the best

  • Visited July 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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“A must try for lunch in Cancun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Great little lunch place in Cancun. The Texas Taco's are a must have! Great owners, Mimi and her staff take great pride in taking care of her customers.

  • Visited July 2013
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Atlanta
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89 reviews
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“Delicious, authentic and reasonably priced”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This little local hole-in-the-wall could easily be overlooked, and what a shame that would be. We enjoyed delicious mojitos and tacos plus an appetizer of homemade guacamole. One taco filled an entire basket, so if you order two, you better be really hungry. The sweet waitress/bartender is reason enough to visit! She was charming and sincerely enjoyed people. I recommend the firecracker fish taco for those who like a little spice. The taco (soft) shells even tasted of homemade corn flour! Delicious! Please visit this casual eatery. Save lots of money than if you were to eat at the mall or your hotel!

Visited July 2013
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Thank fromAtl
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Logan, West Virginia
2 reviews
“GREAT AND NICE SERVIVES”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

best food every and the drinks were awesome very nice and could talk very good english and there food is all made from there and is all jumbo orders

Visited July 2013
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Thank Ben B
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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Tastes like another”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The best tacos in the world. They are big. I wish I had found the place sooner. With an icy cold beer or frozen Margarita, nothing better. Yum!

Visited June 2013
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Thank Ameyjomcmanus
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