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“Taco menu will blow your mind”
Review of Blue Gecko Cantina

Blue Gecko Cantina
Ranked #35 of 1,036 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
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!
Reviewed April 14, 2014

This little out door bar/restaurant has the most amazing variety of tacos you'll ever see. Fish, chicken, beef, you name it, they have it and the seasoning is to die for. The owner, John is there all the time and he will personally see to it you get the taco to fit your taste buds. If you are tired of the watered down, over-priced hotel drinks, head down to the Blue Gecko and get a real margarita for 65 pesos or so. Maybe a mohito is what you want, same amazing drink and deal. Make sure you don't head into the restaurant just left of the blue gecko, look for the thatched roof outside, it may be small but comes through with big value.

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Thank Pete M
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

all the staff are very friendly and couldn't be more helpful. the food was great and very reasonably priced. the cocktails are also very good and the place just gives off a very good and chilled vibe would definitely recommend

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Reviewed April 13, 2014

Great food,drinks service,music, price. Try fish and shrimp tacos. Tequila Supremo is just that. Add 17% if paying with credit card. Very informal, good time place. Not in a.shopping center. On the Blvd. A hole in the wall retreat in this bustling town. Recommended by a local.

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Thank omogid
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Reviewed April 12, 2014

We are just returning from Cancun where we found the Blue Gecko. My husband went on an adventure the first day to the pharmacy and stumbled upon this place. He came back and was so pumped all he could talk about was that we needed to go have tacos and a beer there. We paid for all inclusive for 8 days at the Paradisus and this place was so fun and so good we actually ended up eating/drinking there three times. We had a couple different kinds of tacos; fiery fish, hurricane fish, green chili pork and lots of chips, salsa and drinks. They also have American channels so my husband and the other guys were excited to watch the hockey game Sioux/Gophers. The other couples at the resort we met ended up coming with us over to the Blue Gecko one night. They had so much fun the talked about going back for dinner the next night. We love little places with personality that are fun and different and this was it. If you get to Cancun go there!

Thank Kristen H
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Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Walked down from our resort for lunch on the 1st day of our trip and returned again to try more tasty tacos. I was super skeptical of the vegetarian option, the fried avocado was AMAZING and I enjoyed every bite. The green chili pork taco was good as well. Despite previous comments, the tortillas are
homemade. The Costco chips tasted better than the ones our resort offered so I was satisfied. Plus, this was the only place I found that made a decent Dirty Monkey. I'll visit again!

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