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The Top Restaurants with Scenic Views in Cancún

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Updated: 4 May 2017

Eating is one of the greatest pleasures, and discovering new flavors is a gift of traveling – more so when in front of your dish you have an incredible view. Uncover some of the best views in Mexico with our guide to scenic restaurants in Cancún. 

Harry’s Grill

At Harry’s Grill, a stone wheel representing the ancient Mayan ball game adorns the view of the Nichupté Lagoon at the bottom of the main dining room – and when the light hits, you can see the sun going through the center of the wheel. The restaurant serves a great assortment of dishes of salads, meats and seafood, and they also have arguably one of the best wine cellars in Cancún. To enjoy a special occasion, Harry’s offer private dining with prior reservation.

Boulevard Kukulcan Km. 14.2 Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Quintana Roo, México, +52 998 840 6550

Puerto Madero

Grilled beef, lamb ribs, a combination of lobster and steak, shrimp ceviche or grilled octopus are just some of Puerto Madero‘s delights that can be tasted at this sophisticated restaurant, while enjoying a spectacular sunset over the terrace.

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 14.1, Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Q.R. Mexico+52 998 885 2829

Fred’s House

This seafood restaurant and oyster bar has indoor and outdoor seating with a scenic water view – don’t miss the calamari and the dessert bar, both highly recommended. 

Boulevard Kukulkan 14.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Q.R. Mexico, +52  998 840 6466

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Porfirio’s

This restaurant rescues the best flavors of traditional Mexican food and combines them perfectly with tequila and mezcal. It has affordable prices and good service – as an added bonus, those celebrating their birthday can do so with a group of Mariachi singing the traditional Mañanitas tune at the edge of the lagoon.

Blvd. Kukulcan 14.2 No. 1, Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Q.R. Mexico+52 998 840 6040

Navíos

Located on a dock at the lagoon, Navíos serves Mexican fusion seafood cuisine and offers a rich and wide variety of dishes. The concept of this elegant restaurant is to capture the essence of the food trade through navíos – vessels that travel the world.

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 19.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Q.R. Mexico+52 998 885 3848

Lorenzillos

Year-round live lobsters and other seafood dishes served in an extensive dining room under a palapa roof are the main attraction of this restaurant, one of the oldest in the city and much-loved by locals.

Blvd. Kukulkán Km 10.5, Zona Hotelera,Cancún, Q.R. Mexico+52 998 883 1254

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Langosta | Courtesy of Cancún Travel

Elefanta

Located right on the water, at Elefanta you can take in the sunset at the Nichupte Lagoon, while the sound of music and the aroma of dishes on offer showcase the taste of real Indian food.

La Isla Shopping Village, Plaza La Isla, Blvd. Kukulkán Km 12.5, La Isla, Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Q.R. Mexico+52 998 176 8070

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La Habichuela Sunset

Wall murals representing Mayan legends and carved stone walls with Mayan symbols are the decoration at this restaurant, open since 1977.  Seafood, roasted meats and Yucatan specialties are served in a beautiful space with large garden with an incredible view. 

Blvd. Kukulcan KM. 12.5,, La Isla, Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Q.R. Mexico+52 998 840 6280

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