In the mood for seafood? We have already seen which are the best restaurants in Cancun in a previous article and now it’s our turn to know which are the best seafood restaurants in Cancun, where every bite will taste like glory, so let’s get to know them right now.
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Seafood restaurants in Cancun
Even though the city of Cancun is located in a coastal point of Mexico, you might be surprised to know that its gastronomy is not mainly based on seafood like most of the coastal cities in Mexico. On the contrary, its food is very varied so you can find various Italian, Spanish, Asian, Mexican, etc, etc. dishes.
This leaves us with a small doubt: Where to eat delicious seafood? Well, now I will tell you some places where you can go and where they specialize mainly in the gastronomy of the sea, so you do not stay with the desire to enjoy your back to life, your ceviche or your lobster pizza.
Lorenzillos is a restaurant of international fame and its specialty is mainly seafood, having as its main dish the “Lobster”. That’s right, if you feel like eating a delicious lobster this is the right place for you and it is located at kilometer 12 of Cancun’s Hotel Zone.
Mocambo is a restaurant located at kilometer 9 of the hotel zone and has a perfect location to Cancun’s Caracol beach. In fact the restaurant is located on the pier and its main specialty is seafood.
Something that very few people know, is that this restaurant is part of the Lorenzillos family, so the quality of their food is top notch and also as an extra plus of its location, you can eat and then go to the right hand side to enjoy and know the refreshing beaches of the lighthouse of Punta Cancun.
Marineros is the restaurant that is located in the heart of the Hotel Zone and is a seafood restaurant in Cancun that offers real delicacies to enjoy and do you want to know the best? It is one of the cheapest restaurants in town.
With only 300 pesos you can come here and enjoy a delicious pasta with shrimp, breaded shrimp, ceviche, come back to life and even a delicious buttered lobster for only 550.00 MXN approximately.
Fish fritanga is another restaurant that can be found in the hotel zone and has a beautiful view of the nichupté lagoon, but that’s not all because the restaurant is just a few meters away from Marlín beach, plaza la isla, Plaza Kukulcan, etc, etc.
In short you can be enjoying the beach, nearby plazas or any water activity and when you are hungry come and enjoy their delicious dishes from the sea.
The Seafood Oasis
As its name suggests, El Oasis de Mariscos is a restaurant that specializes in seafood and unlike the previous ones, this restaurant is located in downtown Cancun, on the famous Yachilan Avenue.
It should be noted that contrary to what many believe, this restaurant is very good in the quality of its products, its food and the presentation of its dishes, you will fall in love with it.
El Timon de Cancun
El Timon de Cancun has 2 branches in the city and adds to the list of seafood restaurants in Cancun that you have to know. Its first location is on Chichen Itza Avenue and the second location is on November 20th Avenue.
But we’ll tell you the truth, the location on Chichen Itza is closer to you, because it is a very well known avenue in the city and it will be easier for you to get there.
Va que Va Cancun
Va que Va Cancun is a restaurant that with little time of opening has been falling in love with its own and strangers, because its mix of flavors, presentations and quality of its products are a delight for every person who loves good food.
Although its name does not refer to a “Seafood Restaurant”, Va que Va Cancun specializes in this gastronomic area and is one of the most economical places where you can eat and enjoy in style.
As you can see, both in downtown Cancun and in the hotel zone there are several restaurants that specialize 100% in seafood. If you are looking for great food on a budget, the best thing to do is to go directly downtown and find one of these restaurants. If the price is not something you care about, the hotel zone is waiting for you.