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El Conquistador

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Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 L 49 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 848 8216
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
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Woodside, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While we were in Cancun ,we had the option to dine at El Conquistador ,the place being recommended by our concierge at Royal sands and it turned out to be a great dining experience.The decor is very elegant,the service was outstanding,and the dishes we ordered very well executed!...and not to forget the gentleman playing the guitar!..

Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was staying a at Royal resort and tried all of their available restaurants. This was my least favorite. Approximately half the entrees had supplemental charges if you bought the all-inclusive package through Royal, particularly the steaks, which seem to be their specialties. The atmosphere is stuffy with some employees wearing tuxedos, not really what I am looking for on... More 

Thank Digby818
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the steak is out of the world. go for the most expensive and you won't be sorry. the chateau briand was by far the best. we all tasted it although only one of us got it. the other steaks were fine. ny steak, filet mignon. but the chateaubriand. terrific service. great appetizers, drinks, desserts. the piece de resistance was the... More 

Thank Fran S
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant, with excellent food and wonderful, professional service. Upscale dining. We've eaten there about 50 times over the years. Quiet, elegant with tableside preprations. Ceasar salad is the best.

Thank Pierre1061
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Gave it 3 stars because 2 out of 4 weren't crazy about their meal. I on the other hand had a great meal , Caesar salad and filet. Although our waiter wasn't pushy, staff wanted us to leave asap although half the room was empty. Example: My sister in law was still eating and staff asked me if I was... More 

Thank dusty11117
Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My wife ordered the Caprese Salad, which the menu said came with Buffalo Mozzarella. What arrived seemed more the garden supermarket variety (hard, tasteless and shiny). I ordered the NY Strip medium rare. It arrived medium rare, which was great. It lacked, however, the nice charring you typically get at steakhouses and instead was an unappealing gray with scant char... More 

Thank Jerry M
Nutley, New Jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Went here one night with my girlfriend while we were staying at the Royal Sands. The food was great, but the best part of the night was the dessert when you order the specialty coffee. They bring over a little cart and put on a show by igniting an alcohol of your choice and pouring it into coffee while doing... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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137 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I ate here twice in the past two weeks and each time was a great experience. The seafood dishes are outstanding and the wait staff is gracious and attentive. An added bonus is the guitarist who accompanies the meal.

Thank Terry0106
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Reserve in advance and well worth the time great food, great service and make sure you have deserts Well priced !

Thank butcherb2
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This gem of a restaurant is on our resort. We enjoyed fine dining, bananas flambe prepared table side, beautiful presentation and great service.

Thank Robin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 L 49 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 848 8216
Offering fine dining, live music and exceptional service, El Conquistador is a jewel among Cancun restaurants. An experience to savor slowly, lingering over every delicious morsel, these are moments to treasure, memories of a magical evening at one of the best restaurants in Cancun Hotel Zone.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?