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El Costenito

#149 of 828 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
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Plaza Solare | Avenida Sayil Manzana 5, Cancun 77503, Mexico
+52 998 273 1170
12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I got there by accident, we were going to a different place but it was closed, so we decided to visit this restaurant to find an excellent atmosphere along with outstanding service. The waiter made a couple recommendations on what to dinner and we were not disappointed. Very good and tasty dishes!

Thank alhuga69
Cancun, Mexico
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160 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been at this restaurant a few times already and have never been disappointed. Everything I've tasted has been delicious, and the staff is very friendly and attentive (this time our waiter was Manrique). It is nice to be able to chose inside or outside dining. If you like fish and seafood, and you are in the mood for a... More 

Thank IndraRojo
Kamloops, Canada
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202 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Raol suggested our meal as it was a Spanish menu and we could not read it all. We told him we wanted seafood and he delivered. We had a beautiful appetizer with two each of scallop, tuna, shrimp and then sort of a fish salsa on crackers with greens. So good. Then one of us had shrimp with mushrooms along... More 

Thank Sue A
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice up scale place to have a 🍹 lunch or dinner with a very nice outdoor patio with plenty of seafood and Mexican flare

Thank randall46
Cancun, Mexico
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great seafood and creative dishes, I love the tostadas (all of them) the tuna platter with black sauce, and the ambiance!! Great option to go with friends, there is a DJ on weekends playing the top ten music. The prices are expensive but it is worth it I must say.

Thank Karla A
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We stopped in for a quick lunch and were glad we did! Both of our entrees were on point and the drinks and service were great as well. Google maps shows this restaurant in the wrong location but it is located right across the street from the bullfighting ring on the second floor of Plaza Solare.

Thank mike-and-ari
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I walked in ,sat down and waited for 10 minutes to get served. The waiter even stood next to me for a minute. Its wasnt really a problem as I just got up and went to another restaurant .

Thank Donald B
Cancun, Mexico
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202 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We come here often for the shrimp tacos in their different varieties. It is good for a nice price and centrally located. Good for a quick bite

Thank fbezamon
Fairfield, California
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great location next to Krystal Urban Hotel and Americas Mall. This place a has a spacious terrace overlooking the Cancun Plaza de Toros. Great place to have a "ojo rojo" and gather with friends. However, the food is not that great. The shrimp ceviche was chewy. We strictly only visit for a few beers before heading elsewhere to eat and... More 

Thank skyrat1977
Orlando, Florida
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173 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This walking distance from the Plaza Los Americas. The Sunday afternoon when we went there was an NFL football game on the flatscreens and we could hear the cheers of the patrons ever time there was a good play. In addition to drinks, we enjoyed some tasty fish tacos and of course, the ever present tortilla chips with salsa. The... More 

Thank david g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Caribbean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Solare | Avenida Sayil Manzana 5, Cancun 77503, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 273 1170

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