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El Cejas

Mercado 28, Avenida Sunyaxchen, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 887 1080
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (48 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (15 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Mercado 28, Avenida Sunyaxchen, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our taxi driver told us about this place, local seafood located within Mercado 28. This is probably where many of the Mexican tourists eat when they come to Cancun. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. We ordered a seafood platter including lobster, shrimp and white fish....More

Thank Sansanmo57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for some drinks after browsing Market 28. The place was decorated very festively and packed full of locals. There was a Mariachi band playing when we arrived, which gave a nice vibe. We were not hungry, so I can't speak to the...More

Thank TerriMac13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When strolling through M28 search for this wonderful Mexican brasserie behind the palms where Mexican tourists enjoy the food they prefer

Thank Al O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this resturant is in market 28 and is a great place to get local food and drinks. It is frequented by many locals and tourists alike. very good seafood choices on menu.the atmospere is great and the service is good.

Thank bob d
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here twice, both times had a small order of ceviche and guacamole. I like that the plain fish ceviche gives a customer a choice of three sizes! Other types of ceviche available, too. Guacamole was biggest serving I ever had. My food tasted fresh...More

Thank davidwK7759WE
Reviewed 10 December 2017

To start I'd like to say I have eaten here many times in the past few years and was very pleased. This visit I brought family and was incredibly disappointed. I ordered the ceviche mixed seafood ceviche. Upon the first couple of bites I noticed...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We visited el cejas hoping to try something special and traditional from the zone. There is variety in the plates offered. We order ceviche mixture (fish, shrimp and octopus) it was good. But it’s good almost everywhere you order in Cancun... Sonia a standard. We...More

Thank joseedk1200s
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I would give it 5 start but if was not due to the manager trying to sell us the Xcaret tour by saving $5 for 3 people and staying there thru out the whole dinner, even though the shrimp cocktail and shrimp soup was ok...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

El Cejas is a tradition in downtown Cancun. Its specialty is seafood, and while you will see many tourists (it is after all, in the middle of Mercado 28), you will also dine alongside many locals, which is always a good sign of a good...More

Thank Hector D
Reviewed 29 July 2017

El Cejas is in the Mercado 28( market 28) area in cancun. wherever you are in the zona hoteleira , just leave your hotel take a bus or taxi and go to Mercado 28 and eat at El Cejas . the best and yummiest seafood...More

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18 April 2017|
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Response from Guillermo C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m too late to answer. As you already know the name is boquinete in Spanish. Well I hope you had a great time and come back soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mercado 28, Avenida Sunyaxchen, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 887 1080
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