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Locanda Paolo

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DownTown Cancun. Bonampak Avenue 145. Corner with Jurel street. Sm 3, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 887 2627
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14:00 - 23:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner here! Lobster was amazing and the service was attentive but not overbearing. Great price on the wine.

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Thank ci678
Cancun, Mexico
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table of 6 for my sisters bday,the crostini and the bread were good,we ordered a salmon and a lobster carpaccio to start,they were both good,but nothing extraordinary;I ordered a rack of lamb with gravy,rosemary and garlic and a side of angel hair aglio olio,the lamb was pretty tasty,the server didn't bother to ask how I wanted my... More 

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Funny, we thought we were at Peter's only to find out we were at Locanda Paolo's. The chef, RAPHAEL, was fantastic. He came to our table and explained the specials. We has the home made nockies and fresh grouper that was fantastic. We highly recommend Locanda Paolo. Make the trip to Cancun Centro. It is well worth it!! We will... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I was in Cancun last week and a very good friend of mine invited me at Locanda Paolo as the owner is a verys special friend of hers. The restaurant is nice looking but the best surprise for me (as my friend knew about it), is that they have a closed smoking room inside with AC. Very rare anywhere these... More 

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Thank Nancy R
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

As always, a great meal, good wine selection, wonderful service. Personal attention by Paolo can't be beaten.

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Thank John D
Novelty, Ohio
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Reservations are suggested. Paulo has a good staff who are well trained & attentive. Any pasta dish is good.

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Thank Ed M
Lake Worth, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We go here every year and have never been disappointed. Rafael and Paolo are terrific. The Veal Chop is fantastic and you must have the pasta with garlic and oil - usually a side dish but can be made into an entree and add shrimp.

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Florida
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Second time going to this restaurant and it didn't disappoint us. We have been going to cancun for many years eating mostly on the beach we wish now we would gone a long time ago to this local favorite. Great menu even better daily specials. It's worth the taxi ride into town.

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Thank ddampier
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

What a consistently great restaurant. I can't understand why this restaurant is #49 in Cancun. This is the third time I have eaten at Locando Paolo and the food, service and atmosphere was once again really, really great. The best Pasta in Cancun, perfectly cooked every time. I had a pasta with conch last night that was divine, the conch... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We visit this restaurant every year when we are in Cancun. Every time, the service and the meal have been spectacular. Last night was no exception. We were in a "red meat, red wine" mood, so we had the rack of lamb and the ribeye steak. Amazing. We selected a Mexican wine, Casa Madero 3V, a cab/merlot/tempramillo blend. Wow and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 21:00
Monday
14:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 23:00
Thursday
14:00 - 23:00
Friday
14:00 - 23:00
Saturday
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: DownTown Cancun. Bonampak Avenue 145. Corner with Jurel street. Sm 3, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 887 2627
Description
Locanda Paolo, Italian Fusion Ristorante. We are a family run restaurant that just celebrated its 20th Anniversary. Proud to be a Downtown Restaurant.. we provide service to both locals and turists. The experience of visiting Locanda Paolo is never the same. Owners are on site and greet, serve, recommend and cook for you. We are a small and discreet restaurant. We like keeping it like that!! Let Paolo and Rafa help you personalize your own meal. "Food for the soul made with the Heart" a classy yet traditional Italian dinner.

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