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Calypso"s Mexican Restaurant

Avenida Kukulkan km 8.5 | accross from Fiestamericana grand Coral Beach hotel, next to Cancun Center, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 214 5393
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (55 reviews)
“sea bass” (28 reviews)
“red snapper” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Avenida Kukulkan km 8.5 | accross from Fiestamericana grand Coral Beach hotel, next to Cancun Center, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 May 2012

This is always the best meal of the week. We look forward to Calypso's every year. The Sea Bass is excellent and Felipe (the Owner) really enjoys his work. The food is great, the price is very reasonable and it's a fun casual atmosphere. On...More

2  Thank illowa1997
Reviewed 28 April 2012

Low price casual dining. Charming local atmosphere near the convention center. Red Snapper was delicious & a bargain. Seafood salad yummy for dieters no dressing required. Owner Felipe is a stitch. A bargain priced meal.

1  Thank MarciaG52
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Felippe is an awesome host! Please remember that there is another restaurant by that name, they are not related! The food here was awesome, fresh and tasty...will go back again before going home!

1  Thank Dirk H
Reviewed 5 April 2012

...nah, on 2nd thought, the food definitely was worse. Terrible, in fact. I don't know if I stepped into an alternate universe and ate at a different restaurant than the one that everyone else here seems to think was so awesome, but this dinner was...More

Thank bill_shadow
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Felipe's hospitality is just as welcoming as the first time we enjoyed Calypso three years ago. We ordered the seafood combination once again and the tast margaritas, too. Everything was excellent, and we highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank GYac
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Good restaurant for seafood, but one diner had arranchera steak. Bad choice- tough! The rice was a bit hard,as well. So I would say stick to the seafood. Good food for the right price. I was a little put off, though, with the stray cats...More

2  Thank gldbg
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel's front desk clerk, and he had recommended some other great ones to us, so we were expecting good things. Unfortunately, we were disappointed. The fish tacos were self-styled as "best in town," but they were definately...More

Thank Thejourneygenie
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Definite Carribean flavor next to the convention center; great for quick lunch. The enchilada mole was excellent and VERY cheap compared to other places. Felipe is wonderful.

1  Thank occdocbill
Reviewed 22 March 2012

This review is for the original Calypso's. During a three week trip to Cancun, we went to Calypso's 5 times. And every time was just as good as the last. I am in total love of the Snapper fish with garlic, add 5 shrimp for...More

1  Thank FishBoy1
Reviewed 20 March 2012

F&F owner Felipe. What can I say? AGenerous owner and excellent host !!! This quaint outdoor dining experience is located at Km 8.5 Kuklican Blvd.,to the South of the XOXO pharmacy.Their awning is orange and Calypso's has been there for nine years. Lobster is the...More

1  Thank charlesbray5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Kukulkan km 8.5 | accross from Fiestamericana grand Coral Beach hotel, next to Cancun Center, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 214 5393
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Description
Calypso´s restaurant, since 2001, nice little place with good seafood and mexican dishes, best price in town.
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