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El Fish Fritanga

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Blvd. Kukulkan KM.12.6 Hotel Zone | Between La Europea & Dominos, Cancun, Mexico
+52 998 840 6216
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Medford, Oregon
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food with feet in the sand. Tacos delightful. Seafood risotto amazing and bacon wrapped shrimp in apricot sauce soooooo good!! .. check out the waiter that will literally walk with a margarita on top of his head to serve you ! Incredible !! .. beautiful area...and check out the samples of tequila table..mocha tequilla...yummmyyy

Thank vicnic28
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nondescript entry down to marina level reveals a local seafood shack. Service was attentive . Food was good and inexpensive with cold beers. The tacos and pescadillos were great. Filet dishes were good and whole fish was fried extra crispy. I didn't care for the taste of the whole fish , which was a hogfish apparently, but I guess it's... More 

Thank jdac14
Warrenton, Virginia, USA
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155 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw this restaurant through dinners and drive in's I believe so wanted to check it out and get away from the expensive hotel restaurants. I would have given it four stars but the fish taco's were so disappointing. Two cold flour tortillas, three strips of seasoned grilled groupers and a few strips of red cabbage. No sauce, no nothing.. puzzling... More 

Thank Kelly B
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the eating are, in back of restaurant...like eating on a beach, but plenty of shade. Delicious fresh salsa with chips, best I have had in some time. My wife really enjoyed the fish tacos. I had the specialty, fish tiki or something like that which was also nice. Very good service. Fair prices. Did not seem like a tourist... More 

1 Thank Waffle
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time we have been here over the last few years. Each time the restaurant gets better. the food is always dependable, staff and atmosphere great. if you want a more intimate experience in Cancun check his place out.

Thank NyJoeCool69
Phoenix, Arizona
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by fellow travelers at our hotel and did not disappoint. I loved the shrimp wrapped in bacon with an apricot sauce! My husband enjoyed the rice "soup" with seafood. I would suggest requesting a table with a view when making a reservation.

Thank Celia S
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard about this place through a taxi cab driver. We checked into our Resort and took a taxi to this restaurant and the taxi cab driver pointed to the outside stand. We walked over and were surprised but we were tired and people were ordering like crazy. We ate Shrimp and Chicken Taco's and Pork Carnita's. So Good and... More 

Thank Christina D
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This off the road place is a little hidden treasure, on the outside it appears as just another taco place, but just a few steps downstairs you discover how wonderful the food, the drinks, to top it off great prices and supurb service. A must place to visit when in Cancun.

Thank erios1
Beaumont, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a recommendation from our hotel for this restaurant, plus a coupon for free drink. The restaurant is right on the water with dirt floor, but decorative surroundings. We ordered the stuffed fish fillet and octopus chili. Very unusual and tasty selection. The prices were moderate compared to hotel and more elegant places, but more quaint. Something we were... More 

Thank rterrymiller
Denver, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a very nice setting over looking the lagoon. Very laid back the staff is friendly .The food is good .We got a complimentary drink by mentioning the hotel we were staying at .I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank n115rj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd. Kukulkan KM.12.6 Hotel Zone | Between La Europea & Dominos, Cancun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 840 6216
Blvd. Kulkulcan, between La Europea and dominos pizza - you see 2 stools & take-out, but go behind and downstaris-waterfront w/ ceviche tostadas! YES

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