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El Costenito

#142 of 838 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 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very nice upscale place to have a drink lunch or dinner with a very nice outdoor patio with plenty of seafood and Mexican Flare

Thank randall46
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate two dinners here during our stay in Krystal Urban hotel right opposite this place. Service was very good, we sat outside enjoying gentle breeze as they blared loud music. Cocktail drinks were watery, but the food was excellent! The chips had a spice rub on it that was to die for, and the guacamole was also great. We... More 

Thank Preshit D
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

It's a descent place to eat with great music. Food could have been better but the drinks were great. Not too expensive but close to $10 a plate. Similar to what you pay in the US

Thank Luis S
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 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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167 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 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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203 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 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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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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
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 10 helpful votes
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

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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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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?