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El Chapulim


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews shrimp steak potatoes fruit salad flan mango white fish seafood rice daily offerings each evening per night personal touch different options personal service limited menu cream sauce
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not as gourmet as claimed. The steak was perfectly cooked but not in the least way Mexican or surprising. Just a steak and potatoes you can get at any decent steak house. The spicy fruit compote added a small unusual touch but not enough....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank juliejY9540KI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought this place was great. The food was first rate, fresh, creatively presented and very typical. Service was excellent: friendly and attentive. Ambiance was intimate and romantic! What more could you want?

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank oulo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh and delicous sea food dishes. Very good cheesecake! Prices for meals are not cheap, but worth it in 100%.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Simply put this restaurant is a tourist trap. The host inviting you is overly welcoming explaining the 4 dishes they have for this night - from other reviews you can see that everything is the same every night - shripms, fish, steak or lobster. We...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TonyM27
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside this restaraunt is very appealing. The waitress extremely friendly and the concept is very interesting!! The chef makes only 4 dishes per night based on whats fresh each day. The chef comes to the table and explains the menu . We tried...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank TonyIrving
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled across el Chapulim on our very first night & went back for our last! Look for the NO MENU sign, also be aware it’s cash only. Server was AMAZING!! The place fills up fast (we beat the rush by heading to dinner 15 mins...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank jeffch789
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

The food and atmosphere were great, and the staff was terrific. But it was our most expensive meal of our whole vacation. We loved that the chef himself told us what dishes were available and was able to answer any questions

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 451tinav
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

As everybody, there are 4 choices. The fish was great, drinks are great. Arrive early and pay cash. Always packed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank elise d
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at this restaurant and waited 45 minutes to be seated. So we ordered a bottle of wine. After we were seated we waited 30 minutes until the chef, Johnathan, arrived to take our order. We were the last table to be serviced. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ronaldob734
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

People in Cancun told us about this place, needed to try it, and we finally went tonight. No menu, but you had 5 options, and chose fish and shrimps. The sauce with the fish was so refreshing, very different! And I had a mezcal cocktail...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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January 19, 2018|
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Response from Q2140KFbens | Reviewed this property |
No. They do not.
February 21, 2017|
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Response from morteni286 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your taste of wine. The food bill can be between 30 and 40 USD and the wine can be the expensive part.
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