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Retorno del Rey # 36 | The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun 77500, Mexico (Retorno del Rey)
+52 998 881 0808
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18:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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Madison Heights, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the tasting menu for our anniversary. Best service we've ever experienced at any restaurant. Would definitely return.

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Thank Jvanhoos
NY
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We LOVE this restaurant. Everything is delicious and delightful. And beautiful! The service is perfection. The food is unbelievable. My daughter wanted to lick the plate. Have been here more than once and will be back

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing meal and service (Ernesto and the serving team were out of this world). The fabulous Ritz-Carlton team did not miss a beat or detail! Although it was costly and a two and a half hour meal, it is definitely worth treating your family too!

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Thank LiketoGiveFeedback
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We dined with our 2 children. They had a small steak entry for my daughter which she loved. I had the filet mignon which was off the charts. The decor is magical and food was delicious. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Vancouver
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We came to Fantino for Valentines day dinner, and we were absolutely blown away by both the food and the service. Staff: all impeccably groomed and mannered, and very courteous, attentive and obliging. Restaurant: Decorated for Valentines day, with a great live pianist playing, making the occasion feel special. Clean and elegant. Food: We chose the 5 course tasting menu... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We usually avoid hotel restaurants but this one is an exception. The Ritz in Cancun is One of our favorites. Better for adults and grown ups. Second time visiting Fantino. The service is a step above in an area ( Cancun ) where Hotels service is traditionally excellent at all 5 star resorts. Our server guide us well. I follow... More 

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Austin, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Fantino is like hopping to the Mediterranean on your private jet for Dinner. My wife and I enjoyed the Chef's tasting menu and it was simply superb. The staff was attentive without intruding and incredibly nice. But the star of the show was the 9 course meal..Chef's tasting was 6 courses and the Chef added 3 free. Each bit was... More 

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Virginia Beach
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Amazing service and the best food we had while visiting Cancun. Located in the Ritz Carlton, you'd expect the best and that's what you get, except the price is incredibly low compared to what one would expect. Wear closed toed shoes and a long sleeved shirt as the AC is cool and there is a shoe "rule." Top notch setting,... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Our dinner at Fantino at The Ritz was a very elegant, leisurely affair. It is designed to be a lengthy dinner, so don't go if you are in a hurry. They presented us with 3 different amuse bouches - all delicious as well as fresh bread and three kinds of olive oil. Portions are small, but certainly sufficient. Prices are... More 

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99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My favorite part of dining here was all of the things I didn't order. We started with a little amuse-bouche. It was a foie gras soup, which I understand was delicious, but I had told the staff that I'm vegetarian, so I got what was probably an equally good tomato soup. At the end of the meal, we received a... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 80 - USD 100
Cuisine
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:00
Monday
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Retorno del Rey # 36 | The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun 77500, Mexico
    (Retorno del Rey)
  • Public Transportation: 5 minutes away
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 881 0808
Description
A gourmet tour of Mediterranean cuisine in an intimate and romantic setting.
Dress code: long pants, closed shoes and collar shirt for gentlemen.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?