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Ave. Tulum 260 | Plaza Las Americas Downtown Cancun, Cancun, Mexico
+52 998 884 7818
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Montreal, Canada
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there one night to eat and have some wine as I was tired and no other place close to my place was serving alcool. I had read the bad reviews so I ordered everything Mexican: a tequila, as their choice of wine was the extremely limited and in a size that you find in a plane! Can you... More 

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Thank Nancy R
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Great food, a little bit pricey. All in all it was a good experience, but you can definitely find cheaper restaurants with the same quality.

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Thank Santiago C
West Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I know this place for many ears. It is good place to eat good and inexpensive. Sometimes it is crowded - but it is obvious for good place.

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Thank Kapustka2015
Toronto, Canada
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195 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great to browse, but high priced items compared to other Department store. They do have a nice Buffet/Restaurant worth a visit too

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Thank denisf255
Akumal, Q.Roo, Mx
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113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Friend and I were shopping in Plaza Las Americas and wanted a quick lunch. Stopped at Sanborn's. Ordered Chicken Enchiladas to split. In a word - Gross. Will never go back.

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Thank bajathecat
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The friendly, cozy atmosphere in this restaurant is enjoyable, the food and service here was as well very good. The waitress was very kind and made sure we had a pleasant meal. We will return to this restaurant again and try some more of their classic dishes. We had a lovely time! Enjoy your meal! PS: Their homemade lemonade water... More 

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Thank gabriela c
Cancun, Mexico
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a classic restaurant in Mexico for family breakfast on sunday or coffee and dessert during the afternoon or a mexican style dinner. I love the enchiladas suizas, caldo tlalpeño and the coffee. Service is good The place is comfortable

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Thank NuriaTW
Winter Park, Florida
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76 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Being a big fan of Sanborns in Mexico City, this was my second Cancun establishment in a few years. Considerably smaller than the one close to Flamingo Hotel in the Hotel Zone but it felt cozy and inviting. The service was very slow and at times I thought that maybe the lady server who was quite mature was very tired... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This was hands down the worst dining experience I have had during my entire visit to Mexico. I visited Sanborn's because it is one of the few places in the Cancun center that is open late, and I was getting dinner around 10 p.m. since I had just gotten in by bus. First of all, the food was just OK,... More 

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Thank mm305
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I liked this shop it had a touch of the past about it, like how old London department stores used to be before everything become bland soulless white florescent clones.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. Tulum 260 | Plaza Las Americas Downtown Cancun, Cancun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 884 7818
Description
Nice restaurant in a shopping center. You can find it all here, gifts, snacks, electronics, and a great restaurant. Very friendly and a variety of fresh fruit juices. Breakfast was wonderful and the atmosphere was cozy. Plenty of parking in the shopping center.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?