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Restaurant Rio Nizuc

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 22, Cancun, Mexico
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tikin xic” (4 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (4 reviews)
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 22, Cancun, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

If you like seafood, you'll love this place. It's owned by the fisherman's union and the food couldn't be more fresh!

Thank Mingo111
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We;ve been going to Punta Nizuc for at least 20 years. It has been the same the entire time, even the tables are the same. We have mad arrangements to go snorkeling and fishing with one of the owners. He snagged us a lobster and...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Restaurant food,view,service,pricrs very good. But beware of the parking lot of this restaurant. You pay tip for they security but our chevrolet aveo was lockpicked and pur bagpack & ipad stolen. About 800 euro damage. I strongly reccommend : do not park your rental car...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 March 2017

When we stepped into the restaurant we were standing directly in front of the desert table covered with a huge variety of deserts. I knew that I was going to have a tough time selecting one after I finished with my main course. Speaking of...More

Thank fredl642
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Every year my husband and I go to Cancun, we visit Restaurant Rio Nizuc. We have been visiting Cancun every year or two since 1995. The changes to Cancun are unbelievable, but this restaurant remains the unique place we have always enjoyed. It is fun...More

Thank JoAnnSteinbach
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I'm sad in some ways that the word is out on this place - hopefully, it retains it's charm. It is not for the faint-at-heart as finding it takes some effort - including a walk on planks and path into the woods along the river....More

1  Thank swut
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Sure, it's hard to find. That's part of the draw! This beautiful place serves the freshest seafood you can find. You can pick your own fish, out of the cooler it was dropped in when it was caught, this a.m. While we waited for them...More

Thank theblackcrab
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Getting there is an adventure but worth the effort. We had ceviche as a starter which was wonderful. We shared a huge of red snapper, the catch of the day. The view is very nice. We were the only people there except staff.Beer could be...More

Thank lovetotravel95
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Have been here 3 times and have NEVER been disappointed. Select your own fresh caught fish and shrimp and they prepare it perfectly every time. Get the chips and homemade salsa too. They also serve beer and soda and probably other food and drinks as...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I have heard about this place for years and decided to give it a try. The walk from the parking lot is a bit treacherous-cracked concrete, walking on a 2x4, and finally, over a rickety bridge we arrived at the rustic restaurant. Unfortunately, the food...More

Thank gldbg
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 22, Cancun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
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