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“Fantasic!”
Review of Locanda Paolo

Locanda Paolo
Ranked #32 of 1,144 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 11 - USD 32
Cuisines: Italian, Fusion
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Locanda Paolo, Italian Fusion Ristorante. We are a family run restaurant that just celebrated its 20th Anniversary. Proud to be a Downtown Restaurant.. we provide service to both locals and turists. The experience of visiting Locanda Paolo is never the same. Owners are on site and greet, serve, recommend and cook for you. We are a small and discreet restaurant. We like keeping it like that!! Let Paolo and Rafa help you personalize your own meal. "Food for the soul made with the Heart" a classy yet traditional Italian dinner.
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Very authentic Italian experience--only not in Italy. The antipasti made up by our server from the table consisted of wonderful aged Parmesan, the best marinated artichokes, prosciutto, salumi, and a terrific assortment of house made breads/crostini. The Bolognese with pasta was amazing due to the caramelization of the sofrito. Pistachio gelato and biscotti provided a sweet ending to an evening of perfection.

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Reviewed 25 February 2015

Love, love, love this restaurant, from the ambiance, to the service, to the delicious food. This was our second time at Locando Paolo and it is definitely one of our "musts" on future visits.I tried the chicken with the expresso cream sauce and it was outstanding. My husband loved his seafood soup and lamb shank. Worth the trip out of the hotel zone for real authentic italian fare. Molto grazie Paolo!

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Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

Coming from nyc area my expectations for Italian Food is very high . Everything here is cooked to order / everything I have ever had here has been fresh ! The food is better than anything I have had outside of little Italy . The owner has been putting his personal touch on every Dish since 1990 . This is a must for the people who truly appreciate great Italian food . The staff will go out of there way to please you . This is a special resturant folks , do your palate a favor and Dine here ! *****

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

I have so many wonderful memories of great dining in Locanda Paolo that I can hardly talk about just one! Dinner takes a whole new meaning with wonderful Italian wines and the best pasta ever. Even desserts are exquisite, the service is flawless, the waiters are attentive, friendly and accurate the whole time. You are not rushed at all, you are not tricked into giving this or that tip, everything is smoothly suggested and the setting is beautiful. I particularly recommend the Cassata Napolitana and any pasta. If you are not used to Italian wines, try them all! they are delicious!

The place is sooo good that even for business dinners they somehow manage to trade it into something really special.

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Thank Mesja
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

A must-visit for foodies vacationing in Cancun. We visit Cancun every year and eat at Locanda Paolo at least once each visit. This year we ate there twice, and both meals were absolutely outstanding. Paolo always circulates among the tables and is knowledgeable and flexible on how the meals are prepared -- just ask. it's a small restaurant, but with a vibrant and creative menu. Similarly, the wine list is short, but excellent.

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Thank Henry G
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