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Calypso"s Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Avenida Kukulkan km 8.5 | accross from Fiestamericana grand Coral Beach hotel, next to Cancun Center, Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 998 185 7410
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New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I missed this place the first time I walked by. It was only on the way back that I realized this. Fortunately, I corrected my mistake by having a seat at one of the open tables and ordering some food. The fish tacos were ridiculous--I don't think I have ever had such tasty and fresh fish tacos in my life!... More 

Thank wanderingoutoftowner
Shakopee, MN
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330 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 912 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Saturday Feb 4, 2017 for dinner. Filipe, the owner, is so friendly! I had steak fajitas and my wife had chicken quesadillas. Large portions, well seasoned and perfect temperature. Good prices, great value!

Thank Steve0315
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were great at this little restaurant. The location is also easy to get to. My husband, my two kiddos (6yo and 8yo) and I were happy with the food and drink options.

1 Thank Travel_Lover025
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trip isn't complete without visiting Felipe. Good time and great cheap food and beer. Mexico is already great!

1 Thank lossnoops
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I've had seafood soup there and had the worst see poisoning in my life. The hotel had to call a doctor. It's a small place and the hygiene standards were very low

1 Thank sergeserge2016
Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Pretty good for what it was, simple Mexican food, though they had steak and seafood on the menu too. We were happy with our mains (fajitas), though our entrée left a little to be desired (nachos). Staff are very nice, friendly people, spoke English. Location is just off the road, so it was a bit quieter which is good. I... More 

1 Thank Gerard B
Belvidere, Illinois
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We go here every time we come to Cancun...(3rd time). Foood is outstanding, REALLY! TWO FOR ONE DRINKS BEFORE 6 (and after if you joke around with owner Felipe, who is very fun, and goes out of his way for his customers! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

2 Thank Laura G
Aurora, Colorado, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Philipe and Frank continue to put out the best food we've had in Cancun. We discovered the they sometimes have stone crab and it is delicious! Better than Crab House and much more reasonably priced. Cab drivers are beginning to know this place so don't miss it.

1 Thank Paula H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We went during happy hour (4-6pm) when drinks are 2 for 1. Frozen margaritas were great! Overall the service was very good and food was very tasty for a great price as well. HIGHLY recommend if you want some local mexican food! Overall came down to a little over 500 pesos for 2 people - 2 drinks, 1 appetizer, 2... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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228 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Felipe's and his staff are great and serve some great mexican food in Downtown Cancun, one of the only real mexican, non-chain restaurants in the downtown area--well worth the visit!!!!

Thank jeffpags

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Mexican, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Kukulkan km 8.5 | accross from Fiestamericana grand Coral Beach hotel, next to Cancun Center, Cancun 77500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 185 7410
Calypso´s restaurant, since 2001, nice little place with good seafood and mexican dishes, best price in town.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?