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“Amazing food served (literally) by the Chef”

Du Mexique By Sonya Grimond
Ranked #8 of 947 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$50
Cuisines: Mexican, French, European
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: DU MEXIQUE es un Lujo Gastronómico con una sola "Estrella"... Usted!. Es un pequeño espacio donde la tradición se encuentra con el estilo contemporáneo, el Romance y los Cinco Sentidos. El Lugar se ubica en pleno Corazón de Cancún, la cocina es la herencia de nuestro prestigiosos Chef Alain Grimond, y ahora es ejecutada con perfección por nuestro Gran Chef Benjamín Ferra y Castell. Y, por supuesto que su elegante diseño interior y su impecable servicio, poseen la firma inconfundible de su anfitriona y Propietaria Sonya Grimond.-Abierto de: 19:00 a 23:30 horas.-Descansamos el "Domingo".Gracias.
Queretaro, Mexico
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Amazing food served (literally) by the Chef”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Refreshing option from the overcrowded oversized restaurants at the hotel zone. Little place, no fuzz, simple decoration... so you expect the food should be amazing, and IT IS. If you don't know what to order, don't worry the Chef will kindly but firmly take you all the way.

  • Visited May 2014
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Sonya G, Propietario at Du Mexique By Sonya Grimond, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
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Apreciable Comensal Pandarocker:

Nada más una nota amistosa, para dejarle nuestro agradecimiento por la confianza y compartir la experiencia vivida en nuestro petit DU MEXIQUE by Chef Alain Grimond.

Cariño y Saludos Soleados desde nuestro pequeño Paraíso Cancún ☼

Chef Alain & Sonya Grimond.
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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Ultimate food experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

The Duck was amazing. It was crispy outside and tender inside. It was the best among many other restaurant ducks I had. The owner and chef came from France. He and his wife were the best host. She hugged all her guests and makes feel like you are invited to there home for dinner. Creme Brûlée was out of this world. I recommend all whoever want have great night for dinner. My wife also got a fresh rose.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Nazmul Z
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Sonya G, Propietario at Du Mexique By Sonya Grimond, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
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Apreciable Comensal Nazmul Z.:

Nada más una nota amistosa, para dejarle nuestro agradecimiento por la confianza y compartir la experiencia vivida en nuestro petit DU MEXIQUE by Chef Alain Grimond.

Cariño y Saludos Soleados desde nuestro pequeño Paraíso Cancún ☼

Chef Alain & Sonya Grimond.
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Bogota, Colombia
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5 reviews
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“JUST AMAZING!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

For sure the best cuisine in Cancun!
Everything I had was amazing, perfectly balanced and great taste!!
Great place to relax and disconnect, especially if you have desert in "Sonia's Jardincito".
Sonia & Alain do a great job in all aspects!!!!!

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Sonya G, Propietario at Du Mexique By Sonya Grimond, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
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Apreciable Comensal Lanita J.:

Nada más una nota amistosa, para dejarle nuestro agradecimiento por la confianza y compartir la experiencia vivida en nuestro petit DU MEXIQUE by Chef Alain Grimond.

Cariño y Saludos Soleados desde nuestro pequeño Paraíso Cancún ☼

Chef Alain & Sonya Grimond.
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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Beautiful experience , Outstanding Creme Brulee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

OK... I did it I went to du mexique based on the reviews on TA and to my surprise it was a fantastic experience . This is a charming 7 table restaurant on the lower level of what you can assume is Sonya and Alain house. If it sounds like I know them it is because they make you feel like an honor guest at their home since the moment you arrive and are greeted by them by the time you leave you feel like they are friends from a long time. While this might grant some stars to begin with food is the main factor . The foie was perfect the venison was tasty ( a bit heavy on the pepper) and the creme brulee was just beautiful. I would go again just to taste the perfectly balanced soft texture ,crisp and delicate top with a not to sweet vanilla taste Alain you made me so happy with this dessert. So if you have a reservation go meet Sonya and Alain and enjoy the ambience filled with local art and some very well executed classic French food and for the love of good have some dessert.

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Sonya G, Propietario at Du Mexique By Sonya Grimond, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
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Apreciable Comensal Jose C.:

Nada más una nota amistosa, para dejarle nuestro agradecimiento por la confianza y compartir la experiencia vivida en nuestro petit DU MEXIQUE by Chef Alain Grimond.

Cariño y Saludos Soleados desde nuestro pequeño Paraíso Cancún ☼

Chef Alain & Sonya Grimond.
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“Great French gourmet restaurant in Cancun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

We, 2 adults + 2 teenagers, had an awesome dinner at Du Mexique where we celebrated my partner's 50th birthday. Friendly atmosphere and outstanding food; a bit of Europe and à bit of Cancun.

Visited April 2014
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Sonya G, Propietario at Du Mexique By Sonya Grimond, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
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Apreciable Comensal Sofi E:

Nada más una nota amistosa, para dejarle nuestro agradecimiento por la confianza y compartir la experiencia vivida en nuestro petit DU MEXIQUE by Chef Alain Grimond.

Cariño y Saludos Soleados desde nuestro pequeño Paraíso Cancún ☼

Chef Alain & Sonya Grimond.
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