Mexican traditional food in Cancun is distinguished by the exquisite flavors of traditional Mayan cooking. This cooking style artfully combines delicious grains and beans with chicken, pork, or rabbit, creating dishes that satisfy the most demanding palates.
Tasting the great variety of food Cancun offers is just another way to enjoy this tourist destination, with more thanr 500 restaurants offering a wide range of national as well as international dishes.
As a beach destination, many of Cancun’s most famous restaurants specialize in mussels, fish, and other dishes based on fresh seafood.
Visitors in search of traditional cuisine should not miss tasting delicious Tikinxic (fish prepared Mayan barbecue style), cazón (shark) bread, or delicious shrimp. And these are just a few of the typical dishes from this region.
Between the international and delightful Mayan influences, this destination offers a wide culinary range that promises to be a true banquet of flavors and aromas.