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Best beach front restaurants in Cancun

Of all the Mexican resort cities, Cancun, which is located on the southern coast of Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, is the most popular. The city is located on the easternmost tip of Mexico on the Caribbean Coast. It is located due north of the Mexican tourism circuit called Riviera Maya. Cancun is popular not only for its beaches and high waves but also for its restaurants. The list below contains the best rated beach front restaurant in the city.

1. La Habichuela

Set in what was formerly home to Armando Pezzotti, La Habichuela has been a permanent fixture in the Cancun's gourmet dining food. Its signature dish is Cocobichuela, a mixture of lobster, shrimp, rice, curry sauce and tropical fruits, all served in a coconut shell. To top off your meal, they will serve you with the best Flambé dessert and Mayan coffee.

2. La Palapa Belga

Set on an idyllic location with sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea, this restaurant is the best place in Cancun to take out your dinner date. Although within the Cancun's hotel and restaurants district, it is still off the beaten path. You will get a taste of Europe with the French and Belgian gourmet dishes served here.

3. Peter's Restaurante

With just 8 tables, this restaurant is the hidden gem of Cancun's dining scene. The owner, Peter, greets every customer by hand and offers personalized service to every guest. The dishes at this restaurant include; shrimp, fish, veal, beef, vegetarian and pasta. The restaurant is set in the Bonampak neighborhood.

4. La Habichuela Sunset

This restaurant is a sister restaurant to the La Habichuela. It overlooks the scenic Nichupte Lagoon. The restaurant is ideal for a romantic dinner...the sinking sun illuminates the lagoon to make it dreamlike. The restaurant serves fine cut meats, seafood and Mexican Cuisines.

5. Harry's Prime Steakhouse and Raw Bar

This is an upscale beach front restaurant that serves USDA beef, dry-aged beef and Kobe beef. For those that love beef flavored dishes, the restaurant staff will happily serve you the best Kobe beef hot dogs, burgers, sliders and even tacos.

Cancun is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in the world. It boasts warm weather, high waves that are suitable for surfing and white sand beaches with beautiful palm trees. If you have an idea of what paradise looks like, visit Cancun and see your idea become a reality.

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