10 Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Cancun: Your Kids Will Love These Fun Eateries

Kristin Busse

By , Local Expert, Cancún
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Cancun is a vacation destination with something for everyone, including families. Often wrongly labeled as Party Central, Cancun also boasts endless activities, tours, resorts and restaurants for all ages.

You might be surprised to hear that popular bars like Senor Frogs, Carlos n' Charlie's and Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville are also family-friendly restaurants, as long and you and the kids hightail it out of there by 9 or 10 pm. Local downtown favorites like La Casa de los Abuelos and Marakame feature play areas and children's menus. Planet Hollywood in Plaza La Isla is a great place to stop for lunch and the kids are sure to...  Read more »

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    El Fish Fritanga

    Local Expert Tip: "Fish Fritanga delivers in the Hotel Zone so if you feel like staying in one night, have them bring dinner to your doorstep."

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    Chocolate City

    Local Expert Tip: "Kids must wear socks in the Chocokids area so if your children are wearing sandals bring a pair of socks along."

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    La Casa de Los Abuelos

    Local Expert Tip: "Children need to wear socks in the playroom. If your kids aren't wearing socks or you forgot to bring some, no worries, they sell them right there."

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    Senor Frogs

    • Neighborhood: Zona Hotelera

    Local Expert Tip: "Senor Frogs says: "Children are always welcome for lunch or early dinner and there is always a surprise in store for them". Around 9 pm the atmosphere is no longer appropriate for kids."

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    Margaritaville Cancun

    • Neighborhood: Hotel Zone

    Local Expert Tip: "As it gets later the atmosphere becomes more bar-like so it might be best to head back to your hotel around 9 pm."

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    Local Expert Tip: "Audience participation is encouraged here so be ready to join in the fun, when the show starts."

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    Carlos n' Charlie's

    • Neighborhood: Zona Hotelera

    Local Expert Tip: "Carlos n' Charlie's is fine during the day and early evening but as it gets later the atmosphere is no longer appropriate for children."

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    Planet Hollywood

    • Cuisine: American
    • Neighborhood: Hotel Zone

    Local Expert Tip: "Keep your eye open for Planet Hollywood coupons all over Plaza La Isla, like in the Drugs & Deli store."

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    Local Expert Tip: "Visit on Friday or Saturday evening and sit in the garden, the live music starts at 10 pm."

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    Dolcemente Pompei

    Local Expert Tip: "If you have something in mind that you don't see on the menu, they will be happy to make it for you if they have the ingredients available."



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