About Ristorante Limoncello

Trattoria Limoncello located on the beautiful Nichupté lagoon, in a constant search to offer the best Italian food in Cancun, to recreate the true flavors and aromas that characterizes one of the preferred kitchens for its high level of excellence, in a cozy, warm, and traditional atmosphere of Italian Tuscany, is pleased to present the internationally known Italian Chef Rino Balzano, who has a history of success accumulated over 35 years of experience. El Restaurante Limoncello ubicado sobre las aguas de la maravillosa laguna Nichupté, en una constante búsqueda de ofrecer lo mejor de la comida Italiana en Cancún, de recrear los verdaderos sabores y aromas que caracterizan a una de las cocinas preferidas por excelencia a nivel mundial, en un ambiente cálido, acogedor y tradicional de la Toscana italiana, se complace en presentarles la participación del internacionalmente conocido Chef Italiano Rino Balzano, quien tiene una trayectoria de éxitos acumulados a través de 35 años.

Kukulcán Km 10.5, Zona Hotelera
77500 Cancun
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Daily 1:00 pm–6:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 6:00 pm–12:00 am

Cross Street:
Blvd. Kukulcán

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
MXN310 to MXN500

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
01 998 883 1433

Website:
http://www.limoncellotrattoria.com/

Entertainment:
Beautiful setting with a relaxed atmosphere where one can appreciate the stone oven heated by firewood preparing your pizza and an extensive cellar that will help one appreciate a delicious dinner over the waters of the marvelous Nichupté lagoon. Italian mood music and from Tuesday – Sunday, live piano during the evenings.

Hermosa ambientación de atmósfera relajada, en la que se podrá apreciar el horno de piedra calentado con leña para la preparación de su pizza y una muy completa cava que le ayudará a disfrutar de una rica cena sobre las aguas de la maravillosa Laguna Nichupté. Música ambiental italiana y de martes a domingo: piano en vivo en horario nocturno.

Executive Chef:
Rino Balzano

Private Party Contact:
Alberto Guedea: 01 998 136 2915

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Ristorante Limoncello Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (42)
Romantic (30)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (28)
Good for a Date (24)
Special Occasion (20)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Good for Groups (17)
Authentic (16)
Casual (16)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Kid-friendly (12)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Fun (10)
Live Music (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Cozy (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Business Meals (7)
Healthy (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
People Watching (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
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Disabled Access (1)
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Very nice restaurant and incredible service. The waiter/somelier Mr. Elias was a plus, a gentlemen who we had the pleasure to talk about culture, wines and food.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food an service! We had the Caesar salad made at our table and it was delicious. All four in our group had something different and we were all very happy with our choices.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Creo que no pedí los mejores platillos, la pizza me parece sobre saliente, la ensalada caprese y el carpaccio de atún diría "normales". Lugar muy agradable, servicio sobresaliente. Sugiero pedir "especialidades de la casa" mejor.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Excellent service and it was interesting to have a crocodile in the water next to us. He had to 12’.. aside from that the food was superb and the service met all expectations!!! Gratzi

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Great restaurant. Great food. Great service. Wait staff is a team concept. Pedro lead his team, great service and personal attention.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Dinner was amazing & great service. Staff was on point & accommodated a party of 21 at last minute.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Authentic, Waterfront
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

My wife and I went to Limoncello while in the Cancun area on vacation and we were extremely pleased. Amazing service and great food! Homemade pasta is delicious and the ambiance of the of the restaurant is very comfortable and inviting. I would highly recommend this place!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on September 15, 2017

Muy buena atención y comida, las cantidades son muy grandes como para compartir.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Great Italian food in Cancun! We had reservations at 7:00, getting there right when the sun was setting. Thee entire restaurant overlooks the bay so really any seat in the place is great for scenery. We were going to sit outside but decided not too since the AC was great, it was really hot outside. We did have braised shorts ribs, chicken parm and salmon. My husband who is very much a foodie, LOVED the short ribs. My friend really liked the salmon and the chicken parm was good, its chicken parm. The service was outstanding and we even had a gator show! One showed up, a very large one, it was looking for food. It actually was pretty cool! Overall, this is a great restaurant and I would highly recommend.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Nashville)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Bar none, the best Italian restaurant we have ever been to. Tableside cesar, fresh seafood, steak, and house made fresh pasta all served on the waterfront of Cancun. Service was phenomenal. Do not miss the Kronut dessert!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vegan, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Healthy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Local Ingredients, Live Music, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Good for Groups
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 (México)·Dined on August 11, 2017

I order a Martini and it was way underserved, when I complained about it, the waiter was very rude, saying it was the standard. The restaurant is not cheap, I expected something different!

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 (Cancún)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Excelente servicio y un ambiente agradable .

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Overall a good Italian restaurant in Cancun. The price marker is a bit off as this place is about as expensive as most of the higher end restaurants in CUN. Surely worth a visit if you are tired of Mexican food.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 7, 2017

The food was great! I love. the mozzarella prepared table side. Our soup and entree was prepared using the freshest ingredients. Great wine list too

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 (Cancún)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Música de piano en Vivo, encantador

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 (Yorkshire)·Dined on July 17, 2017

amazing quality and servive for our visit to Cancun

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 13, 2017

They have pizza to pasta. The pasta dishes we ate were very good. One of our teens had a pizza and said it was very good, cooked in a brick oven. The waiter was very attentive.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 1, 2017

We've eaten here three times and have never been disappointed. Excellent service, great water view sunsets, nice piano music and good food. The caprese salad prepared table side was amazing.
We will dine here again!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 28, 2017

We were advised by a previous patron to dine here and said it was delicious. I will agree the food was pretty good. The night we went, we were the only ones dining in the restaurant for most of our meal, which made us wonder if it was going to be delicious. Yummy appetizers and bread. My children ordered the lobster raviolis and said the lobster reminded them of ground chicken and the dish had no flavor. Other than that, the rest of us enjoyed our meals. Would not probably go there again, since there are so many other options nearby.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 28, 2017

Amazing dinner with my family on the water! We even got to see one of the local crocs near our table! :)

Tags: Casual, Live Music, Waterfront
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Everything was prepared perfectly. We really enjoyed the ambience and great service. We topped off dinner with desert and a great cappuccino.

Tags: Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Cancún)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Probably the best service I have ever had at any restaurant. The food was fantastic and we even saw a crocodile swimming around the docks. It was a very memorable experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Scenic View, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on June 10, 2017

We came here on vacation to celebrate our anniversary knowing it was a gamble to go out for Italian food in Cancun. We were wrong, one of the best Italian meals ever. The pasta is home made and we ordered the caprese salad with the mozzarella made table side - so cool and soooo delicious. I highly recommend this place and do yourself a favor and get the cronut for dessert!

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 (Cancún)·Dined on June 7, 2017

La comida muy rica
Y Pedro excelente con su servicio

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Cancún)·Dined on May 25, 2017

La comida riquísima! La atención extremadamente lenta!! Muy ruidoso y un hombre tocando el piano bastante molesto mala acústica. Lo peor la demora en todo; SIN AIRE ACONDICIONADO!!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 13, 2017

It was absolutely amazing experience! We had a pasta with clams in white sauce and seafood combination. They were perfectly seasoned and they served lots of seafood in our menus. Definitely recommended.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on May 10, 2017

Food was excellent our waiter Antonio paid attention to detail. Always a great place for dinner

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on May 7, 2017

Great food! Must try the meatballs!

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 (Austin)·Dined on May 4, 2017

Only distraction was a hotel generator noise from across the street. Service and food were outstanding.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on May 4, 2017

We're vacationing in Cancun and wanted good Italian food.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 27, 2017

Celebrated my husband's birthday here and were not disappointed. Best chicken marsala ever!!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Food delicious recommend mozzarella appetizers made at your table and Mexico coffee for dessert.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 20, 2017

Jonathan was our waiter. We went there after reading a recommendation of the chicken Marsala. Everything was great. Best Clams oreganata ever. Chicken marsala was tender, cooked perfectly, great portion but did not have any marsala taste. Fantastic Chicken Parmesan My three children shared it and I had to finish

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Scenic View
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 (Cancún)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Great Italian dinner. Homemade mozzarella was delish! Lobster so amazing. Thanks to our servers for making it a great last night in Cancun.

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 (New England)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Great view of the sunset. Very helpful wait staff and delicious food. A great dining experience.

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 (Cancún)·Dined on April 12, 2017

Hacer mi reservación vía internet es genial, la atención desde que uno llega es muy buena, el mesero supo explicar todas nuestras dudas respecto al menú, sus sugerencias y atención fueron excelente.
El personal de la puerta nos consiguió taxi inmediatamente. Nos encanta el lugar y la comida.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on April 6, 2017

Other Open Table reviews remarked how great this restaurant was and to order the table side prepared Cesar Salad. We took this advice and we had exceptional service, great wine, the Chilean Sea Bass was out-of-this-world amazing, the salads were outstanding and when in Cancun this is a restaurant you should absolutely put on your list to visit. When we travel we make it a rule not to eat at chain restaurants - that we must try local owned places. Limoncello' s will not disappoint. We are foodies and use Open Table often when traveling. We appreciate the reviews when deciding where to go.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 2, 2017

My favorite restaurant in Cancun! We went twice to eat here and the last time was confirmation that this is an overall excellent place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on March 31, 2017

Excellent food, superior service and great ambience. A perfect place for a wonderful dinner experience!

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Detroit)·Dined on March 31, 2017

Delicious! Excellent service. Would definitely return next trip!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Waterfront
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