Fodor's Expert Review duMexique

$$$$ El Centro French Fodor's Choice

Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.

Discreetly located on bustling Avenida Bonampak, this hidden gem created by chef Alain Grimond and his wife, Sonya, has an intimate dinner-party feel. Accommodating only 20 guests per evening, duMexique is a dream come true for foodies, with a French menu (featuring five appetizers, five entrées, and four desserts) that changes daily; selections might include foie gras, duckling with risotto, or entrecôte with wine sauce. By calling ahead, you can request soufflé de huitlacoche, a delicacy made from mushrooms that grow on cornstalks. Doubling as a gallery, the dining room features modern art, a grand piano, red velvet chairs, and a crystal chandelier that casts spectrums of light onto the ceiling. The crème brûlée is magnifique. Visit the kitchen, where the master chef's awards are displayed.

French Intimate Dinner $$$$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Av. Bonampak 109, Sm. 3
Cancún, Quintana Roo  77500, Mexico

- 998 - 884–5919

Known For:
  • Intimate setting
  • French fine dining
  • Scrumptious crème brûlée
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. No lunch, Reservations essential

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