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El Parque de las Palapas

10 Margaritas, 22, Cancun, Mexico
+52 998 796 3903
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street art and real mexican life and street food

this is a traditional mexican park where you can found snacks and mexican streetfood have also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Xaristeas G
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Great place to sample various types of local food

Open park like area with many vendors in tents or buildings. We sampled different types of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cathy C
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“churros” (29 reviews)
“food vendors” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10 Margaritas, 22, Cancun, Mexico
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+52 998 796 3903
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"churros"
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"food vendors"
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"tacos"
in 15 reviews
"hotel zone"
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"food stands"
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"electric cars"
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"local life"
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"carnival type rides"
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"elote"
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"downtown cancun"
in 8 reviews
"local park"
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"mini cars"
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"lots of local families"
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"local handicrafts"
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"street vendors"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this is a traditional mexican park where you can found snacks and mexican streetfood have also mexican artist and artesians that sale things for a reasonable price !

Thank Xaristeas G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open park like area with many vendors in tents or buildings. We sampled different types of burritos, tacos and French fries. Food quality was very good and prices were very low compared to restaurants. There were dancers performing with lively Spanish music during our visit...More

Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a quick stroll through the Parque and night market after dinner on a Monday night, sampled then bought churros. Thought about an agua fresca but was nervous about the water. Saw many families having fun, a few couples on dates, some other tourists....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is the place the locals go to. It had all the great street food and plenty of activities for children of all ages, although you’ll have to pay for everything. It’s like a local street carnival with street food. Make sure you take pesos...More

2  Thank LaToya H
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you are in downtown Cancun, you may want to visit this place, here you will find typical food, drinks, arts and crafts. In the evenings you may find entertainers using the stage to make people happy. You will just have to be careful wandering...More

Thank Donaciano C
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The park is a center of local family activities. Lots of families and kids enjoying free live music, lots of great cheap food options and other activities. We felt very safe there even late at night.

1  Thank David W
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Lots of truly authentic Mexican food to try (restaurants at the very front are a little over-anxious to get you to pick their restaurant, but polite refusal works) . Lots of interesting vendors and booths at the back and entertainment at the stage. Lots of...More

4  Thank jessexmcintyre
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We brought our four and a half year old granddaughter to Cancun with us when we came this year. One evening we took her downtown on the 'crazy' bus for a special surprise. She had a great time. She drove three different cars (20 pesos...More

3  Thank Judy G
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This feels like real Mexico, not a tourist attraction. There are lots of stands for Mexican food for cheap, kids come with their parents to play in the electric cars. There are some small handcraft stands as well. Became my preferred place for the evening...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Wondering why Trip Advisor publish here (at two different places), a link to a website that is totally irrelevant?

1  Thank AndreHamel
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adelpotash
23 February 2018|
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Response from ek_rivera | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest walking to the ADO bus terminal from Palapas and getting a cab to the restaurant. From Palapas to the bus terminal, head north on Margaritas as its only a few minutes away.
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ARum4Me
13 November 2017|
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Response from tinarena2000 | Reviewed this property |
Nightly and always busy and fun there, very safe
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hopefulinVa
19 December 2016|
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Response from An C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
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