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Cocina de Autor - Grand Velas Rivera Maya

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Carretera Cancun Tulum Km. 62, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 1 984 877 4400
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5 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

At night one of our favorite dinners was at Concina de Autor And the service staff goes over and beyond, trained so well and made it so much fun! Adelaido and Samir worked as a great team and they truly made us feel party of the family!!! There were so many staff and details that made this one of the... More 

Thank Brittany B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was fantastic, the staff were perfect and the food exciting. There were many courses, but we were always eagerly awaiting the next one! The food was both beautiful and delicious! We enjoyed it so much we went back again the next night 👌🏼

Thank Laleh A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining here was a unique experience. This is a tasting menu so each course is either one bite, or a small plate portion to sample. It definitely enough for dinner. Each course was unique and flavorful, and accompanied with a wine that suited the dish. I would recommend this place during your stay at the Grand Velas resort.

Thank Barbara K
Houston, Texas
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our fifth time eating at this restaurant... for a reason. One doesn't just stay at Gran Velas for the beaches and pools...the dining is beyond 5-star. In fact, Cocina de Autor has a Michelin star, I believe. Anyhoo, tonight's dinner was flawless, absolutely perfect. And, for a tasting menu, the chef is exceptionally flexible (my family has a... More 

Thank Skiveez
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very innovative, and delicious , a "foodie" must, not your steak an potato kind of restaurant. You must have and adventurous palette.

Thank curlydenny70
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Varied, creative and delicious tasting menu with great wine pairings. Unique and beautiful presentations.

Thank D0000000
Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

For real foodies, you'll love it. For those of us with very simple palates, you'll be disappointed. The chef is creative and talented and takes lots of risk with combinations

Thank twilt2017
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

michelin star meals at an all inclusive. Chef Nahum Velasco steals the show with high brow well though out, beautiful and delicious molecular gastronomy fare

Thank ronnie s
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

See our review of the Grand Velas for a more detailed review of Cocina Autor - we absolutely loved it and ate there 3 times in a week.

Thank ErkinTO
Binghamton, New York
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stopped for a quick cocktail late in the evening. Staff came right over and offered a drink with some snacks.

Thank emtpeep

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Cancun Tulum Km. 62, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 1 984 877 4400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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