Culinary Experiences by Royal Resorts Festival

If you are staying with us this spring, join us to try some of the delicious menu specials and traditional Mexican dishes that are part of our monthly Culinary Experiences by Royal Resorts Festival. Take a look at the unforgettable dining moments that we have lined up for you at all our resorts and restaurants.

Culinary Experiences by Royal Resorts Festival at the Royal Resorts in Cancun

The Royal Sands

Pool deck, Phase 1
Tuck into tasty Mexican and international street food dishes for lunch, served between 12 to 5 p.m.
Monday: Machetes. Giant quesadillas with chicken, pork or chicharrón (pork rind) and Giant Empanadas
Tuesday: Cochinita pibil pork filled rolls, carnitas and burritos
Wednesday: Taquiza Taco Fest & lesPastor-style pork nachos
Thursday: Chicken Flautas & Mega Donuts
Friday: Grilled mezcal-style chicken
Saturday: Sweet Crepes and baguettes
Sunday: Paella & Brazilian-style Espadas

Easter Week seafood specials

New dishes: Guacamole with carnitas at Char Hut, Mixology cart by the main pool

La Veranda
Donut Wall every evening from 5 p.m. April 4 Easter Buffet from 5 p.m.

Hacienda Sisal
Open daily from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. In addition to the a la carte menu, try these March specials:

Monday: Lobster Molcajete
Tuesday: Chamorro pork hock barbacoa style
Wednesday: Brisket tacos
Thursday: Pozole
Friday: Lobster Sisal served in a molcajete
Saturday: Brisket tacos
Sunday: Chamorro pork hock barbacoa style

Sunday Brunch, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Royal Islander

Lunch specials served from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday: Smoked BBQ
Tuesday: Fish enchiladas
Wednesday: Ceviche Festival
Thursday: Paco’s Tacos Special
Friday: Fish & Chips, Shrimp
Saturday: Chicken Club Sandwich
Sunday: Wings Festival

Cayo Largo
Dinner specials served from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Monday: Chicken Piccata
Tuesday: BBQ
Wednesday: Seafood Pasta & Brisket Salad
Thursday: Lobster Alfredo Pasta

Friday: Shrimp Festival
Saturday: Fajita Night
Sunday: Lobster Festival

El Conquistador

Lobster Popcorn daily, Lobster Thermidor on Friday
El Conquistador has a new menu full of show-stopping dishes for diners to try.
Open Sunday to Friday from 5:30 p.m., live music by Jorge Durán.

Captain’s Cove
Open daily from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Tuesday: Steak Night (soup and salad included). Live music from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Prime Rib Night (soup and salad included)
Friday: Lobster Night Fresh Lobster served from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. (soup and salad included). Live saxophone from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: Prime Rib Night (soup and salad included)
Sunday: Brunch served from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dish of the Month: Rib eye and shrimp skewer
Seafood Festival for two people (soup, salad and a bottle of house wine included

The Royal Cancun

12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday: Chamorros & Adobo-style Dishes. Pork hocks marinated in adobo spice mix and slow-cooked in a stone oven, served with all the traditional garnishes, salsa and tortillas.
Wednesday: Taco Party
Friday: Grilled chicken
Sunday: Paella

La Palapa
From 5 p.m.
Monday: Lobster Festival
Friday: Mexican Night

April 4 Easter desserts

Dish of the Month: Lobster Thermidor

New dishes: Waffles for breakfast, Lobster Molcajete for dinner

La Trattoria
Dish of the month: Lobster Papardelle

Riviera Maya

The Royal Haciendas
Enjoy more menu specials and dining events at our Riviera Maya resort as part of the Culinary Experiences by Royal Resorts Festival.

La Palapa del Sol
Saturday: Mexican Night. Enjoy a delicious spread of Mexican dishes including tamales, chicken in mole sauce, cochinita pibil, Mexican antojitos, quesadillas to order, Mexican desserts and much more.

Sol & Luna Grills
Mouthwatering lunch specials to enjoy poolside during the week. Luna Grill 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sol Grill 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Food served from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Daily: Seafood platter

New dishes: Shrimp tostada, pescadillas, pork pastor-style nachos

Monday: Tacos al pastor. Marinated shawarma-style pork shavings with pineapple, onion and coriander, chicken and beef
Wednesday: Ceviche. The fresh flavors of the Mexican Caribbean
Friday: Grilled mezcal-style chicken
Sunday: Paella

Los Murales
Dish of the Month: Tomahawk Steak and Murales Grill
Tuesday to Sunday, from 5:30 p.m.

Dish of the Month: Lobster Kung Pao, Thai-style Lamb, Rib-eye, Tuna poke bowl

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from 5:30 p.m.

Pizza Luna New!
Open 5:30 to 9 p.m., closed Wednesday

Special Events

Romantic Dinner
On the beach, wooden pier or sun deck
Includes five-course menu
Bottle of wine
Special décor
Beach and pier settings available at The Royal Sands and The Royal Cancun; Sun deck available at The Royal Islander and The Royal Haciendas.

Birthday Surprise Room Celebration
Bottle of sparkling wine
Small iced cake
Happy birthday banner

Romantic Room Celebration
Bottle of sparkling wine
Chocolate-dipped strawberries
Decoration with rose petals

Breakfast Surprises
All our resort restaurants are serving a different daily special this month and a selection of traditional Mexican pastries. Ask your waiter about the dishes available.
Wherever you are staying, don’t miss the delicious dining in store for you as part of the Culinary Experiences by Royal Resorts Festival. Try the lunchtime pool specials by the pool or indulge with a specialty dish for dinner and be sure to order a signature cocktail created by our talented bartenders.

Buen provecho!

The festival program is subject to change without prior notice.

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