Asian Cuisine in Cancun

While exploring Cancun, expect to encounter a wide range of places to dine. Those who adore Asian cuisine particularly should pay attention to those restaurants where this style of cooking is king. Know the varying interpretations of Asian food available and more specialties, below.

With many options, from the informal atmosphere at The Moongate to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at Hola Asia, you might come across a dish worthy of multiple plates-full.

Below, scan and read details about the moderate selection of places that quench cravings for Asian food. Click on one of the options to see more important info about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 883-1254

Located 5.5 miles east-southeast of downtown Cancun, Lorenzillo's is on Km. 10.5 Paseo Kukulkan. It is 7.3 miles east-southeast of Cancun. Seafood and Asian food are a great pair at this restaurant. <p>Lorenzillo's specialized on seafood and lobster in particular. However, they are also known for their several menus. These menus include the general a la carte menu, dessert menu and daily specials, as well as a Japanese, Chinese, and Russian menu, including seafood, meat, and vegetarian entrees specific to each culture.</p>

The Moongate

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 848-7000

The Moongate, part of Hyatt Ziva Cancun, is located in the vicinity of downtown Cancun; it is approximately six and a half miles (approximately ten and a half kilometers) to the south of Isla Mujeres. For those visitors looking forward to excellent Asian fare without a big to-do, this casual restaurant hits the spot.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone

Located 5.6 miles east-southeast of downtown Cancun, Asiana is a logical selection for vacationers who are going to spend time visiting this neighborhood. If you're wondering, Cancun is seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the west-northwest. Visitors who are eager to try Asian food should consider this restaurant. It's an easy choice if you're spending time in a nearby area.

Almar Lounge

Isla Mujeres

Situated 3.8 miles south-southeast of Downtown Isla Mujeres, Almar Lounge is on the same premises as Casa De Los Suenos Resort And Spa, and is a good choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about staying near this side of the island. Sure to please everyone, Almar Lounge isn't just Asian cooking and their signature staple of appetizers, but here they're also known for putting out great tacos. <p>This open air lounge is the perfect place to relax while munching on some of the fantastic appetizers and foods. The decor in the lounge is an interesting mix of not just Caribbean and Mexican, but also Asian.</p>

Chi-Thai Dragon

Cancun | (998) 252-2259

Located along the eastern outskirts of Cancun, Chi-Thai Dragon is at 2148 Bomampackchi. Newcomers who can't wait to eat Asian food should definitely check out this place. Make sure it's on your agenda in case you're in their neighborhood.

Asian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Almar Lounge 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Asian, Fusion, Mexican --
Asiana 5.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Asian --
Chi-Thai Dragon 1.8 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cancun Mexico Asian (998) 252-2259
Hola Asia 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico Asian --
Lorenzillo's 5.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Asian, International, Russian (998) 883-1254
The Moongate 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Asian (998) 848-7000

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Chinachi Wok -- Chinese 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Sasi Thai (998) 881-2092 Thai 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
K's Japanese Cafe -- Japanese 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun
Sushi & Ceviche Bar (998) 881-0808 Japanese 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Irori (998) 892-3072 Japanese 1.7 mi. South of Downtown Cancun
Lucky China Express -- Chinese Downtown Cancun
Himitsu -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres
Hanaichi Restaurant (998) 883-2783 Japanese 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Sensai (225) 522-0093 Japanese 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos
Sushi & Ceviche Bar (998) 848-7600 Japanese 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to dine in Cancun are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. That being said, it's still a good idea to learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To learn even more concerning the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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