Mediterranean Cuisine in Cancun

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Mediterranean cuisine, don't pass up a chance to treat yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few places in Cancun serving this style of food.

With plenty of variety, from the fine dining backdrop at Fantino to the ridiculously good dinner and lunch at Olio, it really is possible to find the dish you absolutely love.

Use the list below to peek at the small handful of Mediterranean places you'll have the chance to check out during your vacation. On each restaurant's name, click to get further details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-0808

Fantino, on the premises of Ritz-Carlton Cancun, is located in the general vicinity of downtown Cancun; it's 7.8 miles to the southeast of Cancun. The atmosphere here is decidedly formal, so diners who favor that type of dining as well as Mediterranean cuisine should make the trip.

Fantino serves up an avant-garde menu of Mediterranean fare that focuses on the pure, natural flavors of its ingredients. The restaurant features on of the most impressive wine lists in the region.

El Faro Grill

The Riviera Maya | (998) 881-5125

El Faro Grill is on the premises of Grand Residences Riviera Cancun. It's 1.4 miles south west of Puerto Morelos. Tourists who want steak will wholly love dining here during a trip to the Riviera Maya.

OPA! Mediterranean Cuisine

The Riviera Maya | (855) 744-8371

OPA! Mediterranean Cuisine is on the same premises as Royalton Riviera Cancun. If you're wondering, Puerto Morelos is seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the south-southwest. When your family is banking on finding darn good Mediterranean food that's far from prim and proper, this mellow, informal restaurant is a pretty good choice.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 848-7600

Situated in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, in the same vicinity as downtown Cancun, Olio is a part of Dreams Sands Cancun. It is 6.8 miles south of Isla Mujeres. Searching for much-loved local cuisine in a fun and convenient location? Then start strolling towards the informal ambiance at this grill.

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pasteleria Italiana (998) 884-0796 Italian Downtown Cancun Mexico
Cantina Habanero -- Italian 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Pizza Bonita -- Italian Downtown Cancun Mexico
Villas Latinas Restaurant (998) 871-0118 Spanish 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
French Bistro -- French 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
French Kiss Internet -- French 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Famous Famiglia Pizza -- Italian Downtown Cancun Mexico
Du Mexique (998) 884-5919 French Downtown Cancun Mexico
Pizzare -- Italian 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Cafe Cito (998) 877-0438 French 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to try any cuisine in Cancun are the ones that you stumble upon as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. That being said, it doesn't hurt to plan on visiting specific venues. To read even more concerning the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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