If you've got a hankering for vegetarian cuisine, you might have an opportunity to treat yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of locations in Cancun serving this style of food.
With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal backdrop at 100% Natural Cancun to the neighborhood eateries where wine and cocktails are every bit as important as the chef-prepared favorites, you're bound to find something that tempts your taste buds.
The following list allows you to scan and read details about the limited selection of vegetarian restaurants you'll encounter during your stay. Click on one of the options to read the full article about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.
Located 5.7 miles east-southeast of downtown Cancun, Restaurante Natura is at 9.5 Kukulcan Boulevard. Isla Mujeres is approximately seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the north. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for vegetarian creations and one favorite, health food, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for salads. The cuisine style is Mexican, with a focus on all-natural, healthy food. A full vegan menu is available, which is a rarity in the area. Their most popularly sold items are fresh fruit and combined juices (strawberry, pineapple and orange juice for example) as well as items from the vegetarian menu (like Tacos Vegetarianos). They also have non vegetarian dishes which are very popular like the Camarones Caribeos which are grilled fresh shrimp served over wild rice sauteed in white wine, pineapple, onion, sweet pepper, broccoli, swiss chard, zucchini and garlic, all served inside a pineapple.
Set near the center of downtown Cancun, 100% Natural Cancun is a logical selection for vacationers who are going to spend some time exploring this neighborhood. When you're thinking about a really excellent vegetarian meal without a big to-do, this casual, breezy restaurant fits the bill. Begin with the traditional Mexican fresh-fruit licuado -- a blend of fresh fruit, ice and water/milk. The restaurant is a delight for vegetarians as it specializes in soups, fresh fruit drinks, veggie salads and other non-meat items. 100% Natural also offers grilled chicken and fish, sandwiches, egg dishes and quite a few Mexican and Italian specialties. While there, make sure you try out Mexican sandwiches.
Located near the middle of downtown Cancun, Gopals is at 81 Tanka Lot 1. Vacationers who seek a delicious representation of vegetarian style eats will like restaurants like this one. Make sure it's on your agenda for when hunger strikes.
Despite your dining plans, you may find the best foods in Cancun are those that you stumble upon while trekking the town of your choice. Although, it's still a good idea to have a handful of favorites in mind. To read even more regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.
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