Big Mama

Run by the vibrant Big Mama herself, this small restaurant is centrally located right on the beach and is a great spot for families to spend their time, eating great food, drinking, and renting equipment for use on the beach.


Caribbean dishes, seafood, and vegetarian offerings are the main staples on the menu. A favorite is the Grilled Sea Big Mama, which is a dish that can be shared between four people and includes lobster, shrimp, octopus, and fillet fish.

Big Mama is a bar and grill that offers Mexican and vegetarian cuisines, as well as seafood. Expect an atmosphere and service that is very casual.


Set in a thatch-roofed shack on the beach, Big Mama is a great place to go and have a great time while you eat and drink.


This restaurant is on the coast, situated near the middle of Costa Maya. It is on Calle Huachinango. Local residents and travelers visiting Xcalak might also consider eating here, since it is 33 miles (53 kilometers) to the north of town.

With a some attractions within reach of the restaurant, allowing vacationers to weigh their options, and try something new each day. Two of the closest landmark sites from this business include Mahahual Lighthouse and Dolphin Discovery, both of which are within a quick trip away.

Another important factor to consider: Big Mama is located directly on Maya Chan Beach.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners trying to find another restaurant that has similar menu items and/or a similar ambiance, there is no shortage of nearby places to choose between, including La Pasada. It is located within traveling distance of the Big Mama.

Then again, if you want a change of pace, this part of Mexico features an excellent list of food and drink locales, where you'll find all kinds of cuisine styles and menu items. For example, you could also try Caribbean cuisine at Oxtankah, which isn't very far away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Big Mama accepts Master Card and Visa.

Come early and come hungry (or thirsty!). Big Mama's is open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day of the week.

Contact Info

Location: Calle Huachinango, Costa Maya, Mexico

Phone: (983) 120-2205



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