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. As far as the style of dining and food goes, the setting 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 shoreline, located in Costa Maya. It is on Calle Huachinango. Residents and tourists making a trip to Xcalak might also think about dining here, since it's 33.0 miles to the north of town.

If you are looking to merge your visit to this restaurant with some excellent sightseeing opportunities, there are a few notable attractions within a short trip of this place, like Mahahual Lighthouse.

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

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your group are hoping to find another local restaurant that has some similar types of food or a comparable price range, there are several nearby places to consider, including La Pasada. Look for it within traveling distance of the Big Mama.

However, if you're looking for a change of pace, this region of Mexico provides an impressive range of restaurants that will surely satisfy almost every type of diner. For instance, you might also consider trying Caribbean eats at Oxtankah, which isn't very far away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Big Mama accepts the following credit cards: 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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