Caribbean Cuisine on Cozumel

Classic Caribbean fare is beloved by all types of travelers, perhaps because their dishes employ flavor-enhancing spices, rare produce, and unbelievably fresh seafood. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few places in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean where you can try some.

With choices such as the very casual atmosphere at Nachi Cocom Restaurant to the simple cafes whose decades-old preparations will have you craving more, you could encounter a dish with all the right flavors.

Below, pursue the fun Caribbean places that you may come across during your stay. For each of the options, click to read more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

La Veranda

Downtown San Miguel

La Veranda can be found in downtown San Miguel, toward the northern outskirts of San Miguel. Fabulously fresh fish and Caribbean cuisine make a nice pair at this enjoyable place. Dining at La Veranda is reminiscent of tea time on an English estate. With wrought, white tables and chairs set amidst a garden and a private gazebo and fountain at the head of it all.

Nachi Cocom Restaurant

Southern Cozumel | (987) 857-1157

Situated 9.7 miles south-southwest of downtown San Miguel, Nachi Cocom Restaurant is on the premises of Nachi Cocom Beach Club. If you're curious, San Miguel is nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) to the northeast. Seafood and Caribbean flavors both describe the best dishes at this super casual favorite. The open air Nachi Cocom Restaurant is a casual spot that allows guests to relax with a quick bite between swimming, sunning, and playing in the sand.

The Little Caribbean Conch

San Miguel | (987) 872-5888

The Little Caribbean Conch is located on Cozumel. Newcomers who seek a delicious representation of Caribbean style eats will like this delectable dining option. It's an easy choice if you'll be staying nearby.

Similar Food

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants like El Casino, which is serving up Cuban food and French Quarter, where they're known for another related style, Creole cuisine.

Some of the best options for Caribbean food in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those you wind up near unexpectedly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But, noting the names of some restaurants in your daily itinerary, means you won't have to settle for something less. To discover even more about the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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