Mediterranean Cuisine on Cozumel

While staying in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, expect to encounter a great number of fine restaurants, quick eateries, and more. If you're admittedly obsessed with Mediterranean food, you will definitely want to check out the places offering this cuisine on the menu. Have a tantalizing taste of the Mediterranean menus awaiting with these scrumptious suggestions.

With plenty of variety, from the informal destination known as La Cocay to the inviting dinner service at The Cocay Restaurant, there's something in store for each visitor and for that special evening you're planning too.

Use the list below to get more details about the moderate selection of places that specialize in food of the Mediterranean variety. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to view more information about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

El Sol Tapas & Restaurant

The Riviera Maya | (998) 872-8200

El Sol Tapas & Restaurant

Situated 9.8 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, El Sol Tapas & Restaurant is on the premises of Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, and is a viable choice worth considering if you're thinking about exploring this area of Quintana Roo. It is 9.3 miles south west of Puerto Morelos. Don't overlook the Riviera Maya if your busy day calls for a satisfying serving of tapas.

El Sol Tapas & Restaurant has brought the concept of tapas to a whole new level by creating a menu of Mediterranean favorites with a pre-Hispanic Mexican twist made from fresh, local ingredients that can be shared and sampled. Pair each dish with a glass from the award winning wine cellar.

La Cocay

San Miguel | (987) 872-5533

La Cocay is found along the northern outskirts of San Miguel, near downtown San Miguel. Speaking of delicious, specialty Mediterranean culinary creations, the kitchen at La Cocay will recommend their best: pasta and tapas.

Utilizing a blend of Mediterranean and Mexican dishes, the menu at La Cocay is a treat. Try a selection from the tapas menu if you're looking for something light by tasty. The canelones are worth trying as well, made with fresh seafood and a special saffron sauce.

Caso del Lago

The Riviera Maya | (984) 875-8000

Caso del Lago

Caso del Lago is located at Rosewood Mayakoba, and is a logical selection worth considering if you are going to spend time visiting this part of Quintana Roo. It is 4.8 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen. From the moment you sit down, you're in for an upscale dining experience that offers a refreshing change from street vendors and casual beach bars.

Each morning as the sun rises over Mexico, an extensive breakfast buffet features local fare, such as red or green 'chilaquiles,' and international favorites, like French toast with wild berries. Following a light poolside menu offered midday, Casa del Lago transforms into an elegant chic ambiance in the evening, where guests can delight their palates with modern, contemporary Italian cuisine focused on the freshest products, complemented with warm service. Riviera Maya dining at its best!

The top three dishes at Casa del Lago are Endive Salad with Crispy Belgium Endives, Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing and Balsamic Caramelized Nuts, Mozzarella Tastings (Classica, Affumicata and Burrata), and Seared Catch of the Day Arrabiata with Baby Clams and Soft Polenta.


The Riviera Maya | (984) 877-3688

Tamarind is on the same premises as Banyan Tree Mayakoba. From the restaurant, Playa del Carmen is four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the south west. When the boisterous crew is seeking a delectable Mediterranean dish without a big to-do, this casual, breezy restaurant stands out.

Modern Mediterranean dishes like watermelon salad and Beef Veal Cheeks & Shrimp are on the menu at Tamarind.

The Cocay Restaurant

San Miguel | (987) 872-5533

Situated along the northern outskirts of San Miguel, The Cocay Restaurant is a viable choice for you to consider if you're thinking about exploring this town and its surroundings. Though one might say the overall focus is Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, this potential favorite is known for its pasta and tapas.

Twinkling lights, candles on the table, and palm trees set the tone out on the patio, while indoors is a warm and elegant dining room.

Mediterranean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Caso del Lago 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean (984) 875-8000
El Sol Tapas & Restaurant 9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean, Mexican (998) 872-8200
Habb 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean --
La Cocay 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown San Miguel Cozumel Mediterranean, Mexican (987) 872-5533
Tamarind 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean (984) 877-3688
The Cocay Restaurant 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown San Miguel Cozumel Mediterranean (987) 872-5533

Similar Food


If you're willing to step just outside the box, you will find similar ingredients and influences at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Domino's Cozumel (800) 366-4667 Italian 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown San Miguel
Pizza Hut Cozumel -- Italian Downtown San Miguel
Cafe De La Ile -- French Downtown San Miguel
Alonsos Pizza (987) 872-1107 Italian 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown San Miguel
Il Quadrato Pizza -- Italian Downtown San Miguel
Guido's (987) 872-0946 Italian 0.4 mi. Northeast of Downtown San Miguel
Pizza Luigi -- Italian Downtown San Miguel

Some of the most memorable places to dine in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you run into naturally during your exploration of different cities. Of course, it doesn't hurt to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To learn more information concerning the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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