Caribbean Cuisine on Isla Mujeres

Restaurant-style Caribbean food is embraced by people from all over the world, especially for including flavor-enhancing spices, exotic produce, and beautifully prepped seafood. In this destination overall, there's plenty of restaurants serving this style.

With lots to try, from the very casual atmosphere at Restaurante Natura to the inviting dinner service at Mi Casa es su Casa, there's a menu for every visitor and style of vacation.

Below, preview the many places that satisfy cravings for Caribbean cuisine. For each of the options, click to get further details about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

La Palapa Restaurant

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | 52 01(998)8 81 14 00

La Palapa Restaurant, a part of Fiesta Americana Villas Cancun, is located close to downtown Cancun; it's approximately six and a half miles (approximately ten and a half kilometers) to the south of Isla Mujeres. For those times when you're thinking about delicious Caribbean food in a setting that makes you comfortable, this mellow restaurant hits its mark. <p>Comfortable beachside seating abounds at La Palapa Restaurant, where every meal is a laid back affair.</p>

Captain's Cove

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | 885-0016

Situated 6.6 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, Captain's Cove is on Blvd. Kukulcán km 16.5. Cancun is eight miles (13 kilometers) to the northwest. Salty, fresh seafood and Caribbean food are an outstanding combo at this unique dining option. <p>The only way you'll get away from dining on seafood at Captain's Cove is by ordering steak -- even the soups are filled with offerings from the sea.</p>

Restaurante Natura

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 883-0585

Restaurante Natura

Restaurante Natura is located near downtown Cancun; it's approximately seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the south of Isla Mujeres. As part of their panel of Caribbean-inspired cuisine, this visitor favorite is known for its health food and salads. <p>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</p> <p>(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</p> <p>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.</p>

El Caribeño

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 872-8300

El Caribeño, part of InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cancun, can be found near downtown Cancun; it's 6.8 miles to the south of Isla Mujeres. Fabulously fresh fish and Caribbean food make a nice pair at this super casual favorite. <p>Seafood and local specialty items are available here off the a la carte menu.</p>

Restaurante La Palapa

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 849-4606

Restaurante La Palapa, part of Aquamarina Beach Hotel, can be found close to downtown Cancun; it's four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers) to the east of Cancun. Hoping to have plain delicious Caribbean food in a fun and completely informal setting? You'll quite like the naturally relaxing atmosphere at this buffet.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bellavista Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Caribbean, Mexican (800) 261-5014
Captain's Cove 6.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean 885-0016
El Caribeño 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean (998) 872-8300
La Palapa Restaurant 5.5 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean, International 52 01(998)8 81 14 00
Mi Casa es su Casa Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Caribbean, Mexican (800) 261-5014
Restaurante La Palapa 2.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean (998) 849-4606
Restaurante Natura 5.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean, Vegetarian (998) 883-0585

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For something different in the same ballpark, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like El Veradero, which offers Cuban food and Poc-Na Restaurant, where they prepare another similar style, Creole dishes.

Sometimes, the most exciting places to try Caribbean food in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you catch sight of - or scent of - during your exploration of different cities. However, it's still a good idea to plan ahead. To read much more concerning the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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