Mexican Cuisine on Isla Mujeres

Throughout Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, expect to be overwhelmed by the variety of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. If you have a taste for Mexican food in particular, then you will definitely want to check out those restaurants that always feature it on the menu. Fortunately, there's an incredible amount of choices with this cuisine on the menu.

With choices such as the very casual destination known as Vips Hotel Zone Cancun to the fantastic dinner service at Seso Loco, there's something in store for each visitor and style of vacation.

Use the list below to read more about the numerous Mexican eateries to be enjoyed. On each restaurant's name, click to get further details about its location, style, and more.

El Mirador

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 193-2260

Located 5.9 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, El Mirador is located at Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel, and is a popular choice worth considering if you are going to spend some time exploring this neighborhood or the surrounding area. In case you're wondering, Cancun is seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the northwest. Beautiful seafood and Mexican style eats are an outstanding combo at this noteworthy place.

Dining takes place outdoors under the shelter of a palapa and in an informal setting.

Vips Hotel Zone Cancun

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 883-0165

Vips Hotel Zone Cancun can be found in the general vicinity of downtown Cancun; it is within taxi range to the south of Isla Mujeres. Speaking of delicious, specialty Mexican cuisine, this potential favorite is particularly known for its hamburgers and pancakes.

The menu at Vips is extensive, and features offerings for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast menu is your typical continental fare, with pancakes, omelets, fruit, and the like. The lunch and dinner menu features Mexican and American favorites like tacos, burgers and fries, and even pizza.

Sunset Grill

Downtown Isla Mujeres | (998) 877-0785

Sunset Grill

Sunset Grill, which is on the premises of Playa Los Cocos, is located in Downtown Isla Mujeres, toward the northwestern outskirts of Isla Mujeres. Beautiful seafood and Mexican flavors make a nice pair at this favorite dining option.

For a truly romantic sunset, have a candle-lit dinner on the beach as the sun finishes its daily descent.

Seso Loco

Downtown Isla Mujeres | (998) 877-1446

Seso Loco is situated in Downtown Isla Mujeres, toward the northwestern outskirts of Isla Mujeres. Beautiful seafood and Mexican food make for an exciting meal at this unique eatery.

Along with Mexican fare, you can order several pasta dishes and pizza. Try the Isla Mujeres pizza, which is topped with ham, mushrooms, bacon, and salami.

La Habichuela Sunset

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 884-3158

La Habichuela Sunset is situated in the general vicinity of downtown Cancun; it's seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun. Fresh fish and Mexican flair share the same plate at this unique restaurant.

The entire restaurant looks back to the old Maya civilization, with shows on Wednesday and Friday of traditional Maya ceremonial dances.

Mexican Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
100% Natural Cancun 1.9 mi. East of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican, Vegetarian (998) 884-0102
Ah Carbon 2.1 mi. South West of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 252-4154
Almar Lounge 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Asian, Fusion, Mexican --
Altamar 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 282-8299
Bellavista Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Caribbean, Mexican (800) 261-5014
Cafe Andrade 0.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (984) 873-3035
California Restaurant Downtown Cancun 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico International, Mexican --
Calypso's 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 883-1244
Carlos 'N Charlie's Cancun Cancun Beach Hotel Zone Mexico American, International, Mexican (998) 883-4468
Casa Tequila 5.7 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (984) 875-5000
Chi Chi & Charlies Beach Club Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican ( 998 ) 877 04 91
Chicken Pirate 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 884-8400
Chiles Locos Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
Chuy's Tacos Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
Coco's Cozumel 2.7 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico American, Mexican (529) 872-0241
Coculcan 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Italian, Mexican (998) 840-6240
Da Luisa 1.5 mi. Southeast of Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Italian, Mexican (998) 888-0107
Don Chepo Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
El Agave Restaurant 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico International, Mexican (998) 887-4455
El Cachirulo Tacos 1.8 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
El Café Mexicano 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 881-0808
El Fish Fritanga 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 840-6216
El Mirador 5.9 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico International, Mexican (998) 193-2260
El Patio 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Mexico Mexican --
El Patio 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 848-7600
El Timon De Cancun 1.7 mi. East of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 886-9891
El Veradero 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Cuban, Mexican --
Gorditas Dona Tota 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican --
Habaneros 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 848-7000
La Destileria 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Contemporary, Mexican (998) 885-1087
La Habichuela 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 884-3158
La Habichuela Sunset 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican, Tex-Mex (998) 884-3158
La Lomita Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
La Malquerida Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
La Mansion 5.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican --
La Parilla Cancun 2.0 mi. East of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican --
La Pergola Caribeña 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 884-3999
La Placita 2.0 mi. East of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 884-0407
Labna 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Latin American, Mexican (998) 892-3056
Las Arrachera Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
Las Brisas Restaurant Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres International, Mexican (800) 930-6806
Le Metissage 1.9 mi. South of Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres French, Fusion, Mexican (998) 877-0700
Los Bisquet's De Obregon 1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 887-6876
Los Caracoles 0.7 mi. South of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 880-0448
Los De Pescado 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican 998-884-83-86
Mamma Rosa Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Italian, Mexican, Spanish (998) 238-8568
Maria de Lourdes Restaurant 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 884-4009
Medina Taco's Colonias, Central Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
Mex X'Treme 5.7 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican --
Mi Casa es su Casa Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Caribbean, Mexican (800) 261-5014
Mr. Papa's 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 883-3106
O 6.0 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 891-5555 ext. 5030
Paloma Bonita 6.0 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 848-7000
Pearls Restaurant 2.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 849-4606
Perico's 2.0 mi. East of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 884-3152
Picus Cockteleria Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
Pinguino's Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican (998) 877-0044
Polo's Mango Cafe Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican, Vegetarian (998) 274-0118
Rincon Yucateca 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 884-0732
Santos Mariscos 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 840-6300
Seso Loco Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres International, Mexican (998) 877-1446
Small Gourmet 3.0 mi. South West of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 252-0588
Sunset Grill Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres International, Mexican (998) 877-0785
Taco Factory 0.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican 8830750
Taco Inn 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican --
Taco Inn 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican --
Tequilla Grill 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican (998) 872-8383
The Yaxchilan Tavern 2.0 mi. East of Central Cancun Mexico American, Mexican (998) 206-2006
Tok's 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun Mexico Mexican --
Velazquez Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican --
Vips Downtown Cancun 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico American, Mexican (983) 887-8906
Vips Hotel Zone Cancun 5.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico American, Mexican (998) 883-0165
Zazil-Ha Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican (998) 881-4770

Similar Food

Also worth considering if you really love Mexican food, there are more options from this same flavor palette at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Chili's`La Isla -- Tex-Mex 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Puerto Madero Cancun (998) 885-2829 Argentenian 6.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Chili's in the Forum -- Tex-Mex 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
L'Argentina Grill (998) 214-1349 Argentenian Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
Sedona Grill (998) 848-9648 Tex-Mex 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Buenos Aires Grill -- Argentenian 0.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Meson Del Vecindario (998) 884-8900 Tex-Mex 0.9 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Cambalache (998) 883-0897 Argentenian 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
La Capilla Argentina Steakhouse (998) 881-2000 Argentenian 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico

Or for yet another take on this theme, try a signature item like the tacos drawing people to La Fuente de Yassi.

Some of the most unique places to grab a bite in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. However, keeping the names of a couple of nice-looking restaurants in your plans, allows you to stay flexible. To learn even more concerning the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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