Playa Del Carmen Restaurants

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With an already long list of restaurants available in Playa del Carmen, as tourism grows, so does this swank town's offerings. Currently, there are plans in the works to bring many popular international chains to these streets, adding to the numerous locally owned eateries and well-known chains that already exist.

Mexican Cuisine

100% Natural Playa del Carmen

As you might expect, you'll find a number of restaurants to enjoy local Mexican food in Playa Del Carmen. This traditional cuisine is a tasty coming together of Spanish influence, indigenous culinary traditions, and native ingredients. Remember that you'll be able to read further information about each restaurant on the page by clicking on them.

La Laguna Restaurant is located at Fairmont Mayakoba and is one of the nicer restaurants northeastern Playa Del Carmen. Enjoy the soothing sounds of live music when you order breakfast or lunch from the a la carte menu at La Laguna Restaurant and Lounge. This restaurant is located in the La Isla area of Fairmont Mayakoba. For customers who want to call ahead, you can do so at (800) 257-7544.

A place worth thinking about is 100% Natural Playa del Carmen. AS one of the few restaurants that specializes in vegetarian and natural foods, 100% Natural in Playa del Carmen is sure to be a hit for all vegetarians and health food eaters. They have a large selection of soups and salads, as well as fresh fruit. Visitors will be able to find them on Quinta Avenida and 10 North Centro.

Blue Lobster: One of the oldest restaurants in the area, Blue Lobster originally opened in 1991, and is known for its great service and high quality. In fact, it is the only restaurant in the area with 14 years of certifications from the Tourism Secretary in Excellent Hygiene Standards. They can be found on Calle 12 Norte y 5A Avenida.

The table just below will show you the 58 different possibilities that are able to be seen within Playa Del Carmen.

Mexican Restaurants in Playa Del Carmen
Name Location Phone Number
100% Natural Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-2242
Ajua Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Apasianado Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Basico Marisueria Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Big Lobster Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 137-9547
Blue Lobster Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-1360
C-Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 206-4800
Carboncitos Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-1382
Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen (987) 869-1647
Casa Club 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 52 984 873 42 60
Casa Mestiza Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Chelato's Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Chico Latino Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Cinco Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 206-4800
Coco's 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 52 987 20 241
Don Emilione Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-2073
El Agave Downtown Playa del Carmen (800) 227-2356
El Asador De Manolo Downtown Playa del Carmen --
El Fagon Tacos North Downtown Playa del Carmen --
El Fagon Tacos South Downtown Playa del Carmen --
El Oasis Tacos Downtown Playa del Carmen --
El Pirata Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen --
El Puerto Fairmont Playa del Carmen (984) 206-3000
El Sarape Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen --
El Tacolote Downtown Playa del Carmen (998) 887-3045
Esparragos Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Fusion Beach Hotel Bar and Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-0374
Iguana Grill 1.2 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 803-1585
La Caprichoza Downtown Playa del Carmen (987) 872-0958
La Ceiba de la 30 Downtown Playa del Carmen --
La Cueva del Chango 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 147-0271
La Guadalupana Downtown Playa del Carmen --
La Laguna Restaurant 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (800) 257-7544
La Marea 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (984) 877-3000
La Parilla Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen --
La Riviera Italiano Downtown Playa del Carmen (800) 505-2195
La Vagabunda Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-3753
Las Arracheras de Don Juan 0.8 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Las Delicias Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 803-1214
Las Mananitas Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Limones Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Los Aluxes Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Los Bisquets De Obregon 0.7 mi. West of Downtown Playa del Carmen (998) 887-6876
Los Rancheros Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Los Tulipanes Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-0417
Mamitas Beach Club Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 803-2867
Mayan Bistro Restaurant and Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-1876
Mosquito Blue Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-1245
Nativo 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Playamar Downtown Playa del Carmen --

Caribbean

Travelers will find a good handful of opportunities to try out local flavors during their time in Playa Del Carmen.

Catch can be found at Thompson Playa del Carmen and is an eating establishment offering seafood and sushi located in downtown Playa del Carmen. The main restaurant of Thompson Hotel Playa del Carmen, Catch overlooks the city while offering guests delicious food.

La Bodeguita Del Medio has a couple of different specialties to try, including chicken and seafood. This Cuban Restauran tis perfect for grabbing a minty mojito and relaxing a bit and watching the locals dance and laugh. Of course, you can feel free to join in. Guests will be able to find them at 858 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.

Although there are very few relevant options possible within Playa Del Carmen, you are able to get more information about them from table found directly below.

Other Caribbean Restaurants in Playa Del Carmen
Name Location Type Phone Number
Catch Downtown Playa del Carmen Caribbean (984) 206-4800
Chula Vista 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen Caribbean (984) 873-4120
La Bodeguita Del Medio 0.5 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen Cuban 984-80339-51

European and Asian

If you are craving some European fare, you will have tons of restaurants to choose between in the vicinity. In addition to Italian cuisine, you'll be able to find Mexican and International restaurants.

Babe's Noodle Bar is a lunch and dinner option found within downtown Playa del Carmen. In addition to their noodles, Babe's Noodle Bar also offers some delicious mojitos and margaritas, along with some different entrees including curry and other traditional Asian dishes. You will be able to find them on Calle 10 entre 5a y Av. 10.

Ambasciata D'Italia has several different dishes to choose from, including pasta and pizza. Patrons will find authentic Italian cuisine is served to them when they dine at Embassy of Italy. They're at 5th Avenue and 24th Street.

Ambasciata D’Italia: Serving traditional Italian food since the end of 2009, Ambasciata D'Italia stands out for its mouthwatering food and friendly environment. A view of the trendy 5th Avenue doesn't hurt the restaurant's popularity, either! They are located at 5th Avenue and 24th street.

Arezzo can be found at Azul Fives By Karisma and offers various different specialties to try, including pasta and pizza. Fresh pasta is the key to making dishes that stand out at Arezzo. Grilled seafood and meats, and pizza from a wood burning oven all add to the menu.

Just below you can find the 40 places cooking this flavor.

European and Asian Restaurants in Playa Del Carmen
Name Location Type Phone Number
Agora Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Italian (984) 873-0626
Ambasciata D'Italia Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 873-3621
Ambasciata D’Italia Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 873-3621
Arezzo 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Italian (998) 872-8084
Babe's Noodle Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian (984) 879-3569
Bambu Thai Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian (984) 877-4100
Blue Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Italian --
Botticelli 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 873-4120
Byblos Downtown Playa del Carmen European --
Cafe Paris Downtown Playa del Carmen French --
Cenacolo Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 803-5705
Curry Omm Playa del Carmen Indian, Vegetarian (984) 873-1516
Da Bruno Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Domino's Playa del Carmen 0.8 mi. West of Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
El Chino Downtown Playa del Carmen Chinese --
El Encuentro Downtown Playa del Carmen French, Fusion, Vietnamese --
Glass Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mediterranean (984) 873-1335
Idea Pasta Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Il Pescatore Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (998) 881-7300
La Diez Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 803-5418
La Pizza De Mare Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
La Riviera Italiano Downtown Playa del Carmen Continental, Mexican (800) 505-2195
La Siesta Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
La Vagabunda Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mexican (984) 873-3753
Mandarinas Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Mia Pizza Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Mosquito Blue Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mexican (984) 873-1245
Papa John's Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizza Al Trancio Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizza Banana 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizza Edy's Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizza Hut Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 873-1616
Pizza Renzo Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Rolandi's Cozumel Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (987) 872 10 97
Rolandis Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 803-4121
Saffron 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Thai (984) 877-3688
Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Japanese --
Sushi-Tian Downtown Playa del Carmen Japanese --
Tsuki 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (998) 872-8084
Ula Gula Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian Fusion, Mediterranean (984) 879-3727

International

Oriente

International fare is particularly popular in Playa Del Carmen. This is a region with lots of cultural diversity, so it's not surprising that there's a lot of culinary diversity as well.

Aguamarina Restaurant can be found at Blue Diamond Riviera Maya and is a local International option northeastern Playa Del Carmen. Breakfast is available from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m., lunch is from noon to 4:00 p.m., and dinner is from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Reservations are not necessary. If you have questions, call them at (984) 206-4100.

You might want to consider trying Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen. Carlos N' Charlie's got their Mexican start in Cancun, and the popularity of that restaurant compelled the owners to expand to Playa del Carmen. Guests enjoy the good food and rambunctious atmosphere that accompanies it. They're on Av. Rafael Melgar No. 551.

Casa Club: Guest at Hotel Las Palapas take their lunch at the fun and relaxed Casa Club. Casa Club is more than a restaurant, it is also a place to hang out and play board games, shoot a game of pool, or curl up with a good book. They're located on Avenida 34 Norte.

A place you might like is Ceviche Tapas Bar. The menu features fresh seafood for lunch, plus a huge selection of tapas that is available at almost any hour. If you are looking for something specific and want to call in advance, you can do so at (984) 206-4100.

El Faro Restaurant is located at Hotel Encanto El Faro and is a lunch and dinner spot located in downtown Playa del Carmen. The restaurant at El Faro caters to a wide audience -- from guests hosting a formal event to those just looking for some quality pizza.

The chart just below presents the 38 relevant options that are able to be seen within Playa Del Carmen.

International Restaurants in Playa Del Carmen
Name Location Phone Number
Agora Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-0626
Aguamarina Restaurant 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (984) 206-4100
Ah Cacao Coffee Shop Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 879-4179
Blue Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen (987) 869-1647
Carmencita Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Casa Club 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 52 984 873 42 60
Cenote 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-4120
Ceviche Tapas Bar 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (984) 206-4100
Don Emilione Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-2073
El Agave Downtown Playa del Carmen (800) 227-2356
El Faro Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Esparragos Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Flavours 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (998) 872-8084
Fusion Beach Hotel Bar and Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-0374
Haagen Dazs Play del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Hot Baking Company Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Iguana Grill 1.2 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 803-1585
Ixchel 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (984) 877-3688
Karen's Downtown Playa del Carmen --
La Casa Del Agua Downtown Playa del Carmen 52 984 80 302 32
La Casa del Agua Playa del Carmen (984) 803-0232
La Floresta Tacos 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen (998) 891-4110
Las Brisas Terrace Downtown Playa del Carmen (800) 540-6088
Las Palapas Restaurant 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 52 984 873 42 60
Los Tulipanes Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-0417
Magdalena's Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Mamitas Beach Club Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 803-2867
Merlot Restaurant & Bar 2.7 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (984) 206-3900
NegroSal Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 803-2448
Oriente 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen (984) 877-3688
Pancho Villa Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Pez Vela Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Playa Tukan Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Riu Lupita 1.6 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen --
Senor Frog's Playa Del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-0930
Terraza Grill 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-4120
Wicky's Downtown Playa del Carmen (984) 873-3541

American and Other

You'll find plenty of establishments offering Mexican meals in Playa Del Carmen. Alternatively, diners can pick from American and Mediterranean cuisine, along with other options.

Caso del Lago is a good restaurant in the vicinity to consider. Rising above the tranquil waters of the main pool and the emerald lagoon below, Casa del Lago, the resort's signature restaurant, is the perfect setting for an all-day dining experience. If you want to call in advance, do so at (984) 875-8000.

Glass Bar: The Glass Bar offers a selection of fine Mediterranean food paired with wines. They're at 12 Fifth Avenue and North Fourteenth Street.

Your group may want to consider trying Kartaba Restaurant and Lounge. Common Mediterranean dishes like hummus, falafel, and stuffed grape leaves grace the menu at Kartabar, along with other lesser known crowd pleasers like poached pear salad, libanese taco, and tabouli. They're at 1st Avenue and 12th Street.

La Cava can be found at Banyan Tree Mayakoba and is one of the nicer restaurants northeastern Playa Del Carmen. At La Cava, each dish is presented as though it were a work of art. When you book a private function in the room, you can work directly with he executive chef to create a menu of your choosing. If you want to call before making reservations, do so at (984) 877-3688.

View the chart just below to find more detailed information on these types of options in the region.

Other Restaurants in Playa Del Carmen
Name Location Type Phone Number
100% Natural Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican, Vegetarian (984) 873-2242
Ambar 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Fusion (984) 206-4100
Buenos Aires Downtown Playa del Carmen Argentenian --
Burger King in Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen American --
Casa Mediterranea Downtown Playa del Carmen Mediterranean --
Caso del Lago 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mediterranean (984) 875-8000
Coco's 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen American, Mexican 52 987 20 241
Curry Omm Playa del Carmen Indian, Vegetarian (984) 873-1516
Deli Snack Bar at The Reef 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen American (984) 873-4120
El Encuentro Downtown Playa del Carmen French, Fusion, Vietnamese --
Espaadas Downtown Playa del Carmen Argentenian --
Glass Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mediterranean (984) 873-1335
Johnny Rocket's Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen American --
Kartaba Restaurant and Lounge 0.6 mi. North of Downtown Playa del Carmen Mediterranean (984) 873-2228
La Cava 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Eclectic (984) 877-3688
La Marea 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mediterranean, Mexican (984) 877-3000
La Taberna Downtown Playa del Carmen American --
McDonald's 5 Avenida Downtown Playa del Carmen American --
Oriola Beach Club Grill 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Eclectic (998) 872-8084
TGI Friday's Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen American --
Tamarind 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mediterranean (984) 877-3688
The Captain’s Galley 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Caribbean, Fusion, Mexican (984) 877-4000
The Pirate’s Cove 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Eclectic (984) 877-4000
Ugila Maktub Cafe Downtown Playa del Carmen Middle Eastern --
Ula Gula Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian Fusion, Mediterranean (984) 879-3727
Vips Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen American, Mexican (984) 879-4423
 

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