Asian Cuisine in Playa Del Carmen

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Asian cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of locations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offering this type of food.

With everything from the very casual attitude beloved by patrons of Babe's Noodle Bar to the dives where wine and cocktails are as much a part of dinner as the fare, you're sure to locate a menu item you absolutely love.

The following list allows you to get a taste for the limited, though enticing, options for Asian restaurants you'll encounter as you explore. On each restaurant's name, click to discover the details about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Babe's Noodle Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 879-3569

Located in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, Babe's Noodle Bar is a viable option worth considering if you're thinking about exploring this neighborhood or nearby. For times that call for a laid-back atmosphere while enjoying a helping of Asian cuisine, don't hesitate to try this restaurant which has a really casual setting.

Located off the trendy 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen, Babe's features a fun and funky atmosphere, with photos of pin up girls lining the walls.


Puerto Aventuras

Located 1.0 mile south of La Gloria, Arigato is a good choice that's worth considering if you're exploring this neighborhood or nearby. It's 2.9 miles northeast of Xpu Ha. Consider stopping by Puerto Aventuras when you're feeling like a knock-out serving of sushi.

While they are famous for their sushi, Arigato also serves other entrees like pitas, chicken and cooked fish.


Puerto Aventuras | (984) 875-1130

Located 1.1 miles east-southeast of La Gloria, Zen is located at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, and is a viable option worth considering if you're thinking about visiting this neighborhood or nearby. It is 3.8 miles northeast of Xpu Ha. The general vibe and formality of this fun little destination is very casual, and that's good because at least your crew should feel relaxed as they come to order delicious, down-to-earth eats.

Blue Fish

The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

Situated 11.5 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, Blue Fish is a viable choice for travelers exploring this part of Quintana Roo. It is 7.5 miles south west of Puerto Morelos. As part of their panel of Asian culinary creations, this local spot is especially proud of their sandwiches and seafood.

Similar Food

If seeking variety within the same genre, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Himitsu (984) 875-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Tsuki (998) 872-8084 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
El Encuentro -- Vietnamese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Saffron (984) 877-3688 Thai 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to grab a bite in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones that you didn't think you'd ever wander into during your daytime travels. But, keeping the contact info for at least two tasty-sounding cafes and bars on a checklist, will make life easier when no one can decide. To find out much more about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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