Caribbean food is beloved by people from all walks of life, especially for including a myriad of spices, incredible fruits and vegetables, and artfully prepared fish. Go ahead and have a taste of the different ways to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's Caribbean food at the dining options detailed here.
The list below allows you to browse the group of popular establishments at which to sample Caribbean eats. Click each option to read the full article about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.
Al Cielo is located in the northeastern outskirts of Xpu Ha. Lovely, mild seafood and Caribbean flair are a great pair at this noteworthy eatery. Set in a thatch roof palapa on the beach next to Xpu-Ha Beach Riviera Maya Mexico, Al Cielo is a relaxed, beachy spot to settle in for a romantic gourmet meal.
The Captain’s Galley, part of Petit Lafitte Hotel, is located toward the northeastern outskirts of Playa del Carmen. Since this is an informal style of restaurant, it's perfect for a delicious, but not elaborate, meal. The Captain’s Galley has recently expanded to offer seating for 90, so even more guests can enjoy the amazing ocean view.
While more generally known for Caribbean culinary creations, this potential favorite is especially proud of their seafood and steak. If you really want a treat, choose from the seafood menu as that selection is chosen fresh daily from the local fish market. Pastas and steaks are also on the menu and are equally delicious.
Located in downtown Playa del Carmen, Las Delicias is on Avenida Cinco y Calle 22 Norte. It's worth noting that within the genre of Caribbean-inspired cuisine, this possible dining pick is particularly known for its chicken and seafood. You won't find a more authentically Mexican menu than what they have at Las Delicias. Top-sellers include Molcajete Azteca, Mole Poblano, Chicken on Cranberry Sauce, Caribbean Seafood Grill, Las Delicias Grill, Lobster, and Chicken Breast in Agave Honey and Lime.
Chula Vista, which is part of Reef Playacar, is found in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen, in the vicinity of downtown Playa del Carmen. The character and formality of this awesome buffet is pretty casual, which means travelers can really sit back and enjoy good conversation as they try one of tasty offerings here.
|Al Cielo||0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha||Caribbean||(984) 840-9012|
|1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen||Caribbean||(984) 873-4120|
|El Puerto Fairmont||Playa del Carmen||Caribbean, Mexican||(984) 206-3000|
|Las Delicias||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Caribbean, Mexican||(984) 803-1214|
|0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria||Caribbean||(984) 873-1300|
|The Captain’s Galley||3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Caribbean, Fusion, Mexican||(984) 877-4000|
For something different in the same ballpark, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like La Bodeguita Del Medio where they're offering up Cuban food.
Some of the most unique options for Caribbean food in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones that you decide upon spontaneously while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But, having a few restaurants on the list, will keep your mind at ease. To read much more about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.
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