Japanese Cuisine in Playa Del Carmen

When the craving strikes for Japanese cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a couple of restaurants in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean where you can try some.

With lots to try, from the informal attitude at Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen to the dives where cocktails are just as important to dinner as the grub, there's a menu suited for each visitor and all types of budgets.

The list below allows you to pursue the small collection of Japanese places you'll have the chance to check out as you explore. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to view more information about its location, style, and more.

Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen

Downtown Playa del Carmen

Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen is located in downtown Playa del Carmen, toward the heart of Playa del Carmen. Head on over to downtown Playa del Carmen for a mouth-watering helping of the specialty, sushi.


Puerto Aventuras

Located 1.0 mile south of La Gloria, Arigato is a smart choice worth considering if you are going to be visiting this neighborhood. In case you're wondering, Xpu Ha is approximately three miles (approximately four and a half kilometers) to the south west. Out-of-towners who want sushi will wholly enjoy stopping here during a visit to Puerto Aventuras.

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

Similar Food

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
El Encuentro -- Vietnamese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Himitsu (984) 875-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
Blue Fish (984) 206-4000 Asian 11.5 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Tsuki (998) 872-8084 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Saffron (984) 877-3688 Thai 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Zen (984) 875-1130 Asian 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Gloria
Babe's Noodle Bar (984) 879-3569 Asian Downtown Playa del Carmen

Also, let your appetite persuade you to find a signature dish, such as the sushi served at Catch.

Some of the most memorable kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those you run into as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. That being said, it's still a good idea to make a list of specific places to try. To read much more about the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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