Throughout Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll happen upon a wide range of places to sit down to a meal. If you have a taste for Mediterranean food in particular, then you will want to visit the various establishments known for these fun flavors. Across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, visitors will find several options that feature this cuisine.
Below, get a taste for the several Mediterranean establishments available in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. For each of the options, click to learn more about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.
Glass Bar can be found in downtown Playa del Carmen, toward the center of Playa del Carmen. Beautiful seafood and Mediterranean cuisine are an outstanding combo at this crazy tasty dining option. The restaurant is mainly an outdoor eatery that is able to keep an elegant appearance.
Caso del Lago, part of Rosewood Mayakoba, is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; five miles (seven and a half kilometers) to the northeast of Playa del Carmen. The style and service here is definitely a step above, which means guests who want to see elegant plates Mediterranean cuisine should make the trip. Elegance is one way to describe Caso del Lago, which features views of the pool, and fine linens and place settings at each table.
Located 9.8 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, El Sol Tapas & Restaurant is located at Maroma Resort & Spa. It's 9.3 miles south west of Puerto Morelos. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit the Riviera Maya for a mouth-watering helping of the specialty, tapas. Rustic yet elegant, El Sol Tapas & Restaurant is truly unique.
Tamarind is a part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba, and is a good choice for travelers who are going to be spending time seeing this part of Quintana Roo. It is 4.0 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen. Considered by most to be a casual type of restaurant, it's like a mecca for hungry, intrigued travelers touring the town. Modern Mediterranean dishes like watermelon salad and Beef Veal Cheeks & Shrimp are on the menu at Tamarind.
Located north of downtown Playa del Carmen, Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant is located at Hotel Cohiba. When you and your hungry companions are anticipating delicious Mediterranean food that's far from prim and proper, this simple restaurant fits the bill. Kartabar is not just a restaurant, it is an experience. The atmosphere is that of the Mediterannean, with exotic decor and even music. Most guests looks forward to the nights when belly dancers are on hand, and others come to smoke the Narguila pipe.
|Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||--|
|Caso del Lago||4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||(984) 875-8000|
|1.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos||Mediterranean||(998) 881-5125|
|El Sol Tapas & Restaurant||9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean, Mexican||(998) 872-8200|
|Glass Bar||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Italian, Mediterranean||(984) 873-1335|
|7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||--|
|Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant||0.6 mi. North of Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||(984) 873-2080|
|2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean, Mexican||(984) 877-3000|
|Tamarind||4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||(984) 877-3688|
|Ula Gula||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Asian Fusion, Mediterranean||(984) 879-3727|
If your preferences are flexible, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like the following:
|Arezzo||(998) 872-8084||Italian||2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen|
|(984) 873-4120||Italian||1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|--||Italian||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|(225) 522-0093||Italian||2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos|
|Il Pescatore||(998) 881-7300||Italian||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|(984) 802-8888||Italian||0.5 mi. South of Central La Gloria|
|--||Italian||0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|--||Italian||0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos|
|--||European||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|--||Italian||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
Guests often find that the best culinary offerings in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while trekking the town of your choice. But, jotting down a couple of intriguing establishments in your daily itinerary, will keep this aspect of your trip worry free. To read more information concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.
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