Mexican Cuisine in Playa Del Carmen

Almost everywhere in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, expect to come upon a diverse set of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. Guests who already have plans to eat Mexican food will definitely want to check out the various establishments that do it best. Fortunately, there's an over-abundance of dining options just for this type of food.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal backdrop at Nativo to the delicious breakfast, dinner and lunch at Fusion Beach Hotel Bar and Grill, you might come across a dish worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

Take a moment to pursue this full list of Mexican restaurants to be enjoyed. For each restaurant, you can click its name to read the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

La Laguna Restaurant

The Riviera Maya | (800) 257-7544

La Laguna Restaurant is located at Fairmont Mayakoba. Playa del Carmen is four and a half miles (seven kilometers) to the south west. Be prepared for fancy, fine foods in a setting that offers a refreshing change from street or bar food.

Limones

Downtown Playa del Carmen

Limones is located in downtown Playa del Carmen, in the heart of Playa del Carmen. Gladly termed an informal place to have a meal, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals.

The selection of entrees at Limones include steaks and chicken, shrimp and fish, and pastas.

Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (987) 869-1647

Located in downtown Playa del Carmen, Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen is on Av. Rafael Melgar No. 551. Searching for a great plate of food in a friendly, informal location? You'll quite like the casual surroundings at this bar and grill.

To say that Carlos N' Charlie's is a lively eatery would be an understatement. The servers here know how to put on a show, even stopping in the middle of a task to put on a skit or sing song.

La Panza Es Primero

Puerto Morelos

La Panza Es Primero

Located in the heart of Puerto Morelos, La Panza Es Primero is a viable choice worth considering if you are exploring this town or nearby. You certainly don't want to pass up Puerto Morelos if your busy day calls for a satisfying serving of chicken.

This restaurant takes an interesting mix of beach front atmosphere and traditional Mexican Wrestling, a fun combination that they pull off well.

Paamul

The Riviera Maya | (984) 875-1053

Paamul can be found 2.6 miles east of La Gloria, a town in Mexico; it's 5.6 miles to the northeast of Xpu Ha. In the mood for barbecue? Even if it's outside your norm, remember the name Paamul and make it a must-do item on your list.

Paamul offers a variety of steaks, chicken, fish, and other seafood entrees.

Mexican Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
100% Natural Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican, Vegetarian (984) 873-2242
Ajua Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Big Lobster Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 137-9547
Blue Fish 11.5 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Asian, Mexican (984) 206-4000
Blue Lobster Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 873-1360
C-Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen Caribbean, Mexican (984) 206-4800
Cantina Habanero 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos International, Italian, Mexican --
Carboncitos Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 873-1382
Caribena 0.9 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexican --
Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen American, International, Mexican (987) 869-1647
Casa Club 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican 52 984 873 42 60
Casa Mestiza Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Chelato's Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Cinco Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 206-4800
Coco's 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen American, Mexican 52 987 20 241
Don Emilione Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican (984) 873-2073
El Asador De Manolo Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
El Bistro 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal Mexican (984) 873-1484
El Fagon Tacos North Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
El Fagon Tacos South Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
El Oasis Tacos Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
El Patio 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal Mexican (984) 875-7600
El Pirata Puerto Morelos 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos International, Mexican --
El Puerto Fairmont Playa del Carmen Caribbean, Mexican (984) 206-3000
El Restaurante 9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexican (998) 872-8200
El Sarape Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
El Sol Tapas & Restaurant 9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mediterranean, Mexican (998) 872-8200
El Tio Loncheria 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
El Xenote 1.0 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexican (984) 875-1950
Fah Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican, Spanish (984) 803-1507
Frida 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexican (984) 875-1130
Fusion Beach Hotel Bar and Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican (984) 873-0374
Hacienda Los Girasoles 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican (225) 522-0093
Hacienda Morelos Restaurant 0.1 mi. South of Central Puerto Morelos Fusion, Mexican (998) 871-0448
Iguana Grill 1.2 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican (984) 803-1585
La Caprichoza Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (987) 872-0958
La Ceiba de la 30 Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
La Cocina Downtown Playa del Carmen Caribbean, Mexican (984) 875-1234
La Cueva del Chango 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 147-0271
La Guadalupana Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
La Guadalupana Tacos 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
La Laguna Restaurant 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexican (800) 257-7544
La Marea 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mediterranean, Mexican (984) 877-3000
La Panza Es Primero 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
La Parilla Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
La Vagabunda Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mexican (984) 873-3753
Las Arracheras de Don Juan 0.8 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Las Mananitas Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Limones Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Los Aluxes Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Los Bisquets De Obregon 0.7 mi. West of Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (998) 887-6876
Los Rancheros Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Los Tulipanes Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican (984) 873-0417
Mamitas Beach Club Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican (984) 803-2867
Mayan Bistro Restaurant and Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 873-1876
Mosquito Blue Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mexican (984) 873-1245
Nativo 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Nativo Juice Bar 0.9 mi. South of Central La Gloria International, Mexican --
Paamul 2.6 mi. East of Central La Gloria Mexican (984) 875-1053
Paco's Tacos 0.5 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexican (984) 871-5400
Posada Amor 0.0 mi. West of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican (998) 871-0033
Punta Bonita 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 875-8000
Reina Roja Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 877-3800
Senor Frog's Playa Del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican (984) 873-0930
T@Cos.Com 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
Taco Paco 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
The Captain’s Galley 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Caribbean, Fusion, Mexican (984) 877-4000
Tortilleria 1.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
Tu Parador 0.5 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexican --
Vips Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen American, Mexican (984) 879-4423
Yaxche Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --

Similar Food

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like Los Gauchos, which serves Argentenian specialties and Ipanema, where they have tasty Brazilian cuisine.

Plus, you may also like the mainstay dishes from these well-liked establishments:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
La Lunita (984) 875 90 70 Tacos 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal
Peskayitos -- Tacos 0.0 mi. West of Central Puerto Morelos
La Floresta Tacos (998) 891-4110 Tacos 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen

Some of the most memorable places to try any cuisine in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones that you find unexpectedly while walking around during the day. However, including at least a few reliable-looking restaurants on your schedule, might save you in a pinch. To read even more regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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