Mexican Cuisine in Playa Del Carmen

While exploring Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll happen upon a savory selection of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. Fans of Mexican cuisine should check out the places offering this cuisine on the menu. Fortunately, there's an incredible amount of choices with this cuisine on the menu.

With lots to try, from the fine dining atmosphere at La Laguna Restaurant to the scrumptious lunch service at Paco's Tacos, you may very well stumble upon something that tempts your taste buds.

Below, you can preview the numerous Mexican eateries available in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. Click on one of the options to read the full article about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

La Laguna Restaurant

The Riviera Maya | (800) 257-7544

La Laguna Restaurant, on the premises of Fairmont Mayakoba, is found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; four and a half miles (seven kilometers) to the northeast of Playa del Carmen. This place has high standards and a beautiful decor, which means those travelers who are eager to enjoy both an upscale setting and Mexican food shouldn't overlook this option.

Las Mananitas

Downtown Playa del Carmen

Situated near the middle of downtown Playa del Carmen, Las Mananitas is a viable choice worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time visiting this neighborhood or nearby. Fresh catches from and Mexican fare make a nice pair at this inviting formal dining option.

Las Mananitas has both indoor and outdoor dining options, and each setting features cozy decor that is warm, inviting, and elegant all at once.

Mayan Bistro Restaurant and Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 873-1876

Mayan Bistro Restaurant and Bar

Mayan Bistro Restaurant and Bar, which is on the premises of Hotel Aventura Mexicana, is located in downtown Playa del Carmen, in the heart of Playa del Carmen. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Mexican food and of course pasta, but they're also known for seafood.

The bistro is an indoor and outdoor venue with an authentic Mexican palapa and outdoor seating set beautifully in a lush garden with fountain and pool. In the evening the atmosphere is romantic and quiet which gives guests a nice escape from the hustle and bustle of 5th avenue.

Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (987) 869-1647

Carlos N' Charlies Playa del Carmen is situated in downtown Playa del Carmen, just outside the heart of Playa del Carmen. Searching for plain delicious Mexican food in a refreshingly casual and classy environment? Don't miss the informal atmosphere 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.

Paamul

The Riviera Maya | (984) 875-1053

Paamul is situated 2.6 miles east of La Gloria, a town in Mexico; it is 5.6 miles to the northeast of Xpu Ha. Vacationers who are compelled to eat barbecue will especially enjoy stopping here during a visit to the Riviera Maya.

Enjoy relaxing on this patio restaurant and you sit next to the pool and look out onto the beach and into the ocean.

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 --
Apasianado Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Basico Marisueria Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Big Lobster Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 137-9547
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 --
Chico Latino 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 Agave Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican (800) 227-2356
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 Paso 3.6 mi. West of Central Villa Morelos International, Mexican --
El Patio 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal Mexican (984) 875-7600
El Pirata Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
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 Tacolote Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican (998) 887-3045
El Tio Loncheria 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
El Tuch Tlan 0.1 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
El Xenote 1.0 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexican (984) 875-1950
Esparragos Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Mexican --
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 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 Riviera Italiano Downtown Playa del Carmen Continental, Mexican (800) 505-2195
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 Delicias Downtown Playa del Carmen Caribbean, Mexican (984) 803-1214
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 Cocodrilo's 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican --
Los Pelicanos 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos Mexican Los Pelicano's
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
Palms Gourmet Terrace 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexican --
Playamar Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --
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
Xulam Playa del Carmen Mexican (984) 803-3567
Yaxche Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexican --

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Espaadas -- Argentenian Downtown Playa del Carmen
Ipanema (984) 875-1130 Brazilian 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Gloria
Buenos Aires -- Argentenian Downtown Playa del Carmen

And you can sink your teeth into the featured dishes at places like those below:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
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
Gringo Dave's (281) 414-5229 Tacos 1.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria
La Lunita (984) 875 90 70 Tacos 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal

Oftentimes, the best places to dine in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those you happen upon as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. Although, it doesn't hurt to plan ahead. To discover more regarding the culinary options available to you, check out this page.

 

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