Asian Cuisine in Riviera Maya

During your travels through Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll encounter a delicious array of choices with regards to dining. If you have a taste for Asian food in particular, then you will definitely want to check out the restaurants serving this favorite. And luckily, guests will have access to a pretty good variety of places where you can order dishes prepped in this style.

With options including everything from the very casual favorite named Zen to the wonderful dinner service at Bambu Thai Restaurant, there is something to suit each and every type of traveler and any style of vacation desired.

Before your trip begins, you can pursue the enticing set of places where guests can grab Asian food. Click each option to see more important info about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Babe's Noodle Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 879-3569

Babe's Noodle Bar is located within downtown Playa del Carmen, in the heart of Playa del Carmen. The style of service at this establishment is not formal in the least, and that means your whole group can take a time out and just try one of tasty offerings here.

Located off the trendy 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen, Babe's features a fun and funky atmosphere, with photos of pin up girls lining the walls.


Puerto Aventuras

Set 1.0 mile south of La Gloria, Arigato is on Kukulcan Boulevard Km 18.5. It's 2.9 miles northeast of Xpu Ha. You certainly don't want to pass up Puerto Aventuras when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of sushi.

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


The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

While more generally known for Asian food, the kitchen at Gong boasts about their desserts and seafood.

The restaurant comes alive with vibrant red walls, lush greenery and a mixture of electric and candle lighting. More dressed up attire is suggested as the restaurant prides itself on serving guests an upscale dining experience.

Blue Fish

The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Asian cooking and their signature staple of sandwiches, but wouldn't you know they're also good at seafood.

This restaurant sits poolside and serves its guests a variety of primarily fresh seafood dishes. All seating is outdoors and sports a casual beach vibe enjoyed by guests of all ages.


Puerto Aventuras | (984) 875-1130

Situated 1.1 miles east-southeast of La Gloria, Zen is on the same premises as Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. It's 3.8 miles northeast of Xpu Ha. When it comes to their style, the atmosphere this option is considered casual, and that means at least your crew should feel relaxed as they come to try one of tasty offerings here.

Asian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Arigato Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Asian, Japanese --
Babe's Noodle Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian (984) 879-3569
Bambu Thai Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian (984) 877-4100
Blue Fish The Riviera Maya Asian, Mexican (984) 206-4000
Gong The Riviera Maya Asian (984) 206-4000
Hola Asia 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos Asian --
Zen Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Asian (984) 875-1130

Similar Food


When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are other categories to tackle, including establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Sensai (225) 522-0093 Japanese 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos
Himitsu (984) 875-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
Ula Gula (984) 879-3727 Asian Fusion Downtown Playa del Carmen
Sushi-Tian -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Tsuki (998) 872-8084 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Chino -- Chinese 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum
El Chino -- Chinese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Zen (855) 744-8371 Japanese 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos

Oftentimes, the best food and drink options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you wind up near unexpectedly while trekking the town of your choice. However, writing down at least a few viable options on your itinerary, allows you to stay flexible. To find out more concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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