Asian Cuisine in Riviera Maya

While staying in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll be impressed by the variety of restaurants and other dining options. If you have a taste for Asian food in particular, then you should check out the places where this style of cooking is king. And luckily, guests will have access to a good bunch of options that feature this cuisine.

From the pleasant, very casual attitude beloved by patrons of Babe's Noodle Bar to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at Hola Asia, there is something to suit each and every person in your party and for that special evening you're planning too.

The list below allows you to peek at the group of popular establishments at which to sample Asian eats. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to see the full article about its location, ambiance, and more.

Babe's Noodle Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 879-3569

Situated in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, Babe's Noodle Bar is a viable option for guests thinking about visiting this neighborhood. When all you need is comfortable clothes and to be digging into great Asian food, take a look at this dining option where the setting is casual. <p>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.</p>


Puerto Aventuras

Located 1.0 mile south of La Gloria, Arigato is a good option for you to consider if you're going to be visiting this neighborhood or the surrounding area. Xpu Ha is approximately three miles (approximately four and a half kilometers) to the south west. Got sushi on the brain? If this describes your cravings, make this restaurant the one thing everyone will harmonize over. <p>While they are famous for their sushi, Arigato also serves other entrees like pitas, chicken and cooked fish.</p>

Blue Fish

The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Asian creations and one favorite, sandwiches, but they're also good at seafood. <p>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.</p>


The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

Not only do they have festive fare including Asian cuisine and desserts, but they're also known for seafood. <p>Gong specializes in bring Asian aromas, flavors and colors to guests who are looking for an escape from the tropical. The menu is full of different Asian specialties, including duck, seafood and chicken appetizers and entrees as well as sushi and tempura options. They also support a full bar and creative sushi desserts for the adventurous foodie.</p>


Puerto Aventuras | (984) 875-1130

Set 1.1 miles east-southeast of La Gloria, Zen is located at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. It is 3.8 miles northeast of Xpu Ha. For a convenient, fuss-free place to start digging into flavorful Asian food, remember this dining option where the service and style is very relaxed.

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


Also worth considering if you really love Asian food, you will find similar ingredients and influences at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Sensai (225) 522-0093 Japanese 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos
Mezzanine (303) 578-1301 Thai 1.8 mi. Southeast of Central Tulum
Ula Gula (984) 879-3727 Asian Fusion Downtown Playa del Carmen
Hot Wok (984) 128-3484 Thai 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
La Palapa Del China -- Chinese 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
El Chino -- Chinese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Himitsu (984) 875-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
El Encuentro -- Vietnamese Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Chino -- Chinese 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum

Sometimes, the most satisfying places to try any cuisine in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while walking the streets near your hotel. Of course, that doesn't mean you can't know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To learn more details about the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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