Asian Cuisine in Riviera Maya

During your visit to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll be overwhelmed by the wide range of places to dine. Asian food lovers will definitely want to check out the restaurants offering this cuisine on the menu. Take a look at the Asian menus awaiting and similar specialties, below.

From the pleasant, very casual setting of Babe's Noodle Bar to the much anticipated lunch service at Arigato, there's something special waiting for each traveler and any style of vacation desired.

The list below allows you to read more about the fairly full set of options that quench cravings for Asian food. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to read the full article about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Babe's Noodle Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 879-3569

Babe's Noodle Bar is found within downtown Playa del Carmen, near the center of Playa del Carmen. For a great way to wind down while having great Asian fare, don't hesitate to try this dining option which is a very casual establishment.

In addition to their noodles, Babe's Noodle Bar also offers some delicious mojitos and margaritas, along with some different entrees including curry and other traditional Asian dishes.

Blue Fish

The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

Not only is this restaurant famed for Asian food and sandwiches, but here they're also fawned-over for another favorite, seafood.

Join the friendly staff of Blue Fish as they serve up one of the most unique dishes in the Caribbean. Ceviche, the specialty of the restaurant, is a seafood dish that consists of local raw fish that is cured is citrus juices and spices, refreshing your mouth with zesty seafood flavors.


Puerto Aventuras

Located 1.0 mile south of La Gloria, Arigato is on Kukulcan Boulevard Km 18.5. It is 2.9 miles northeast of Xpu Ha. Guests who are in the mood for sushi will thoroughly love eating here during a visit to Puerto Aventuras.

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


Puerto Aventuras | (984) 875-1130

Zen, part of Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, can be found in the general vicinity of La Gloria; it's 3.8 miles to the northeast of Xpu Ha. Both exuberant and exhausted travelers love that this restaurant is about as casual as they come, and that means folks can spend some time winding down while they dig into the scrumptious menu items.

Blue Fish

The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

Situated 11.5 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, Blue Fish is a viable choice for vacationers thinking about staying near this area of Quintana Roo. Puerto Morelos is seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the northeast. When it comes to specialty Asian cuisine, this visitor favorite serves up an awful lot of sandwiches and seafood.

Similar Food


If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, you will find similar ingredients and influences at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
El Encuentro -- Vietnamese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Himitsu (984) 875-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
Mezzanine (303) 578-1301 Thai 1.8 mi. Southeast of Central Tulum
Saffron (984) 877-3688 Thai 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central 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

Oftentimes, the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those you casually come across during your exploration of different cities. However, writing down the contact info for at least two dining possibilities in your plans, will prevent a desperate search for food. To learn much more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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