Eclectic Cuisine in Riviera Maya

During your travels through Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, expect to have the privilege of deciding between a variety of places to sit down to a meal. When your preference is eclectic food, you will want to visit those restaurants known for these fun flavors. And luckily, guests will have access to a pretty good variety of restaurants of this theme.

From the pleasant, fine dining atmosphere at Hemmingway to the much anticipated dinner service at Acamaya Beach Restaurant, it really is possible to find the dish that suits your taste - and budget.

Use the list below to peek at the many places at which to sample eclectic eats. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to read the full article about its location, ambiance, and more.

Oriola Beach Club Grill

Playa del Carmen | (998) 872-8084

Oriola Beach Club Grill, which is part of Azul Fives By Karisma, can be found along the northeastern outskirts of Playa del Carmen. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its eclectic cuisine and salads, but wouldn't you know they're also quite the favorite for sandwiches. <p>Oriola is located on a tiled patio and enjoys views of the beach.</p>


The Riviera Maya

Hemmingway is a viable option for guests who are going to be spending time seeing this part of Quintana Roo. It's 2.7 miles south-southeast of Tulum. This is a popular choice, particularly because they offer a refined dining experience that's well beyond the informal, quick-service places elsewhere. <p>Hemmingway has only five tables, making this spot perfect for an intimate evening meal.</p>

The Pirate’s Cove

Playa del Carmen | (984) 877-4000

Situated along the northeastern outskirts of Playa del Carmen, The Pirate’s Cove is on the premises of Petit Lafitte Hotel, and is a viable option worth considering if you're going to explore this part of the city and nearby locations. The overall atmosphere of this awesome bar and grill is very informal, and that's good because at least your crew can take a time out and just try one of tasty offerings here.

La Cava

The Riviera Maya | (984) 877-3688

La Cava

La Cava is located at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, and is a viable choice for travelers thinking about visiting this area of Quintana Roo. Playa del Carmen is four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the south west. Be prepared for a fine, formal meal for special occasions requiring something beyond pub grub and beachy eats. <p>At La Cava, each dish is presented as though it were a work of art. When you book a private function in the room, you can work directly with he executive chef to create a menu of your choosing.</p>

Lucy's Homemade Ice Creams


Lucy's Homemade Ice Creams, which is part of Turtle Bay Bakery & Restaurant, is located in the heart of Akumal. Do you just have to have ice cream during your visit to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean? If you say yes, you should think of this place as the one stop that you'll each love for a different reason. <p>Set in a thatch-roofed hut, guests love the relaxed atmosphere of Lucy's Homemade Ice Creams.</p>

eclectic Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Acamaya Beach Restaurant Puerto Morelos, Northeastern part of Riviera Maya Eclectic (998) 871-0132
Hemmingway 2.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum Eclectic --
La Cava 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Eclectic (984) 877-3688
Lucy's Homemade Ice Cream at the Arch 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Akumal Eclectic --
Lucy's Homemade Ice Creams 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Akumal Eclectic --
Oriola Beach Club Grill 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Eclectic (998) 872-8084
The Pirate’s Cove 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Eclectic (984) 877-4000

Some of the best dining destinations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you casually come across while trekking the town of your choice. However, jotting down at least a few dining options in your plans, means even your fall-back options are good ones. To find out more details about the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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