European Cuisine in Riviera Maya

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some European food, you might find yourself with a chance to indulge yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a few locations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean serving this type of food.

From the informal attitude at El Paladante to the simple cafes whose signature dishes are worth adding to your vacation scrapbook, you could encounter a dish worth sending a postcard about.

Below, you can scan and read details about the few delicious European restaurants that you'll have the chance to visit during your stay. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to get further details about its location, ambiance, and more.

El Paladante

The Riviera Maya | (984) 871-2233

El Paladante, which is part of Don Diego de la Selva, is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 0.8 miles to the west of Tulum. Looking to enjoy plain delicious European food in a refreshingly casual and classy setting? Consider the informal surroundings at this grill.

El Paladante believes in using what nature has provided in order to make your meals. All eggs, vegetable, and honey used in the preparation of the food here was grown or produced organically right on property.


Downtown Playa del Carmen

Positioned in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, Byblos is a popular choice that's worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this neighborhood. For those times when you're seeking a delectable European dish without a big to-do, this mellow restaurant fits the bill.

During the day, Byblos serves as a cafeteria for the nearby school, however at night it serves off a daily changing menu. Do not be deterred by the school lunch idea, as the restaurant is rather elegant at night.

Similar Food

Caso del Lago

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are more options from this same flavor palette at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Rolandis (984) 803-4121 Italian Playa del Carmen
Domino's Playa del Carmen -- Italian 1.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Playa del Carmen
Pizza Banana -- Italian 0.2 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen
Chiringuito (984) 206-4000 Spanish The Riviera Maya
Posada Margherita (984) 801-8493 Mediterranean 3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum
Massimo -- Italian Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya
L'Hotelito (984) 136-1240 Italian 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum
Caso del Lago (984) 875-8000 Mediterranean 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Cafe Paris -- French Downtown Playa del Carmen
La Marea (984) 877-3000 Mediterranean 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen

Visitors often find that the best places to dine in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you wind up near unexpectedly while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. However, jotting down a couple of dining options on the list, means you won't have to settle for something less. To discover even more regarding the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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