Italian Cuisine in Riviera Maya

Throughout Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll happen upon a plentiful supply of places to sit down to a meal. When your preference is Italian food, you won't want to miss those restaurants where it's always on the menu. Fortunately, there's dozens of restaurants for this type of food alone.

The following list allows you to read more about this full list of Italian establishments available. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to see more important info about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Mosquito Blue

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 873-1245

Mosquito Blue is located in downtown Playa del Carmen, toward the center of Playa del Carmen. Got pasta on the brain? Even if it's outside your norm, make this restaurant a done-deal, as far as your itinerary goes.

If you experience a wait at Mosquito Blue, the obvious thing to do is to take a seat in the lounge and enjoy a martini until your table is ready. When you sit down to dinner, you'll be enchanted by a menu that fuses traditional Italian recipes with Mexican fare, created by a dynamic duo of chefs.

Ambasciata D’Italia

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 873-3621

Located in downtown Playa del Carmen, Ambasciata D’Italia is on the same premises as Posada Mariposa. This local establishment isn't merely Italian creations and one favorite, pasta, but they're also masters of pizza.

Truly authentic Italian fare is up for grabs at Ambasciata D'Italia, where the menu is seemingly endless and lists numerous pasta, seafood, and meat dishes, as well as homemade pizzas. Everything is made from scratch, and fresh preparation is a priority.

L'Hotelito

Tulum | (984) 136-1240

L'Hotelito is situated near the middle of Tulum. People that desire pasta will fully like eating here during a trip to Tulum.

The decor at L'Hotelito is a mixture of Tuscan and Mexican styles.

Arezzo

Playa del Carmen | (998) 872-8084

Arezzo, on the premises of Azul Fives By Karisma, is located in the northeastern outskirts of Playa del Carmen. Not only is this restaurant famed for Italian cuisine and pasta, but here they're also known for putting out great pizza.

Like most restaurants at Azul fives, Arezzo features a contemporary design scheme, with features such as grey printed bulls eye fabric on the boxy, but comfortable chairs, paired with red lamp shades, and clean lines throughout. A floor to ceiling wall provides a view of the island of Cozumel.

La Diez

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 803-5418

La Diez is located within downtown Playa del Carmen, near the heart of Playa del Carmen. Not only is this restaurant famed for Italian food and of course pasta, but they're also known for putting out great pizza.

As the sign on the awning at Le Diez says, this Italian restaurant served "Pizza & Pasta & Wine."

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Agora Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Italian (984) 873-0626
Ambasciata D'Italia Playa del Carmen, Eastern part of Riviera Maya Italian (984) 873-3621
Ambasciata D’Italia Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 873-3621
Arezzo 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Italian (998) 872-8084
Blue Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen International, Italian --
Botticelli 1.3 mi. South West of Central downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 873-4120
Cantina Habanero 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos International, Italian, Mexican --
Cenacolo Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 803-5705
Ciao Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian (984) 875-1130
Da Bruno Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Da Gigi 0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central Tulum Italian --
Domino's Playa del Carmen 1.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Playa del Carmen Italian --
Glass Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mediterranean (984) 873-1335
Grazie Italian Trattoria 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Italian (855) 744-8371
Hogar Pizza Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian (984) 859-1111
Hogar Pizza 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Idea Pasta Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Il Basilico 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Il Giardino 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum Italian --
Il Pescatore Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (998) 881-7300
L'Hotelito 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum Italian (984) 136-1240
La Diez Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 803-5418
La Pizza De Mare Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
La Siesta Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
La Vagabunda Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mexican (984) 873-3753
Mandarinas Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Margherita 3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum Italian (984) 801-8493
Massimo Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian --
Mia Pizza Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Mosquito Blue Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mexican (984) 873-1245
Pane Pizza Fantasia 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Papa John's Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Piedra Escondida 2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum Italian, Mexican (984) 100-1443
Pizza Al Trancio Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizza Aventuras Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian (984) 802-8888
Pizza Banana 0.2 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizza Edy's Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizza Hut Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 873-1616
Pizza N' Love 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Italian 55180123
Pizza Pazza 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizza Pizza 1.6 mi. East of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizza Renzo Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizzaria Leo 4.2 mi. South West of Central Akumal Italian --
Pizzas Tulum 0.2 mi. South West of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizzeria La Nave 0.1 mi. South of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizzeto Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian (984) 875-1130
Porto Bello 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos International, Italian --
Portofino 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal Italian (984) 875-7600
Quiero Mas Pizzaria 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Tulum Italian --
Richard's Pizzaria Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian (984) 873-5029
Ritrato d'Italia 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos Italian (225) 522-0093
Rolandi's Cozumel Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian (987) 872 10 97
Rolandis Playa del Carmen Italian (984) 803-4121
Spaghettino 0.1 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos Italian --
Tramonto The Riviera Maya American, Italian (984) 206-4000

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When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Habb -- Mediterranean 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
El Paladante (984) 871-2233 European 0.8 mi. West of Central Tulum
Casa Mediterranea -- Mediterranean Downtown Playa del Carmen
Ugila Maktub Cafe -- Middle Eastern Downtown Playa del Carmen
Bordeaux (984) 875-7600 French 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
Le Bistro (998) 891-4100 French 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Tulum
Chiringuito (984) 206-4000 Spanish The Riviera Maya
Yodi's Biergarten -- German 0.2 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos
El Sol Tapas & Restaurant (998) 872-8200 Mediterranean 9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
El Encuentro -- French Downtown Playa del Carmen

Plus, you might also be interested in the specialty items served at places like those below:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Dolce Sapori -- Pasta 0.1 mi. East of Central Tulum
Casa Violeta (984) 879-0294 Pizza 4.7 mi. South of Central Tulum
Blue Sky Restaurant (998) 800-1371 Pasta 5.9 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Be Tulum (877) 265-4139 Pasta 5.2 mi. South of Central Tulum
El Faro Restaurant -- Pizza Downtown Playa del Carmen
Mayan Bistro Restaurant and Bar (984) 873-1876 Pasta Downtown Playa del Carmen

Sometimes, the most exciting places to try any cuisine in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while journeying to and from your hotel. But of course, it doesn't hurt to have a concrete plan for some meals. To find out more details concerning the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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