Italian Cuisine in Riviera Maya

Almost everywhere in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, expect to be able to sample a delicious array of options when it comes to dining. Those who adore Italian cuisine particularly should take note of the various establishments known for these fun flavors. Fortunately, there's an incredible amount of choices for this type of food alone.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal setting of Glass Bar to the tempting lunch service at Pizza Pazza, you are sure to find something worth fighting over.

The following list allows you to peek at the several Italian establishments in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. Click each option to see more important info about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Glass Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 873-1335

Glass Bar is situated in downtown Playa del Carmen, near the middle of Playa del Carmen. Fresh catches from and Italian flavors share the same plate at this well-liked eatery.

The Glass Bar offers a selection of fine Mediterranean food paired with wines.

Cantina Habanero

Puerto Morelos

Cantina Habanero is found toward the center of Puerto Morelos. When it comes to specialty Italian culinary creations, the kitchen at Cantina Habanero will recommend their best: hamburgers and tacos.

The menu at Cantina Habanero stands out, even though it could easily be overshadowed by the rowdy atmosphere. Pizza, Mexican fare, sandwiches, and appetizers seem common, but are so well prepared that you'll make plans to come back for more.

Margherita

The Riviera Maya | (984) 801-8493

Margherita

Margherita is on the same premises as Posada Margherita, and is a logical selection for travelers thinking about visiting this section of Quintana Roo. From the restaurant, Tulum is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the north. Consider stopping by the Riviera Maya if you love Italian food, but especially crave pasta.

Margherita is an Italian restaurant, serving decadent pastas and seafood dishes.

Ritrato d'Italia

Riviera Cancun | (225) 522-0093

Ritrato d'Italia, a part of Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort, can be found in the southern outskirts of Riviera Cancun, a neighborhood in the Riviera Maya; 2.7 miles to the north of Puerto Morelos. In the mood for pasta? Actually, either way you'll likely agree Ritrato d'Italia could be a priority on your agenda.

Unlimited a la carte Italian dining is offered at Ritrato d'Italia.

La Diez

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 803-5418

Located near the center of downtown Playa del Carmen, La Diez is on Quinta Avenida. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its Italian food and of course pasta, but they're also dubbed a hotspot for pizza.

La Diez is an open air restaurant where guests can dine under an awning lit with twinkling lights and people watch as they eat their meal.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
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
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 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Hogar Pizza Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian (984) 859-1111
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 Vagabunda Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian, Mexican (984) 873-3753
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
Piedra Escondida 2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum Italian, Mexican (984) 100-1443
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 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 Renzo Downtown Playa del Carmen Italian --
Pizzaria Leo 4.2 mi. South West of Central Akumal Italian --
Pizzeria La Nave 0.1 mi. South of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizzeto Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya Italian (984) 875-1130
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

Similar Food

El Sol Tapas & Restaurant

If your preferences are flexible, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Le Bistro (998) 891-4100 Mediterranean 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Tulum
El Faro Grill (998) 881-5125 Mediterranean 1.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos
Azur (984) 206-4000 French The Riviera Maya
Chiringuito (984) 206-4000 Spanish The Riviera Maya
Posada Margherita (984) 801-8493 Mediterranean 3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum
Marlin Bleu -- French 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
El Paladante (984) 871-2233 European 0.8 mi. West of Central Tulum
Jade Deli and Crêperie (984) 206-4000 Mediterranean The Riviera Maya
El Sol Tapas & Restaurant (998) 872-8200 Mediterranean 9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Casa Mediterranea -- Mediterranean Downtown Playa del Carmen

Or you could opt to sample the mainstay dishes at these well-liked establishments:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Casa Violeta (984) 879-0294 Pizza 4.7 mi. South of Central Tulum
Los Gauchos 206-9243 Pasta 0.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Puerto Morelos
Mayan Bistro Restaurant and Bar (984) 873-1876 Pasta Downtown Playa del Carmen
Be Tulum (877) 265-4139 Pasta 5.2 mi. South of Central Tulum
El Faro Restaurant -- Pizza Downtown Playa del Carmen

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best dining options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those that you decide upon spontaneously as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, including the names of a few places on your schedule, is encouraged even for flexible travelers. To read much more regarding the types of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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