Japanese Cuisine in Riviera Maya

Almost everywhere in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, expect to be able to sample a tempting spread of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Can't resist Japanese food during your holiday here? Guests won't want to miss the restaurants specializing in this cuisine. Take a look at the Japanese food on Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's menus with the places profiled below.

With many options, from the informal attitude beloved by guests of Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen to the much anticipated dinner service at Zen, there's a menu suited for each visitor and style of vacation.

The following list allows you to pursue the fairly full set of options where the focus is on Japanese food. For each of the options, click to read more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen

Downtown Playa del Carmen

Located in downtown Playa del Carmen, Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen is a good option for vacationers thinking about staying near this neighborhood or the surrounding area. Visitors that are in the mood for sushi will particularly enjoy dining here during a visit to downtown Playa del Carmen.


Puerto Aventuras

Arigato is located close to La Gloria; it's 2.9 miles to the northeast of Xpu Ha. Hoping to indulge a bit on sushi during your stay? If so, remember the name Arigato and make it the one stop that you'll each love for a different reason. <p>While they are famous for their sushi, Arigato also serves other entrees like pitas, chicken and cooked fish.</p>


Riviera Cancun | (225) 522-0093

Sensai is located at Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort, and is a viable choice for vacationers thinking about spending some time visiting this neighborhood. Puerto Morelos is two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers) to the south. This is a popular choice, particularly because they offer fine cuisine in a setting that offers a well-deserved break from the very casual establishments in town.


The Riviera Maya | (855) 744-8371

Zen is on the premises of Royalton Riviera Cancun, and is a smart choice for people thinking about going to this part of Quintana Roo. It's 7.2 miles north-northeast of Puerto Morelos. Craving tempting Japanese eats in a beautiful yet informal location? You'll quite like the relaxing bites and backdrop at this establishment.


Downtown Playa del Carmen

Sushi-Tian is located within downtown Playa del Carmen, near the heart of Playa del Carmen. Does your whole family love sushi? Then there's no shame in it being the one stop that you'll each love for a different reason.

Similar Food


When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Ula Gula (984) 879-3727 Asian Fusion Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Encuentro -- Vietnamese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Bambu Thai Restaurant (984) 877-4100 Asian Downtown Playa del Carmen
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Saffron (984) 877-3688 Thai 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Gong (984) 206-4000 Asian The Riviera Maya
La Palapa Del China -- Chinese 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum
Hot Wok (984) 128-3484 Thai 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Blue Fish (984) 206-4000 Asian The Riviera Maya
El Chino -- Chinese Downtown Playa del Carmen

Or if you're still looking for that special something, check out a specialty like the sushi offered at Catch.

Visitors often find that the best cuisines in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you didn't think you'd ever wander into during your exploration of different cities. But, having a few different restaurants on the list, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To learn more concerning the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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