While staying in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll happen upon a savory selection of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. Guests who already have plans to eat Mediterranean food should pay attention to those restaurants where this style of cooking is king. You and your hungry sidekicks will find more than enough restaurants that offer this favorite.
With many options, from the fine dining backdrop at Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant, you are sure to find something worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.to the fantastic dinner service at
Below, read more about the large collection of restaurants specializing in Mediterranean food to be enjoyed. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to see the full article about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.
Tamarind, which is part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba, can be found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the northeast of Playa del Carmen. For those visitors looking out for an inviting place serving Mediterranean food in a relaxed atmosphere, this informal restaurant is a safe bet. Modern Mediterranean dishes like watermelon salad and Beef Veal Cheeks & Shrimp are on the menu at Tamarind.
Positioned near the middle of downtown Playa del Carmen, Glass Bar is at 12 Fifth Avenue and North Fourteenth Street. Fresh catches from and Mediterranean food are made for each other at this unique restaurant. The Glass Bar offers a selection of fine Mediterranean food paired with wines.
Located 9.8 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, El Sol Tapas & Restaurant is on the same premises as Maroma Resort & Spa, and is a good choice worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this area of Quintana Roo. If you're wondering, Puerto Morelos is nine and a half miles (15 kilometers) to the northeast. Visitors who want tapas will thoroughly like eating here during a trip to the Riviera Maya. Rustic yet elegant, El Sol Tapas & Restaurant is truly unique.
Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant, on the premises of Hotel Cohiba, is located in the heart of Playa del Carmen. Affectionately identified as a casual place to eat, it's easy to see why people love popping in for their food. Kartabar is not just a restaurant, it is an experience. The atmosphere is that of the Mediterannean, with exotic decor and even music. Most guests looks forward to the nights when belly dancers are on hand, and others come to smoke the Narguila pipe.
Caso del Lago, part of Rosewood Mayakoba, is found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 4.8 miles to the northeast of Playa del Carmen. This is a popular choice, particularly because they offer fancy, fine foods in a setting that sticks out in a destination normally ripe with street vendors and casual beach bars. Elegance is one way to describe Caso del Lago, which features views of the pool, and fine linens and place settings at each table.
|Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||--|
|Caso del Lago||4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||(984) 875-8000|
|1.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos||Mediterranean||(998) 881-5125|
|El Sol Tapas & Restaurant||9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean, Mexican||(998) 872-8200|
|Glass Bar||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Italian, Mediterranean||(984) 873-1335|
|7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||--|
|Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant||0.4 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||(984) 873-2080|
|2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean, Mexican||(984) 877-3000|
|Le Bistro||0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Tulum||French, Mediterranean||(998) 891-4100|
|7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos||Mediterranean||(855) 744-8371|
|3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum||Mediterranean||(984) 801-8493|
|Tamarind||4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mediterranean||(984) 877-3688|
|Ula Gula||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Asian Fusion, Mediterranean||(984) 879-3727|
When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants below:
|(225) 522-0093||Italian||2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos|
|--||Italian||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|(855) 744-8371||Italian||7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
|--||Italian||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|--||French||0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
|--||Italian||0.1 mi. South of Central Tulum|
|Pizza N' Love||55180123||Italian||0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
|(984) 875-1130||French||Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya|
|Piedra Escondida||(984) 100-1443||Italian||2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum|
|--||French||0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
Oftentimes, the best cuisines in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those you didn't expect to find yourself craving while walking around during the day. But, writing down the names of some interesting-sounding restaurants on a checklist, will keep this aspect of your trip worry free. To read more details concerning the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.
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