Spanish Cuisine in Riviera Maya

If you can't get enough Spanish food, don't pass up an opportunity to spoil yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a couple of places in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean specializing in this this type of food.

With everything from the informal destination known as Cava Roja to the dives whose specialties are worth daydreaming about, there's a menu suited for each traveler and any desired budget.

Below, you can read more about the small collection of Spanish restaurants that you may be referred to during your stay. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.


The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

It's worth noting that within the genre of Spanish food, this visitor favorite serves up an awful lot of seafood and tapas. <p>Complex, rich dishes are what to expect from Chiringuito, as Chef Raúl León prepares fresh, traditional Spanish fare that all guests will enjoy. Specialties include the Paella Valenciana and an assortment of land and sea Tapas, while the restaurant also offers guests a full bar, an international wine list and creative dessert menu.</p>

Villas Latinas Restaurant

Puerto Morelos | (998) 871-0118

Villas Latinas Restaurant, a part of Hotel Villas Latinas, is situated in the heart of Puerto Morelos. When you're looking forward to darn good Spanish food that isn't fussy in the slightest, this easy going restaurant is just the thing.

Cava Roja

Puerto Aventuras | (984) 875-1130

Cava Roja, on the premises of Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, is located in the vicinity of La Gloria; it is 3.8 miles to the northeast of Xpu Ha. Make the trip here to Puerto Aventuras when you have a strong hankering for tapas.

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Caso del Lago

If you seek even more options in this same genre, there are other categories to tackle, including establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Domino's Playa del Carmen -- Italian 1.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Playa del Carmen
Casa Mediterranea -- Mediterranean Downtown Playa del Carmen
Byblos -- European Downtown Playa del Carmen
Portofino (984) 875-7600 Italian 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
Il Pescatore (998) 881-7300 Italian Downtown Playa del Carmen
Il Giardino -- Italian 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Agora (984) 873-0626 Italian Downtown Playa del Carmen
Acabar -- Middle Eastern Tulum, Southwestern part of Riviera Maya
Kartaba Restaurant and Lounge (984) 873-2228 Mediterranean 0.4 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen
French Kiss Internet -- French 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos

Or if need even more options for your long visit, seek out a signature dish, such as the tapas drawing people to Ceviche Tapas Bar.

Some of the best dining options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those you stumble upon while trekking the town of your choice. But, writing down a handful of dining possibilities on your itinerary, means you won't have to settle for something less. To learn more regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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