Tex-Mex Cuisine in Riviera Maya

If you've got a hankering for Tex-Mex food, don't miss a chance 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 offering meals in this style.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal locale of Armadillo’s to the dives whose signature dishes will have you craving more, there's a menu suited for each person in your party and even for that special night you're planning.

Take time to browse the small collection of Tex-Mex places you'll run across during your stay. On each restaurant's name, click to learn more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Gary’s at Casa Cenote

The Riviera Maya | (361) 993-2462

Gary’s at Casa Cenote is a part of Casa Cenote. It's 5.9 miles northeast of Tulum. Don't overlook the Riviera Maya if you're a fan of Mexican cuisine, but particularly tacos. <p>The cuisine presented on the menu at Gary's is Mexican made simple, with fresh ingredients and authentic preparation styles really allowing each dish to pop. For those who don't want to go too far out of their comfort zones, TexMex is also available. Don't forget to try the house specialty, the Pink Margarita.</p>


The Riviera Maya | (855) 744-8371

Armadillo’s is on the premises of Royalton Riviera Cancun. It is 7.2 miles north-northeast of Puerto Morelos. When you and your hungry companions are in need of great Tex-Mex cooking in a relaxed atmosphere, this casual restaurant hits its mark.



Set in the heart of Tulum, Acabar is a good choice for you to consider if you're thinking about staying near this town and the surrounding area. If the option of Middle Eastern food combined with Tex-Mex sounds appealing, consider this restaurant when you are on your trip to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. <p>This blend of cultures results a diverse selection of food from sandwiches to kebabs.</p>

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If you're willing to step just outside the box, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Salsolito -- Mexican 0.1 mi. South of Central Tulum
La Bistecca (984) 871-2917 Mexican 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Tulum
Xulam (984) 803-3567 Mexican Playa del Carmen
Azur (984) 206-4000 Mexican The Riviera Maya
Nativo -- Mexican 0.6 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen
Subway Tulum Parque -- American 1.6 mi. East of Central Tulum
Nativo Juice Bar -- Mexican Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya
El Pequeno Buenos Aires (984) 871-2708 Argentenian 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum
Los Pelicanos Los Pelicano's Mexican 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos
Yaxche -- Mexican Downtown Playa del Carmen

And you may also like the signature menu items at restaurants across the region, including these:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Gringo Dave's (281) 414-5229 Tacos Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya
La Lunita (984) 875 90 70 Tacos 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal
La Floresta Tacos (998) 891-4110 Tacos 1.1 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen
Peskayitos -- Tacos 0.0 mi. West of Central Puerto Morelos
King Kebab -- Tacos 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum

Sometimes, the most exciting places to grab a bite in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you happen upon as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But, noting the contact info for at least two places on your schedule, might make sense for your travel preferences. To learn more details regarding the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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