Thai Cuisine in Riviera Maya

When the craving strikes for Thai food, don't miss a chance to satisfy your hunger. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a couple of locations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean within this category.

With options including everything from the fine dining setting of Saffron to the cafes whose family-made creations will have you craving more, you're sure to locate a menu item you absolutely love.

Before your trip begins, you can peek at the small collection of Thai eateries that you may be referred to as you're out on the town. For each of the options, click to read the full article about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.


The Riviera Maya | (303) 578-1301


Mezzanine is situated in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 1.8 miles to the southeast of Tulum. Considered a casual dining option, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals. <p>Mezzanine is a relaxed open air spot set right on the beach.</p>


The Riviera Maya | (984) 877-3688

Saffron is on the same premises as Banyan Tree Mayakoba. It's 4.0 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen. This restaurant offers a fine setting with even finer dishes, so patrons who are eager to enjoy both an upscale setting and Thai food should definitely consider it. <p>Saffron overlooks the lobby of Banyan Tree to one side, and the sea to the other. Three decks sit on the water, offering a view of the mangroves, a peaceful and romantic setting.</p>

Hot Wok

Tulum | (984) 128-3484

Set toward the center of Tulum, Hot Wok is a good choice for people thinking about visiting this town and areas nearby. For those visitors hoping to find a memorable Thai atmosphere in a relaxed atmosphere, this simple restaurant is a great fit. <p>Although the menu at Hot Wok is not an extensive one, the quality of ingredients makes up for the lack of variety.</p>

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Babe's Noodle Bar (984) 879-3569 Asian Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Chino -- Chinese 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum
Kung Fu Panda -- Chinese 0.6 mi. West of Central Tulum
Zen (855) 744-8371 Japanese 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
El Chino -- Chinese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Himitsu (984) 875-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal
Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Bambu Thai Restaurant (984) 877-4100 Asian Downtown Playa del Carmen
La Palapa Del China -- Chinese 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum
Ula Gula (984) 879-3727 Asian Fusion Downtown Playa del Carmen

Sometimes, the most satisfying food and drink options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones you find suddenly while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. Of course, you'll save yourself some stress if you plan ahead. To find out more information about the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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