Thai Cuisine in Riviera Maya

If you find yourself in the mood for Thai cuisine, don't miss an opportunity to indulge yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of restaurants in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean serving this kind of food.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal backdrop at Mezzanine to the cafes whose regional delicacies will melt in your mouth, you're bound to find something with just the right elements.

Take a moment to read more about the few Thai eateries you could be curious about during your getaway. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to view the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.


The Riviera Maya | (984) 877-3688

Saffron is on the premises of Banyan Tree Mayakoba. It's 4.0 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen. As soon as you walk in, you're in for fancy, fine foods in a setting perfect for special occasions and dates; or maybe a much-needed break from the fare from street vendors and snack bars. 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.


The Riviera Maya | (303) 578-1301


Mezzanine is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 1.8 miles to the southeast of Tulum. Craving quality Thai cooking in a beautiful yet informal environment? Don't miss the mellow surroundings at this bar and grill. Mezzanine is a relaxed open air spot set right on the beach.

Hot Wok

Tulum | (984) 128-3484

Hot Wok is situated toward the center of Tulum. Searching for a satisfying meal in an easy-going location? Check out the informal atmosphere at this dining option. Although the menu at Hot Wok is not an extensive one, the quality of ingredients makes up for the lack of variety.

Similar Food

Also worth considering if you really love Thai food, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
El Chino -- Chinese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
La Palapa Del China -- Chinese 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum
Sensai (225) 522-0093 Japanese 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos
Arigato -- Asian Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya
Babe's Noodle Bar (984) 879-3569 Asian Downtown Playa del Carmen
Kung Fu Panda -- Chinese 0.6 mi. West of Central Tulum
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Sushi-Tian -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Zen (984) 875-1130 Asian Puerto Aventuras, Central Riviera Maya

Sometimes, the most exciting culinary offerings in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones that you stumble upon during your daytime travels. At the same time, you'll save yourself some stress if you learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To read even more regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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