Caribbean Cuisine in Tulum

Traditional and contemporary Caribbean cuisine is lovingly savored by visitors from all walks of life, perhaps because chefs use exciting spices, incredible fruits and vegetables, and fresh caught fare. You may be a bit limited in your options, but you can still find a few places in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean where you can sample some.

From the pleasant, informal setting of Zamas Que Fresco to the amazing breakfast and lunch at Diamante K, you're bound to find something with all the right flavors.

Below, peek at the enjoyable Caribbean places you'll encounter during your getaway. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to discover the details about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Ana Y Jose Beach Bar

The Riviera Maya

Ana Y Jose Beach Bar is a logical selection for travelers exploring this part of Quintana Roo. It's 3.8 miles south of Tulum. Seafood (of course) and Caribbean food make a nice pair at this completely casual eatery. This is a common spot for tour buses so it can get a little crowded, but other than that it is a wonderful beach club located on a beautiful beach.

Zamas Que Fresco

The Riviera Maya | (415) 387-9806

Zamas Que Fresco

Zamas Que Fresco is on the same premises as Zamas Hotel, and is a logical selection for guests who are going to be visiting this area of Quintana Roo. It's 2.7 miles south-southeast of Tulum. Fabulously fresh fish and Caribbean flavors get along famously at this favorite restaurant. The menu offers regional and international cuisine. Fish is the signature item and catch-of-the-day Grouper and Snapper are spiced with Caribbean and Mayan flavors. Other savory options include wood-fired gourmet pizza and delicious vegetarian fare. Fresh fruits and vegetables abound both in main courses and side dishes. The famous ZAMAS Margarita is Muy Fuerte.

Diamante K

The Riviera Maya

Diamante K is a logical choice for travelers who are going to explore this area of Quintana Roo. In case you're wondering, Tulum is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the northwest. Fresh fish and Caribbean flair are a great pair at this informal restaurant. Diamante K is set under a thatched roof hut, giving it that truly tropical ambiance that many vacationers strive for when they travel here.

Caribe Mexicano


Positioned near the heart of Tulum, Caribe Mexicano is a good choice for travelers who are going to be visiting this town or nearby. People who really enjoy Caribbean style eats will want to check out restaurants like this one. Take down their info in case you end up nearby.

Similar Food

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and places like Habana Cafe which serves Cuban dishes.

Sometimes, the most satisfying Caribbean food joints 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 restaurant possibilities in your daily itinerary, means you won't have to settle for something less. To learn even more about the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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