Italian Cuisine in Tulum

During your visit to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a delicious array of places to have a hot meal. But guests who seek Italian cuisine in particular can't afford to miss the places specializing in this cuisine. You and your hungry sidekicks will find more than enough places that feature it on their menus.

From the pleasant, informal attitude at L'Hotelito to the lingering deliciousness of dinner and lunch at Il Basilico, you're bound to find something worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

Below, you can peek at this full list of restaurants specializing in Italian food available in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. For each restaurant, you can click its name to discover the details about its location, ambiance, and more.

Piedra Escondida

The Riviera Maya | (984) 100-1443

Piedra Escondida

Piedra Escondida is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 2.6 miles to the south-southeast of Tulum. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Italian cuisine and pasta, but it's also known for seafood. <p>You can expect to find a range of different entrees here from Mexican fajitas to pastas, fish, and steak. Recommended dishes include Camarones Pibil, a Yucatecan style shrimp dish; Fettuccine Marinara; Mariscada; or Risotto de la Huerta.</p>


The Riviera Maya | (984) 801-8493


Margherita is on the premises of Posada Margherita. If you're curious, Tulum is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the north. People who are in the mood for pasta will particularly like eating here during a visit to the Riviera Maya. <p>Margherita is an Italian restaurant, serving decadent pastas and seafood dishes.</p>


Tulum | (984) 136-1240

L'Hotelito can be found near the heart of Tulum. Got pasta on the brain? Even if you're just out for the atmosphere, remember the name L'Hotelito and make it the one thing on your list you do twice. <p>At L'Hotelito breakfast is a continental affair, but when you sit down for dinner, the restaurant's Italian side truly shows. Fresh, homemade pastas and traditional Italian recipes grace the menu, and are made in a kitchen that uses local ingredients.</p>


Akumal | (984) 875-7600

Situated toward the center of Akumal, Portofino is a part of Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya, and is a smart choice worth considering if you are thinking about staying near this part of the Riviera Maya. Out-of-towners who are compelled to eat pasta will particularly enjoy dining here during a visit to Akumal.

Il Basilico


Il Basilico is located in the heart of Tulum. Thinking about Italian food, and definitely need some pizza? Then you should think of this place as the one thing on your list you do twice. <p>Il Basilico has a range of items from pizza to shrimp.</p>

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Da Gigi Central Tulum Italian --
Hogar Pizza 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Il Basilico 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Il Giardino Central Tulum Italian --
L'Hotelito Central Tulum Italian (984) 136-1240
Margherita 3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum Italian (984) 801-8493
Pane Pizza Fantasia 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Piedra Escondida 2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum Italian, Mexican (984) 100-1443
Pizza Pazza 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizza Pizza Central Tulum Italian --
Pizzaria Leo 11.8 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizzas Tulum 0.2 mi. South West of Central Tulum Italian --
Pizzeria La Nave Central Tulum Italian --
Portofino 15.8 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum Italian (984) 875-7600
Quiero Mas Pizzaria Central Tulum Italian --

Similar Food

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Azafran (984) 129-6130 German Central Tulum
El Paladante (984) 871-2233 European 0.8 mi. West of Central Tulum
Le Bistro (998) 891-4100 French Central Tulum
Bordeaux (984) 875-7600 French 15.8 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Posada Margherita (984) 801-8493 Mediterranean 3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum
Acabar -- Middle Eastern Central Tulum

Or you might also be interested in the popular specials from restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Dolce Sapori -- Pasta Central Tulum
Blue Sky Restaurant (998) 800-1371 Pizza 5.9 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Be Tulum (877) 265-4139 Pasta 5.2 mi. South of Central Tulum
Casa Violeta (984) 879-0294 Pizza 4.7 mi. South of Central Tulum

Some of the most memorable culinary offerings in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are those that you run into while trekking the town of your choice. However, keeping a few dining possibilities in your daily agenda, means you'll have multiple alternatives, even in a pinch. To learn more details regarding the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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