Italian Cuisine in Tulum

While staying in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, expect to be overwhelmed by the wide selection of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. If you're admittedly obsessed with Italian food, you can't afford to miss the restaurants where it's always on the menu. Expect to see a respectable number of places that feature it on their menus.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal atmosphere at L'Hotelito to the tasty dinner service at Da Gigi, you may very well stumble upon something that tempts your taste buds.

The list below allows you to pursue the numerous places serving Italian cuisine to be found. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to discover the details about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Piedra Escondida

The Riviera Maya | (984) 100-1443

Piedra Escondida

Piedra Escondida is a viable option for you to consider if you're thinking about spending some time visiting this part of Quintana Roo. In case you're wondering, Tulum is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the north-northwest. Not only is this restaurant famed for Italian goodies, which yes, includes pasta, but it's also quite the favorite for seafood.

Piedra Escondida Restaurant is a cozy place with spectacular ocean view and an open terrace on the beach.

Not a fancy place by any means, they play good, soft music that goes perfectly with cocktails and the sea breeze. There are 20 tables available for guests.


Tulum | (984) 136-1240

Located near the heart of Tulum, L'Hotelito is a viable option worth considering if you're visiting this town and the surrounding area. Guests that want pasta will wholly like eating here during a visit to Tulum.

The decor at L'Hotelito is a mixture of Tuscan and Mexican styles.


The Riviera Maya | (984) 801-8493


Margherita, on the premises of Posada Margherita, is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the south of Tulum. Looking for Italian food, but pasta in particular? Then you might discover that dining here is a must-do item on your list.

Margherita is an Italian restaurant, serving decadent pastas and seafood dishes.


Akumal | (984) 875-7600

Positioned in the heart of Akumal, Portofino is on the same premises as Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya, and is a logical choice worth considering if you are going to spend some time exploring this section of the Riviera Maya. You certainly don't want to pass up Akumal when you have a strong hankering for pasta.

Il Giardino


Situated near the middle of Tulum, Il Giardino is a smart choice for people who are going to be visiting this town and areas nearby. Travelers who really enjoy Italian food will find those fond flavors at Il Giardino. Consider this an easy option in case you're in their neighborhood.

Mostly outside, Il Giardino does offer some screened in seating. Unless you are able to reserve one of the indoor tables, it is probably a good idea to bring bug spray.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Da Gigi Central Tulum Italian --
Hogar Pizza 0.4 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
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 --
Pizzaria Leo 11.8 mi. Northeast 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

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and establishments like the following:

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

Also, if need even more options for your long visit, seek out one of the specialties, like the pizza, which is favored at Casa Violeta. Alternative meals that should be just as good are available at Be Tulum, a friendly location to enjoy

Guests often find that the best culinary offerings in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones that you stumble upon as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, that doesn't mean you can't know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To read more details about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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