When the craving strikes for Tex-Mex food, don't miss an opportunity to indulge yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of places in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean serving this type of food.
With choices such as the very casual atmosphere at Gary’s at Casa Cenote to the cafes whose chefs' specials are worth daydreaming about, there's something in store for each traveler and for that special evening you're planning too.
Before your trip begins, you can get a taste for the few choices for Tex-Mex eateries you'll run across while vacationing nearby. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.
Gary’s at Casa Cenote, which is part of Casa Cenote, is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; six miles (nine and a half kilometers) to the northeast of Tulum. Tourists that are compelled to eat tacos will fully like stopping here during a visit to the Riviera Maya. The cuisine presented on the menu at Gary's is Mexican made simple, with fresh ingredients and authentic preparation styles really allowing each dish to pop. For those who don't want to go too far out of their comfort zones, TexMex is also available. Don't forget to try the house specialty, the Pink Margarita.
Acabar is located in the heart of Tulum. When you and your group have a taste to pair Tex-Mex food with Middle Eastern style, this place is dishing up both. You might not be sure where you are when you see the decor in Acabar, but it sure isn't Mexico. The mix of Thailand and the Middle East is sure to feel exotic.
If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are more options from this same flavor palette at establishments like the following:
|Los Arrecifes||(984) 105-3340||Mexican||3.7 mi. South of Central Tulum|
|Piedra Escondida||(984) 100-1443||Mexican||2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum|
|--||Mexican||0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum|
|Mateo's||--||Mexican||2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum|
|Pancho's Grill||(983) 285-0252||Mexican||0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum|
|Subway Tulum Parque||--||American||Central Tulum|
|--||Mexican||2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum|
|Trattoria Del Mar||(984) 100-3228||Latin American||Central Tulum|
|Oscar & Lalo||(984) 115-9965||Mexican||7.5 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum|
|--||Mexican||15.9 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum|
Also, those interested in something specific should seek out a specialty like the tacos, which is available both at La Lunita.and
Some of the most memorable places to try any cuisine in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones that you catch sight of - or scent of - while walking around during the day. But of course, you can't go wrong when you have a few favorites on the itinerary. To read more details about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.
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