Asian Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

During your travels through the Yucatan Peninsula, expect to be impressed by the wide selection of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Can't resist Asian food during your holiday here? Guests won't want to miss the places specializing in this cuisine. Expect to see plenty of places where you can order dishes prepped in this style.

With options including everything from the informal backdrop at Gong to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Babe's Noodle Bar, there's a menu for every guest and any style of vacation desired.


The following list allows you to peek at the rather large selection of restaurants serving Asian cuisine awaiting the Yucatan Peninsula's guests. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to view the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 883-1254

Lorenzillo's is located near downtown Cancun; it is seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the east-southeast of Cancun. Fabulously fresh fish and Asian style eats share the same plate at this restaurant. <p>Lorenzillo's specialized on seafood and lobster in particular. However, they are also known for their several menus. These menus include the general a la carte menu, dessert menu and daily specials, as well as a Japanese, Chinese, and Russian menu, including seafood, meat, and vegetarian entrees specific to each culture.</p>

Babe's Noodle Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 879-3569

Positioned near the center of downtown Playa del Carmen, Babe's Noodle Bar is on Calle 10 entre 5a y Av. 10. The style of service at this option is not formal in the least, which is important because your gang can wear something comfortable, and feel free to eat simple, outrageously good grub. <p>In addition to their noodles, Babe's Noodle Bar also offers some delicious mojitos and margaritas, along with some different entrees including curry and other traditional Asian dishes.</p>


Puerto Aventuras

Arigato is located near La Gloria; it is 2.9 miles to the northeast of Xpu Ha. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Puerto Aventuras if you're a fan of Asian cuisine, but particularly sushi. <p>While they are famous for their sushi, Arigato also serves other entrees like pitas, chicken and cooked fish.</p>


The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

Although some delight in the general selection of food with Asian flair, this potential favorite is particularly known for its desserts and seafood. <p>Gong specializes in bring Asian aromas, flavors and colors to guests who are looking for an escape from the tropical. The menu is full of different Asian specialties, including duck, seafood and chicken appetizers and entrees as well as sushi and tempura options. They also support a full bar and creative sushi desserts for the adventurous foodie.</p>

Blue Fish

The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

When it comes to specialty Asian food, this local spot boasts about their sandwiches and seafood. <p>This restaurant sits poolside and serves its guests a variety of primarily fresh seafood dishes. All seating is outdoors and sports a casual beach vibe enjoyed by guests of all ages.</p>

Asian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Almar Lounge 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Asian, Fusion, Mexican --
Arigato 1.0 mi. South of Central La Gloria Asian, Japanese --
Asiana 5.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Asian --
Babe's Noodle Bar Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian (984) 879-3569
Bambu Thai Restaurant Downtown Playa del Carmen Asian (984) 877-4100
Blue Fish The Riviera Maya Asian, Mexican (984) 206-4000
Chi-Thai Dragon 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cancun Asian (998) 252-2259
Gong The Riviera Maya Asian (984) 206-4000
Hola Asia 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos Asian --
Lorenzillo's 5.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Asian, International, Russian (998) 883-1254
The Moongate 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Asian (998) 848-7000
Zen 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Gloria Asian (984) 875-1130

Similar Food


If seeking variety within the same genre, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pura Vida -- Japanese 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Holbox
Sasi Thai (998) 881-2092 Thai 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Sushi Itto Cancun (998) 887-8399 Japanese Downtown Cancun
El Chino -- Chinese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Tsuki (998) 872-8084 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Hanaichi Restaurant (998) 883-2783 Japanese 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Himitsu -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres
Sushi & Ceviche Bar (998) 881-0808 Japanese 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Jade -- Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Yin-Yang (998) 892-5710 Chinese 2.8 mi. South West of Central Cancun

Some of the most memorable cuisines in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones you casually come across while walking the streets near your hotel. But, writing down at least a few different restaurants on your schedule, will prevent a desperate search for food. To read more details concerning the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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