Cajun Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

If you find yourself in the mood for Cajun cuisine, don't miss a chance to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of locations in the Yucatan Peninsula offering this type of food.


With lots to try, from the very casual setting of Cajun Grill to the simple cafes where spirits are just as crucial as the the dishes they serve, you might come across a dish worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

The following list allows you to scan and read details about the small handful of Cajun eateries you'll encounter as you explore. For each restaurant, you can click its name to view the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Cajun Grill

Downtown Cancun | (998) 208-7100

Located in downtown Cancun, Cajun Grill is a viable option worth considering if you are thinking about exploring this neighborhood. Guests who want barbecue will particularly like dining here during a trip to downtown Cancun. Look for the distinctive logo with the red chili pepper in place of the "j" in Cajun and you know you've found the right spot.

French Quarter

San Miguel | (987) 872-6321

French Quarter is located on Cozumel. Fresh catches from and Cajun cuisine share the same plate at this place. The French Quarter offers some traditional New Orleans cuisine.

Similar Food

Turtle Bay Bakery & Restaurant

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you will find similar ingredients and influences at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Subway Av Coba -- American Downtown Cancun Mexico
Duna Sports Bar (998) 891-4200 American 5.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Chili's in the Forum -- Tex-Mex 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Subway Tulum -- American 0.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Mexico
The Yaxchilan Tavern (998) 206-2006 American Downtown Cancun Mexico
Johnny Rocket's La Isla Shopping Village (01 998) 883-55-74 American 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Hard Rock Cafe Cozumel -- American 1.8 mi. South West of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel
Cafe Cito (998) 877-0438 French 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
Chiquita -- American 0.3 mi. East of Central Costa Maya Mexico
Subway Aventura -- American 0.5 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexico

Some of the best places to grab a bite in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones you catch sight of - or scent of - while walking around during the day. Although, it's still a good idea to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To find out more details concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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