Caribbean Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

Caribbean cuisine is viewed fondly by travelers of all kinds, especially for including exciting spices, incredible fruits and vegetables, and fresh caught fare. When hunger strikes, you'll find there's an over-abundance of dining options with this cuisine on the menu.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual setting of El Caribeño to the wonderful lunch service at Ana Y Jose Beach Bar, you might come across a dish worth sending a postcard about.

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Take a moment to preview the large collection of Caribbean eateries throughout the Yucatan Peninsula. Click on one of the options to view the full article about its location, ambiance, and more.

Maja’che

Holbox | 0052 (984) 87 521 60

Maja’che, part of Xaloc Resort, is a viable option worth considering if you're going to be visiting the island. Are you in the mood for a satisfying meal in a breezy and inviting environment? Don't miss the casual ambiance and service at this establishment. <p>Although there is an a la carte menu, many guests celebrating their special event choose the Half Board Option, which includes four dishes: a starter, soup, entree, and dessert chosen by the chef of the evening.</p>

El Caribeño

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 872-8300

El Caribeño, part of InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cancun, is located close to downtown Cancun; it's approximately seven miles (11 kilometers) to the south of Isla Mujeres. Fresh fish and Caribbean flair play nicely together at this colorful eatery. <p>Seafood and local specialty items are available here off the a la carte menu.</p>

Mandarina Restaurant

Holbox | (984) 875-2129

Situated close to Downtown Holbox, Mandarina Restaurant is on the same premises as Casa Las Tortugas. Fresh seafood and Caribbean style eats share the same plate at this crazy tasty place. <p>An open-air setting with comfortable contemporary decor and local artwork allows guests to dine under the sky or under a palapa on the beach. The vibe is both relaxed and sophisticated, and when night falls and the candles are lit it can be a great place to go for a romantic evening.</p>

Restaurante La Palapa

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 849-4606

Set 2.9 miles east of downtown Cancun, Restaurante La Palapa is on the same premises as Aquamarina Beach Hotel. It's 4.7 miles east of Cancun. Searching for much-loved local cuisine in an easy-going setting? Then go enjoy the casual ambiance and service at this buffet.

Ana Y Jose Beach Bar

The Riviera Maya

Ana Y Jose Beach Bar is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 3.8 miles to the south of Tulum. Fresh fish from the Yucatan Peninsula's coasts and Caribbean panache are an outstanding combo at this relaxed restaurant atmosphere. <p>The beach club offers a range of services, including showers, changing facilities in addition to food and drink. You can also rent beach chairs if you did not want to sit at a table or at the bar.</p>

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Al Cielo 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha Mexico Caribbean (984) 840-9012
Ana Y Jose Beach Bar 3.8 mi. South of Central Tulum Mexico Caribbean --
Bellavista 0.3 mi. North of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Caribbean, Mexican (800) 261-5014
C-Grill Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Caribbean, Mexican (984) 206-4800
Captain's Cove 6.6 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean 885-0016
Caribe Mexicano 0.0 mi. South of Central Tulum Mexico Caribbean --
Catch Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Caribbean (984) 206-4800
Chula Vista 1.3 mi. South West of Central downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Caribbean (984) 873-4120
Diamante K 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Tulum Mexico Caribbean, International --
El Capitan Mono 0.1 mi. South West of Central Costa Maya Mexico Caribbean (983) 112-1284
El Caribe 0.6 mi. West of Central Valladolid Mexico Caribbean (998) 848-8700
El Caribeño 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean (998) 872-8300
El Puerto Fairmont Playa del Carmen Mexico Caribbean, Mexican (984) 206-3000
Green Iguana 0.1 mi. South West of Central Costa Maya Mexico Caribbean (983) 834-5728
Kimbara Caribbean Cantina 0.1 mi. South West of Central Costa Maya Mexico Caribbean (983) 143-9622
La Chaya 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox Caribbean --
La Palapa Restaurant 5.5 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean, International 52 01(998)8 81 14 00
La Veranda Downtown San Miguel Cozumel Caribbean --
Las Delicias Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Caribbean, Mexican (984) 803-1214
Maja’che 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Holbox Holbox Caribbean, Fusion, Mexican 0052 (984) 87 521 60
Mandarina Restaurant 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox Caribbean, Mediterranean (984) 875-2129
Marisqueria El Taco Loco 1.4 mi. South of Central Chetumal Mexico Caribbean (983) 832-1213
Marisqueria Mi Viejo 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Chetumal Mexico Caribbean (983) 833-5342
Maya Grill 1.7 mi. North of Central Xcalak Mexico Caribbean, Continental (800) 480-4505
Mediterraneo 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexico Caribbean (984) 873-1300
Mi Casa es su Casa 0.3 mi. North of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Caribbean, Mexican (800) 261-5014
Nachi Cocom Restaurant 9.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel Caribbean (987) 857-1157
Nah Balam Restaurant 1.2 mi. South of Central Chetumal Mexico Caribbean, International, Mexican (983) 835-0400
Oxtankah 0.1 mi. South West of Central Costa Maya Mexico Caribbean (983) 834-5990
Restaurant de Leo 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox Caribbean (984) 875-2070
Restaurante La Palapa 2.9 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean (998) 849-4606
Restaurante Natura 5.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean, Vegetarian (998) 883-0585
Restaurante Zarabanda 0.1 mi. East of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox Caribbean (984) 106-9665
Savio's Bistro By The Sweet Life Cancun Mexico Caribbean, Italian (998) 885-0150
The Beach Club Grill 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico Caribbean (855) 744-8371
The Captain’s Galley 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Caribbean, Fusion, Mexican (984) 877-4000
The Little Caribbean Conch 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel Caribbean (987) 872-5888
Zamas Que Fresco 2.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum Mexico Caribbean, Mexican (415) 387-9806

Similar Food

You may crave something slightly different, in which case there are other categories to tackle, including establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
French Quarter (987) 872-6321 Creole 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel
Habana Cafe (984) 802-5412 Cuban 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Mexico
Esencia (984) 875-2171 Cuban 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox
Toby's Restaurant (983) 107-5426 Belizean 0.0 mi. Southeast of Central Xcalak Mexico
Poc-Na Restaurant (998) 877-0090 Creole 0.0 mi. South West of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
El Casino -- Cuban Downtown San Miguel Cozumel
La Bodeguita Del Medio 984-80339-51 Cuban 1.2 mi. South West of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico
El Veradero -- Cuban 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
Havana Moon (984) 206-4000 Bahamian The Riviera Maya Mexico

Some of the most unique Caribbean food joints in the Yucatan Peninsula are those you didn't expect to find yourself craving while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But of course, you'll save yourself some stress if you plan on visiting specific venues. To find out even more concerning the types of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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