Continental Cuisine in the Yucatan Peninsula

During your visit to the Yucatan Peninsula, you'll come upon a savory selection of places to sit down to a meal. Guests who already have plans to eat Continental food should pay attention to those restaurants that always feature it on the menu. Preview the Continental cuisine you'll find in the Yucatan Peninsula with this handful of restaurants.

With many options, from the fine dining destination known as The Club Grill to the tempting dinner service at Nemos, there's a menu for every type of traveler and any style of dining desired.


Take a moment to read more about the restaurants throughout the Yucatan Peninsula at which to sample Continental eats. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to find out more about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 193-2260

Celebrity, which is part of Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel, is located in the vicinity of downtown Cancun; it is seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun. When you walk in, expect an over-the-top dining experience that sticks out in a destination normally ripe with quick-service places.

Celebrity is open daily for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The Club Grill

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-0808

Positioned 6.1 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, The Club Grill is on the premises of Ritz-Carlton Cancun, and is a viable option worth considering if you are going to check out this neighborhood or the surrounding area. From the restaurant, Cancun is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the northwest. This is a popular choice, particularly because they offer a fine sampling of fare that offers a refreshing change from the very casual establishments in town.

The Club Grill serves a menu of contemporary cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. Some of the more unique offerings include truffled sweet corn soup and chipotle sweet potato puree. For dessert try try the coconut souffle.

Maya Grill

The vicinity of Xcalak | (800) 480-4505

Maya Grill

Maya Grill, which is part of Hotel Tierra Maya, is located in the vicinity of Xcalak, in Quintana Roo; 1.7 miles to the north of Xcalak. For a convenient, fuss-free place to start indulging in a decent plate of Continental food, choose this local eatery which is a very casual establishment.

Located inside a thatched roof palapa, the dining room at Maya Grill is in an open-air setting that gives off a relaxed vibe and allows for views of the nearby Caribbean Sea.


Cozumel | (987) 872-0730

Located 1.8 miles south west of downtown San Miguel, Nemos is on the premises of Villablanca Garden Beach Hotel. It is 1.5 miles west-southwest of San Miguel. Seafood (of course) and Continental panache come together for some great dishes at this crazy tasty eatery.

Nemos is a cozy spot with comfortable seating, friendly service, and a view of the dazzling pool through the wall length window.

Ruth's Chris Kukulcan Plaza

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 885-3301

Ruth's Chris Kukulcan Plaza, which is on the premises of Kukulcan Plaza, is found near downtown Cancun; it is seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun. People that are in the mood for steak will thoroughly love eating here during a visit to Cancun Beach Hotel Zone.

Ruth's Chris steakhouse is known for serving the most juicy, succulent USDA prime steaks available and makes a point to serve their meats alongside local produce.

Some of the most memorable restaurants in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones that you run into naturally while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. However, keeping the names of a few intriguing establishments on your schedule, might make sense for your travel preferences. To learn more details about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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