Continental Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

During your visit to the Yucatan Peninsula, you'll encounter a great number of places to sit down to a meal. When your preference is Continental food, you can't afford to miss the places serving this favorite. Across the Yucatan Peninsula, visitors will find a good bunch of restaurants of this theme.


With so much to try, from the very casual setting of Maya Grill to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at California Restaurant Benito Juarez, there's something for every type of traveler and all types of budgets.

Take time to read more about the restaurants throughout the Yucatan Peninsula where the focus is on Continental food. For each of the options, click to read more about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 193-2260

Set 5.9 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, Celebrity is on the premises of Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel. It is 7.6 miles southeast of Cancun. Be prepared for beautiful dishes served in a setting perfect for special occasions and dates; or maybe a much-needed break from quick-service places.

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

Maya Grill

The vicinity of Xcalak | (800) 480-4505

Maya Grill

Maya Grill is on the premises of Hotel Tierra Maya. From the restaurant, Xcalak is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the south. Both exuberant and exhausted travelers love that this awesome bar and grill is very casual, which means travelers can spend some time winding down while they order delicious, down-to-earth eats.

Chef Arely and two helpers, Clara and Rosario are on-site to prepare fresh Caribbean fare, complimented by coffee and fruit juices.


Cozumel | (987) 872-0730

Situated 1.8 miles south west of downtown San Miguel, Nemos is located at Villablanca Garden Beach Hotel. In case you're wondering, San Miguel is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the east-northeast. Fresh fish from the Yucatan Peninsula's coasts and Continental fare share the same plate at this well-liked eatery.

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

The Club Grill

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-0808

Positioned 6.1 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, The Club Grill is a part of Ritz-Carlton Cancun. It is 7.8 miles southeast of Cancun. As soon as guests hear about it, they're already here for a beautiful, formal menu suitable for special nights and occasions; or perhaps just a break from so-called beach eats.

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.

California Restaurant Benito Juarez

Cancun | (998) 848-2871

When it comes to specialty Continental culinary creations, this potential favorite is particularly known for its hamburgers and tacos.

When you dine at California you are given the opportunity to select from a menu or a buffet of continental and Mexican fare. Think hamburgers and fries, enchiladas, soups, salads, and more.

Continental Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
California Restaurant Benito Juarez Cancun Mexico Continental, Mexican (998) 848-2871
Celebrity 5.9 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Continental (998) 193-2260
La Riviera Italiano Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Continental, Mexican (800) 505-2195
Maya Grill 1.7 mi. North of Central Xcalak Mexico Caribbean, Continental (800) 480-4505
Nemos 1.8 mi. South West of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel Continental (987) 872-0730
Ruth's Chris Kukulcan Plaza 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Continental (998) 885-3301
The Club Grill 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Contemporary, Continental (998) 881-0808

Guests often find that the best restaurants in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while walking the streets near your hotel. But, including the names of a couple of tasty-sounding cafes and bars on your schedule, will prevent a desperate search for food. To find out more information concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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