Cuban Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

Almost everywhere in the Yucatan Peninsula, expect to be overwhelmed by the great number of choices with regards to dining. When your preference is Cuban food, you will want to visit those restaurants serving this favorite. Preview the Cuban offerings in the Yucatan Peninsula and more specialties, below.

From the informal backdrop at El Veradero to the lovely dinner service at Esencia, there's something in store for each person in your party and for that special evening you're planning too.


Use the list below to get more details about the enticing set of places that quench cravings for Cuban food. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to find out more about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

La Bodeguita Del Medio

Playa del Carmen | 984-803-39-51

La Bodeguita Del Medio is found in outside the center of Playa del Carmen. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Cuban creations and one favorite, chicken, but we shouldn't forget they're also dubbed a hotspot for seafood. This Cuban Restauran tis perfect for grabbing a minty mojito and relaxing a bit and watching the locals dance and laugh. Of course, you can feel free to join in. Or you can simply munch on some Cuban recipes.


Holbox | (984) 875-2171

Esencia, which is on the premises of CasaSandra Boutique Hotel, is located 0.3 miles northeast of Downtown Holbox. Lovely, mild seafood and Cuban food are made for each other at this friendly, fine dining establishment. The gourmet international and Cuban cuisine on the menu at Esencia is definitely worth talking about. The lobster fettucine is wel liked as is the fish filet al secreto.

El Veradero


El Veradero is located near Downtown Isla Mujeres; it is When the whole group's looking forward to excellent Cuban fare that's far from prim and proper, this mellow, informal restaurant fits the bill. A medley of Cuban and Mexican fare is on the menu here.

Habana Cafe

Tulum | (984) 802-5412

Habana Cafe can be found toward the center of Tulum. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Tulum when you just can't help your cravings for coffee. Habana Cafe features several authentic Cuban meals and soups, as well as Cafe con Leche.

El Casino

Downtown San Miguel

Positioned in the heart of downtown San Miguel, El Casino is a logical selection for vacationers exploring this neighborhood or the surrounding area. Guests who crave Cuban eats should try restaurants like El Casino. Put it on your vacation agenda in case you're in their neighborhood.

Similar Food

El Puerto Fairmont

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Kimbara Caribbean Cantina (983) 143-9622 Caribbean 0.3 mi. East of Central Costa Maya Mexico
El Caribe (998) 848-8700 Caribbean 0.6 mi. West of Central Valladolid Mexico
Savio's Bistro By The Sweet Life (998) 885-0150 Caribbean Cancun Mexico
Nah Balam Restaurant (983) 835-0400 Caribbean 1.2 mi. South of Central Chetumal Mexico
Toby's Restaurant (983) 107-5426 Belizean 0.0 mi. Southeast of Central Xcalak Mexico
El Caribeño (998) 872-8300 Caribbean 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
El Puerto Fairmont (984) 206-3000 Caribbean Playa del Carmen Mexico
Diamante K -- Caribbean 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Tulum Mexico
Poc-Na Restaurant (998) 877-0090 Creole 0.0 mi. South West of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
Mediterraneo (984) 873-1300 Caribbean 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexico

Some of the most memorable cuisines in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones you find unexpectedly during your daytime travels. At the same time, it's still smart to have a handful of favorites in mind. To discover more information about the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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