European Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

If you're a big fan of European food, you might have an opportunity to treat yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of locations in the Yucatan Peninsula serving this style of food.

From the informal backdrop at El Paladante to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Byblos, you might come across a dish worth sending a postcard about.


Take time to read more about the small handful of European restaurants that you'll have the chance to visit during your getaway. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to view more information about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Italian Coffee

Downtown Cancun

Italian Coffee is located in downtown Cancun, toward the center of Cancun. It's worth noting that within the genre of European culinary creations, this potential favorite likes to suggest its coffee and sandwiches. The atmosphere inside each Italian Coffee is very European, with Tuscan style furniture and a cool ambiance.

El Paladante

The Riviera Maya | (984) 871-2233

El Paladante is situated in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 0.8 miles to the west of Tulum. Craving quality European cooking in a breezy, no-fuss environment? Give some thought to the mellow bites and backdrop at this grill. El Paladante believes in using what nature has provided in order to make your meals. All eggs, vegetable, and honey used in the preparation of the food here was grown or produced organically right on property.

French Bistro

Downtown Isla Mujeres

French Bistro is located in Downtown Isla Mujeres, toward the northwestern outskirts of Isla Mujeres. If the idea of French food combined with European sounds appealing, plan a meal at this restaurant when you are on your the Yucatan Peninsula vacation. Dinner at French Bistro includes a selection of steaks and fish, as well as European classics like pasta and chicken cordon bleu.


Downtown Playa del Carmen

Byblos is found within downtown Playa del Carmen, in the heart of Playa del Carmen. For those times when you're thinking about great European cooking without a big to-do, this mellow restaurant is a safe bet. During the day, Byblos serves as a cafeteria for the nearby school, however at night it serves off a daily changing menu. Do not be deterred by the school lunch idea, as the restaurant is rather elegant at night.

Similar Food


If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pane Pizza Fantasia -- Italian 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Mexico
La Diez (984) 803-5418 Italian Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Marlin Bleu -- French 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Pasteleria Italiana (998) 884-0796 Italian Downtown Cancun Mexico
ACA Pizzas (983) 123-8398 Italian 0.3 mi. East of Central Costa Maya Mexico
La Marea (984) 877-3000 Mediterranean 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico
La Pasada (983) 131-7806 Italian 0.3 mi. East of Central Costa Maya Mexico
Pizza Latina (984) 116-9667 Italian 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox
Richard's Pizzaria (984) 873-5029 Italian 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexico
Cafe De La Ile -- French Downtown San Miguel Cozumel

Sometimes, the most exciting cuisines in the Yucatan Peninsula are those that you happen upon during your exploration of different cities. But, writing down the addresses of a few restaurant possibilities on your schedule, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To read even more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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