European Cuisine in the Yucatan Peninsula

When the craving strikes for European cuisine, you might find yourself with a chance to treat yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a few places in the Yucatan Peninsula within this category.


With so much to try, from the informal backdrop at Byblos to the much anticipated dinner service at El Paladante, there's something in store for each guest and all types of budgets.

Take a moment to scan and read details about the few European eateries you could try as you're out on the town. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to learn more about its location, style, and more.

Italian Coffee

Downtown Cancun

Italian Coffee is located in downtown Cancun, near the heart of Cancun. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just European themed dishes and of course coffee, but here they're also known for 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 on the same premises as Don Diego de la Selva, and is a logical choice for you to consider if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this area of Quintana Roo. In case you're wondering, Tulum is three quarters of a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the east. Ready for much-loved local cuisine in a fun and convenient environment? Then go enjoy the low-key atmosphere 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

Set in the heart of Downtown Isla Mujeres, French Bistro is a viable option for people who are going to be visiting this neighborhood or nearby. When you have a taste to pair European food with French style, this restaurant is dishing up both.

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 can be found in downtown Playa del Carmen, near the heart of Playa del Carmen. Are you in the mood for tempting European eats in a fun and convenient environment? Don't miss the relaxing backdrop at dining options such as Byblos.

With dishes like risotto, chicken cordon bleu, rabbit, and duck, you are sure to find some quality dish here that you will like. Furthermore, all of the entrees come with fresh bread and olive oil.

Similar Food

Caso del Lago

Also worth considering if you really love European food, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Caso del Lago (984) 875-8000 Mediterranean 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico
Mamma Rosa (998) 238-8568 Spanish 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
Kartaba Restaurant and Lounge (984) 873-2228 Mediterranean 0.4 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico
Rolandi's Cozumel (987) 872 10 97 Italian Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Cafe Paris -- French Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Pizza Hut Itzaes -- Italian 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Buca Di Beppo (998) 881-8130 Italian 1.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Amigo's (998) 848-8000 Italian 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
La Diez (984) 803-5418 Italian Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Grazie Italian Trattoria (855) 744-8371 Italian 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico

Some of the most memorable cuisines in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones you run into during your exploration of different cities. Then again, it doesn't hurt to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To find out more details regarding the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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