French Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

While exploring the Yucatan Peninsula, expect to have the privilege of deciding between a tempting spread of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. Can't resist French food during your holiday here? Guests should take note of those restaurants that dub it their specialty. When hunger strikes, you'll find there's a surplus of dining options within this cuisine alone.

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With plenty of variety, from the very casual setting of Le Jardin to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at La Palapa Belga, you might come across a dish you absolutely love.

Before your trip begins, you can read more about the large collection of French establishments in the Yucatan Peninsula. On each restaurant's name, click to find out more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

La Palapa Belga

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 883-5454

La Palapa Belga is situated near downtown Cancun; it is approximately seven miles (11 kilometers) to the south of Isla Mujeres. Since this is a casual type of restaurant, it's not hard to see why people come here to "put their feet up".

Start your meal with a house pate, then select amongst a number of well- known French favorites from duck confit to escargo.

Le Jardin

Holbox | (984) 875-2331

Located in the vicinity of Downtown Holbox, Le Jardin is on Calle Lisa. Although some delight in the general selection of food with French flair, this local spot is known for its coffee and sandwiches.

Du Mexique

Downtown Cancun | (998) 884-5919

Set in downtown Cancun, Du Mexique is at 109 Avenida Bonampak. Beautiful seafood and French cuisine are an outstanding combo at this noteworthy dining option.

The restaurant is small and intimate with just seven tables but beautiful and luxurious as well.

Cafe Cito

Downtown Isla Mujeres | (998) 877-0438

Cafe Cito is located in Downtown Isla Mujeres, toward the northwestern outskirts of Isla Mujeres. Pay a visit or two to Downtown Isla Mujeres if you're a fan of American cuisine, but particularly crepes.

Azur

The Riviera Maya | (984) 206-4000

As part of their panel of French food, this place serves up an awful lot of juices & smoothies and salads.

The flavors and authentic French cuisine served at Azur makes it a truly unique restaurant only available to the guests of Riviera Maya. From its wonderful array of fresh oysters and escargots to the decadent dessert crêpes, Azur is an intimate dining experience you won't find anywhere else at the hotel.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Azur The Riviera Maya Mexico French, Mexican (984) 206-4000
Bordeaux 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico French (998) 848-7600
Bordeaux 0.2 mi. South of Central Akumal Mexico French (984) 875-7600
Bordeaux 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Mexico French --
Cafe Cito 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres American, French (998) 877-0438
Cafe De La Ile Downtown San Miguel Cozumel French --
Cafe Paris Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico French --
Du Mexique Downtown Cancun Mexico French (998) 884-5919
El Encuentro Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico French, Fusion, Vietnamese --
French Bistro 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres European, French --
French Kiss Internet 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico French --
Jade Deli and Crêperie The Riviera Maya Mexico French, Mediterranean, Mexican (984) 206-4000
La Bastille 6.1 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico French (998) 848-7000
La Palapa Belga 5.2 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Belgian, French (998) 883-5454
La Petite Crepe 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Chetumal Mexico French, Mexican (983) 103-3227
Le Bistro 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Tulum Mexico French, Mediterranean (998) 891-4100
Le Jardin 0.2 mi. South West of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox French (984) 875-2331
Le Metissage 1.9 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres French, Fusion, Mexican (998) 877-0700
Le Petit Cochon 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexico French (984) 875-1130
Marlin Bleu 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico French --

Similar Food

Caso del Lago

If your preferences are flexible, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pizza Hut Cozumel -- Italian Downtown San Miguel Cozumel
Angelo's Pizza And Pasta -- Italian 0.1 mi. South West of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
La Marea (984) 877-3000 Mediterranean 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico
Richard's Pizzaria (984) 873-5029 Italian 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexico
Pizza Renzo -- Italian Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Glass Bar (984) 873-1335 Mediterranean Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Casa Mediterranea -- Mediterranean Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Rolandi House (998) 883-1817 Swiss Cancun Mexico
Domino's Playa del Carmen -- Italian 1.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico
Caso del Lago (984) 875-8000 Mediterranean 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico

And don't forget to check out the popular specials offered at some of these restaurants:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Del Lago Restaurante (984) 206-4000 Crepes The Riviera Maya
Mene Mene -- Crepes 0.1 mi. South West of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres
Le Delicia -- Crepes Downtown San Miguel
Cafe Finca La Chiquilla -- Crepes 0.0 mi. Northwest of Central Puerto Morelos
Paris De Noche -- Crepes 0.1 mi. South West of Central Tulum
Crepes Cafe -- Crepes Downtown Playa del Carmen

Visitors often find that the best culinary offerings in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones you didn't expect to find yourself craving while walking the streets near your hotel. Then again, it's still a good idea to plan ahead. To learn much more about the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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