Latin American Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

When the craving strikes for Latin American cuisine, don't miss out on a chance to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of restaurants in the Yucatan Peninsula within this category.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual locale of Machos Bar to the cafes where cocktails are as much a part of dinner as the grub, there's something special waiting for each guest and even for that special night you're planning.


The list below allows you to read up on the small set of popular Latin American restaurants that you'll have the chance to visit as you're out on the town. On each restaurant's name, click to see more important info about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Trattoria Del Mar

Tulum | (984) 100-3228

Trattoria Del Mar is located near the heart of Tulum. Both exuberant and exhausted travelers love that this awesome bar and grill is very informal, and that means visitors can wear something comfortable, and feel free to have mouthfuls of Latin American food.

As you approach Trattoria Del Mar, you are greeted by a chalk board advertising the day's mojito specials, and a small VW bug that has been gutted and turned into a Mojito Bar.


Downtown Cancun | (998) 892-3056

Labna is located in downtown Cancun, just outside the heart of Cancun. If the option of Mexican food coupled with Latin American sounds appealing, make it a goal to eat at this restaurant when you are on your the Yucatan Peninsula vacation.

At Labna, you can expect to find a mix of local Mexican and Maya dishes, all with a spicy kick to them.

Machos Bar

Costa Maya | (983) 168-7226

Machos Bar is situated near the middle of Costa Maya, in Quintana Roo; 33 miles (53 kilometers) to the north of Xcalak. If all you need is good company, a nice setting, and to be indulging in some delightful Latin American cuisine, remember this local option where the whole vibe is very laid-back.

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If you seek even more options in this same genre, you might like distinctly different, but still related local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Casa de Ascension -- Mexican 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Punta Allen Mexico
Mamitas Beach Club (984) 803-2867 Mexican Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Fantasias -- Mexican 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Mexico
Senor Frosty's -- Mexican 1.6 mi. East of Central Tulum Mexico
Del Sur (987) 871-5744 Argentenian Downtown San Miguel Cozumel
La Caprichoza (987) 872-0958 Mexican Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Padrinos Restaurante -- Mexican 0.1 mi. South West of Central Costa Maya Mexico
Cantina Habanero -- Mexican 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Basico Marisueria -- Mexican Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
La Mission -- Mexican 0.5 mi. East of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best dining destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. However, it's still a good idea to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover more details regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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