During your travels through the Yucatan Peninsula, you'll be impressed by the delicious array of options when it comes to dining. Fans of Mediterranean cuisine should pay attention to the places where it's always on the menu. Thankfully there's an over-abundance of dining options just within this category.
With so much to try, from the informal favorite named Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant, you may very well stumble upon something with all the right flavors.to the inviting dinner service at
Use the list below to browse the rather large selection of places serving Mediterranean cuisine to be found. For each of the options, click to find out more about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.
Tamarind is on the premises of Banyan Tree Mayakoba. It's 4.0 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen. Considering this is an informal place to dine, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals. Tranquility is key at Tamarind, which features comfortable seating, textured walls, muted lighting, and contemporary decor.
Set north of downtown Playa del Carmen, Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant is a part of Hotel Cohiba, and is a logical choice for people thinking about spending some time seeing this part of the city and nearby locations. Gladly termed a casual restaurant, it's not hard to see why people come here to "put their feet up". Common Mediterranean dishes like hummus, falafel, and stuffed grape leaves grace the menu at Kartabar, along with other lesser known crowd pleasers like poached pear salad, libanese taco, and tabouli.
Caso del Lago is on the same premises as Rosewood Mayakoba, and is a viable choice for you to consider if you're going to spend some time exploring this section of Quintana Roo. It is 4.8 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen. From the moment you sit down, you're in for beautiful dishes served in a setting that offers a refreshing change from so-called beach eats. Elegance is one way to describe Caso del Lago, which features views of the pool, and fine linens and place settings at each table.
Mandarina Restaurant, which is on the premises of Casa Las Tortugas, can be found near Downtown Holbox. Seafood (of course) and Mediterranean fare are made for each other at this enjoyable dining option. An open-air setting with comfortable contemporary decor and local artwork allows guests to dine under the sky or under a palapa on the beach. The vibe is both relaxed and sophisticated, and when night falls and the candles are lit it can be a great place to go for a romantic evening.
Situated 6.1 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, Fantino is on the premises of Ritz-Carlton Cancun, and is a viable option for you to consider if you're thinking about staying near this neighborhood or nearby. If you're curious, Cancun is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the northwest. The atmosphere here is decidedly formal, so guests who are eager to enjoy both an upscale setting and Mediterranean fare shouldn't overlook this option. Fantino serves up an avant-garde menu of Mediterranean fare that focuses on the pure, natural flavors of its ingredients. The restaurant features on of the most impressive wine lists in the region.
|7.3 mi. South of Central Mahahual||Mexico||Mediterranean||(983) 137-5070|
|Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean||--|
|Caso del Lago||4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean||(984) 875-8000|
|1.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos||Mexico||Mediterranean||(998) 881-5125|
|El Sol Tapas & Restaurant||9.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean, Mexican||(998) 872-8200|
|Fantino||6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun||Mexico||Mediterranean||(998) 881-0808|
|Glass Bar||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Italian, Mediterranean||(984) 873-1335|
|7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean||--|
|Kartabar Mediterranean Restaurant||0.4 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean||(984) 873-2080|
|La Cocay||0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown San Miguel||Cozumel||Mediterranean, Mexican||(987) 872-5533|
|2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean, Mexican||(984) 877-3000|
|La Parrilla de Juan||0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Downtown Holbox||Holbox||Mediterranean||(984) 135-0373|
|Le Bistro||0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Tulum||Mexico||French, Mediterranean||(998) 891-4100|
|Mandarina Restaurant||0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Downtown Holbox||Holbox||Caribbean, Mediterranean||(984) 875-2129|
|7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos||Mexico||Mediterranean||(855) 744-8371|
|5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun||Mexico||Mediterranean||(998) 848-7600|
|3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum||Mexico||Mediterranean||(984) 801-8493|
|1.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Costa Maya||Mexico||Mediterranean||(983) 834-5741|
|Sea Olive||2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean||(998) 872-8084|
|Tamarind||4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Mediterranean||(984) 877-3688|
|The Cocay Restaurant||0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown San Miguel||Cozumel||Mediterranean||(987) 872-5533|
|Ula Gula||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mexico||Asian Fusion, Mediterranean||(984) 879-3727|
If your preferences are flexible, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants below:
|El Rincon Del Vino||(998) 241-2961||Spanish||Downtown Cancun||Mexico|
|(984) 875-1130||Italian||1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Gloria||Mexico|
|Domino's Playa del Carmen||--||Italian||1.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Playa del Carmen||Mexico|
|--||Italian||0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum||Mexico|
|Rolandi's Cozumel||(987) 872 10 97||Italian||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mexico|
|Le Jardin||(984) 875-2331||French||0.2 mi. South West of Central Downtown Holbox||Holbox|
|Zabor Restaurant||(984) 873-0735||Spanish||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mexico|
|--||Italian||Downtown Playa del Carmen||Mexico|
Visitors often find that the best places to try any cuisine in the Yucatan Peninsula are those that you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. But of course, it's still a good idea to have a handful of favorites in mind. To discover even more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.
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