Mediterranean Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

While staying in the Yucatan Peninsula, expect to be impressed by the plentiful supply of options when it comes to dining. Can't resist Mediterranean food during your holiday here? Guests won't want to miss those restaurants where this style of cooking is king. When it comes to availability, there's an enormous pool of restaurants for this cuisine.

From the pleasant, informal destination known as Mandarina Restaurant to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at Posada Margherita, you could encounter a dish worth sending a postcard about.

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Take time to pursue the wide selection of restaurants serving Mediterranean cuisine throughout the Yucatan Peninsula. Click each option to get further details about its hours, location, and other offerings.

The Cocay Restaurant

San Miguel | (987) 872-5533

Set toward the northern outskirts of San Miguel, The Cocay Restaurant is a good option that's worth considering if you're thinking about going to this town or nearby. It's worth noting that within the genre of Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, this visitor favorite will recommend their best: pasta and tapas.

Dishes like fettuccine with shrimp, a salmon fillet, roasted duck breast, and skirt steak are on the menu, all seasoned with spices that remind diners of the Mediterranean.

Mandarina Restaurant

Holbox | (984) 875-2129

Mandarina Restaurant, part of Casa Las Tortugas, is located near Downtown Holbox. Fresh fish and Mediterranean food come together for some great dishes at this crazy tasty eatery.

Chef Jorge Melul runs the kitchen, offering fresh and organic meals every day. Everything is homemade from the bread and pasta to the jams and sauces, blending Caribbean and Mediterranean flavors to make each bite pop.

Caso del Lago

The Riviera Maya | (984) 875-8000

Caso del Lago

Caso del Lago is on the premises of Rosewood Mayakoba, and is a good option for people thinking about spending some time visiting this part of Quintana Roo. Playa del Carmen is five miles (seven and a half kilometers) to the south west. Guests should expect a fine sampling of fare suitable for special nights and occasions; or perhaps just a break from the informal, quick-service places elsewhere.

Elegance is one way to describe Caso del Lago, which features views of the pool, and fine linens and place settings at each table.

Tamarind

The Riviera Maya | (984) 877-3688

Tamarind, a part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba, is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 4.0 miles to the northeast of Playa del Carmen. Seeking a great plate of food in a fun and completely informal setting? Perhaps you'll like the naturally relaxing bites and backdrop at Tamarind.

Tranquility is key at Tamarind, which features comfortable seating, textured walls, muted lighting, and contemporary decor.

El Sol Tapas & Restaurant

The Riviera Maya | (998) 872-8200

El Sol Tapas & Restaurant

El Sol Tapas & Restaurant, part of Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, is located 9.8 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, a city in the Riviera Maya; it is nine and a half miles (15 kilometers) to the south west of Puerto Morelos. Thinking about Mediterranean food, and definitely need some tapas? In any case, consider making this fun restaurant the one thing everyone will harmonize over.

Rustic yet elegant, El Sol Tapas & Restaurant is truly unique.

Mediterranean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Almaplena Restaurant 7.3 mi. South of Central Mahahual Mexico Mediterranean (983) 137-5070
Casa Mediterranea Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean --
Caso del Lago 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean (984) 875-8000
El Faro Grill 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
Habb 7.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean --
Jade Deli and Crêperie The Riviera Maya Mexico French, Mediterranean, Mexican (984) 206-4000
Kartaba Restaurant and Lounge 0.4 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean (984) 873-2228
La Cocay 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel Mediterranean, Mexican (987) 872-5533
La Marea 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
OPA! Mediterranean Cuisine 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico Mediterranean (855) 744-8371
Olio 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Mediterranean (998) 848-7600
Posada Margherita 3.3 mi. South of Central Tulum Mexico Mediterranean (984) 801-8493
Ristorante Luna de Plata 1.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Costa Maya Mexico Mediterranean (983) 834-5741
Tamarind 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico Mediterranean (984) 877-3688
The Cocay Restaurant 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel Mediterranean (987) 872-5533
Ula Gula Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Asian Fusion, Mediterranean (984) 879-3727

Similar Food

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If you seek even more options in this same genre, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Ugila Maktub Cafe -- Middle Eastern Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Rolandi House (998) 883-1817 Italian 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Pasteleria Italiana (998) 884-0796 Italian Downtown Cancun Mexico
Botticelli (984) 873-4120 Italian 1.3 mi. South West of Central downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Il Quadrato Pizza -- Italian Downtown San Miguel Cozumel
Limoncello (998) 883-1455 Italian 5.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Pizzeria Edelyn (984) 875-2024 Italian 0.0 mi. East of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox
Pane Pizza Fantasia -- Italian 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Mexico
Sergio's Pizza (983) 832-2991 Italian 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Chetumal Mexico
Cenacolo Cancun (998) 885-3603 Italian 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico

Some of the most unique foods in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while walking around during the day. However, writing down the addresses of a few interesting-sounding restaurants on your schedule, may put everyone's minds at ease. To find out more concerning the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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