Mediterranean Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

Almost everywhere in the Yucatan Peninsula, you'll happen upon a tempting spread of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. When your preference is Mediterranean food, you will want to visit those restaurants where it's always on the menu. Fortunately, there's dozens of options for this style of food alone.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal attitude at Glass Bar to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at Olio, you're bound to find something that suits your taste - and budget.

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Below, preview the large collection of restaurants specializing in Mediterranean food available in the Yucatan Peninsula. For each restaurant, you can click its name to view the full article about its location, style, and more.

La Cocay

San Miguel | (987) 872-5533

Located toward the northern outskirts of San Miguel, La Cocay is on Calle 8 norte. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Mediterranean themed dishes and of course pasta, but we shouldn't forget they're also fawned-over for another favorite, tapas. <p>A cozy atmosphere set off by candlelight make this spot a romantic one indeed.</p>

Glass Bar

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 873-1335

Glass Bar can be found in downtown Playa del Carmen, in the heart of Playa del Carmen. Lovely, mild seafood and Mediterranean food share the same plate at this favorite dining option. <p>The Glass Bar offers a selection of fine Mediterranean food paired with wines.</p>

Fantino

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-0808

Fantino, which is on the premises of Ritz-Carlton Cancun, can be found in the vicinity of downtown Cancun; it is 7.8 miles to the southeast of Cancun. When you walk in, expect beautiful dishes served in a setting that's a world apart from street or bar food. <p>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.</p>

The Cocay Restaurant

San Miguel | (987) 872-5533

The Cocay Restaurant is found toward the northern outskirts of San Miguel, in the general vicinity of downtown San Miguel. Speaking of delicious, specialty Mediterranean culinary creations, this place boasts about their pasta and tapas. <p>Twinkling lights, candles on the table, and palm trees set the tone out on the patio, while indoors is a warm and elegant dining room.</p>

Tamarind

The Riviera Maya | (984) 877-3688

Tamarind, which is part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba, is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 4.0 miles to the northeast of Playa del Carmen. When your family is seeking delicious Mediterranean food without all the fuss, this easy going restaurant is a perfect fit. <p>Modern Mediterranean dishes like watermelon salad and Beef Veal Cheeks & Shrimp are on the menu at Tamarind.</p>

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

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If you seek even more options in this same genre, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Rolandi House (998) 883-1817 Italian Cancun Mexico
Domino's Cozumel (800) 366-4667 Italian 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central downtown San Miguel Cozumel
Gustino (998) 848-9649 Italian 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Il Giardino -- Italian 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum Mexico
Ritrato d'Italia (225) 522-0093 Italian 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Hogar Pizza (984) 859-1111 Italian 0.5 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexico
Domino's Cancun Hotel Zone -- Italian 5.7 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Istanbul Kabob Restaurant -- Middle Eastern 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Chetumal Mexico
Yodi's Biergarten -- German 0.2 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Italian Coffee -- European Downtown Cancun Mexico

Visitors often find that the best dining options in the Yucatan Peninsula are those you casually come across as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. Then again, it's still a good idea to plan ahead. To learn more information regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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