Spanish Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

Throughout the Yucatan Peninsula, expect to encounter a wide range of fine restaurants, quick eateries, and more. If you're admittedly obsessed with Spanish food, you won't want to miss those restaurants that dub it their specialty. In this destination overall, there's plenty of dining options that have it on the menu.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal destination known as Mamma Rosa to the unmistakable breakfast, dinner and lunch at Casa Nostra Restaurant, there's something for every visitor and every style of vacation.


Take time to preview the enticing set of places where Spanish food is dished out. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to view more information about its location, style, and more.


Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-0808

Set 6.1 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, Casitas is on the premises of Ritz-Carlton Cancun. From the restaurant, Cancun is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the northwest. Fabulously fresh fish and Spanish fare go well together at this noteworthy eatery. <p>At Casitas, each casita is an open air, thatch-roofed cabana draped in light linens and filled with candles. Guests also have the option of dining on the terrace.</p>

Casa Nostra Restaurant

Holbox | (998) 848-3849

Casa Nostra Restaurant, part of La Palapa Holbox, is a smart choice for people who are going to spend some time exploring this side of the island. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Spanish food and of course appetizers, but we shouldn't forget they're also quite the favorite for seafood. <p>Located under a thatched roof palapa, the atmosphere at Casa Nostra is as relaxed as it gets.</p>

El Meson Spanish

Downtown Cancun | 52 (998) 193-31-70

Positioned in downtown Cancun, El Meson Spanish is on the premises of Hotel Plaza Kokai. Hoping to have a satisfying meal in a breezy, no-fuss location? Give some thought to the casual ambiance and service here. <p>Reminiscent of a cozy family kitchen in Spain, El Meson Spanish features the type of dining table one might have in their own home, and country-style floral decor. Meanwhile, the wine rack lets you know for sure that you are dining in a class restaurant.</p>

Mamma Rosa

Downtown Isla Mujeres | (998) 238-8568

Mamma Rosa can be found in Downtown Isla Mujeres, in the northwestern outskirts of Isla Mujeres. Do you just have to have pasta during your visit to the Yucatan Peninsula? Even if it's outside your norm, make this restaurant the one thing on your list you do twice. <p>Quality ingredients from local sources are used in the preparation of each dish at Mamma Rosa, and to compliment each meal, the cellar is filled with wines from around the globe.</p> <p>The crust on their delectable pizza comes highly recommended. Guests often choose signature risotto or pasta dishes. Gluten free pasta is available and there are veterinarian pizza and pastas options.</p>

La Tortillería de Holbox

Holbox | (984) 875-2443

La Tortillería de Holbox is located close to Downtown Holbox. Speaking of delicious, specialty Spanish food, this visitor favorite is known for its coffee and sandwiches. <p>The menu often changes depending on what produce is available fresh. They specialize in all natural healthy cuisine and the menu consists of items like fruit salads, omelettes, fresh breads, homemade ice cream, and more.</p>

Spanish Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Casa Nostra Restaurant 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Holbox Holbox Spanish (998) 848-3849
Casitas 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Fusion, Spanish (998) 881-0808
Cava Roja 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexico Spanish (984) 875-1130
Chiringuito The Riviera Maya Mexico Spanish (984) 206-4000
El Meson Spanish Downtown Cancun Mexico Spanish 52 (998) 193-31-70
El Rincon Del Vino Downtown Cancun Mexico Spanish (998) 100-3000
La Tortillería de Holbox 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox Spanish, Vegetarian (984) 875-2443
Mamma Rosa 0.1 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Italian, Mexican, Spanish (998) 238-8568
Villas Latinas Restaurant 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico Spanish (998) 871-0118

Similar Food


If you seek even more options in this same genre, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pizzeria Edelyn (984) 875-2024 Italian 0.0 mi. East of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox
El Paladante (984) 871-2233 European 0.8 mi. West of Central Tulum Mexico
Porto Bello -- Italian 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico
Rolandi's Isla Mujeres (998) 877-0430 Italian 0.2 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
Kartaba Restaurant and Lounge (984) 873-2228 Mediterranean 0.4 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen Mexico
Mr. Taco's Pizza -- Italian 1.6 mi. Northwest of Central Chichen Itza Mexico
Glass Bar (984) 873-1335 Italian Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico
Richard's Pizzaria (984) 873-5029 Italian 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria Mexico
Pizzas Tulum -- Italian 0.2 mi. South West of Central Tulum Mexico
Acabar -- Middle Eastern Tulum, Eastern part of Yucatan Peninsula Mexico

Or for even more fare from this family, try the signature dishes found at these restaurants:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Ceviche Tapas Bar (984) 206-4100 Tapas 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen
Travel In' Restaurant (983) 110-9496 Tapas 4.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Costa Maya
Zayzu Restaurante (983) 144-0104 Tapas 0.9 mi. South West of Central Chetumal
Tapas Bar -- Tapas 0.1 mi. South West of Central Costa Maya

Sometimes, the most exciting culinary offerings in the Yucatan Peninsula are those you wind up near unexpectedly while trekking the town of your choice. But of course, it doesn't hurt to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To find out even more about the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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